Gastroenterology Peery AF, Shaukat A et. al.
Dec 7th, 2020 - Colonic diverticulitis is a painful gastrointestinal disease that recurs unpredictably and can lead to chronic gastrointestinal symptoms. Gastroenterologists commonly care for patients with this disease. The purpose of this Clinical Practice Update is to provide practical and evidence-based advice for management of diverticulitis. We reviewed systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized contro...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Sartelli M, Weber DG et. al.
May 10th, 2020 - Acute colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in the acute setting. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines for management of acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis (ALCD) according to the most recent available literature. The update includes recent changes...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Galgano SJ et. al.
May 6th, 2019 - This review summarizes the relevant literature regarding imaging of suspected diverticulitis as an etiology for left lower quadrant pain, and imaging of complications of acute diverticulitis. The most common cause of left lower quadrant pain in adults is acute sigmoid or descending colonic diverticulitis. Appropriate imaging triage for patients with suspected diverticulitis should address the d...
Digestion Nagata N, Ishii N et. al.
Jan 10th, 2019 - Colonic diverticular disease has been increasing in prevalence in Japan due to the rapidly aging population. Colonic diverticular bleeding can result in hemorrhagic shock requiring blood transfusion, and it carries a high risk of recurrence within 1 year. Colonic diverticulitis can cause abscess, fistula formation, and perforation of the colon that may require surgery, and it often recurs. As a...
Apr 17th, 2017 - This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute on the management of acute diverticulitis. Acute diverticulitis, defined as clinically evident macroscopic inflammation of a diverticulum or diverticula, occurs in approximately 4% of patients with diverticulosis; roughly 15% of those patients will have complicated disease, define...
Dec 1st, 2015 - This document presents the official recommendationsof the American Gastroenterological Association(AGA) Institute on the management of acute diverticulitis. Acute diverticulitis, defined as clinically evident macroscopicinflammation of a diverticulum or diverticula, occursin approximately 4% of patients with diverticulosis, roughly15% of those patients will have complicated disease,defined as an.
Gastroenterology Stollman N, Smalley W et. al.
Oct 11th, 2015 - American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Management of Acute Diverticulitis.|2015|Stollman N,Smalley W,Hirano I, ,|adverse effects,therapeutic use,adverse effects,therapeutic use,adverse effects,standards,standards,adverse effects,standards,administration & dosage,diagnosis,therapy,standards,adverse effects,therapeutic use,adverse effects,therapeutic use,standards,
Apr 1st, 2015 - Approximately 100,000 people in the United States undergo operations that result in a colostomy or ileostomy each year. Colostomies and ileostomies are created in the management of a variety of medical conditions, including cancer, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Digestion Kruis W, Germer CT et. al.
Nov 22nd, 2014 - Diverticular disease is one of the most common disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. 28-45% of the population develop colonic diverticula, while about 25% suffer symptoms and about 5% complications. To create formal guidelines for diagnosis and management. Six working groups with 44 participants analyzed key questions in subject areas assigned to them. Following a systematic literature searc...
Mar 1st, 2014 - The prevalence of diverticulosis in the United States has increased dramatically over the past century, and it increases substantially with age. It is generally estimated that approximately 20% of patients with diverticulosis develop diverticulitis over the course of their lifetime.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum; Feingold D, Steele SR et. al.
Feb 11th, 2014 - Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis.|2014|Feingold D,Steele SR,Lee S,Kaiser A,Boushey R,|diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,
Digestive Surgery; Andeweg CS, Mulder IM et. al.
Aug 24th, 2013 - The incidence of acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis (ACD) is increasing in the Western world. To improve the quality of patient care, a guideline for diagnosis and treatment of diverticulitis is needed. A multidisciplinary working group, representing experts of relevant specialties, was involved in the guideline development. A systematic literature search was conducted to collect scientifi...