During Sigmoid Resection for Diverticulitis, the Patient Is Found to Have Diffuse Diverticulosis

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong


When creating a colorectal anastomosis, it is important not to incorporate diverticula into the staple line.


Diverticulitis Diverticulosis 

Suggested Reading

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    Feingold D, Steele SR, Lee S, et al. Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014;57:284–94.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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