diverticulum

Summary

Summary: A pathological condition manifested as a pouch or sac opening from a tubular or saccular organ.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The natural history of diverticulitis: fact and theory
    Martin H Floch
    Digestive Disease Section, Yale University School of Medicine Norwalk Hospital, 30 Stevens Street, Suite E, Norwalk, CT 08650, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S2-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Resection of Kommerell's diverticulum and left subclavian artery transfer for recurrent symptoms after vascular ring division
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:64-9. 2002
  3. ncbi Excision of a juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum causing biliary obstruction: report of three cases
    Fumihiko Yoneyama
    Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, 3 35 Michishita cho, Nakamura ku, 453 8511, Nagoya, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:69-72. 2004
  4. ncbi Comparison of robotically performed and traditional laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery A 30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1633-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Diverticulum of Kommerell: a review of a series and a report of a case with tracheal deviation compromising single lung ventilation
    Emad Mossad
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1462-4, table of contents. 2002
  6. ncbi Surgical management of giant left atrial diverticulum
    Jonathan McGuinness
    Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Our Lady s Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:820-2. 2007
  7. ncbi Sigmoid sinus diverticulum: a new surgical approach to the correction of pulsatile tinnitus
    Kristen J Otto
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:48-53. 2007
  8. ncbi The anatomical study of left atrium diverticulum by multi-detector row CT
    Yeda Wan
    Tianhe Hospital of Tianjin, No 122, Munan Street, Tianjin 300050, China
    Surg Radiol Anat 31:191-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Surgical treatment for Kommerell's diverticulum
    Takeyoshi Ota
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:574-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Urethral diverticulum: diagnosis with virtual CT urethroscopy
    Chen Pin Chou
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta Chung 1st Rd, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan, Republic of China
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1889-90. 2005

Detail Information

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  1. ncbi The natural history of diverticulitis: fact and theory
    Martin H Floch
    Digestive Disease Section, Yale University School of Medicine Norwalk Hospital, 30 Stevens Street, Suite E, Norwalk, CT 08650, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S2-7. 2004
    ..studies reveal that complications do not occur until there is microperforation through the wall of the diverticulum into the pericolic tissue...
  2. ncbi Resection of Kommerell's diverticulum and left subclavian artery transfer for recurrent symptoms after vascular ring division
    C L Backer
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:64-9. 2002
    A Kommerell's diverticulum in patients with a right aortic arch may become aneurysmal and be an independent cause of tracheoesophageal compression, even after ligation and division of a left ligamentum...
  3. ncbi Excision of a juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum causing biliary obstruction: report of three cases
    Fumihiko Yoneyama
    Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, 3 35 Michishita cho, Nakamura ku, 453 8511, Nagoya, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:69-72. 2004
    We report three cases of biliary obstruction caused by a juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum that were treated by excision of the diverticulum...
  4. ncbi Comparison of robotically performed and traditional laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery A 30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1633-9. 2003
    ..The authors' experience performing robot-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery is reported...
  5. ncbi Diverticulum of Kommerell: a review of a series and a report of a case with tracheal deviation compromising single lung ventilation
    Emad Mossad
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1462-4, table of contents. 2002
    ..Surgical repair of these defects requires manipulating the airway to improve surgical exposure. This is a report of a series of cases with compromised airway resulting from such a birth defect and methods of its management...
  6. ncbi Surgical management of giant left atrial diverticulum
    Jonathan McGuinness
    Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Our Lady s Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:820-2. 2007
  7. ncbi Sigmoid sinus diverticulum: a new surgical approach to the correction of pulsatile tinnitus
    Kristen J Otto
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:48-53. 2007
    ..We report of a new diagnostic finding and method of surgical correction for select patients with pulsatile tinnitus...
  8. ncbi The anatomical study of left atrium diverticulum by multi-detector row CT
    Yeda Wan
    Tianhe Hospital of Tianjin, No 122, Munan Street, Tianjin 300050, China
    Surg Radiol Anat 31:191-8. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to describe radiologic anatomy of the left atrium diverticulum. There were 20 patients with 27 left atrium diverticulums in 120 consecutive patients who underwent CT of coronary angiography...
  9. ncbi Surgical treatment for Kommerell's diverticulum
    Takeyoshi Ota
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:574-8. 2006
    Kommerell's diverticulum, which is a rare condition, is a congenital abnormality of the aortic arch. The strategy of surgical treatment for Kommerell's diverticulum has not been established.
  10. ncbi Urethral diverticulum: diagnosis with virtual CT urethroscopy
    Chen Pin Chou
    Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta Chung 1st Rd, Kaohsiung 813, Taiwan, Republic of China
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1889-90. 2005
    ..Findings were negative on voiding cystourethrography. Cystourethroscopy failed to reveal a urethral diverticulum. A new method of virtual CT urethroscopy was performed using a 16-MDCT scanner...
