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2020 Update of the WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis in the Emergency Setting
Acute colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in the acute setting. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines for management of acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis (ALCD) according to the most recent available literature. The update includes recent changes introduced in the management of ALCD. The new update has been further integrated with advances in acute right-sided colonic diverticulitis (ARCD) that is more common than ALCD in select regions of the world.
Sartelli, M., Latifi, R., & Catena, F. (2020). 2020 Update of the WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis in the Emergency Setting. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 15 (1), 32-32. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13017-020-00313-4
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