Diverticulitis News and Research

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Diverticula are most common in the lower portion of the large intestine, called the sigmoid colon. When the pouches become inflamed, the condition is called diverticulitis. Ten to 25 percent of people with diverticulosis get diverticulitis. Diverticulosis and diverticulitis together are called diverticular disease.
Surgeons remove rectal mass using innovative surgical approach

Surgeons remove rectal mass using innovative surgical approach

Pregabalin reduces abdominal pain and improves sleep in women with adhesions

Pregabalin reduces abdominal pain and improves sleep in women with adhesions

Image-guided treatment helping women with tubo-ovarian abscesses avoid unnecessary surgery

Image-guided treatment helping women with tubo-ovarian abscesses avoid unnecessary surgery

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery benefits colorectal patients

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery benefits colorectal patients

How to avoid colon problems

How to avoid colon problems

New combined laparoscopy and colonoscopy procedure at NYPH/Weill Cornell

New combined laparoscopy and colonoscopy procedure at NYPH/Weill Cornell

Chewing gum after bowel surgery gets you out of hospital sooner

Chewing gum after bowel surgery gets you out of hospital sooner

Camera-guided surgery through small incisions works better than conventional surgery for colon cancer

Camera-guided surgery through small incisions works better than conventional surgery for colon cancer

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

The costs of caring for elderly patients hospitalized for colon surgery are not reduced by Medicare HMOs

The costs of caring for elderly patients hospitalized for colon surgery are not reduced by Medicare HMOs