The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE) was founded in Seoul, which was based on ‘Early gastric cancer study group’ and ‘Gastrointestinal endoscopy study group’
Since the first congress has been held, scientific issues and rare interesting cases were presented and discussed twice a year through the symposium, scientific meetings, and the state-of-the-art.
The first KSGE endoscopic meeting was held monthly. Educational and difficult cases from nationwide hospitals were presented and discussed to actively promote research on gastrointestinal endoscopy.
KSGE hosted the congress of Asian Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy in Seoul. KSGE became a member of the specialized medical societies of Korean Medical Association.
The first KSGE seminar was held, where 517 participants including residents, general physicians and medical specialists attended, and then these seminars have taken place twice a year.
Published ‘Dictionary of Gastrointestinal endoscopic terms’
KSGE performed the first live demonstration in 6th KSGE seminar. The enrollment was getting more increasing because of various interesting education programs. Interesting or hard cases were discussed on quarterly endoscopic meetings.
Published ‘Index Volume of Journal of KSGE’, and revised in 1994.
Published ‘The membership list of KSGE’, and revised in 1997.
Approved establishment of the board of gastrointestinal endoscopy to disseminate proper endoscopic diagnosis and therapy.
Published ‘The picture book of various ensoscopic cases’, ‘Collections of Monthly meetings’ and ‘Endoscopic accessories and how to use’
Became a member of Korean Academy of Medical Science
Purchased the headquarter office of KSGE
Published ‘Collections of seminars’
Aug. 25. 2001
Hosted ‘Korea-Japan Joint Symposium on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’
Nov. 26. 2001
Organized the executive board of directors
Published "Professional nursery book for the gastrointestinaly endoscopy"
Jassen scientific prize was founded. Published "Guidelines of diagnostic gastrointestinal endoscopy" and "Therpeutic endoscopy and nursing management".
Published "Guidelines of therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy" Korea Research Foundation approved the journal of KSGE as ‘a candidate of registered scientific journal’
Participated in APDW 2005 held in Seoul
Renewed the home page of KSGE and conducted the first on-line survey. Conducted ‘Campaign movie for endoscopic examination’ Participated in publishing ‘Gut and Liver’ Held the first examination for the board of of gastrointestinal endoscopy Held the first ESD symposium and live demonstration.
First printed ‘News of KSGE’
Builded the system for on-line submission and edition of a manuscript
Conducting the 2nd on line survey for occupational diseases associated with endoscopic procedures
Published 'ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASONOGRAPHY GUIDEBOOK'
The “Gut and Liver” was included in “the National Research Foundation of Korea” journal lists.
Korea Research Foundation approved the journal of KSGE as ‘a registered scientific journal’
The “Capsule Endoscopy national database registry" was opened, and "CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY" was published
Conducted ‘Campaign for prevention of gastric and colorectal cancer (Check & Smile)’
The submission rules of the Korean journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy was revised.
Published the guideline of the gastroesophageal varix treatment
Published "Practice of Endoscopic Treatment for Digestive Tract Tumor"
The first EUS Hands-on course was held
The first Endofest-Korea was held and the bar code system was used for registration fot the first time.
Published "Textbook of Endoscopic Ultrasonography"
Published "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy"
Held IDEN 2011 (International Digestive Endoscopy Network)
Published "NBI Atlas"
Held IDEN 2012 (International Digestive Endoscopy Network)
Published "Guideline of the washing and disinfection of the gastrointestinal endoscopy"
Held IDEN 2013 (International Digestive Endoscopy Network)
Held 100th anniversary of endoscopic meetings