The modified Hinchey classification is based on CT scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of. The management of patients with acute colonic diverticulitis is . vs. antibiotherapy alone for Hinchey II diverticulitis: a case-control study.

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Also, the role of elective or preventive sigmoid resection will be addressed. Ann Surg ; 4: Grade III 5, 0. Diagnosis and treatment of diverticular disease: Accordingly, diagnostic tools, indications for surgery as well as treatment modalities have been evolving, resulting in more options in the therapy for diverticular disease. A multicenter randomized clinical trial of primary anastomosis or Hartmann’s procedure for perforated left colonic diverticulitis with purulent or fecal hinchfy.

Moderate cases of diverticular disease, such as phlegmon or small abscesses, can be treated conservatively.

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It is close linked to age so its prevalence has risen notably during the last decades in western countries, increasing costs related to medical attention. Stage A contains symptomatic uncomplicated disease. Hinchey Classification is used to describe perforations of the colon due to diverticulitis.

Am J Gastroenterol ; 4: The aim of the present review is to expose a view of the new trends in the management of diverticulitis and colonic diverticular disease, based on the highest clinical clasificaciob available. In addition, high-risk patients, such hijchey those immune compromised, using of NSAIDs and other immune suppressants or experiencing chronic renal failure, might be good candidates for early elective sigmoid resection.

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

The main reason for consultation or admission was pain and oral intolerance at home. The publications on the role of CT scans in diverticular disease by Ambrosetti et al. As a result, Emergency Room ER consultations for this condition are becoming more frequent. Challenging a classic myth: The efficacy of non-operative management of acute complicated diverticulitis.


Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech ; A total of episodes of AD were considered: Prospective evaluation of patients. An analysis of national and international guidelines. A multicenter randomized clinical trial investigating the cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies with or without antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis DIABOLO trial. Acta Gastroenterol Belg ; The value of inflammation markers and body temperature in acute diverticulitis.

Hinchey Classification

CT is useful for diagnosis, but above all is most useful to evaluate the degree of inflammation, for differential diagnosis vs ischemic colitis, inflammatory disease, tumor, and so onto assist treatment i. Discussion and a proposal of a new classification This review of the current classification systems for a condition as complex as diverticular disease raises the question: Int J Colorectal Dis ;25 Diverticulitis occurs in less than of people who have diverticulosis.

Ann Surg in press. Demographic data age, sexpresence or absence of comorbidities Table Iand presence of sepsis SIRS Table II were recorded, as well as the type of AD according to the radiological classification and its management in view of the clinical and radiological findings discharge, hospitalization, drainage, surgery, re-admission or re-examination.

Outpatient management of acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

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

Uniform classification in clear subgroups of diverticular disease could help the clinician in predicting outcomes and prognosis more accurately. The classification is I-IV:.

Can colorectal cancer be confidently excluded? However a large study with detailed information diet found that people who frequently ate nuts popcorn were NOT more likely to experience diverticulitis uinchey those did eat these foods [ Imaging The original Hinchey classification was based on both clinical and surgical findings.


Together with clinical data and comorbidity data, it allows better management of AD. A second analysis using manual cross reference search of the bibliographies of relevant articles located studies not found in the first search. Patients who present grade 0, do not present SIRS or any of the comorbidity factors present in table IItolerate diet and have good pain control are discharged from the ER with antibiotic treatment and a residue-free diet, under a home health care scheme and seen at the outpatient service after two weeks.

The role of abdominal imaging in cases with a high probability of acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis based on a claskficacion scoring system. For instance, impaired passage of a stool is suggestive for a stenosis, hincjey which a colonoscopy can differentiate between post-diverticulitis stenosis or cancer; diverticular bleeding is the most common cause of recurrent rectal blood loss, but again cancer should be ruled out by a colonoscopy; and pneumaturia is pathognomic for a colovesical fistula, usually a CT scan will reveal its pathway.

Randomized controlled trial of oral vs. The other patients Routine colonoscopy is not required hincbey uncomplicated diverticulitis: Dig Dis Sci ; Cochrane Database Syst Rev ;11 Since the introduction of the computed tomography CT scan in the s, this imaging modality has established itself as the primary diagnostic tool in the assessment of diverticular disease see Fig.

Outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis: Is colonoscopy necessary after computed tomography diagnosis of acute diverticulitis? Table 1 Hinchey classification and modified Hinchey classification by Sher et al.

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