  11. ncbi Endovascular treatment of two concomitant causes of pulsatile tinnitus: sigmoid sinus stenosis and ipsilateral jugular bulb diverticulum. Case report and literature review
    Francesco Signorelli
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:89-92. 2012
    ..invalidating pulsatile tinnitus associated with both stenosis of the sigmoid sinus and ipsilateral jugular bulb diverticulum. Both conditions were successfully treated by positioning a stent across the sigmoid sinus and jugular bulb...
  12. ncbi [Scrotal diverticulum of the urinary bladder -- rare cause of an inguinal hernia]
    F Schuster
    Klinik für Urologie, Städtisches Klinikum Dresden Friedrichstadt
    Aktuelle Urol 36:55-7. 2005
    ..We report on a patient with a large inguinoscrotal herniation of the urinary bladder commonly referred as "scrotal cystocele". Diagnostic means and therapeutic strategies are discussed...
  13. pmc Diverticular and aneurysmal structures of the left ventricle in adults: report of a case within the context of a literature review
    Premraj Makkuni
    Einstein Institute for Heart and Vascular Health, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:699-705. 2010
    ..left ventricular outpouchings are detected, the main differential diagnoses are pseudoaneurysm, aneurysm, and diverticulum. The outcomes for these conditions differ substantially, and accurate diagnosis can be crucial in making ..
  14. ncbi Urethral adenocarcinoma associated with urethral diverticulum in a patient with progressive voiding dysfunction
    Walter S von Pechmann
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1111-2. 2003
    Urethral adenocarcinoma associated with urethral diverticulum is a rare condition that requires a high index of suspicion to ensure early diagnosis and appropriate therapy...
  15. ncbi Periampullary diverticulum causing biliary stricture and obstruction
    Ngian Chye Tan
    Singapore Med J 46:250-1. 2005
  16. ncbi Surgical treatment of Kommerell's diverticulum and other saccular arch aneurysms
    Jordan Knepper
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5867, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:951-4. 2013
    ..Saccular aneurysms of the aortic arch are rare, and their surgical repair is challenging with potentially significant morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi Transitional cell carcinoma in a herniated vesical diverticulum
    C J Das
    Department of Radiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, 110 029, India
    Br J Radiol 80:e227-9. 2007
    Carcinoma in vesical diverticula is a rare clinical entity and rarer still is the herniation of the vesical diverticulum into the scrotal sac...
  18. ncbi [How to identify the neck of a caliceal diverticulum in flexible ureterorenoscopy]
    Olivier Traxer
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Tenon, Paris, France
    Prog Urol 15:100-2. 2005
    A caliceal diverticulum corresponds to a cavity communicating with the renal excretory tract via a neck. Surgical treatment is required when the caliceal diverticulum is symptomatic with repercussions on the patient's quality of life...
  19. ncbi Association of two respiratory congenital anomalies: tracheal diverticulum and cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung
    Santiago Restrepo
    Department of Radiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 34:263-6. 2004
    ..of congenital anomalies of the respiratory system have been reported, but the combination of tracheal diverticulum and cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) is unique...
  20. pmc Successful side-viewing endoscopic hemoclipping for Dieulafoy-like lesion at the brim of a periampullary diverticulum
    Wan Sik Lee
    LDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Chonnam Medeical University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, Jeonnam, South Korea
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:24. 2010
    ..Their characteristic appearance and location make it difficult to be diagnosed in the clinical practice. Massive bleeding often results from these lesions and can impede the accurate early treatment...
  21. ncbi Inguinal herniation of a bladder diverticulum
    Françoise Fuerxer
    Départment d Imagerie Médicale du Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace, 98000 Monaco, France
    Clin Imaging 30:354-6. 2006
    The inguinal herniation of a bladder diverticulum is a rare entity. We report two cases and describe the findings observed by computed tomography, which allowed demonstration of the site and contents of the hernia.
  22. ncbi Urethral diverticulum after endoscopic urethrotomy: case report
    Walter R Parker
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 70:1008.e5-7. 2007
    ..Herein, we present an unusual case of a 57-year-old man with erectile dysfunction and a symptomatic urethral diverticulum after endoscopic urethrotomy for a pendulous urethral stricture...
  23. ncbi Angiodysplasia in a duodenal diverticulum as an unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    F Gunsar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Faculty, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:717-9. 2001
    ..Gastrointestinal bleeding due to angiodysplasia in a duodenal diverticulum is very rare...
