ESCP 5th Regional Masterclass - Stockholm, Sweden, 12 April 2018
ESCP Berlin 20-22 September 2017

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Quality of life in a randomized trial of early closure of temporary ileostomy after rectal resection for cancer (EASY trial)

13 March 2018

Our March commentary is on a paper about the EASY trial which found that while early closure of the temporary ileostomy was associated with fewer...

Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy for Sigmoid Volvulus

27 February 2018

Dr Elmuhtady Mohamed Said, University of Sheffield, has kindly shared with us this presentation outlining percutaneous endoscopic colostomy (PEC) as...

Sigmoid Volvulus - literature recommendations

26 February 2018

We were happy to receive literature recommendations from Eva Angenete: "Sigmoid Volvulus is a common condition for all surgeons, but of particular...

Eva Angenete discusses Sigmoid Volvulus

Eva Angenete discusses Sigmoid Volvulus

23 February 2018

ESCP’s topic of the month for February is Sigmoid Volvulus. We caught up with Eva Angenete to talk about why this is a key area for further...

Looking forward to the year ahead…

22 February 2018

European Society for Coloproctology had a highly successful year in 2017, reaching its highest ever number of members and hosting its largest yet Annual...

A pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing stapled haemorrhoidopexy with traditional excisional surgery for haemorrhoidal disease: the eTHoS study

16 February 2018

The February 'Paper of the Month' focusses on a proctological problem, the treatment of haemorrhoids. The paper considers for the first time not...

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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