diverticulitis

Summary

Summary: Inflammation of a DIVERTICULUM or diverticula.

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  1. ncbi Aerobic and anaerobic microbiology in intra-abdominal infections associated with diverticulitis
    I Brook
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Microbiol 49:827-30. 2000
  2. 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
  3. pmc Complicated diverticulitis: is it time to rethink the rules?
    Jennifer Chapman
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Surg 242:576-81; discussion 581-3. 2005
  4. ncbi Outcomes after medical and surgical treatment of diverticulitis: a systematic review of the available evidence
    George Peppas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, and Department of Surgery, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1360-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Epidemiological similarities between appendicitis and diverticulitis suggesting a common underlying pathogenesis
    Edward H Livingston
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Arch Surg 146:308-14. 2011
  6. pmc Epidemiological trends and geographic variation in hospital admissions for diverticulitis in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1600-5. 2011
  7. ncbi Appendiceal diverticulitis: diagnosis and differentiation from usual acute appendicitis using computed tomography
    Kyoung Ho Lee
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam si, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:763-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Multicentre observational study of the natural history of left-sided acute diverticulitis
    G A Binda
    Department of General Surgery, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Br J Surg 99:276-85. 2012
  9. ncbi Patterns of recurrence in patients with acute diverticulitis
    T Eglinton
    Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 97:952-7. 2010
  10. pmc Obesity increases the risks of diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding
    Lisa L Strate
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:115-122.e1. 2009

