Comparative Study of the Clinical Features and Treatment for Right and Left Colonic Diverticulitis

  title={Comparative Study of the Clinical Features and Treatment for Right and Left Colonic Diverticulitis},
  author={Seok Hoon Kim and Chang Gyoo Byun and Jin Woo Cha and Seok Ho Choi and Young Taek Kho and Dong Yup Seo},
  booktitle={Journal of the Korean Society of Coloproctology},
PURPOSE Colonic diverticulitis is an uncommon disease in Korea, but the incidence of the disease is increasing. The right colon is the more preferred site for diverticulitis in Korea, but the incidence of left diverticulitis is increasing. Therefore, comparing the clinical features and treatments for right diverticulitis with those for left diverticulitis may help us to treat the disease more properly. METHODS This study was performed retrospectively by reviewing the medical records of 96… CONTINUE READING
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