Colonic Diverticulitis

Known as: Diverticulitis, Colonic, Diverticulitis, Colonic [Disease/Finding], diverticulitis colon 
Inflammation of the COLONIC DIVERTICULA, generally with abscess formation and subsequent perforation.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The standard of care for acute uncomplicated diverticulitis today is antibiotic treatment, although there are no… (More)
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2009
2009
Because the incidence of colonic diverticulosis is high in the general population, incidental asymptomatic diverticulosis is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The aim of this study was to compare the performance of the CT and the water-soluble contrast enema (CE) in the diagnosis and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE The most valuable radiologic examination to be done initially when acute left colonic diverticulitis is suspected is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE We prospectively evaluated a helical CT technique in which contrast material is administered only through the colon for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The use of computed tomography (CT) in acute left colonic diverticulitis remains controversial. The purpose of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To compare the accuracy of ultrasonographic (US) and computed tomographic (CT) findings for diagnosis of acute colonic… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND This prospective study was done to compare acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis in young patients (50 years of age… (More)
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1992
1992
The clinical value of high-resolution real-time sonography for the diagnosis of acute and complicated colonic diverticulitis was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
About 7 percent of patients who have resections for diverticular disease later suffer from recurrent disease. In resections for… (More)
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