Diverticulitis

Known as: Diverticulitides, Diverticulitis NOS, Diverticulitis [Disease/Finding] 
Inflammation of one or more pouches or sacs that bulge out from the wall of a hollow organ, such as the colon. Symptoms include muscle spasms and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND & AIMS Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, have been implicated in diverticular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Studies of obesity and diverticular complications are limited. We assessed the relationship between body mass… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES Diverticular disease imposes an impressive clinical burden to the United States population, with over 300,000… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Dietary fiber intake provides many health benefits. However, average fiber intakes for US children and adults are less than half… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The standard approach to generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis involves open surgery and diversion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
T he American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is dedicated to assuring high-quality patient care by advancing the science… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE:Acute diverticulitis is a disease with a wide clinical spectrum, ranging from a phlegmon (stage Ia), to localized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that elective colectomy is often required after an episode of acute diverticulitis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Determining the optimal strategy for elective colectomy in patients with diverticular disease involves a balance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Background: Resection of diverticular disease may be quite challenging; the acute inflammatory process, thick sigmoid mesentery… (More)
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