Frequently Asked Questions

HTTPS  (Hypertext Transfer Protocol ) enabled site enforces browser to use an added encryption layer of SSL/TLS to protect the traffic.

  • HTTPS provides authentication of the website and associated web server that one is communicating with, which protects against man-in-the-middle attacks. Additionally, it provides bidirectional encryption of communications between a client and server, which protects against eavesdropping and tampering with and/or forging the contents of the communication. 

Only registered members are allowed to access the data entry process.

  • Each data entry or editing attempt will be logged for security monitoring purposes.
  • Automated brute force login attempts are thwarted by security features built in.
  • Password changes are enforced every 90 days and in the event of suspected password compromise.
  • Multiple login attempts by same user at the time is not permitted for security and data integrity reasons.

No. This web site and all the contentens are intended for exclusive use by the private group of registered data contibuting institutes and ECCG members.

No. does not collect any identifiable patient health data

All the data collected will be transferred by Esophagectomy complications consensus group(ECCG) to the executive committee set up by the ISDE who will over see the data management. and its web contents use HTML5 and other latest web browser technologies for best user experience and safe browsing.

Our web sites require browser versions IE9, IE10, Firefox, Safari,Opera, Chrome etc.

If you are using insecure and old Internet explorer versions ( IE8 or below) please update your Internet explorer for best user experience and safe browsing.

Each patient data form will be locked after 90 days of submission and no further data change will be allowed.

Please contact web support team if multiple patient data need to be edited due to exceptional circumstances.

You will be sent a system generated email remainder to update the submitted data for the particular patient.

Yes. It will require you to contact the web support team with details of the aditional data fields.

Yes. You can export only the data submitted by you and not by other contributing institure or members.

Currently only Eesophagectomy consensus group member institutes are allowed to register and contribute to the database.

After successfully testing the data collection process and the web interface this project is expected to be rolled out for more high volume centers use in the next phase.

If you are intrested in registering with us please contact the web support team.