The out-patient management of patients with acute mild-to-moderate colonic diverticulitis.


BACKGROUND There are no management criteria for optimum out-patient care in mild-to-moderate acute colonic diverticulitis. AIM To enable such patients to be managed in an out-patient setting, by establishing criteria and treatment protocols. METHODS We conducted an open trial and follow-up study from 1997 to 2002. On the basis of ultrasonography, we… (More)


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