  24. ncbi [Mesonephric adenocarcinoma arising in the female urethral diverticulum]
    Y Okubo
    Department of Urology, Cancer Institute Hospital
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 87:1138-41. 1996
    ..By vaginal digital pressing, a soy-bean sized papillary tumor came out of the proximal diverticulum. Histopathological examination of the biopsied tumor suggested poorly differentiated transitional cell ..
  25. ncbi Cervical aortic arch and Kommerell's diverticulum associated with the anomalous subaortic left brachiocephalic vein in a patient with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion
    Mitsugi Nagashima
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Stroke and Cardiovascular Center, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shitsukawa, Toon City, Ehime 791 0295, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:202-3. 2010
    ..defect and abnormal aortic arch anatomy: right cervical aortic arch, left descending aorta and Kommerell's diverticulum from which the left subclavian artery arose with anomalous subaortic left brachiocephalic vein...
  26. ncbi Duodenal diverticulum: case report of a perforated extraluminal diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue
    Japa Volchok
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School at Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201, USA
    Arch Surg 144:188-90. 2009
    Ectopic pancreatic tissue within a duodenal diverticulum has not been previously described in the English-language literature, to our knowledge...
  27. ncbi Relationship between intraduodenal peri-ampullary diverticulum and biliary disease in 178 patients undergoing ERCP
    Shuo Dong Wu
    Department of General Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 6:299-302. 2007
    The presence of intraduodenal peri-ampullary diverticulum is often observed during upper digestive tract barium meal studies and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...
  28. ncbi Laparoscopic diverticulocystoplasty
    Pejman Shadpour
    Department of Laparoscopic Surgery, Hasheminejad Kidney Center HKC, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:17-20. 2010
    ..We present this first report on using the diverticulum for laparoscopic urothelialized bladder augmentation as a novel procedure.
  29. ncbi Endoscopic therapeutics for patients with cholangitis caused by the juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum
    Tsung Hsien Chiang
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:501-5. 2006
    The role of endoscopic intervention for cholangitis caused by the juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum without choledocholithiasis, i.e., the Lemmel's syndrome remains controversial...
  30. ncbi Impact of periampullary duodenal diverticula at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a proposed classification of periampullary duodenal diverticula
    Jaume Boix
    Endoscopy Unit, Departments of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:208-11. 2006
    ..To propose a classification schema to describe periampullary duodenal diverticula (PDD) found at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and to study the characteristics of these diverticula...
  31. ncbi Periampullary diverticula cause pancreatobiliary reflux
    M Sugiyama
    The First Dept of Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:994-7. 2001
    ..Papillary dysfunction may allow reflux of pancreatic juice as well as intestinal contents into the common bile duct. We prospectively investigated pancreatobiliary reflux in patients with and without periampullary diverticula...
  32. ncbi 'Pseudospongioplasty' in the repair of a urethral diverticulum
    Zoran I Radojicic
    Paediatric Urology, University Children s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
    BJU Int 94:126-30. 2004
    ..To describe a technique for repairing urethral diverticula which includes neourethral reconstruction and increasing the mechanical support of the neourethra...
  33. ncbi Jejunal diverticular disease with unborn enterolith presenting as a small bowel obstruction: a case report
    Phillip P Crace
    Department of Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Am Surg 73:703-5. 2007
    ..An interesting case of an unborn enterolith (enclosed calculus) from a jejunal diverticulum presenting as a small bowel obstruction is presented...
  34. ncbi Aberrant subclavian artery pathologies and Kommerell's diverticulum: a review and analysis of published endovascular/hybrid treatment options
    Chenzi Yang
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
    J Endovasc Ther 19:373-82. 2012
    ..4% to 2.3% and 0.05%, respectively. Approximately 60% of ARSA patients will have a Kommerell's diverticulum at the origin of the ASA. Symptomatic or aneurysmal ASAs need to be treated...
  35. ncbi Endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with "acalculus" cholangitis associated with juxtapapillary diverticula
    Panagiotis Katsinelos
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotelion University, Ippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:649-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate patients who underwent endoscopic sphincterotomy for "acalculus" cholangitis associated with juxtapapillary diverticula...
  36. ncbi Computed tomographic appearance of urachal carcinoma associated with urachal diverticulum misdiagnosed by cystoscopy
    Haruhiko Machida
    Departments of Radiology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Medical Center East, 2 1 10 Nishiogu, Arakawa ku, Tokyo, 116 8567, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 33:363-6. 2008
    Urachal carcinoma associated with the urachal diverticulum is rare...
  37. ncbi Contrast harmonic power Doppler imaging of congenital ventricular diverticulum--a case report
    T Ueda
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kagawa Medical University, Japan
    Angiology 52:357-9. 2001
    A case of an 81-year-old woman with a left ventricular diverticulum who underwent myocardial contrast echocardiography is reported...
