ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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ESCP Fellowships 2018–2019 Update

19 February 2019

ESCP offered one 3-month Fellowship, one 6-month Fellowship and 21 two and four week Observerships for 2018-2019. Fellows will be reporting here on...

ESCP members analyse the global burden of postoperative deaths

ESCP members analyse the global burden of postoperative deaths

18 February 2019

Research by a team of ESCP members suggests that at least 4.2 million people worldwide die within 30 days of surgery each year, with the number of...

Report on ESCP's 6th Regional Masterclass, Rome, Italy

Report on ESCP's 6th Regional Masterclass, Rome, Italy

5 February 2019

Successful masterclass on treatment of complex anal fistula held in Rome. ESCP and the Regional Events Working Group proudly report on the...

Meet the Executive… David Zimmerman

Meet the Executive… David Zimmerman

4 February 2019

David Zimmerman is ESCP's representative on the European Union of Medical Specialists, and colorectal surgeon at Elisabeth-TweeSteden Hospital, Tilburg, The...

Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS)

Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS)

29 January 2019

LARS expert, Katrine Emmertsen, describes a mixed pathophysiological model for LARS in her article submitted for Faecal...

Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover


January 2019

Risks of colorectal neoplasms and cardiovascular thromboembolic events after the combined use of selective COX‐2 Inhibitors and aspirin with 5 years follow‐up: a meta‐analysis
Peirong He, Chaohao Yang, Guian Ye, Huanqin Xie, Wuzhuang Zhong

Prehabilitation is feasible in patients with rectal cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and may minimize physical deterioration: results from The REx trial
Susan J Moug, Nanette Mutrie, Sarah J E Barry, Graham Mackay, Robert J C Steele, Charles Boachie, Carole Buchan, Annie S Anderson

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Does transanal local resection increase morbidity for subsequent total mesorectal excision for early rectal cancer?

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