Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for acute diverticulitis: medial approach with extensive IMV dissection
Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2009;09(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2500
Colonic diverticulosis is an increasingly common condition in Western societies. Sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis can be technically challenging because of severe inflammation in the left lower quadrant and pelvis. We here present a standard elective sigmoidectomy, after episodes of diverticulitis treated medically.