Diverticulosis of the colon is rare amongst immigrants living in the Zaanstreek region in the Netherlands.

@article{Loffeld2005DiverticulosisOT,
  title={Diverticulosis of the colon is rare amongst immigrants living in the Zaanstreek region in the Netherlands.},
  author={R J L F Loffeld},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={559-62}
}
  • R J L F Loffeld
  • Published 2005 in
    Colorectal disease : the official journal of the…
BACKGROUND Data on prevalence of diverticulosis related to ethnicity or race in the Western world are very sparse. A cross-sectional study was done in patients undergoing endoscopy of the colon in order to assess the prevalence of diverticulosis and relate the presence to ethnicity. METHODS An analysis was undertaken of the endoscopy reports from all consecutive patients undergoing endoscopy of the colon. As a reference group all patients in whom no abnormalities were detected were used. In… CONTINUE READING