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LapLAND Laparoscopic Lavage for Acute Non-Faeculant Diverticulitis

F D McDermott, D Collins, A Heeney, D C Winter
BACKGROUND: The severity of acute diverticulitis ranges from mild, simple inflammation to pericolic abscesses, or perforation with faeculent peritonitis. Treatment of diverticulitis has evolved towards more conservative and minimally invasive strategies. The aim of this review is to highlight recent concepts and advances in management. METHODS: A literature review was performed on the electronic databases MEDLINE from PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Library for publications in English...
January 2014: British Journal of Surgery
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