Overview and treatment of diverticular disease.
Diverticular disease is a common medical problem seen in Western society. Outpatient management with close observation is appropriate for the majority of patients. Established criteria for hospitalization and treatment of diverticulitis can help to reduce medical costs and length of stay. Minimally invasive techniques such as computed tomography-guided drainage of diverticular abscess can expedite medical and surgical treatment.
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Published In/Presented At
Angott, B. E., Bross, R. J., & Still, C. D. (2001). Overview and treatment of diverticular disease. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 101(4 Suppl Pt 1), S19–S21.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine