|4.||Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
|1.||Tursi, Antonio: 12 articles (01/2015 - 01/2004)|
|2.||Flum, David R: 7 articles (01/2016 - 12/2004)|
|3.||Boermeester, Marja A: 6 articles (09/2015 - 01/2010)|
|4.||Strate, Lisa L: 5 articles (01/2016 - 05/2011)|
|5.||Tursi, A: 5 articles (09/2015 - 07/2002)|
|6.||Brandimarte, Giovanni: 5 articles (09/2014 - 05/2004)|
|7.||Lidor, Anne O: 5 articles (04/2013 - 12/2008)|
|8.||Stamos, Michael J: 5 articles (10/2012 - 09/2011)|
|9.||Mills, Steven: 5 articles (10/2012 - 09/2011)|
|10.||Masoomi, Hossein: 5 articles (10/2012 - 09/2011)|
|1.||Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
12/01/2015 - "In the uncomplicated diverticulitis, outpatient management is considered the optimal approach in the majority of patients, and oral antibiotics remain the mainstay of treatment. "
09/01/2013 - "Are antibiotics beneficial in the treatment of patients with acute uncomplicated diverticulitis?"
09/01/2009 - "Management of acute, uncomplicated diverticulitis can often be treated successfully with antibiotics alone and the decision to proceed with more aggressive measures such as surgical intervention is made on a case-by-case basis. "
05/01/2014 - "Although absorbable antibiotics and 5-aminosalycilic acid seem to be effective in treating SUDD, their role in preventing diverticulitis recurrence is still under debate. "
06/01/2011 - "Finally, short courses of antibiotics and oral antibiotic therapy are effective for appropriate patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis. "
|2.||Mesalamine (Mesalazine)FDA LinkGeneric
12/01/2013 - "Mesalazine seems to be effective in preventing recurrence of acute uncomplicated diverticulitis (AUD), but the optimal mesalazine scheme to achieve these results is still debated. "
09/01/2015 - "One RCT found mesalazine to be effective in preventing acute diverticulitis in patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease. "
01/01/2015 - "Mesalazine seems to be the only effective treatment for the primary prevention of acute diverticulitis. "
04/01/2012 - "Cyclic treatment with mesalazine seems to be clinical, although not statistically effective in reducing the incidence of diverticulitis. "
10/01/2014 - "We investigated the efficacy of mesalamine in preventing recurrence of diverticulitis in 2 identical but separate phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trials (identical confirmatory trials were conducted for regulatory reasons). "
|3.||rifaximin (L 105)FDA Link
02/01/2013 - "This study represents a proof-of concept of the efficacy of cyclic rifaximin treatment, added to fibre supplements, to reduce the risk of recurrences of diverticulitis in patients in remission."
04/01/2011 - "Several randomised trials verified efficacy of a poorly absorbed antibiotic, such as rifaximin-α (rifaximin), in soothing symptoms and preventing diverticulitis. "
01/01/2006 - "Once in remission, continuous fiber intake and intermittent course of rifaximin may improve symptoms and reduce diverticulitis recurrence. "
01/01/2003 - "We examined the efficacy of cyclic long-term administration of rifaximin, a broad spectrum, poorly absorbable antibiotic, in obtaining symptom relief in a large series of patients with uncomplicated diverticular disease, and compared the incidence of episodes of diverticulitis in the group treated with rifaximin to that in a group receiving fiber supplementation only. "
02/01/2013 - "Rifaximin plus fibre versus fibre alone in preventing diverticulitis recurrence: a (problematic) trial to tackle an epidemiologically relevant problem."
08/01/2002 - "In acute diverticulitis or suspected diverticular perforation water soluble contrast studies are preferred to barium. "
01/01/1987 - "CT and barium study are complementary methods of examination that improve our ability to diagnose cecal diverticulitis and its complications."