  38. ncbi A pediatric case of Zenker diverticulum: imaging findings
    Süreyya Burcu Görkem
    Department of Radiology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Diagn Interv Radiol 15:207-9. 2009
    Zenker diverticulum is known as an adult disease which occurs as result of outpouching of pharyngeal mucosa through a weak zone in the posterior wall of the pharynx...
  39. ncbi Distended urinary bladder and diverticulum-a rare cause of large-bowel obstruction
    Gad Shaked
    Department of Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Surg 197:e23-4. 2009
    ..was secondary to external compression of the rectosigmoid colon against the sacrum by a distended bladder and diverticulum. The immediate management was insertion of an indwelling urinary catheter that resulted in quick relief of the ..
  40. ncbi Isolated congenital left ventricular diverticulum in adults
    D Vaidiyanathan
    Department of Cardiology, Madras Medical College, Chennai
    Indian Heart J 53:211-3. 2001
    Isolated congenital ventricular diverticulum or aneurysm is rare and usually arises from the left ventricle. The presentation of this condition is diverse. We report three cases of isolated congenital left ventricular diverticula...
  41. ncbi Massive recurrent hemorrhage due to duodenal diverticulum--role of tattooing and suture plication
    D Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Surgery, Calderdale Royal Hospital, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:43-4. 2007
    We report a 79-year-old lady with massive recurrent GI bleeding from a duodenal diverticulum arising at the mesenteric border. We used tattooing during endoscopy as a method for identifying the bleeding source at surgery...
  42. pmc Giant vesical diverticulum: a rare cause of defecation disturbance
    Sami Akbulut
    Department of Surgery, Diyarbakir Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, 21400, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 15:3957-9. 2009
    ..Here, we present a 57-year-old man with a giant diverticulum of the urinary bladder who complained of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, constipation, no passage of gas ..
  43. ncbi Iatrogenic rectal diverticulum in patients treated with transanal stapled techniques
    M E Alabiso
    UOC di Radiologia, PO Cardinale Ascalesi ASL Na 1, Via Egiziaca a Forcella 32, Napoli, Italy
    Radiol Med 113:887-94. 2008
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  44. ncbi Clear cell adenocarcinoma in a female urethral diverticulum
    A Collado
    Department of Urology, , Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 34:136-8. 2000
    The incidence of a neoplasm within the female urethral diverticulum is rare. Clear cell adenocarcinoma, which is the most common neoplasm, arises from the metaplasia of surface transitional epithelium and the paraurethral ducts...
  45. ncbi [A case of adenocarcinoma in female urethral diverticulum]
    Satoshi Washino
    Department of Urology, Jichi Medical University, Saitama Medical Center
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:593-6. 2007
    ..Histopathological examination showed that the tumor arose in the urethral diverticulum and the proximal margin was positive...
  46. ncbi Diagnosis and management of the symptomatic duodenal diverticulum: a case series and a short review of the literature
    Beat Schnueriger
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Bern, CH 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1571-6. 2008
    ..The incidence of duodenal diverticula (DD) found at autopsy may be as high as 22%. Perforation is the least frequent but also the most serious complication. This case series gives an overview of the management of this rare entity...
  47. ncbi [Solitary duodenal diverticulum with enterolith as a rare cause of acute abdomen]
    D Franzen
    Stadtspital Triemli Zürich, Chirurgische Klinik, Zurich
    Swiss Surg 8:277-9. 2002
    ..The most uncommon complication is the enterolith formed within the diverticulum. In all reported cases, the enterolith--formation was associated with small bowel obstruction or perforation...
  48. ncbi Massive bleeding from duodenal diverticulum
    Punit Mehrotra
    Department of Medicine, King George Medical College, Lucknow
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:32. 2002
    ..We report a 45-year-old man with massive bleeding from a duodenal diverticulum located beyond the second part of the duodenum. The diverticulum was excised, and the patient...
  49. ncbi The duodenal diverticulum: an exceptional site of massive bleeding
    F Mosimann
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Hepatogastroenterology 45:603-5. 1998
    ..This paper describes a patient in whom angiography identified the diverticulum as the bleeding source, which was an exceptional occurrence, and thereby allowed prompt, appropriate treatment.
  50. ncbi Recurrent bacterial cholangitis due to a juxtapapillary diverticulum
    Cornelis van Nieuwkoop
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Ikazia Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:189-90. 2002
    ..However, a juxtapapillary diverticulum was situated at the edge of the papilla of Vater...
  51. ncbi Fourth-portion duodenal diverticulum causing massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Jaime Ruiz-Tovar
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
    Am Surg 74:27-8. 2008
    ..Upper gastrointestinal bleeding has been described, but it is an infrequent complication. We describe the 14th case reported in the literature of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding originating from a duodenal diverticulum.
