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The European Society
of Coloproctology

ESCP will be the professional organisation
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and research into colorectal disease.

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Latest News

A new questionnaire to assess quality of life of patients with cryptoglandular anal fistula

30 May 2024

May's Paper of the Month looks at a study to develop a disease-specific measurement instrument that can accurately measure QoL for patients with...

Key UEG Council positions open for election

17 May 2024

UEG has two high profile positions open for election: Secretary General and Chair Scientific Committee.

A new treatment for anal fistula

8 May 2024

In a recently published study in the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, a cohort of researchers executed a prospective, single-arm study to assess the...

Get involved in research sessions at Thessaloniki!

8 May 2024

There are more opportunities than ever at this years' conference, and we invite members to submit ideas or expressions of interest to present in their...

ESCP Fellowships 2022–2023 Update

30 April 2024

ESCP offered 3-month Functional Disorder Fellowships and 6-month Robotics Fellowships for 2022-2023, as well as three Travelling Fellowships. Fellows...

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Colorectal Robotic Surgery Workshop

24 June 2024 to 25 June 2024

ACPGBI 2024 Annual Meeting

1 July 2024 to 3 July 2024

ESCP 19th Scientific & Annual Meeting

25 September 2024 to 27 September 2024

UEG Week 2024

12 October 2024 to 15 October 2024

International Colorectal Disease Symposium 2025

13 February 2025 to 15 February 2025

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover

May 2024

 Dissecting the surgeon's personality: cross-cultural comparisons in Western Europe - V. Q. Sier and C. N. Bisset et al.

Impact of the new rectal cancer definition on multimodality treatment and interhospital variability: Results from a nationwide cross-sectional studySanne-Marije J. A. Hazen et al.

Research and practice priorities in pilonidal sinus disease: a consensus from the PITSTOP study - Matthew J. Lee et al.

To read these, and other new articles relevant to colorectal pathology, log in and select 'Read Colorectal Disease Journal online' on your profile page, or become a member.

Editor's Choice

An article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice:

Editor's choice—April 2024 - Neil Smart


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

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