Dis Colon Rectum 2021 09;64(9):1112-1119
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Background: Persistent (or ongoing) diverticulitis is a well-recognized outcome after treatment for acute sigmoid diverticulitis; however, its definition, incidence, and risk factors, as well as its long-term implications, remain poorly described.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence, risk factors, and long-term outcomes of persistent diverticulitis.
Design: This was a retrospective cohort study. Read More