The Cohort Studies Committee have two announcements planned for ESCP's conference in September.

Next year’s audit topic will be announced in Berlin

Date: 21 September 2017
Time: 08:30 

With over 5800 operations being entered in the 2017 Audit, the collaborators across the world have made a great effort this year towards providing a data set that is more than double the previous year. With a successful audit, the ESCP Cohort Studies Committee will be announcing the next year’s audit topic at the New Trials Forum.

The success of the 2017 ESCP Collaborative is highly commendable. The ESCP Cohort Studies Committee will be growing in the coming years to help with the analysis and publications of the data. The next year’s topic is eagerly awaited by the colorectal community and will be presented by Tom Pinkney who is the Chair of the ESCP Cohort Studies Committee.

Record participation has been reached in the ESCP 2017 Audit!

Date: 20 September 2017
Time: 13:15 

Collecting data on 5800 operations, the 2017 ESCP Collaborative included 339 sites across 49 countries. The third audit of its kind. The time the focus was on Left Colon, Sigmoid and Rectal Resections. Left hemicolectomy, sigmoid, and rectal resection are commonly performed colorectal resections. Variability exists in the techniques utilised to undertake these operations, as well as at patient, surgeon and unit level.

Audits have the potential to generate new hypotheses, as well as to indicate how care for patients may be improved. Past audits have been rich with information, with multiple publications in the pipeline.

The preliminary results will be presented at the 2017 ESCP conference in Berlin.

ESCP Affiliates