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2020 Sep 15

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech

Quality of Life After Elective Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy for Symptomatic Uncomplicated Diverticular Disease.


Mari GM, Crippa J, Roscio F, Scandroglio I, Cocozza E, Borroni G, Berselli M, Achilli P, Costanzi ATM, Maggioni D
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2020 Sep 15.
PMID: 32941354.


Symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease (SUDD) is characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel function and may affect quality of life. When symptoms are severe and conservative therapy is ineffective, surgical intervention becomes an option.