Surgical management of perforating diverticular disease in Austria

  title={Surgical management of perforating diverticular disease in Austria},
  author={Michael D Hold and H. Denck and Paulina Bull},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
Perforated diverticulitis is a much feared complication of diverticular disease and requires immediate surgical therapy to limit the incipient peritonitis and its sequelae. The ensuing surgical approach which could best irradicate the septic focus as well as restore normal intestinal continuity with less morbidity and mortality has been a matter of controversy. In the last ten years primary resection and colostomy has replaced the threestage procedure in most cases of peritonitis. Primary… CONTINUE READING


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