oa Modern Medicine - Diverticular disease: complications and their treatment
|Article Title||Diverticular disease: complications and their treatment|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 St Vincent's Hospital and St Vincent's Private Hospital and St Luke's Hospital, Sydney, Australia|
|Publication Date||Mar 2000|
|Pages||24 - 32|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Complications, CPD points, Diverticular disease, Incidence, Pathology and Treatment|
Diverticulosis of the colon is a disease of modern civilisation, only rarely descriptionbed before the 20th century. It is now endemic in Western society and is increasingly prevalent in younger patients.
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