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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-22T18:49:10-0400
To determine the clinical characteristics and risk factors for the onset of diverticular disease and its complications in the Italian population.
To evaluate the effect of the probiotic formulation VSL#3 on the metabolome and microbiota of diverticular disease, comparing it with the effects exerted by supplementation with fibers, by...
Diverticular disease is a chronic pathology, characterized by recurrent abdominal symptoms and a high social impact, with a high prevalence in developed countries, especially among the eld...
The mechanical bowel preparation (BP) used to clean the colon prior to colonoscopy frequently results in a significant but temporary reduction in patient's symptoms for a number of bowel d...
Diverticulosis (bulges in the bowel wall) affects two third of the elderly population in the UK. Diverticular disease and its complications are responsible for 68000 hospital admissions an...
Diverticular disease is becoming increasingly more common in the western world. It is clinically subdivided into uncomplicated diverticular disease and diverticular disease with a complicated course. ...
Incisional hernias are a well described complication of abdominal surgery. Previous studies identified malignancy and diverticular disease as risk factors. We compared incisional hernia rates between ...
Diverticular disease (DD) represent a wide variety of conditions associated with the presence of diverticula in the colon. The most serious form is an acute episode of diverticulitis which can lead to...
The burden of diverticular disease on society is high and is increasing with an aging population. It is therefore important to identify risk factors for disease development or progression. Many lifest...
Colonic diverticular bleeding presents with sudden painless hematochezia. Bleeding often occurs from the right hemi colon with only 6 to 42% of them can be identified.1 Spontaneous hemostasis can be e...
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.
A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)