  52. ncbi Histopathologic features and clinical outcomes in 71 cases of bladder diverticula
    Ecaterina F Tamas
    Department of Pathology, Quest Diagnostics, Teterboro, NJ, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:791-6. 2009
    ..Bladder diverticula often come to clinical attention when complications or malignancy occur, although limited information is available regarding histopathologic features and clinical outcomes...
  53. ncbi Acquired tracheal diverticulum following repair of tracheo-oesophageal fistula: endoscopic management
    A T L Cheng
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1269-74. 2008
    Remnant tracheal diverticulum following the repair of a tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) is an uncommon complication. The majority of lesions are discovered and repaired at the time of primary oesophageal repair...
  54. ncbi Prevalence and spectrum of abnormal electrocardiograms in patients with an isolated congenital left ventricular aneurysm or diverticulum
    Marc Alexander Ohlow
    Department of Cardiology, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Robert Koch Allee 9, Bad Berka, Germany
    Europace 11:1689-95. 2009
    Congenital left ventricular aneurysm (LVA) and diverticulum (LVD) are rare cardiac anomalies and can be associated with ECG abnormalities and rhythm disturbances...
  55. ncbi Carcinosarcoma of the bladder diverticulum and a review of the literature
    Chi Wai Cheng
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Urol 11:1136-8. 2004
    We report a carcinosarcoma within a bladder diverticulum together with a review of 18 previously reported cases of intradiverticular sarcomas and carcinosarcomas with respect to their clinical features, treatments and outcomes...
  56. ncbi [A case of leiomyosarcoma in a huge bladder diverticulum]
    Yujiro Tsujita
    The Department of Urology, National Defense Medical College Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 55:761-4. 2009
    ..Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a huge bladder diverticulum tumor which infiltrated the mesentery and abdominal wall with multiple lymph node swelling in the pelvis...
  57. ncbi Small intestinal nonmeckelian diverticulosis
    Konstantinos Makris
    Department of Surgery, Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:201-7. 2009
    ..The extent of resection may be a problem, especially in patients with extensive disease involving large parts of the bowel. In these cases, clinical judgment is required from the part of surgeon to avoid short bowel syndrome...
  58. ncbi Anterior urethral valves and diverticula in children: a result of ruptured Cowper's duct cyst?
    Dawn L McLellan
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 94:375-8. 2004
    ..To review a series of children with anterior urethral valves and diverticula, to elucidate the pathophysiology and optimal management of this entity...
  59. ncbi Spontaneous perforation of congenital bladder diverticulum
    Robert J Stein
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Urology 66:881. 2005
    ..We report a delayed diagnosis of spontaneous rupture of a congenital bladder diverticulum in a previously healthy child...
  60. pmc Acute ulcerative jejunal diverticulitis: case report of an uncommon entity
    Wojciech Staszewicz
    Service de Chirurgie Viscerale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6265-7. 2008
    ..Inflammation of multiple giant jejunal diverticulum was discovered at abdominal computed tomography (CT)...
  61. ncbi Uterine diverticulum
    Prabhakar Rajiah
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:525-7. 2009
    ..Uterine diverticula complicating pregnancy rarely are reported and should be differentiated from sacculation of pregnancy and other pelvic masses...
  62. pmc Conservative management of perforated duodenal diverticulum: a case report and review of the literature
    David Martinez-Cecilia
    Hospital Universitario Reina Sofia, AV Menendez Pidal, sn 14005, Cordoba, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1949-51. 2008
    ..We report the case of a patient with a perforated duodenal diverticulum, which was diagnosed early and treated conservatively with antibiotics and percutaneous drainage of secondary ..
  63. ncbi A right-sided aortic arch with Kommerell's diverticulum of the aberrant left subclavian artery presenting with syncope
    Ming Hsun Yang
    Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 72:275-7. 2009
    ..We report a case of Kommerell's diverticulum of an aberrant left subclavian artery in a patient with a right-sided aortic arch...
  64. ncbi Obstructing phytobezoar arising from proximal jejunal diverticulum
    Erik Lough
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV, USA
    Am J Surg 195:106-7. 2008
    ..case of small bowel obstruction which occurred when a large phytobezoar, which had formed in a proximal jejunal diverticulum, dislodged and migrated distally...
  65. ncbi Perforated duodenal diverticulum: clinical and imaging findings in eight patients
    Jennifer T Ames
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Abdom Imaging 34:135-9. 2009
    ..We have studied a substantial number of patients who had perforation of a duodenal diverticulum and found these challenging to diagnose with little guidance from prior publications.
