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Digital Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in colorectal surgery

Digital Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in colorectal surgery

22 July 2021

In Episode 4 of our Colorectal Cutting Edge series, Miguel Cunha interviews Christos Kontovounisios about PROMs.

#SustainableSurgery - video with Andrea Pietrabissa

#SustainableSurgery - video with Andrea Pietrabissa

15 July 2021

Professor Andrea Pietrabissa talks about what he's doing to make surgery more sustainable in his hospital and what you can do.

Capturing opinions on sustainable surgery - take the survey!

Capturing opinions on sustainable surgery - take the survey!

9 July 2021

Today the ESCP is rolling out the ECOS-Surgery (ESCP Capturing Opinions on Sustainable Surgery) Study, which aims to explore attitudes towards...

#SustainableSurgery - interview with Victoria Pegna

#SustainableSurgery - interview with Victoria Pegna

7 July 2021

Vittoria Bellato interviews Victoria Pegna, co-founder of RCSEng Sustainability in Surgery, for ESCP sustainability month.

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Upcoming Events

ESCP 16th Scientific & Annual Meeting

22 September 2021 to 24 September 2021

UEG Week Virtual 2021

3 October 2021 to 5 October 2021

51st ICS Annual Meeting (ICS 2021)

12 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

3rd Budapest Proctology Meeting

12 November 2021 to 13 November 2021

European Cancer Summit 2021

17 November 2021 to 18 November 2021

15th European Colorectal Congress

28 November 2021 to 2 December 2021

Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2022

21 February 2022 to 24 February 2022

ESCP 17th Scientific & Annual Meeting

21 September 2022 to 23 September 2022

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover

March 2021

Intraureteral indocyanine green augments ureteral identification and avoidance during complex robotic‐assisted colorectal surgery - Lindsay A. White et al

The community burden of surgical site infection following elective colorectal resection - Lydia Newton et al

Outcomes following local excision of early anal squamous cell carcinomas of the anal canal and perianal margin - Tom A. Maccabe et al

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Editor's Choice

An article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice:

Redefining the collateral system between the superior mesenteric artery and inferior mesenteric artery: A novel classification, by Kuzu et al


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

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