Operations for Colonic Diverticulitis (Including Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding)


This operation is applicable to elective surgery for diverticular disease and may be used during emergency surgery for lower gastrointestinal bleeding. In the latter case, it is crucial to localize the bleeding source before surgery.


Diverticular Disease Left Colon Abscess Cavity Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Distal Bowel 


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