ESCP 2021 Virtual Conference

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16th Annual Scientific Conference:
Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 September 2021

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Robotic Colorectal Surgery webinar series

Join us for our second four-part series starting on 17 June

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ESCP's next Global Reach Webinar

'Myths and Evidence in Diverticular Disease'

Friday 18 June 2021

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ESCP Wound Closure survey

16 June 2021

ESCP is investigating the variety in wound closure techniques and surgical site infection preventive strategies. We hope to gather as many...

Time To Act campaign - interview with Antonino Spinelli

Time To Act campaign - interview with Antonino Spinelli

16 June 2021

The Time To Act campaign, which aims to tackle the stalling of cancer treatment during the pandemic, was launched in May. Professor Antonino...

Global Reach webinar preview - interview with Soo Young Lee on the new Korean guidelines on diverticulitis

Global Reach webinar preview - interview with Soo Young Lee on the new Korean guidelines on diverticulitis

14 June 2021

Cristián Gallardo interviews Soo Young Lee from Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital in Korea in the run-up to ESCP's next Global Reach...

Total Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy or standard adjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer?

10 June 2021

June’s paper of the month looks at the PRODIGE-23 trial, a randomised phase 3 clinical trial which sought to determine whether total neoadjuvant...

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover

March 2021

Intraureteral indocyanine green augments ureteral identification and avoidance during complex robotic‐assisted colorectal surgery - Lindsay A. White et al

The community burden of surgical site infection following elective colorectal resection - Lydia Newton et al

Outcomes following local excision of early anal squamous cell carcinomas of the anal canal and perianal margin - Tom A. Maccabe 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, together with a commentary.

A colorectal straight‐to‐test cancer pathway with general‐practitioner‐guided triage improves attainment of the 28‐day diagnosis target and increases outpatient clinic capacity - Alex Sagar et al


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

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