I think we can stop recommending that our patients with diverticular
disease avoid seeds, popcorn, and nuts.
The investigators analyzed data for participants who had reported newly diagnosed diverticulosis or diverticular
complications at any of the intervening biennial follow-up points, through 2004.
Also, considering its thin-walled nature, risk of diverticular
perforation, and subsequent peritoneal tumour spillage is high.
It was when looking at sections of the eye that had been prepared for microscopy that Professor Partridge realised that the diverticular
mirrors where something exciting.
Percutaneous drainage under radiographic guidance is usually the most appropriate treatment for large (greater than 2 cm in diameter) diverticular
A few studies have suggested that people who eat more insoluble fiber have a lower risk of diverticular
disease (small pouches that bulge out through weak spots in the large intestine, sometimes becoming inflamed or infected).
AS we get older many of us will develop diverticular
disease, mainly due to having a diet which is low in fibre.
2 cm in maximum diameter and grossly resembling a diverticular
Only 3% of stents placed in 567 patients considered in a systematic review in (2002) were for benign disease, predominantly diverticular
Consuming a vegetarian diet and a high intake of dietary fibre are both associated with a lower risk of diverticular
disease, said the authors.
Seventy-one cases of bladder diverticula that underwent histopathologic sampling for primary diverticular
processes were identified.
An elderly female patient with renal failure presented with features of sepsis following a partial sigmoid colectomy for diverticular
disease, with a left iliac fossa colostomy in place.