ESCP Vienna 2019 - registration now open

Register here for ESCP Vienna 2019. Abstract submission is open.

ESCP Vienna 25-27 September 2019

Second announcement is now online. Abstract submission closes 26 April 2019.

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ESCP Fellowships 2018–2019 Update

19 April 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...

#ColorectalCancerMonth – a recap of March’s monthly topic

#ColorectalCancerMonth – a recap of March’s monthly topic

16 April 2019

ESCP focused on the topic of colorectal cancer throughout March which tied in with the wider European Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month...

Registration is now open for 14th Annual ESCP conference in Vienna

15 April 2019

The 14th Annual ESCP conference, which unites global experts in coloproctology, will hear from several prolific key speakers over the course of...

Making the most of scientific medical conferences: a practical guide for students and junior trainees

29 March 2019

A new manuscript designed as a handy guide to optimise the experience of ESCP’s annual conferences for medical students and young surgeons has been...

Diverticulitis is the focus of this month's issue of BJS

18 March 2019

The March issue of BJS focusses on diverticular disease, which includes a leading article on the diminishing role of surgery for acute...

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

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February 2019

Long‐term follow‐up of a multicentre cohort study on laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for perforated diverticulitis - D. Sneiders, D.P.V. Lambrichts, H.A. Swank, C.F.J.M. Blanken‐Peeters, S.W. Nienhuijs, M.J.P.M. Govaert, M.F. Gerhards, A.G.M. Hoofwijk, R.J.I. Bosker, J.D.W. van der Bilt, B.H.M. Heijnen, H.O. ten Cate Hoedemaker, G.J. Kleinrensink, J.F. Lange, W. A Bemelman

The Renew® Anal Insert for Passive Faecal Incontinence: a retrospective audit of our use of a novel device - Cosimo Alex Leo, Gregory P Thomas, Jonathan D Hogkinson, Jonathan P Segal, Yasuko Maeda, Jamie Murphy, Carolynne J Vaizey

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Editor's choice

A new article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice. 

Chronic immunosuppressant use in colorectal cancer patients worsens postoperative morbidity and mortality through septic complications in a propensity‐matched analysis

An accompanying commentary is written by one of the Associate Editors.


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

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