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Vol. 30, No. 1, 2012
Issue release date: May 2012
Section title: Diverticulitis: First Attack
Dig Dis 2012;30:80–82
(DOI:10.1159/000335725)

Conservative Management

Kruis W. · Leifeld L. · Pfützer R.
Abteilung für Innere Medizin, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Köln, Universität Köln, Bonn und Mannheim, Köln, Deutschland

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Abstract of Diverticulitis: First Attack

Published online: 5/3/2012

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0257-2753 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9875 (Online)

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Abstract

Treatment of diverticulitis comprises at least two options: conservative or surgical management. There is a recent trend to limit surgical treatment of acute diverticulitis and to favor conservative management. This review addresses general aspects of conservative patient care with special focus on the treatment of patients with a first attack of diverticulitis. The presentation does not include a discussion of specific drugs which is given in other sections of this issue.


  

Author Contacts

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kruis
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Kalk
Buchforststrasse 2
DE–51103 Köln (Germany)
Tel. +49 221 8289 5289, E-Mail Kruis@evkk.de

  

Article Information

Number of Print Pages : 3
Number of Figures : 0, Number of Tables : 0, Number of References : 18

  

Publication Details

Digestive Diseases (Clinical Reviews)

Vol. 30, No. 1, Year 2012 (Cover Date: May 2012)

Journal Editor: Malfertheiner P. (Magdeburg)
ISSN: 0257-2753 (Print), eISSN: 1421-9875 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DDI


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Diverticulitis: First Attack

Published online: 5/3/2012

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0257-2753 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9875 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DDI


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