Each month the European Society of Coloproctology focuses on a different condition or technique to highlight relevant educational resources, research and videos to our members. Content is produced by leading members of the society with particular expertise in each condition or technique.


On 26 Feb 2018

We were happy to receive literature recommendations from Eva Angenete: "Sigmoid Volvulus is a common condition for all surgeons, but of particular importance to colorectal surgeons, as we will be the ones deciding on and performing elective surgery. One surgeon who has extensively studied this condition is Dr Sabri Selçuk Atamanalp, Ataturk University, Turkey. Here are a few of Dr Atamanalp’s recent publications."

Eva Angenete

On 23 Feb 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 research.  Eva Angenete is Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Gothenberg in Sweden. Last year Dr Angenete won the Swedish Surgical Society’s Major Research Award for her work on colorectal cancer.

On 9 Feb 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 the risk of recurrence in cases of sigmoid volvulus.

On 30 Jan 2018

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

On 29 Jan 2018

Therese Juul, Aarhus University Hospital, highlights the LARS scoring tool, used to identify symptomatic patients and treat them afterwards, and currently available in 24 languages.

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