01/01/1987 - "Barium studies, available in four patients, led to a correct diagnoses of diverticulitis in two cases. "
01/01/1987 - "The findings of computed tomographic (CT) examinations in seven patients with cecal diverticulitis are described and correlated with those of barium studies. "
01/01/1996 - "Ultrasonography and barium enerna are commonly performed for the evaluation of signoid diverticulitis. "
|5.||balsalazide (Colazal)FDA LinkGeneric
09/01/2007 - "Balsalazide and/or high-potency probiotic mixture (VSL#3) in maintaining remission after attack of acute, uncomplicated diverticulitis of the colon."
09/01/2007 - "The aim of our study was to investigate whether balsalazide and/or VSL#3 is effective in preventing diverticulitis recurrence. "
12/01/2009 - "Finally, there is also some recent evidence that balsalazide may be effectively used, in combination with probiotics, in treating acute uncomplicated diverticulitis is the colon."
09/01/2008 - "Recent studies found the association of low-dose balsalazide/VLS no. 3 effective in treating mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis and in preventing the recurrence of uncomplicated diverticulitis of the colon. "
09/01/2008 - "Balsalazide plus high-potency probiotic preparation (VSL[sharp]3) in the treatment of acute mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis and uncomplicated diverticulitis of the colon."
04/01/2014 - "The aim of this study is to investigate the value of C-reactive protein (CRP) and of other laboratory parameters obtained during the initial evaluation of the patient in the prediction of the clinical severity of acute diverticulitis. "
05/01/2015 - "The aim here was to determine the usefulness of C-reactive protein (CRP) in predicting the severity of the diverticulitis process and the need for a CT examination. "
05/01/2015 - "The role of C-reactive protein in prediction of the severity of acute diverticulitis in an emergency unit."
04/01/2014 - "The role of C-reactive protein in the prediction of the clinical severity of acute diverticulitis."
02/01/2014 - "C-reactive protein as a marker of complicated diverticulitis in patients on anti-inflammatory medications."
|7.||Glucagon (Glukagon)FDA Link
01/01/1984 - "The variation among these percentages was not statistically significant, but diverticulitis was more accurately diagnosed after glucagon. "
09/21/1974 - "The administration of glucagon had no apparent effect on abdominal symptoms which mimicked those of diverticulitis but were caused by other conditions. "
07/01/1984 - "Glucagon is effective in the treatment of hypoglycemia, cardiogenic shock and heart failure, propranolol overdose, esophageal meat impaction, ureteral colic due to calculi, and acute diverticulitis. "
09/21/1974 - "Glucagon given intravenously to 20 patients with acute diverticulitis was followed by symptomatic relief within an average of 12 hours and obviated the need for therapy with analgesics or other antispasmodics. "
|8.||Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)FDA LinkGeneric
04/01/2009 - "She was given ceftriaxone (2g/day) for 9 days because of diverticulitis of the colon. "
12/01/2011 - "We experienced two patients who had newly developed GB stones after ceftriaxone therapy for diverticulitis and pneumonia, and this resolved spontaneously 1 month after discontinuation of the drug. "
03/01/1982 - "The clinical efficacy of ceftriaxone was evaluated in 35 infections in 34 patients; 12 of these patients had skin and soft tissue infections, 10 had infections of the urinary tract, 8 had pneumonia, 2 had biliary tract infections, 1 had sinusitis, 1 had diverticulitis, and 1 had a retroperitoneal abscess. "
|9.||Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate)FDA LinkGeneric
11/01/2010 - "Prospective randomized clinical trial assessing the efficacy of a short course of intravenously administered amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid followed by oral antibiotic in patients with uncomplicated acute diverticulitis."
11/01/2010 - "Our aim was to demonstrate that uncomplicated diverticulitis can be managed with orally administered amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid and a short hospital admission. "
|10.||N-Acetylneuraminic Acid (Sialic Acid)IBA
01/01/1995 - "Total sialic acid (TSA), C-reactive protein (CRP); alpha 1 acid glycoprotein (alpha 1-AG), and beta 2-microglobulin were determined in 84 patients affected by non-malignant intestinal diseases, Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), active and in remission; non-ulcerative proctosigmoiditis; diverticulosis; diverticulitis (ie, inflammatory complication of diverticulosis). "
05/01/2015 - "In-hospital mortality following partial colectomy for diverticulitis has improved over time, most dramatically after 2005. "
06/01/2010 - "Is laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis the new gold standard?"