  66. ncbi Endoscopic observation of pathophysiology of ventricular diverticulum
    Satoru Osuka
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:897-900. 2007
    BACKGROUND: Although there have been reports dealing with ventricular diverticulum (VD) analyzed by cisternography and computed tomography (CT), those focusing on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or neuroendoscopic findings are rare...
  67. ncbi Urethral diverticulum as a sequela of unrepaired penile fracture
    Gregory R Hanson
    Department of Urology, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Can J Urol 14:3461-2. 2007
    ..We report a case of an acquired urethral diverticula secondary to unrepaired penile fracture and urethral injury and review the literature on the topic...
  68. ncbi Axial torsion and gangrene of a giant Meckel's diverticulum mimicking acute appendicitis
    Gulten Kiyak
    Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Second General Surgery Department, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pak Med Assoc 59:408-9. 2009
    Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of gastrointestinal tract, occurring in 2% of the population. More than 80% of patients are asymptomatic...
  69. ncbi A ring-shaped stone in a female urethral diverticulum: case report and review of literature
    Han Ching Lin
    Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, No 100 Tzyou 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1309-10. 2008
    ..As the symptoms are not specific, urethral diverticulum may often be misdiagnosed...
  70. ncbi Urethral diverticulum after tension-free vaginal tape procedure: case report
    Ayman Mahdy
    Urology Department, Section of Female Urology, Voiding Dysfunction, and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida, USA
    Urology 72:461.e5-6. 2008
    This study presents the third case in the literature of a urethral diverticulum after the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure, with an additional finding of the diverticulum developing distal to the tape...
  71. pmc Massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with a duodenal diverticulum: a case report and review of the literature
    J Balkissoon
    Department of Surgery, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC
    J Natl Med Assoc 84:365-7. 1992
    ..Diverticulectomy was performed, and microscopic examination of the specimen showed dilated blood vessel suggestive of angiodysplasia...
  72. ncbi Giant lithiasis in a female urethral diverticulum
    Alvaro Gómez Gallo
    Department of Urology, University of Chile Clinic Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Eur Urol 51:556-8. 2007
    The formation of gallstones in a urethral diverticulum is a rare clinical entity and is usually seen in males...
  73. ncbi Kommerell's diverticulum and right-sided aortic arch: a cohort study and review of the literature
    C S Cinà
    Division of Vascular Surgery, McMaster University, Victoria Medical Center, 304 Victoria Avenue North, Suite 305, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 5G4, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 39:131-9. 2004
    ..We feel that a left subclavian-to-carotid transposition completed before the thoracic approach revascularizes the subclavian distribution without increasing the complexity of the intrathoracic procedure...
  74. ncbi Association of periampullary diverticula with primary choledocholithiasis but not with secondary choledocholithiasis
    M H Kim
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Endoscopy 30:601-4. 1998
    ..The aims of our study are to evaluate the association between periampullary diverticula and gallstones according to their site and to clarify the origin of the common bile duct stones by analyzing their composition...
  75. ncbi Ventricular aneurysm or diverticulum? Clinical differential diagnosis
    T Krasemann
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 22:409-11. 2001
    ..Intrathoracic ventricular aneurysms and diverticula can be differentiated by several criteria. Contractility is the only reliable parameter: aneurysms expand, whereas diverticula contract during ventricular systole...
  76. ncbi Clear cell adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder within a diverticulum
    Alireza Moinzadeh
    Department of Urology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 62:145. 2003
    A rare case of clear cell adenocarcinoma within a bladder diverticulum is presented. A 69-year-old man presented to our institution with gross hematuria...
  77. ncbi Carcinoma in a bladder diverticulum: presentation and treatment outcome
    Dragan Golijanin
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Urol 170:1761-4. 2003
    In this retrospective review we characterize the outcomes of patients treated for transitional cell carcinoma in a bladder diverticulum.
  78. ncbi The relationship between juxtapapillary duodenal diverticula and disorders of the biliopancreatic system: analysis of 350 patients
    T Zoepf
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 54:56-61. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: JPDD appears to be a risk factor for complications of endoscopic sphincterotomy and for gallbladder stones, bile duct stones, and their recurrence...
  79. ncbi Urinary bladder diverticulum and its association with malignancy: an anatomical study on cadavers
    - Prakash
    Department of Anatomy, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 51:543-5. 2010
    Present work was directed to study the prevalence and anatomical basis of diverticulum formation and its association with malignancy inside the urinary bladder on cadavers...
  80. ncbi Diagnosis and outcome in congenital ventricular diverticulum and aneurysm
    Eloi Marijon
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:433-7. 2006
    True congenital ventricular diverticulum and aneurysm in children are very uncommon. We report our experience to clarify the diagnosis and outcome of these little-known entities.
