Prediction and management of recurrent right colon diverticulitis

@article{Park2014PredictionAM,
  title={Prediction and management of recurrent right colon diverticulitis},
  author={Sun Min Park and Taek Soo Kwon and Dong Jin Kim and Yoon Suk Lee and Dae Young Cheung and Seong Taek Oh and Jun-Gi Kim and In Kyu Lee},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={1355-1360}
}
PurposeWhile the incidence of right colonic diverticulitis (RCD) is rare in Western countries, the right colon is the most common site of diverticulitis in Asian countries. However, its recurrent pattern and management were rarely studied. This study was designed to elucidate the pattern of recurrence in RCD.MethodsOf the 154 patients admitted as right colonic diverticulitis between February 2004 and March 2012, 104 patients were enrolled, prospectively. The recurrence rate, size, multiplicity… CONTINUE READING

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