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

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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...

Modern Management of Sigmoid Volvulus

9 February 2018

As part of February’s Sigmoid Volvulus month, Eva Angenete of Sahlgrenska University Hospital has kindly contributed a poster and a presentation on reducing...

Rehabilitation and anterograde washout - Professor Eric Rullier

30 January 2018

Professor Rullier, University of Bordeaux, has provided some fantastic resources for ESCP's Beyond Colorectal Cancer month which you can access...

The LARS Score - Therese Juul

29 January 2018

Therese Juul, Aarhus University Hospital, highlights the LARS scoring tool, used to identify symptomatic patients and treat them afterwards, and...

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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