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Johannes Kurt Schultz, Sheraz Yaqub, Conny Wallon, Ljiljana Blecic, Håvard Mjørud Forsmo, Joakim Folkesson, Pamela Buchwald, Hartwig Körner, Fredrik A Dahl, Tom Øresland
IMPORTANCE: Perforated colonic diverticulitis usually requires surgical resection, which is associated with significant morbidity. Cohort studies have suggested that laparoscopic lavage may treat perforated diverticulitis with less morbidity than resection procedures. OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcomes from laparoscopic lavage with those for colon resection for perforated diverticulitis. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Multicenter, randomized clinical superiority trial recruiting participants from 21 centers in Sweden and Norway from February 2010 to June 2014...
October 6, 2015: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Lisa L Strate, Anne F Peery, Ignacio Neumann
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2015: Gastroenterology
Cecilia Ponzano, Cristiano Germano Sigismondo Hüscher, Diletta Overi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 24, 2015: Annals of Surgery
Ville Sallinen, Panu Mentula, Ari Leppäniemi
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March 13, 2015: Annals of Surgery
Arden M Morris, Scott E Regenbogen, Karin M Hardiman, Samantha Hendren
IMPORTANCE: Diverticulitis is a common disease. Recent changes in understanding its natural history have substantially modified treatment paradigms. OBJECTIVE: To review the etiology and natural history of diverticulitis and recent changes in treatment guidelines. EVIDENCE REVIEW: We searched the MEDLINE and Cochrane databases for English-language articles pertaining to diagnosis and management of diverticulitis published between January 1, 2000, and March 31, 2013...
January 15, 2014: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
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