ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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Normative data for the Low Anterior Resection Sybdrome Score (LARS Score)

15 August 2018

Our August Paper of the Month looks at the first study to report normative data for the LARS Score.

Faecal incontinence: practical faecal incontinence assessment - interview with Lilli Lundby

Faecal incontinence: practical faecal incontinence assessment - interview with Lilli Lundby

15 August 2018

Faecal incontinence is sometimes regarded as a taboo subject - one that causes a lot of unhappiness for sufferers who will often avoid seeking help due...

How to get the best from ESCP Nice 2018

How to get the best from ESCP Nice 2018

13 August 2018

 With ESCP Nice 2018 just over six weeks away, now is an excellent time to get your programme organised. If you are a first-time ESCP Scientific and...

Observerships and fellowships deadline extended

Observerships and fellowships deadline extended

10 August 2018

News just in - the Education Committee has kindly extended the deadline for ESCP-funded observerships and three or six-month fellowship...

ESCP Fellowships 2017–2018 Update

8 August 2018

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

Eurosurg and Massive Online Global Research Collaboratives: the Italian experience - interview with Gianluca Pellino

Eurosurg and Massive Online Global Research Collaboratives: the Italian experience - interview with Gianluca Pellino

6 August 2018

At the ESCP Annual Meeting in Nice this September, Gianluca Pellino MD, will speak about ‘Eurosurg and Massive Online Global Research...

Five reasons you should apply for an ESCP training or fellowship opportunity

2 August 2018

The colorectal specialist’s life is never quiet, and that is never truer than in the earlier years of your career as you seek to learn and practice...

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29th ISUCRS Biennial Congress

29 August 2018 to 1 September 2018

ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit

7 September 2018 to 9 September 2018

European Hereditary Tumor Group (EHTG) 3rd Meeting

23 September 2018 to 25 September 2018

ESCP 13th Scientific & Annual Meeting

26 September 2018 to 28 September 2018

ESGAR/ESCP Multidisciplinary Bowel Imaging Workshop

4 October 2018 to 5 October 2018

UEG Week 2018 Vienna

20 October 2018 to 24 October 2018

Surgery for Tomorrow's NHS

7 November 2018

SICCR 7th Educational Colorectal Meeting

19 November 2018 to 20 November 2018

World Congress on Surgeons 2018

22 November 2018 to 24 November 2018

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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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