Diverticulosis

Known as: Divertikulose/Divertikulitis, DIVERTIKULOOSI, Diverticula of intestine 
A condition marked by small sacs or pouches in the walls of a hollow organ, such as the colon. These sacs can become inflamed and cause a condition… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS The complications of diverticulosis cause considerable morbidity in the United States; health care expenditures… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
HYPOTHESIS Better knowledge of independent risk factors might decrease mortality and morbidity rates following colorectal surgery… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
HYPOTHESIS Patients with diverticulitis are at a lifetime risk for emergency colectomy and colostomy. Age and recurrence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE The feasibility of laparoscopic colectomy for colon surgery has now been well established. Most of the studies on… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Although laparoscopic colectomy has demonstrated a variety of advantages, it remains unclear whether the reductions in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE The use of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage in conjunction with parenteral fluids and antibiotic therapy in the management… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Development of colonic diverticulosis is a function of age and declining colonic wall mechanical strength. The latter is partly a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The use of oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in 31 patients with collagenous colitis and in 31 matched control… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The successful application of laparoscopic surgery to gallbladder disease and acute appendicitis has encouraged clinical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
This study determined the incidence and concentration of methane-producing bacteria in tap water enema samples of 130 individuals… (More)
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