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​​​Scott Steele coeditor and chair.jpg  Clinical Practice GuidelinesScott Steele, MD 
Coeditor, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Chair, ASCRS Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee

The Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee focuses on the creation of clinical practice guidelines for various procedures to assist physicians in caring for patients with colon and rectal disease.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Joshua Bleier Free Article of the WeekJoshua I. Bleier, MD
Section Editor, Disease of the Colon and Rectum

Free Article of the Week:​  Does a defunctioning stoma impair anorectal function after low anterior resection of the rectum for cancer?  A 12-year follow-up of randomized multicenter trial (Gadan et al)

Next FREE article from August issue: August 3

​​​Kyle Cologne.jpg​​​​​​​​​ DCR Podcasts 
Kyle G. Cologne, MD
Section Editor, Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

Podcasts include interviews with select lead and senior authors of published articles and commentary by an official reviewer.

Library​ of Visual Abstracts andThis Week's​ Visual Abstract

Soop picture.jpg International SocietiesMattias Soop, MD, PhD
Section Editor, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Oversees International Content

International and Large Meetings of Interest to Colon and Rectal Surgeons