Welcome to the website of the Cochrane Colorectal Group.

We are an entity of Cochrane, an international non-profit and independent organisation, dedicated to keeping information about the effects of healthcare accurate, up to date and available to healthcare providers and the public.

The Cochrane Colorectal Group is one of 52 collaborative review groups based all over the world. The Colorectal Group Editorial Office is placed at Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The aim of the Colorectal Group is to prepare and update Cochrane Reviews within the following topics:

Colorectal diseases

  • Colorectal neoplasm
  • Hereditary non-polypousis
  • Fissure in ano
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectal fistula / perianal abcesses
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Cystis pilonidalis
  • Colonic diverticulitis
  • Colonic pseudo obstruction

Appendiceal diseases

  • Appendicitis
  • Appendiceal neoplasm

Small bowel diseases

  • Ileal neoplasm
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Gardner syndrome
  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
  • Jejunal neoplasm
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Intestinal perforation

Surgical aspects of inflammatory bowel diseases

Peritoneal diseases

  • Mesenteric Vascular occlusion
  • Peritonitis Peritoneal neoplasm
  • Pneumoperitoneum

Abdominal hernia diseases

  • Femoral
  • Inguinal
  • Obturator
  • Umbilical
  • Ventral