Laparoscopic colectomy for diverticulitis is not associated with increased morbidity when compared with non-diverticular disease

@article{Schwandner2004LaparoscopicCF,
  title={Laparoscopic colectomy for diverticulitis is not associated with increased morbidity when compared with non-diverticular disease},
  author={Oliver Schwandner and Stefan Farke and H. P. Bruch},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={165-172}
}
It was the aim of this prospective study to compare the outcome of laparoscopic sigmoid and anterior resection for diverticulitis and non-diverticular disease. All patients who underwent laparoscopic colectomy for benign and malignant disease within a 10-year period were entered into the prospective PC database registry. For outcome analysis, patients who underwent laparoscopic sigmoid and anterior resection for diverticular disease were compared with patients who underwent the same operation… CONTINUE READING

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