Long-term outcome after conservative and surgical treatment of acute sigmoid diverticulitis

@article{Holmer2011LongtermOA,
  title={Long-term outcome after conservative and surgical treatment of acute sigmoid diverticulitis},
  author={Christoph Holmer and Kai Siegfried Lehmann and Sabrina Engelmann and Joern Groene and Heinz Johannes Buhr and J{\"o}rg-Peter Ritz},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={396},
  pages={825-832}
}
This study was designed to compare the long-term outcome of patients treated with conservative versus surgical treatment for acute sigmoid diverticulitis (SD). Consecutive admissions of all patients with acute SD were prospectively recruited from January 2004 to June 2007. In June 2008, all patients were contacted using a standardized questionnaire… CONTINUE READING