Efficacy of rifaximin on symptoms of uncomplicated diverticular disease of the colon. A pilot multicentre open trial. Diverticular Disease Study Group.

@article{Papi1992EfficacyOR,
  title={Efficacy of rifaximin on symptoms of uncomplicated diverticular disease of the colon. A pilot multicentre open trial. Diverticular Disease Study Group.},
  author={Chiara Papi and Antonio Ciaco and M Koch and Lucio Capurso},
  journal={The Italian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={452-6}
}
Diverticular disease of the colon is a common health problem in western societies. Most patients with colonic diverticula are asymptomatic; it has been estimated that only 20% of individuals harboring diverticula will develop symptoms and signs of illness and a minority will develop major complications. Although the efficacy of a high fiber diet in the management of symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease is still controversial, bran and bulking agents are commonly used. Antibiotics are… CONTINUE READING

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