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 24 Nov 2017

In the next of our ‘Paper of the Month’ series, we looked at 'Laparoscopic ileocaecal resection versus infliximab for terminal ileitis in Crohn's disease: a randomised controlled, open-label, multi centre trial' recently published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Herpetology. Click here to read this article

On 14 Sep 2017

This Paper of the Month report looks at evidence for reducing postoperative vomiting with preoperative dexamethasone [1] published in a BMJ article in April 2017.

On 25 Aug 2017

The first in the Research Committee's new 'Paper of the Month' series comes from the high-impact basic science journal Science, July 2017. [1] Click here to read this paper

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