This study was designed to understand whether anastomotic technique impacts upon postoperative outcomes. Data on 3208 operations was gathered from 284 hospitals across 39 countries in Europe and beyond. This dataset is rich with information and has already generated a number of publications.

View publications from this audit on NCBI PubMed


The full protocol for the audit is available here

Spread of patients

The map below shows where patients were located.

2015 cohort study patient spread

ESCP Affiliates