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Twitter increasingly important tool for surgeons to share knowledge and connect

19 April 2018

The use of Twitter by surgeons, particularly in relation to scientific congresses is the topic of research by Juan José Segura-Sampedro, Morales...

Comparative quality of life in patients following transanal minimally invasive surgery and healthy control subjects

16 April 2018

Stefan HEM Clermonts kindly shared this recently published study on Quality of Life in Patients following TAMIS. The paper was published in Journal...

TAMIS video demonstration - Attila Bursics

TAMIS video demonstration - Attila Bursics

13 April 2018

Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) is a specialised minimally invasive approach for early stage cancers within the rectum and lower...

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...

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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