Milan Promotional Video

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Milan 2016 Programme

Our 2nd announcement is now available for download here, or view the programme online here

ESCP on Social Media

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Research at ESCP Milan

Don’t miss the International Trials Results forum and the ESCP 2016 pan-European snapshot audit in Milan this September!
To register for this exciting event, click here

ESCP Milan 2016 - 11th Annual Meeting

MiCo Congress Centre, 28-30 September 2016

We are delighted to invite you to our 11th Scientific Meeting in Milan. As usual, we have a full and fascinating programme, with outstanding keynote lectures, symposia, video surgery and research sessions. Our educational programme continues to go from strength to strength and again will include the Perianal Fistula pre-congress hands-on course.

Register and book your accommodation here

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Latest News

Looking forward to ESCP 2016: Transanal TME – the future of colorectal surgery

Looking forward to ESCP 2016: Transanal TME – the future of colorectal surgery

8th July 2016

At this year’s ESCP meeting in Milan, Italy, Dr Albert Wolthuis from the University Hospital of Leuven, Belgium, will examine the limitations of total...

New ESCP Milan Video

New ESCP Milan Video

27th June 2016

ESCP are proud to issue its first ever conference video.... You can view it here to see what everyone's talking about and remember to share with...

Laparoscopic Skills Course cancellation

17th June 2016

You will be aware that for unprecedented reasons ESCP had to move its annual Conference from Istanbul, Turkey to Milan, Italy at short notice...

Upcoming Events

46th International Continence Society Annual Meeting 2016

13 September 2016 to 16 September 2016

36th ESSO Congress

14 September 2016 to 16 September 2016

CSSANZ/RACS Spring Colorectal Meeting 2016

14 September 2016 to 17 September 2016

ISUCRS 2016

23 September 2016 to 25 September 2016

More events

Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover


This month:

Is it time to rethink the rule of total mesorectal excision? A prospective radiological and pathologic study in 49 consecutive patients with mid-rectal cancer ~ Nathalie Guedj, Magaly Zappa, Léon Maggiori, Caroline Bertin, Christophe Hennequin and Yves Panis

Volatile organic compounds as new biomarkers for colorectal cancer: a review (pages 654–663) ~ M. Di Lena, F. Porcelli and D. F. Altomare

To review these, and other articles relevant to colorectal pathology, log in or become a member.


Editor's choice

A new article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice. An accompanying commentary is written by Martyn Evans (Associate Editor).

Long-term results following an anatomically based surgical technique for resection of colon cancer: a comparison with results from complete mesocolic excision ~ Bokey L, Chapuis PH, Chan C, Stewart P, Rickard MJFX, Keshava A, Dent OF.


The journal of Colorectal Disease publishes original research in all disciplines relating to colorectal pathology.

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