Surgical implications of jejunal diverticula.

  title={Surgical implications of jejunal diverticula.},
  author={R D Wilcox and Clayton H Shatney},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={81 11},
To gain insight into the surgical significance of acquired jejunal diverticula, we reviewed the experience at the teaching hospitals in our city during the past ten years. An antemortem diagnosis of jejunal diverticulosis was made in 27 men and 59 women with a mean age of 69.6 years. In 71 patients the diagnosis was made during upper gastrointestinal roentgenologic evaluation for abdominal symptoms, in three it was made during mesenteric arteriography or bleeding scan for massive rectal… CONTINUE READING
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