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Long-term follow-up after first acute episode of sigmoid diverticulitis: is surgery mandatory?: a prospective study of 118 patients

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Published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2002, vol. 45, no. 7, p. 962-6
Abstract This study was designed to evaluate the long-term natural history of sigmoid diverticulitis in patients treated nonoperatively after a first acute episode and to assess the role of elective colectomy.
Keywords AdultAgedAged, 80 and overColectomy/utilizationDiverticulitis, Colonic/epidemiology/mortality/radiography/surgeryHumansMiddle AgedRisk FactorsSigmoid Diseases/epidemiology/mortality/radiography/surgerySurvival AnalysisSurvivorsTomography, X-Ray Computed
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PMID: 12130887
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CHAUTEMS, Roland et al. Long-term follow-up after first acute episode of sigmoid diverticulitis: is surgery mandatory?: a prospective study of 118 patients. In: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2002, vol. 45, n° 7, p. 962-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:45708

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