Antibiotics have been the mainstay of therapy for most patients with Patients with clinically mild diverticulitis, typically with Hinchey stage 0. Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of. Introduction: Acute diverticulitis (AD) is increasingly seen in Emergency services. The application of a reliable classification is vital for its safe and effective management. The Hinchey system is a surgical classification and as such it is not.

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According to current literature, a safe strategy might be to primarily perform a diagnostic laparoscopy. Routine colonic endoscopic evaluation following resolution of acute diverticulitis: Hinchey classification [ 3 ] Modified Hinchey classification by Sher et al. New physiopathological and therapeutic approaches to diverticular disease of the colon. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; Colonoscopy after CT diagnosis of diverticulitis to exclude colon cancer: The original Hinchey classification was based on both clinical and surgical findings.

Results of the DIVA trial. Safety and efficiency of ambulatory treatment of acute diverticulitis.

Same hospitalization resection for acute diverticulitis. Outpatient versus hospitalization management for uncomplicated diverticulitis: Grade IV 34, 5. In these severe circumstances, acute surgical intervention is warranted.


To determine hinchet the combined use of the modified Neff radiological classification mNeff and clinical criteria systemic inflammatory response syndrome [SIRS] and comorbidity can ensure safe management of AD. Abstract Introduction Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon prevails in Western society.

Therefore, episodes were treated according to the management protocol Table III.

Hinchey Classification – Wikipedia

The classification is I-IV:. Apra left colonic diverticulitis – Compared performance of computed tomography and water-soluble contrast enema: Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles.

The presumptive diagnosis of AD can be made on the basis of a clinical history and physical examination. Esta estrategia, que fue publicada por primera vez en 31ha sido fruto de varios estudios. Diverticulitis, Diverticular disease, Classification.

Review of current classifications for diverticular disease and a translation into clinical practice

After reviewing classifications such as the Ambrosetti and the modified Hinchey systems 3,7,8we decided to use the mNeff classification 11,15 Table Ia radiology-based classification that distinguishes between six grades of AD and predicts its severity. Even in fecal peritonitis, successful series of primary anastomosis have been published [ 29 ].

In Januarythese beneficial effects were confirmed by a randomized controlled trial; the short-term results showed that a laparoscopic approach delivered a significant Support Center Support Center.


Current indications diverticulitos role of surgery in the management of sigmoid diverticulitis. In this study we describe our experience with the application of a management protocol for AD which uses the mNeff radiological classification in combination with clinical criteria of comorbidity and SIRS, in order to be able to apply the most appropriate treatment in each pqra.

J Okla State Med Assoc ; The much more detailed information provided by CT scans led earlier to modifications of the original Hinchey classification. Outcome after emergency surgery for acute perforated diverticulitis in cases.

Nuevas tendencias en el manejo de la diverticulitis y la enfermedad diverticular del colon

Its prevalence has risen in recent years due to the increase in the age of the general population and also due to dietary changes 1,2. Of these, out of Treatment of perforated diverticular disease of the colon. Radiol Clin North Am ;