From Name:
From Email:
To Name:
To Email:

Optional Message:


Diverticulitis surgery often avoidable, new standard needed

from Medscape (free subscription)

Complicated recurrence of diverticulitis is rare even after 2 acute episodes, and chronic symptoms often remain after colectomy, according to a systematic review published online January 15 in JAMA Surgery. The findings suggest nonsurgical approaches should be the standard of care. "The prior standard for proceeding with elective colectomy following 2 episodes of diverticulitis is no longer accepted," Scott E. Regenbogen, M.D., MPH said. more


Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063