ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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ESCP Fellowships 2017–2018 Update

20 July 2018

ESCP offered 12 opportunities in 2017-2018 - five 3-month fellowships, three 6-month fellowship (including one robotic) and...

Microbiomic and metagenomic influences on colorectal patients - interview with John Alverdy

Microbiomic and metagenomic influences on colorectal patients - interview with John Alverdy

17 July 2018

At the ESCP Annual Meeting in Nice this September, world renowned expert in microbial pathogenesis of infections which occur post-surgery, Dr...

Inclusion of the mesentery in ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease is associated with reduced surgical recurrence

12 July 2018

This Paper of the Month report considers the role of the mesentery in ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease.

Applications now open for Japan and Korean Travelling Fellowships

Applications now open for Japan and Korean Travelling Fellowships

10 July 2018

ESCP is delighted to offer two travelling Fellowships to the Far East again for 2018. Applications are invited from young colorectal surgeons to...

Muhammad Imran Aslam previews the pre-conference course on prevention and repair of parastomal hernia

Muhammad Imran Aslam previews the pre-conference course on prevention and repair of parastomal hernia

9 July 2018

Muhammad Imran Aslam, senior colorectal trainee in East Midland Healthcare Workforce Deanery and honorary clinical lecturer at the University of...

2018 Pre-Congress Placements in France

5 July 2018

Nice will host ESCP's 13th Scientific Meeting, 26-28 September 2018. Pre-meeting visit opportunities are available for 12 fellows/senior trainees in...

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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

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Editor's choice

A new article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice. An accompanying commentary is written by one of the Associate Editors.

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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