Advancing colorectal science globally

Through peer-reviewed publications.

Our Publications

Peer-reviewed publications are critical in supporting the advancement of colorectal science. Our expert colorectal working group are continually adding to our publications, all designed to standardise colorectal training and improve patient outcomes.

Mar 2024

European Society of Coloproctology guideline on training in robotic colorectal surgery (2024)

Samson Tou, Stephanie Au, Cillian Clancy, Steven Clarke, Danielle Collins, Frances Dixon, Elizabeth Dreher, Christina Fleming, Anthony G. Gallagher, Marcos Gomez-Ruiz, Jos Kleijnen, Yasuko Maeda, Katie Rollins, Klaus E. Matzel

doi.org/10.1111/codi.16904

Nov 2022

Surgical anatomy of the rectum: a series of video tutorials – a video vignette

Thilo WedelMarcos Gómez RuizSamson TouSigmar StelznerKlaus E. Matzel

doi.org/10.1111/codi.16419

May 2022

Intraoperative robotic-assisted low anterior rectal resection performance assessment using procedure-specific binary metrics and a global rating scale.

Gómez Ruiz M, Tou S, Gallagher AG, Cagigas Fernández C, Cristobal Poch L, Matzel..

BJS Open. 2022 May 2;6(3):zrac041. doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrac041. PMID: 35543264 

Dec 2020

European expert consensus on a structured approach to training robotic-assisted low anterior resection using performance metrics.

Tou S, Gómez Ruiz M, Gallagher AG, Matzel KE; ESCP ASPIRE collaborative.

Colorectal Dis. 2020 Dec;22(12):2232-2242. doi: 10.1111/codi.15269. Epub 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32663361 

Dec 2020

Do surgical skills affect outcomes?

Tou S, Gómez Ruiz M, Gallagher AG, Eardley NJ, Matzel KE.

Colorectal Dis. 2020 Dec;22(12):1826-1829. doi: 10.1111/codi.15316. Epub 2020 Sep 7. PMID: 32790893 

Dec 2020

A proposed system for standardized terminology in minimally invasive surgery - a video vignette.

Zawadzki M, Gómez Ruiz M, Tou S, Jeffels A, Matzel KE.

Colorectal Dis. 2020 Dec;22(12):2346-2347. doi: 10.1111/codi.15309. Epub 2020 Sep 16.PMID: 32790087

Nov 2020

European Society of Coloproctology Colorectal Robotic Surgery Training for the Trainers Course - the first pilot experience.

Eardley NJ, Matzel KE, Gómez Ruiz M, Khan JS, Riley SA, Donnelly MT, Tou S.

Colorectal Dis. 2020 Nov;22(11):1741-1748. doi: 10.1111/codi.15265. Epub 2020 Aug 12. PMID: 32663345

Apr 2019

Setting a benchmark in surgical training - robotic training under the European School of Coloproctology, ESCP.

Gomez Ruiz M, Tou S, Matzel KE.

Colorectal Dis. 2019 Apr;21(4):489-490. doi: 10.1111/codi.14592. Epub 2019 Mar 11. PMID: 30788899 

Aug 2019

Expert consensus on a train-the-trainer curriculum for robotic colorectal surgery.

Gómez Ruiz M, Alfieri S, Becker T, Bergmann M, Boggi U, Collins J, Figueiredo N…

Colorectal Dis. 2019 Aug;21(8):903-908. doi: 10.1111/codi.14637. Epub 2019 May 18. PMID: 30963654

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