  81. pmc Complicated small-bowel diverticulosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Woubet T Kassahun
    University of Leipzig, Faculty of Medicine, Clinic for Visceral, Transplantation, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, OKL, Liebig Strasse 20a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2240-2. 2007
    ..An atypical presentation of complicated jejunal diverticulitis in conjunction with sigmoid diverticulitis diagnosed with laparoscopy and treated with surgical resection is presented...
  82. ncbi Giant sigmoid diverticulum: case report and review of the literature
    M Toiber-Levy
    Department of Surgery, ABC Medical Center, Sur 136 No 116, D F 01120 Mexico city, Mexico
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 32:581-4. 2008
    Giant colonic diverticulum is a rare entity first described in 1946 by Bonvin and Bonte. It may be congenital or acquired and the average age of presentation is 65. There are less than 150 reported cases in the literature...
  83. ncbi Atypical presentation of Kommerell's diverticulum
    Adriana Dias Barranhas
    RM Cardíaca, Hospital de Clínicas de Niterói, Niteroi, RJ, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 93:e88-90, e101-3. 2009
    ..resonance angiography, which detected a right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery and Kommerell diverticulum. A literature review was the basis for our clinical conduct, for the surgical treatment is complex...
  84. ncbi Fetal left ventricular diverticulum presenting as dysrhythmia: diagnosis and management
    Mandakini Pradhan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:10-4. 2008
    Congenital diverticulum of the left ventricle is a malformation, often associated with midline thoraco-abdominal defects...
  85. ncbi Thoracoscopic treatment of a pericardial diverticulum
    A Carretta
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina, 60 20132 Milan, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:158. 2003
    ..Thoracoscopy revealed a pericardial diverticulum. Resection of the lesion was performed thoracoscopically, with complete remission of the symptoms.
  86. ncbi ERCP in patients with periampullary diverticulum
    Andrea Rajnakova
    Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:625-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the indications for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, the course of this procedure and complications after this procedure in patients with periampullary diverticulum.
  87. ncbi [Aneurysm of the diverticulum of the ductus arteriosus in the adult with left pneumonectomy; report of a case]
    T Jinno
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Takamatsu, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 55:803-6. 2002
    ..Chest computed tomography (CT) scan and aortogram indicated a diagnosis of aneurysm of diverticulum of the ductus arteriosus. Aneurysm of the diverticulum of the ductus arteriosus in the adult is rare...
  88. ncbi [Duodenal diverticulum in the third portion of duodenum as a cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and chronic abdominal pain. Case report and literature review]
    Jorge Avalos-González
    Departamento de Cirugia General, Hospital General Zona, MF No 1, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Colima, Mexico
    Cir Cir 76:65-9. 2008
    Duodenal diverticulum is a little-known pathology. The duodenum represents second place in frequency for the presence of diverticula in the digestive tract after the colon...
  89. ncbi Difficult lung isolation in a patient with an undiagnosed tracheal diverticulum
    Serene Li Ling Ching
    Department of Anesthesia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:355-6. 2003
  90. ncbi [Isolated congenital left ventricular diverticulum: report of a paediatric case]
    N Ech Cherif El Kettani
    Service de Radiologie Pediatrique, Hôpital d Enfants, CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat
    J Radiol 87:56-8. 2006
    Congenital cardiac diverticulum is a rare malformation formed by an outpouching of the ventricular wall, in particular the left ventricle. The thoraco-abdominal type is more frequent than the isolated thoracic type...
  91. ncbi Rectal diverticulum: a new complication of STARR procedure for obstructed defecation
    G Sciaudone
    First Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples Policlinico, Naples, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 12:61-3. 2008
    We report a case of rectal diverticulum developed after stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) procedure for obstructed defecation. A 21-year-old woman with chronic constipation was diagnosed with a rectocele at defecography...
  92. ncbi Vegetable stalk as a nidus for gallstone formation in a patient with a juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum
    Franziska Plath
    Department of Gastroenterology, Clinic of Internal Medicine, University of Rostock, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:944-6. 2002
  93. ncbi Acute inflammation of a congenital cecal diverticulum mimicking appendicitis
    Ewen A Griffiths
    Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Monit 9:CS107-9. 2003
    ..Cecal diverticulitis is a relatively rare problem in the Western world. It is often clinically indistinguishable from acute appendicitis...
  94. ncbi [Diverticulum of the ductus arteriosus. Cause of traumatic aortic ruptures?]
    T Vogler
    Abteilung für Kinderpathologie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55101 Mainz
    Chirurg 78:47-51. 2007
    According to angiographic studies 9-26% of all adult aortae show a ductus arteriosus diverticulum (DAD), i.e. an indention of the aortic wall at the insertion of the obliterated ductus arteriosus...
