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ISSN: 2638-5945

Open Access Journal of Oncology and Medicine

Research Article(ISSN: 2638-5945)

Diverticulitis Treatment Strategies in A District General Hospital - A Cross-Sectional Study from United Kingdom Volume 4 - Issue 4

George Bishet, Yahya Salama A Salama*, Mohammed Qayum., Lava Krishna Kannappa

  • Department of Surgery, Kettering general hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, Hereford Hospital, United Kingdom

Received:June 26, 2021   Published: July 09, 2021

Corresponding author: Yahya Salama A Salama, Department of Surgery, Kettering general hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, Hereford Hospital, United Kingdom

DOI: 10.32474/OAJOM.2021.04.000195

 

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Abstract

The incidence of diverticulosis among the population in the western world is a common occurrence known amongst the medical fraternity. The spectrum of presentation for diverticulitis varies being asymptomatic to life-threatening sepsis with perforation requiring surgery. The prevalence of diverticulosis increases by age with about 10% I under 40 years of age, over 50 % over 50 years of age and increasing to 70% by 80 years of age [1]. A vast majority of the patients of roughly 75 with diverticulosis are asymptomatic [2]. As per NICE (National institute of clinical excellence) guidelines in the UK (United Kingdom), Watchful watching is advised for patients if they are systemically well, If the patient if the person is systemically unwell but does not meet the criteria for referral with suspected complicated acute diverticulitis.

Introduction| Diverticulitis Classification| Statistical analysis| Ordinal Regression Analysis| Discussion| Conclusion| References|

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