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Surgeon specialty but not choice of stapler may increase the risk of anastomotic leak after right-sided colorectal resections

21 June 2018

A new analysis of a large, international audit undertaken by the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) in 2015 has examined the role of...

Higher risk of graft loss in patients with ileoanal pouches after proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis if primary sclerosing cholangitis warrants liver transplantation

20 June 2018

This paper of the month report considers the impact of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis on graft survival following liver transplantation for primary...

Strategies to reduce superficial surgical site infection - an interview with Marja Boermeester

Strategies to reduce superficial surgical site infection - an interview with Marja Boermeester

19 June 2018

Professor of Surgery, Marja Boermeester, specialises in surgery of abdominal infections, in particular long-term complications such as intestinal...

Meet the Executive… Dion Morton

Meet the Executive… Dion Morton

19 June 2018

Dion Morton is ESCP's Research Committee Chair. He is Director of the Birmingham Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre and Director of Clinical...

Meet the Executive… Filippo La Torre

Meet the Executive… Filippo La Torre

14 June 2018

Filippo La Torre is ESCP's Treasurer. He is Professor of Surgery at the College of Medicine, Sapienza Rome University, and Director of Emergency and Trauma...

Meet the Executive… Willem Bemelman

Meet the Executive… Willem Bemelman

12 June 2018

Professor Dr Willem Bemelman is ESCP's President in Waiting, Consultant in colorectal and minimal invasive surgery, and Lead of the colorectal group at...

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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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