ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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Do fistulas recur or persist?

Do fistulas recur or persist?

22 February 2019

David Zimmerman previews his involvement at 7th ESCP Masterclass, Antalya, Turkey on 13 April which will include tips and tricks for reoperative...

What is the best technique to perform mesorectal excision for rectal cancer?

21 February 2019

February’s paper of the month is a powerful network metanalysis focused on an evergreen issue: what’s the best technique to perform mesorectal excision...

ESCP Fellowships 2018–2019 Update

19 February 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...

ESCP members analyse the global burden of postoperative deaths

ESCP members analyse the global burden of postoperative deaths

18 February 2019

Research by a team of ESCP members suggests that at least 4.2 million people worldwide die within 30 days of surgery each year, with the number of...

Report on ESCP's 6th Regional Masterclass, Rome, Italy

Report on ESCP's 6th Regional Masterclass, Rome, Italy

5 February 2019

Successful masterclass on treatment of complex anal fistula held in Rome. ESCP and the Regional Events Working Group proudly report on the...

Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

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February 2019

Long‐term follow‐up of a multicentre cohort study on laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for perforated diverticulitis - D. Sneiders, D.P.V. Lambrichts, H.A. Swank, C.F.J.M. Blanken‐Peeters, S.W. Nienhuijs, M.J.P.M. Govaert, M.F. Gerhards, A.G.M. Hoofwijk, R.J.I. Bosker, J.D.W. van der Bilt, B.H.M. Heijnen, H.O. ten Cate Hoedemaker, G.J. Kleinrensink, J.F. Lange, W. A Bemelman

The Renew® Anal Insert for Passive Faecal Incontinence: a retrospective audit of our use of a novel device - Cosimo Alex Leo, Gregory P Thomas, Jonathan D Hogkinson, Jonathan P Segal, Yasuko Maeda, Jamie Murphy, Carolynne J Vaizey

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Editor's choice

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

Chronic immunosuppressant use in colorectal cancer patients worsens postoperative morbidity and mortality through septic complications in a propensity‐matched analysis

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