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  • 2010-01-18

Diverticular disease of the colon: from emergency surgery to quality of life issues

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jan 2010;10(01). URL:
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Diverticular disease is a very common condition in Western countries and its incidence is increasing all over the world even in young generations because of the adoption of low fiber diet. In this lecture, Dr. Antonello Forgione underlines the importance of quality of life in patients operated for diverticulitis and presents the results of a study conducted at the University Hospital of Strasbourg, France.