  95. ncbi Juxtapapillary diverticulum: findings on MRI
    N Cem Balci
    Department of Radiology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Magn Reson Imaging 17:487-92. 2003
    The purpose of our study was to describe the imaging findings of juxtapapillary diverticulum on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  96. ncbi Duodenal diverticular hemostasis with hemoclip placement on the bleeding and feeder vessels: A case report
    Gottumukkala S Raju
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:116-7. 2003
  97. ncbi Giant urethral diverticulum: unusual complication following ventral buccal mucosa onlay graft urethroplasty
    Jörg Miller
    Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Urol Int 77:368-70. 2006
    ..We report on the case of a 63-year-old man who developed a giant diverticulum of the urethra 1 year after a ventral buccal mucosa onlay graft urethroplasty for recurrent bulbar urethral ..
  98. ncbi Adenocarcinoma of the female urethral diverticulum treated by multimodality therapy
    Yasuo Awakura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto National Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:281-3. 2003
    ..Two years after the operation, she had no evidence of recurrence. Adenocarcinoma of the female urethral diverticulum is rare and has been treated by surgery and/or radiation...
  99. ncbi Tracheal diverticulum: a review of the literature
    Enrique Javier Soto-Hurtado
    Pneumology Service, Carlos Haya Hospital, Malaga, Spain
    Lung 184:303-7. 2006
    Tracheal diverticulum is a rarely encountered entity. It may be congenital or acquired, the difference residing mainly in the histologic features of the wall...
  100. ncbi Congenital cardiac diverticulum in the subaortic valve area
    Yongzhi Deng
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1087-91. 2006
    We report and review the clinical characteristics and operative techniques of the rare malformation of congenital cardiac diverticulum in the subaortic valve area.
  101. ncbi [A case of an intraluminal duodenal diverticulum managed with endoscopic incision and ligation using needle-knife and detachable snare]
    Young Dae Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, University Hospital, 50 Samdeok 2 ga, Jung Gu, Daegu, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 49:177-82. 2007
    An intraluminal duodenal diverticulum (IDD) is a rare congenital anomaly consisted of a sac-like mucosal projection within the second portion of the duodenum...

Research Grants11

  1. Sutureless Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Using Laser Tissue Welding: Preclinic
    Yasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..nephrectomy for benign and malignant lesions;urethral repair: for hypospadias, urethral stricture, urethral diverticulum, and urethral fistulae and all surgical procedures that currently use sutures...
  2. Risk Factors for Asymptomatic Diverticulosis
    Robert S Sandler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed study is a first step in understanding the cause of diverticulosis with the hope of preventing the disease and its complications ..
  3. PROSPECTIVE COMPARISON OF COLONIC IMAGING TEST
    Don Rockey; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The information gained from this study is expected to form the basis for national policy and decision making with reward to colonic imaging tests. ..
  4. Manufacturing Process for Albumin-ICG Solder & Denatured Albumin Scaffold
    Yasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..nephrectomy for benign lesions (500/year); Urethral repair: for hypospadias, urethral stricture, urethral diverticulum, and urethral fistulae (600/yr) and skin approximation (all surgical procedures that currently use sutures) ..
  5. MOLECULAR GENETIC ANALYSIS OF EARLY LIVER DEVELOPMENT
    LESLIE ROGLER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They will use a newly established murine hepatic endoderm cell line, isolated from the hepatic diverticulum at day 9.5 of gestation, that has been designated HBC-3...
  6. TRANSCRIPTIONAL CONTROL OF EYE DEVELOPMENT
    Eseng Lai; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..factors, brain factors-1 and -2 (BF-1 and BF-2), that have unique expression patterns in the developing optic diverticulum. BF-1 is restricted to the nasal (anterior) half of the optic vesicle and stalk neuroepithelium while BF-2 is ..
  7. PESCADILLO AND HEPATOGENESIS
    Stephen Duncan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..analysis of the transcriptional regulatory elements governing pescadillo's expression in the murine liver diverticulum. Overall, this proposal will provide a greater understanding of how hepatic cell fate decisions are directed ..
  8. DIFFERENTIATION OF HEPATIC STEM CELLS
    LESLIE ROGLER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..for clonal growth of hepatoblasts from the murine hepatic diverticulum, to carry out clonal analysis of the developmental potential of retrovirally marked hepatic precursors from ..
  9. EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS OF MALE REPRODUCTIVE TRAITS IN MUS
    MATTHEW DEAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will help uncover the genetic basis of male reproductive fitness in a natural population of house mice. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Calorie Restriction Effects on Chromosomal Aberrations
    CHARLEEN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will be essential in identifying potential mechanisms by which CR acts in cancer prevention and delay of the aging process in long-lived species such as the rhesus monkey and humans. ..
  11. EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY SHARED RESOURCE LABORATORY
    Laura Lamps; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..