On 21 Dec 2016In November 2016, the GlobalSurg collaborative of surgeons, including a number of ESCP members, met in Birmingham (UK) to plan their next trial. The group aims to develop pragmatic, patient facing research focussed on low and middle income countries (LMICs).
On 19 Dec 2016Professor Gordon Carlson, from the Irving National Intestinal Failure Unit at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the current state of the art for intestinal failure surgery, and where this superspecialty is headed.
On 9 Dec 2016Richard Brady, ESCP Communications Committee, was delighted to speak with consultant gastroenterologist Dr Simon Gabe about the management of high output stoma as part of our focus on Intestinal Failure throughout the month of December.
On 2 Dec 2016As part of the initiative to establish a more clearly defined group within ESCP for younger surgeons, a meeting took place at this year’s congress in Milan. The session comprised a brief introduction by ESCP (now past) President Stefan Post and Secretary Eloy Espin, followed by a lot of interactive discussion about how the Society can best serve its younger members. Those present were able to register their interest in specific areas (for example, membership development, research and education initiatives). See below the summary of outcomes – and if you weren’t there and would like to get involved, there’s an invitation for you to submit today!
On 1 Dec 2016Following on from HIPEC month, ESCP will be focusing on Intestinal Failure throughout December. We have a fantastic schedule of expert contributions lined up throughout the month including interviews, videos, paper reviews and, a first for ESCP, a live Tweet chat!