Do All Patients Require Resection After Successful Drainage of Diverticular Abscesses

Published on Jan 1, 2020in Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery2.686
· DOI :10.1007/s11605-019-04396-6
Christopher T. Aquina17
Estimated H-index: 17
(URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center),
Fergal J. Fleming29
Estimated H-index: 29
(URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)
+ 1 AuthorsNeil Hyman46
Estimated H-index: 46
(U of C: University of Chicago)
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#1Christopher T. Aquina (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 17
#2Adan Z. Becerra (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 14
Last. Fergal J. Fleming (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 29
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#1D. P. V. Lambrichts (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 1
#2H. E. BolkensteinH-Index: 3
Last. Johan F. Lange (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 41
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textabstractBackground: Treatment strategies for diverticulitis with abscess formation have shifted from (emergency) surgical treatment to non-surgical management (antibiotics with or without percutaneous drainage (PCD)). The aim was to assess outcomes of non-surgical treatment and to identify risk factors for adverse outcomes. Methods: Patients with a first episode of CT-diagnosed diverticular abscess (modified Hinchey Ib or II) between January 2008 and January 2015 were included retrospectivel...
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#1Rasmus Gregersen (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 4
#2Kristoffer Andresen (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 9
Last. Jacob Rosenberg (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 48
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Purpose The study aimed to investigate long-term mortality, recurrence, and death related to recurrence for patients admitted with acute diverticulitis with abscess formation (Hinchey stage Ib-II).
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#1Bikash DevarajH-Index: 11
#2Wendy LiuH-Index: 2
Last. Andreas M. KaiserH-Index: 26
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BACKGROUND:The best management for diverticulitis with abscess formation remains unknown.OBJECTIVE:The purpose of this study was to determine the natural course and outcomes of patients with medically treated diverticular abscess.DESIGN:We conducted a retrospective review of all patients at our inst
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#1John Rose (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 15
#2Ralitza P. Parina (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 10
Last. Mark A. Talamini (SBU: Stony Brook University)H-Index: 53
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BACKGROUND:Initial management of diverticulitis with abscess formation has progressed from a surgical emergency to nonoperative management with antibiotics and percutaneous drainage followed by delayed resection. Controversy has arisen regarding the necessity of elective surgery, when nonoperative m
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