Perforated colonic diverticulum in old age: Surgical or medical management?

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Authors: Whiteoak, S., Khan, O. and Allen, S.C.

Journal: British Journal of Hospital Medicine

Volume: 70

Pages: 699-703

ISSN: 1750-8460

Perforation of a colonic diverticulum is a common surgical emergency particularly in older people. Surgical treatments result in the best outcomes for patients with good functional and physiological status, but for frailer patients there are minimally invasive and medical alternatives. This article considers the evidence for the different options.

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Authors: Whiteoak, S., Khan, O. and Allen, S.C.

Journal: Br J Hosp Med (Lond)

Volume: 70

Issue: 12

Pages: 699-703

ISSN: 1750-8460

DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2009.70.12.45506

Perforation of a colonic diverticulum is a common surgical emergency particularly in older people. Surgical treatments result in the best outcomes for patients with good functional and physiological status, but for frailer patients there are minimally invasive and medical alternatives. This article considers the evidence for the different options.

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Authors: Whiteoak, S., Khan, O. and Allen, S.C.

Journal: British Journal of Hospital Medicine

Volume: 70

Issue: 12

Pages: 699-703

ISSN: 1750-8460

DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2009.70.12.45506

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Authors: Whiteoak, S., Khan, O. and Allen, S.C.

Journal: British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)

Volume: 70

Issue: 12

Pages: 699-703

ISSN: 1750-8460

Perforation of a colonic diverticulum is a common surgical emergency particularly in older people. Surgical treatments result in the best outcomes for patients with good functional and physiological status, but for frailer patients there are minimally invasive and medical alternatives. This article considers the evidence for the different options.

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