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Latest News

Artificial Intelligence and Surgical Research: New Area to Explore

16 July 2024

Artificial Intelligence and Surgical Research: New Area to Explore

Fecal Incontinence Month: Vittoria Bellato interviews Franco Marinello

1 July 2024

In this video, Vittoria Bellato speaks with Franco Marinello about the latest technological advancements in, and patient selection for, sacral nerve...

Short- and long-term outcome after colon cancer resections performed by male and female surgeons

19 June 2024

June's Paper of the Month looks at a cohort study to assess the effect of surgeon sex on short- and long-term outcomes after colon cancer...

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.

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Upcoming Events

International Surgical Week - ISW 2024

25 August 2024 to 29 August 2024

ESCP 19th Scientific & Annual Meeting

25 September 2024 to 27 September 2024

UEG Week 2024

12 October 2024 to 15 October 2024

ESCP CRS Novice Workshop

29 October 2024 to 30 October 2024

International Colorectal Disease Symposium 2025

13 February 2025 to 15 February 2025

ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting 2025

10 May 2025 to 13 May 2025

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover

June 2024

Unexpected variation in outcomes following total (procto)colectomies for ulcerative colitis in New South Wales, Australia: a population-based 19-year linked-data study - Hugh L. Giddings et al.

Surgeon perceptions of personality as an influencing factor on anastomotic decision-making: A qualitative analysis - Carly N. Bisset et al.

Exploring patients' needs and expectations for information on sexual dysfunction after rectal cancer treatment: A qualitative study - Vincent Brissette et al.

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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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