Merle Stellingwerf receiving her award from Ethem Geçim

On 28 Sep 2018

ESCP has announced the winner of its best abstract research paper as 'Therapy refractory ulcerative colitis patients may benefit from appendectomy' by Merle Stellingwerf et al at its 13th annual conference in Nice, France this week.


On 27 Sep 2018

The ESCP Cohort Studies Committee will undertake a robotic cohort study in 2019 which will investigate robotic surgery impact on major complications. This was announced at today’s 8:30am New Trials Forum which, despite the early hour, enjoyed lively insights and ideas exchanges as four new trials were presented for review by an expert panel chaired by Professor Dion Morton.

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On 27 Sep 2018

Donato Francesco Altomare is a celebrated professor of coloproctology and colorectal cancer specialist at Università degli Studi di Bari whose keynote on using beathomics in the fights against colorectal cancer gave delegates real pause for thought at ESCP 2018.

Entrance to Acropolis Conference Centre

On 27 Sep 2018

Thursday dawned bright at La Palais des Congrès Acropolis as coloproctologists from all over the world headed back to Nice’s old-town for day two of our Annual and Scientific Meeting.

Omar Faiz

On 27 Sep 2018

Chaired by Christianne Buskens (the Netherlands) and Antonia Spinelli (Italy), today’s joint symposium on ulcerative colitis elected many ‘aha moments’ from the audience as they were first challenged to consider the role of surgery in Crohn’s disease recurrence by Andre D’Hoore, who is Professor of Surgery at University Clinic Gasthuisberg in Belgium.

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