Atmospheric pressure does not influence acute diverticular disease

  title={Atmospheric pressure does not influence acute diverticular disease},
  author={Benito Velayos and Fernando Pons-Renedo and Luis Ignacio Fern{\'a}ndez-Salazar and Mar{\'i}a F. Mu{\~n}oz and Lourdes del Olmo and Ana Almaraz and Juan Beltr{\'a}n-Heredia and Jos{\'e} Manuel Hern{\'a}ndez-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
Dear Editor: Increased intraluminal pressure has been suggested as a pathogenic factor for diverticular disease [1]; moreover, we believe that studies on this issue are needed and have been scarce in recent years. In the 1960's, Arfwidsson et al. showed higher luminal pressures in patients with sigmoid diverticula [2]. Painter N.S. confirmed this and showed… CONTINUE READING