ESCP Vienna 2019
25-27 September

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Latest News

Are you interested in becoming a member of the active ESCP Education Committee?

16 July 2019

ESCPs Education Committee is looking for new members to help deliver cutting-edge training.

Postoperative complications in patients using antidepressants

15 July 2019

June’s paper of the month in Colorectal Diseases discusses the risk of postoperative complications in patients using antidepressants, a topic of...

ESCP Fellowships 2018–2019 Update

11 July 2019

ESCP offered one 3-month Fellowship, one 6-month Fellowship and 21 two and four week Observerships for 2018-2019. Fellows will be reporting here on...

#HaemorrhoidsMonth – a round-up of our monthly topic for June

5 July 2019

Throughout June ESCP shared several informative and though-provoking videos from a number of contributors to its monthly topic:...

Application deadline extended for Travelling Fellowships to Japan and Korea

2 July 2019

Extended deadline for KSCP and JSCP Fellowships is now Sunday 14 July 2019

Upcoming Events

ICS 2019 Gothenburg

3 September 2019 to 6 September 2019

TaTME Congress 2019

8 September 2019 to 10 September 2019

ECCO 2019 European Cancer Summit

12 September 2019 to 14 September 2019

ESCP 14th Scientific & Annual Meeting

25 September 2019 to 27 September 2019

Techniques in Coloproctology

30 September 2019 to 2 October 2019

EHTG Meeting 2019

17 October 2019 to 20 October 2019

UEG Week Barcelona 2019

19 October 2019 to 23 October 2019

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover


June 2019

Response to: "Back‐handed, left‐to‐right" intracorporeal anastomosis technique during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A safe and reproducible approach. by Zizzo M et al - Mauro Podda, Adolfo Pisanu, Arianna Birindelli, Alice Gori, James Wheeler, Salomone Di Saverio

Accuracy of CT‐Colonography in the preoperative staging of colon cancer. A prospective study of 217 patients - Javier Maupoey Ibáñez, José Pàmies Guilabert, Matteo Frasson, Andrea Boscà, Robledo Francisco, Giner Segura, Eduardo García‐Granero Ximénez

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Editor's Choice

A new article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice. 

Morbidity related to diverting ileostomy after restorative proctocolectomy in patients with ulcerative colitis - E. K. Karjalainen, L. Renkonen‐Sinisalo, H. K. Mustonen, A. H. Lepistö

Read an accompanying commentary, written by one of the associate editors.


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

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