Review article: the current and evolving treatment of colonic diverticular disease

@article{Tursi2009ReviewAT,
  title={Review article: the current and evolving treatment of colonic diverticular disease},
  author={Antonio Tursi and Savvas Papagrigoriadis},
  journal={Alimentary Pharmacology \& Therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={30}
}
Background  Formation of colonic diverticula, via herniation of the colonic wall, is responsible for the development of diverticulosis and consequently diverticular disease. Diverticular disease can be associated with numerous debilitating abdominal and gastrointestinal symptoms (including pain, bloating, nausea, constipation and diarrhoea). 
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