12/01/2000 - "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic-assisted sigmoid colectomy for the treatment of diverticulitis. "
02/01/2006 - "Hand-assisted technique offers surgeons a practical and rational innovation for conventional laparoscopic colectomy and offers promise for improved feasibility and efficacy for the treatment of diverticulitis."
11/01/2013 - "The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and histological outcome of acute and elective laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy in patients with diverticulitis. "
11/01/1996 - "Enema study using contrast medium revealed a perforation of the sigmoid colon with diverticulitis. "
12/01/1992 - "Computed tomography (CT) was used in place of contrast enemas as the initial imaging study to evaluate patients with the clinical diagnosis of acute sigmoid diverticulitis. "
07/01/1990 - "The excellent sensitivity and specificity of CT coupled with its versatility in the detection of extracolonic disease give it an advantage over contrast enema studies for diagnosis of sigmoid diverticulitis. "
01/01/1984 - "Integrated study by CT and contrast enema effectively defines the extent of disease in patients with diverticulitis. "
10/01/2010 - "Radiography with contrast enema is less sensitive than computed tomography in diagnosing diverticulitis and is seldom used."
08/01/1984 - "Many patients with right-sided diverticulitis improved with medical treatment and the operative procedure of choice was drainage of the inflamed area with supplemental appendectomy."
04/07/2015 - "Among patients who had undergone appendectomy, 9.7% had appendiceal diverticulitis. "
03/01/2013 - "[Meckel's diverticulitis in the early postoperative course after appendectomy]."
01/01/2013 - "Thirty-eight patients (3.7%) were pathologically diagnosed with acute appendiceal diverticulitis among 1,029 cases of appendectomy. "
02/01/2011 - "According to the final model, the risk of diverticulitis was 4.94-fold higher (95% confidence interval: 1.98-12.37) in patients with a history of appendectomy with emergency resection, compared to patients not submitted to appendectomy or with a history of elective resection (P < 0.001); and 2.79-fold higher (95% confidence interval: 1.30-5.96) in smokers than in non-smokers (P = 0.008). "
02/01/2011 - "It was previously reported that in patients with acute perforated diverticulitis with Hinchey categories I to III sigmoidectomy with primary anastomosis (PA) is superior to Hartmann's procedure (HP) as later closure of colostomy involves substantial morbidity. "
12/01/2010 - "This study seeks to compare outcomes (in-hospital mortality, colostomy rates, and 30-day readmission rates) in older adult patients undergoing emergency/urgent versus elective surgery for diverticulitis. "
05/01/2005 - "This study was designed to assess the costs and outcomes of colostomy and colostomy reversal in patients with diverticulitis and examine the impact of such procedures on the health care system. "
01/01/1999 - "The aim of this study was to prove the possibility of performing a secure primary anastomosis without colostomy in patients with complicated acute diverticulitis. "
10/01/2015 - "Colostomies for acute diverticulitis were predominate, n = 32 (52%). "
06/01/2013 - "Migrated biliary stent presenting as a sigmoid diverticulitis-case report."
06/01/2013 - "We report the case of a patient who presented with symptoms of diverticulitis 18 months following biliary stent insertion for bile leak following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. "
08/01/2008 - "Complicated diverticulitis remains a surgically treated disease, and new technology such as colonic stents (for obstruction) and computed-tomography-guided percutaneous drainage (for abscess) have become bridging techniques to avoid two-stage operations in selected patients. "
06/01/2002 - "Coated stents were placed in the cases involving fistulas and diverticulitis. "
06/01/2002 - "In the two cases of diverticulitis complicated by pelvic abscess, the coated stents helped to resolve the abscesses, but both patients subsequently developed complications: fistula and perforation. "