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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Diseases of the Colon & ReCtum Volume 57: 3 (2014) the american society of Colon and Rectal surgeons is dedicated to ensuring… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Chronic diseases are major killers in the modern era. Physical inactivity is a primary cause of most chronic diseases. The… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The standard approach to generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis involves open surgery and diversion of faecal… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
It should be recognized that these guidelines should not be deemed inclusive of all proper methods of care or exclusive of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Eotaxin is an eosinophil–specific chemoattractant that has been recently identified in rodent models of asthma and host response… Expand
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