Danish national guidelines for treatment of diverticular disease.

  title={Danish national guidelines for treatment of diverticular disease.},
  author={Jens Christian Andersen and Lars Bundgaard and Henrik Elbr\ond and S\oren Laurberg and Line Rosell Walker and Jens St\ovring},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  volume={59 5},
In order to elaborate evidence-based, national Danish guidelines for the treatment of diverticular disease the literature was reviewed concerning the epidemiology, staging, diagnosis and treatment of diverticular disease in all its aspects. The presence of colonic diverticula, which is considered to be a mucosal herniation through the intestinal muscle wall, is inversely correlated to the intake of dietary fibre. Other factors in the genesis of diverticular disease may be physical inactivity… CONTINUE READING
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