2020 Update of the WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis in the Emergency Setting

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2020 Update of the WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis in the Emergency Setting

Journalworld journal of emergency surgery
Publication date – May – 2020
Authors – Massimo Sartelli, Dieter G. Weber, Yoram Kluger, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Goran Augustin, Offir Ben-Ishay, Walter L. Biffl, Konstantinos Bouliaris, Rodolfo Catena, Marco Ceresoli, Osvaldo Chiara, Massimo Chiarugi, Raul Coimbra, Francesco Cortese, Yunfeng Cui, Dimitris Damaskos, Gian Luigi de’ Angelis, Samir Delibegovic, Zaza Demetrashvili, Belinda De Simone, Francesco Di Marzo, Salomone Di Saverio, Therese M. Duane, Mario Paulo Faro, Gustavo P. Fraga, George Gkiokas, Carlos Augusto Gomes, Timothy C. Hardcastle, Andreas Hecker, Aleksandar Karamarkovic, Jeffry Kashuk, Vladimir Khokha, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Kenneth Y. Y. Kok, Kenji Inaba, Arda Isik, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Rifat Latifi, Ari Leppäniemi, Andrey Litvin, John E. Mazuski, Ronald V. Maier, Sanjay Marwah, Michael McFarlane, Ernest E. Moore, Frederick A. Moore, Ionut Negoi, Leonardo Pagani, Kemal Rasa, Ines Rubio-Perez, Boris Sakakushev, Norio Sato, Gabriele Sganga, Walter Siquini, Antonio Tarasconi, Matti Tolonen, Jan Ulrych, Sannop K. Zachariah, and Fausto Catena
KeywordsAbscess; Acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis; Acute right-sided colonic diverticulitis; Peritonitis.
Open access – Yes
SpecialityEmergency surgery, General surgery
World region Global

Language – English
Submitted to the One Surgery Index on June 2, 2020 at 11:59 am
Abstract:

Acute colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in the acute setting. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines for management of acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis (ALCD) according to the most recent available literature. The update includes recent changes introduced in the management of ALCD. The new update has been further integrated with advances in acute right-sided colonic diverticulitis (ARCD) that is more common than ALCD in select regions of the world.

OSI Number – 20496
PMID – 7206757

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