Minimally invasive and surgical management strategies tailored to the severity of acute diverticulitis.
KeywordsDIGESTIVE TRACT DISEASES
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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CitationMinimally invasive and surgical management strategies tailored to the severity of acute diverticulitis. 2014, 101 (1):e90-9 Br J Surg
JournalThe British journal of surgery
AbstractThe severity of acute diverticulitis ranges from mild, simple inflammation to pericolic abscesses, or perforation with faeculent peritonitis. Treatment of diverticulitis has evolved towards more conservative and minimally invasive strategies. The aim of this review is to highlight recent concepts and advances in management.