Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 19, Issue 10, pp 615–626 | Cite as

Practice parameters for the treatment of colonic diverticular disease: Italian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (SICCR) guidelines

  • G. A. Binda
  • R. Cuomo
  • A. Laghi
  • R. Nascimbeni
  • A. Serventi
  • D. Bellini
  • P. Gervaz
  • B. Annibale
Clinical Guidelines


The mission of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR) is to optimize patient care. Providing evidence-based practice guidelines is therefore of key importance. About the present report it concernes the SICCR practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diverticular disease of the colon. The guidelines are not intended to define the sole standard of care but to provide evidence-based recommendations regarding the available therapeutic options.


Diverticulosis Diverticular disease Diverticulitis Colon 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Binda
    • 1
  • R. Cuomo
    • 2
  • A. Laghi
    • 3
  • R. Nascimbeni
    • 4
  • A. Serventi
    • 1
  • D. Bellini
    • 3
  • P. Gervaz
    • 5
  • B. Annibale
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryGalliera HospitalGenoaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Medicine and SurgeryFederico II UniversityNaplesItaly
  3. 3.Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Rome I.C.O.T. HospitalLa Sapienza UniversityLatinaItaly
  4. 4.Department of Molecular and Translational MedicineUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly
  5. 5.Coloproctology UnitLa Colline ClinicGenevaSwitzerland
  6. 6.Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Translational Medicine, Sant’Andrea HospitalSapienza UniversityRomeItaly

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