Acute Sigmoid Diverticulitis

  • V. I. Sreenivas

Abstract

Rare before the age of 30, the incidence of diverticular disease of the colon steadily increases thereafter. Acute sigmoid diverticulitis, a complication of diverticular disease of the colon, is seen with increasing frequency because of an increase in the number of older people in the present population.

Keywords

Sigmoid Colon Diverticular Disease Alimentary Tract Primary Anastomosis Acute Diverticulitis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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