On 23 Sep 2015

Since 2008, ESCP have arranged short visits to centres that are local to the annual conference, with full support from Covidien who provided an educational grant to cover travel expenses and local accommodation. These grants have enabled young surgeons to get a glimpse of operations in another centre/country.

Professor Andrea Coratti

On 10 Sep 2015

At this year’s ESCP meeting in Dublin, Ireland, Professor Andrea Coratti (Chief, Division of Oncological and Robotic General Surgery, Professor at General Surgery School, University of Florence and the University of Siena, Italy), will outline in his Keynote Lecture the role of robotics in colorectal surgery and assess whether it is time for the technology to be more widely adopted in Europe…

Professor Charles Knowles

On 2 Sep 2015

At this year’s ESCP meeting in Dublin, Ireland, Professor Charles Knowles  (Professor of Surgical Research at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK), will assess the role of sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) for bowel disorders in one of several keynote presentations. In this interview, Professor Knowles discusses the benefits, limitations and evidence supporting its use…

Anvar Makhmodov with colleagues at Leicester General Hospital

On 1 Sep 2015

ESCP offered nine 3-month fellowship opportunities between August 2014 and June 2015, each worth €8,000 and eight of these were taken up. ESCP would like to express their sincere thanks to Ethicon and Medtronic, each company supported three fellows and ESCP supported three too.

Jean-Claude Givel

On 1 Sep 2015

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague Jean-Claude Givel, who passed away suddenly on Sunday 23 August 2015. We send our condolences to his family and friends. Jean-Claude was very highly regarded by those of us in ESCP that knew him, and we feel privileged to have had the opportunity to work and spend time with him.

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