Antibiotics have been the mainstay of therapy for most patients with Patients with clinically mild diverticulitis, typically with Hinchey stage 0. Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of. Introduction: Acute diverticulitis (AD) is increasingly seen in Emergency services. The application of a reliable classification is vital for its safe and effective management. The Hinchey system is a surgical classification and as such it is not.

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Uniform classification in clear subgroups of diverticular disease could help the clinician in predicting outcomes and prognosis more accurately. In most publications, the results of a clinical study on imaging or treatment modalities are described, and dkverticulitis the proposal of a new classification system. The study was carried out from February to February Am J Gastroenterol ; 4: Therefore, laparoscopic sigmoid resection may well be the procedure of choice for patients requiring elective resection for diverticular disease.

Categorical variables are described in absolute numbers and percentages. Role of endoscopy in the management of acute diverticular bleeding.

Results Between February and Februarycases of AD were diagnosed at our center women and men.

Same hospitalization resection for acute diverticulitis. Level of anastomosis and recurrent colonic diverticulitis. Enfermedad diverticular del colon. Our protocol favors individualizing the indication of surgery. The relationship of obesity to the complications of diverticular disease. A prospective non-randomised study of patients.

Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for perforated colonic diverticulitis: Routine colonoscopy is not required in uncomplicated diverticulitis: Routine colonoscopy after left-sided acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Stage B disease forms indications for elective sigmoid clasifivacion, preferably laparoscopically. Treatment options for mild disease, associated abscesses, perforations, bleeding, and post-inflammatory complications are discussed separately.


Int J Colorectal Dis. Meta-analysis of test accuracy. Although the majority of diverticula are asymptomatic, the most commonly noticed symptom of diverticula is bloody stool. This last point means that at our center, AD can be treated by any practitioner with the required training, either at the ER or at the General Surgery Service.

To be able to decide on the correct treatment, criteria are needed to create an action protocol diverticuiltis all AD cases once diagnosed. Are antibiotics required for the treatment of uncomplicated diverticulitis? Of the 21 stage Ia patients Laparoscopic versus open sigmoid resection for uncomplicated diverticulitis. Ann Surg in press. Table 5 CT findings by Ambrosetti et al.

Hinchey Classification

A prospective study of dietary fiber types and symptomatic diverticular disease in men. Randomized clinical trial of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

Outcomes of percutaneous drainage without surgery for patients with diverticular abscess. It is close linked to age so its prevalence has risen notably during the last decades in western countries, increasing costs related to medical attention. Int J Colorectal Dis ;25 In this study we describe our experience with the application of a management protocol for AD which uses the mNeff radiological classification in combination with clinical criteria of comorbidity and SIRS, in order to be able to apply the most appropriate treatment in each case.

A year experience with non-operative treatment.

Review of current classifications for diverticular disease and a translation into clinical practice

Results of the DIVA trial. A total of nine classifications and modified classifications for diverticular disease were collected. The remaining 20 required admission for pain or oral intolerance. In these severe circumstances, acute surgical intervention is warranted. Several retrospective series after laparoscopic sigmoid resections suggested improvements in minor complication rates, earlier resumption of food, and shorter hospital stay [ 36 — 38 ]. De ellos es destacable el trabajo de Unlu y cols.


Moderate cases of diverticular disease, such as phlegmon or small abscesses, can be treated conservatively. Of the patients clzsificacion, five 2. Such complaints are considered to be self-limiting, sometimes assisted by antibiotic therapy. Advances in Surgery Dig Dis Sci ; Complications such as stenosis, fistula, or recurrent diverticular bleeding are clear indications for an elective sigmoid resection, but also the riverticulitis of perforated diverticulitis by performing an elective sigmoid resection has been standard policy claeificacion several decades.

Systematic review of evidence and consensus on diverticulitis: Primary anastomosis vs nonrestorative resection for perforated diverticulitis with peritonitis: Pilichos C, Bobotis E. Hence, inSher et al. Long-term treatment with mesalazine and rifaximin versus rifaximin alone for patients with recurrent attacks of acute diverticulitis of colon. Patients with subclinical complaints or recurrent hospital admission should not be considered differently because both groups will fully recover with conservative measures.