For the interest and benefit of ESCP members, the Research Committee are going to write a monthly short report on a significant colorectal article that has been published in the last six months.

These summaries should provide an informative read on significant developments that have the potential to help patients. We would welcome your suggestions regarding articles and also your ideas on how this initiative may be developed.

On 19 Jun 2024

June's Paper of the Month looks at a cohort study to assess the effect of surgeon sex on short- and long-term outcomes after colon cancer resections.

On 30 May 2024

May's Paper of the Month looks at a study to develop a disease-specific measurement instrument that can accurately measure QoL for patients with cryptoglandular anal fistula.

On 22 Apr 2024

April’s Paper of the Month looks into the combined findings from two pivotal randomised controlled trials (RCTs): SYNCHRONOUS and CCRe-IV.

On 29 Mar 2024

March's Paper of the Month assesses the impact of sacral neuromodulation on low anterior resection syndrome symptoms as measured by validated scores and bowel diaries.

On 31 Dec 2023

December's Paper of the Month is looks at a study which assessed the impact of tumour deposits on oncological outcomes.

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