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International Journal of Colorectal Disease

, Volume 28, Issue 12, pp 1725–1726 | Cite as

Atmospheric pressure does not influence acute diverticular disease

  • Benito Velayos
  • Fernando Pons-Renedo
  • Luis Fernández-Salazar
  • María Fe Muñoz
  • Lourdes Olmo
  • Ana Almaraz
  • Juan Beltrán-Heredia
  • José Manuel Hernández-González
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Diverticulitis Sigmoid Colon Diverticular Disease Bacterial Translocation Barometric Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benito Velayos
    • 1
  • Fernando Pons-Renedo
    • 2
  • Luis Fernández-Salazar
    • 1
  • María Fe Muñoz
    • 3
  • Lourdes Olmo
    • 1
  • Ana Almaraz
    • 4
  • Juan Beltrán-Heredia
    • 5
  • José Manuel Hernández-González
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyUniversity Hospital of ValladolidValladolidSpain
  2. 2.Department of GastroenterologyHospital Puerta de HierroMadridSpain
  3. 3.Investigation UnitUniversity Hospital of ValladolidValladolidSpain
  4. 4.University of ValladolidValladolidSpain
  5. 5.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital of ValladolidValladolidSpain

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