Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2018; 31(04): 214-216
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1607465
Review Article
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Medical Management of Diverticular Disease

Liam Knott
1  Department of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Craig A. Reickert
2  Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
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Publication Date:
22 June 2018 (online)


This article reviews the current literature supporting the non-surgical options for treatment in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis, complicated diverticulitis, and options for prevention of recurrent diverticulitis.