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Diverticular Disease of the Colon - Recent Knowledge of Physiopathology, Endoscopic Approaches, Clinical and Surgical Treatments

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Academic Editor

José Joaquim Ribeiro Da Rocha

University of Sao Paulo

Co-editor

Marley Feitosa

University of Sao Paulo

PublishedFebruary 2nd, 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.94689

ISBN978-1-83968-579-8

Print ISBN978-1-83968-578-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83968-580-4

Copyright year2022

Number of pages104

Diverticular Disease of the Colon - Recent Knowledge of Physiopathology, Endoscopic Approaches, Clinical and Surgical Treatments provides a comprehensive overview of diverticular disease. It explores general aspects of the disease as well as its association with the inflammatory process, complications, diagnosis, and treatment.

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1. Introductory Chapter: Diverticule Disease of the Colon—DDC

By José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha and Marley Ribeiro Feitosa

60
2. Segmental Colitis Associated with Diverticulosis

By Rafael Luís Luporini, Marcel Domeniconi, Ana Carolina Parra, André Rizzo, Daniela Freitas, Sthefânia Frizol and Antonio Tursi

110
3. Complicated Colonic Diverticular Disease – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Difficulties

By Cristian Mesina, Theodor Viorel Dumitrescu, Mihai Calin Ciorbagiu, Cosmin Vasile Obleaga and Mihaela-Iustina Mesina Botoran

71
4. Inflammatory Complication of Diverticular Disease

By Luciano Dias de Oliveira Reis, Marcos Ricardo da Silva Rodrigues, Celso Augusto Milani Cardoso Filho, Cassiana Franco Dias dos Reis and Alex Antonio de Paula Costa

129
5. The Use of Antibiotics in Diverticulitis: An Update in Non-operative Management

By Mariana Morales-Cruz and Paulina Moctezuma Velázquez

170
6. Colonoscopy after Diverticulitis

By Jeremy Meyer and Frédéric Ris

153

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