ESCP Vienna 2019
25-27 September

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on some of the hottest topics.

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The European Society
of Coloproctology

ESCP will be the professional organisation
in Europe for the prevention, treatment education
and research into colorectal disease.

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Latest News

ESCP Robotic Surgery Fellowship - applications open for 2020

23 January 2020

Colorectal surgeons with previous experience in either open or laparoscopic approaches, and who are members of ESCP, are invited to apply for this...

Q&A with Federico Ghignone, new Assistant Editor of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology

17 January 2020

We speak to our member Federico Ghignone, Colorectal and General Surgeon at Ospedale per gli Infermi in Faenza, about his new appointment as...

#ESCPCrohnsMonth – a round-up of our monthly topic for December

9 January 2020

ESCP’s focus throughout December centred around sharing information and insights on the topic of Crohn’s disease across our social networks.

Looking forward to the year ahead…

8 January 2020

2019 proved to be the European Society of Coloproctology’s (ESCP) most successful year to date, typified by our growth and biggest ever annual...

#ESCPGlobalReach Competition

7 January 2020

This month, we are hosting a ‘Global Reach’ month on Twitter to celebrate the global impact of ESCP and its members. We want you to be a part of this.

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12 February 2020 to 15 February 2020

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24 June 2020 to 27 June 2020

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover


January 2020

Is neo‐adjuvant chemo‐radiotherapy sufficient in patients with advanced rectal malignancy and positive extra‐mesorectal lateral lymph nodes? - Nima Ahmadi, Kilian G.M. Brown, Peter Lee, Martha Quinn, Kirk K.S. Austin, Michael J. Solomon

The use of new technologies in facilitating the treatment in synchronous colorectal cancer: a robotic right colectomy with complete mesocolic excision and local transanal resection: video vignette - Armando Geraldo Franchini Melani, Rafael Vaz Pandini, Mariama Barroso Lima, Paulo Bertulucci, Carolina Chacon Cosentino, Antonino Spinelli

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Editor's Choice

An article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice, together with an accompanying commentary.

Selective central vascular ligation (D3 lymphadenectomy) in patients undergoing minimally invasive complete mesocolic excision for colon cancer: optimizing the risk–benefit equation - T. Sammour et al


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

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