WSES Guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting

Massimo Sartelli, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Ewen A. Griffiths, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Salomone Di Saverio, Jan Ulrych, Yoram Kluger, Ofir Ben-Ishay, Frederick A. Moore, Rao R. Ivatury, Raul Coimbra, Andrew B. Peitzman, Ari Leppaniemi, Gustavo P. Fraga, Ronald V. Maier, Osvaldo Chiara, Jeffry Kashuk, Boris SakakushevDieter G. Weber, Rifat Latifi, Walter Biffl, Miklosh Bala, Aleksandar Karamarkovic, Kenji Inaba, Carlos A. Ordonez, Andreas Hecker, Goran Augustin, Zaza Demetrashvili, Renato Bessa Melo, Sanjay Marwah, Sanoop K. Zachariah, Vishal G. Shelat, Michael McFarlane, Miran Rems, Carlos Augusto Gomes, Mario Paulo Faro, Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior, Ionut Negoi, Yunfeng Cui, Norio Sato, Andras Vereczkei, Giovanni Bellanova, Arianna Birindelli, Isidoro Di Carlo, Kenneth Y. Kok, Mahir Gachabayov, Georgios Gkiokas, Konstantinos Bouliaris, Elif Çolak, Arda Isik, Daniel Rios-Cruz, Rodolfo Soto, Ernest E. Moore

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Abstract

Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) Consensus Conference on acute diverticulitis was held during the 3rd World Congress of the WSES in Jerusalem, Israel, on July 7th, 2015. During this consensus conference the guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting were presented and discussed. This document represents the executive summary of the final guidelines approved by the consensus conference.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number37
JournalWorld Journal of Emergency Surgery
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 29 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine

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    Sartelli, M., Catena, F., Ansaloni, L., Coccolini, F., Griffiths, E. A., Abu-Zidan, F. M., Di Saverio, S., Ulrych, J., Kluger, Y., Ben-Ishay, O., Moore, F. A., Ivatury, R. R., Coimbra, R., Peitzman, A. B., Leppaniemi, A., Fraga, G. P., Maier, R. V., Chiara, O., Kashuk, J., ... Moore, E. E. (2016). WSES Guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 11(1), [37]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13017-016-0095-0