Colonoscopy-induced acute diverticulitis: myth or reality?


Gorgun E., Isik Ö., Sapci I., AYTAÇ E. , Abbas M. A. , Ozuner G., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.32, no.7, pp.3290-3294, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-018-6049-8
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.3290-3294
  • Keywords: Colonoscopy, Diverticulitis, Colonoscopy complication, UNCOMPLICATED DIVERTICULITIS, SIGMOID DIVERTICULITIS, ROUTINE COLONOSCOPY, COLORECTAL-CANCER, COMPLICATIONS, MANAGEMENT, SURGERY

Abstract

Colonoscopy in patients with diverticulosis can be technically challenging and limited data exist relating to the risk of post-colonoscopy diverticulitis. Our aim was to evaluate the incidence, management, and outcomes of acute diverticulitis following colonoscopy.