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  1. ncbi Aerobic and anaerobic microbiology in intra-abdominal infections associated with diverticulitis
    I Brook
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Microbiol 49:827-30. 2000
    The aerobic and anaerobic microbiology of intra-abdominal infections associated with diverticulitis was studied in 110 specimens from the peritoneal cavity after intestinal perforation and in 22 specimens from abdominal abscesses...
  2. 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
    ..colon immune response and permits a low-grade chronic inflammatory process that precedes a full-blown acute diverticulitis. Pathophysiologic studies reveal that complications do not occur until there is microperforation through the ..
  3. pmc Complicated diverticulitis: is it time to rethink the rules?
    Jennifer Chapman
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Surg 242:576-81; discussion 581-3. 2005
    Much of our knowledge and treatment of complicated diverticulitis (CD) are based on outdated literature reporting mortality rates of 10%...
  4. ncbi Outcomes after medical and surgical treatment of diverticulitis: a systematic review of the available evidence
    George Peppas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, and Department of Surgery, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1360-8. 2007
    There is still controversy regarding the appropriate management of diverticulitis of the colon in cases when both surgical and conservative treatment may be an option...
  5. ncbi Epidemiological similarities between appendicitis and diverticulitis suggesting a common underlying pathogenesis
    Edward H Livingston
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Arch Surg 146:308-14. 2011
    Nonperforating appendicitis is primarily a disease of children, and nonperforating diverticulitis affects mostly older adults...
  6. pmc Epidemiological trends and geographic variation in hospital admissions for diverticulitis in the United States
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1600-5. 2011
    To characterize the increasing incidence and geographic variation of acute diverticulitis.
  7. ncbi Appendiceal diverticulitis: diagnosis and differentiation from usual acute appendicitis using computed tomography
    Kyoung Ho Lee
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam si, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:763-9. 2007
    To describe the computed tomographic findings of appendiceal diverticulitis.
  8. ncbi Multicentre observational study of the natural history of left-sided acute diverticulitis
    G A Binda
    Department of General Surgery, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Br J Surg 99:276-85. 2012
    The natural history of acute diverticulitis (AD) is still unclear. This study investigated the recurrence rate, and the risks of emergency surgery, associated stoma and death following initial medical or surgical treatment of AD.
  9. ncbi Patterns of recurrence in patients with acute diverticulitis
    T Eglinton
    Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 97:952-7. 2010
    The natural history of acute diverticulitis remains unclear, with the role of prophylactic surgery following conservatively managed diverticulitis increasingly controversial...
  10. pmc Obesity increases the risks of diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding
    Lisa L Strate
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:115-122.e1. 2009
    Studies of obesity and diverticular complications are limited. We assessed the relationship between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio and diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding.
  11. ncbi The timing of elective colectomy in diverticulitis: a decision analysis
    Leon Salem
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:904-12. 2004
    ..We used decision and cost analysis to simulate the clinical and economic outcomes after recovery from an episode of nonsurgically treated diverticulitis to determine the preferable management strategy.
  12. ncbi Generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis: Hartmann's procedure or primary anastomosis?
    Loris Trenti
    Department of Surgery, Colorectal Unit, Bellvitge University Hospital, University of Barcelona and IDIBELL, Bellvitge Biomedical Investigation Institute, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:377-84. 2011
    ..procedure (HP) still remains the most frequently performed procedure for diffuse peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis. The aims of this study were to assess the feasibility and safety of resection with primary anastomosis (RPA) ..
  13. ncbi CT and clinical features of acute diverticulitis in an urban U.S. population: rising frequency in young, obese adults
    Eram Zaidi
    Department of Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:689-94. 2006
    On the basis of our experience in recent years, we hypothesized that acute diverticulitis occurs more frequently in young adult patients (age, < or = 50 years) now than previously recognized...
  14. ncbi Impact of primary resection on the outcome of patients with perforated diverticulitis
    Vidhan Chandra
    Departments of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Arch Surg 139:1221-4. 2004
    ..This study investigates the impact of primary resection on operative mortality, identifies predictors of mortality, and compares the results with those of our earlier experience...
  15. 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
    ..The first jejunal loop showed clear signs of jejunal diverticulitis. Primary segmental jejunum resection with end-to-end anastomosis was performed...
  16. ncbi Morbid obesity and diverticulitis: results from the ACS NSQIP dataset
    Matthew B Bailey
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
    J Am Coll Surg 217:874-80.e1. 2013
    We examined the relationship between morbid obesity, clinical presentation, and perioperative outcomes in patients offered surgery for diverticulitis.
  17. ncbi Killian-Jamieson diverticulitis with cervical cellulitis: report of a case
    Masato Kitazawa
    Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, 390 8621, Japan
    Surg Today 40:257-61. 2010
    ..Cervical cellulitis due to K-J diverticulitis is also highly exceptional...
  18. ncbi Sigmoid diverticulitis. Longitudinal analysis of 222 patients with a minimal follow up of 5 years
    P Frileux
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Hopital Foch, Université Versailles Saint Quentin, Suresnes Cedex, France
    Colorectal Dis 12:674-80. 2010
    The surgical treatment of severe attacks of sigmoid diverticulitis and the indications for prophylactic surgery are currently matters of debate...
  19. ncbi Outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis: rates and predictors of failure
    David A Etzioni
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:861-5. 2010
    Many patients with acute diverticulitis can be managed as outpatients, but the success rate of this approach has not been thoroughly studied...
  20. ncbi Long-term risk of acute diverticulitis among patients with incidental diverticulosis found during colonoscopy
    Kamyar Shahedi
    University of California Los Angeles Veteran s Affairs Center for Outcomes Research and Education, Los Angeles, California
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1609-13. 2013
    ..Guidelines state that these patients have a 10% to 25% lifetime risk of developing acute diverticulitis. However, this value was determined based on limited data, collected before population-based colonoscopy, so ..
  21. ncbi Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for fistulized diverticulitis
    S R Laurent
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, CHU Sart Tilman B35, Liege, Belgium
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:148-52. 2005
    ..Few studies report results of laparoscopic surgery in complicated diverticulitis. This study was designed to analyze the results of laparoscopic sigmoidectomy in patients with fistulized ..
  22. ncbi Damage control strategy for the management of perforated diverticulitis with generalized peritonitis: laparoscopic lavage and drainage vs. laparoscopic Hartmann's procedure
    Song Liang
    The Texas Endosurgery Institute, 4242 E Southcross Blvd, Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78222, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:2835-42. 2012
    ..lavage and drainage (LLD) with laparoscopic Hartmann's procedure (LHP) in the management of perforated diverticulitis and to investigate a safer and more effective laparoscopic method for managing acute perforated diverticulitis ..
  23. pmc Two cases of Ruminococcus gnavus bacteremia associated with diverticulitis
    Sanne G K Hansen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Lillebaelt Hospital, Vejle, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1334-6. 2013
    ..Finally, the bacteria were identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing...
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic versus open sigmoid resection for diverticulitis: long-term results of a prospective, randomized trial
    Pascal Gervaz
    Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospital and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 25:3373-8. 2011
    Elective laparoscopic sigmoid resection for diverticulitis has proven short-term benefits, but little data are available from prospective randomized trials regarding long-term outcome, quality of life, and functional results.
  25. ncbi Increased risk for irritable bowel syndrome after acute diverticulitis
    Erica Cohen
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1614-9. 2013
    ..frequently also have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but there are no longitudinal data to associate acute diverticulitis with subsequent IBS, functional bowel disorders, or related emotional distress...
  26. ncbi Assessment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in uncomplicated acute diverticulitis of the colon
    Antonio Tursi
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Lorenzo Bonomo Hospital, Galleria Pisani 4, 70031 Andria, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:2773-6. 2005
    ..Acute diverticulitis is affected by some similar symptoms and bacterial colonic overgrowth...
  27. ncbi Small bowel diverticulitis of the Roux loop after gastric bypass
    Antonio Iannelli
    Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Transplantation Hépatique, Hopital Archet, Nice, France
    Obes Surg 16:1249-51. 2006
    ..We report a 48-year-old morbidly obese woman who presented 2 months after laparoscopic RYGBP with a perforated diverticulum of the Roux loop. The diagnostic and therapeutic implications are discussed...
  28. ncbi Trends in diverticulitis management in the United States from 2002 to 2007
    Hossein Masoomi
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Surgery and Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 333 City Blvd West, Ste 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Surg 146:400-6. 2011
    To demonstrate the recent trends of admission and surgical management for diverticulitis in the United States.
  29. ncbi Complicated sigmoid diverticulitis--Hartmann's procedure or primary anastomosis?
    T Herzog
    Department of Surgery, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, School of Medicine, Germany
    Acta Chir Belg 111:378-83. 2011
    Diverticular disease of the colon is a common condition in developed countries. For perforated diverticulitis Hartmann's procedure is a safe and quick treatment option. But intestinal restoration needs further interventions...
  30. ncbi [Perforated jejunal divertikula - a rare differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain]
    M Kleemann
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig Holstein Campus Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck
    Zentralbl Chir 131:521-4. 2006
    ..OPERATION: Diagnostic laparotomy showed a 6 cm inflammatory tumor with covered perforation of a jejunal diverticula at the 4th intestinal loop distal the ligament of Treitz. We performed a segmental resection...
  31. ncbi Frequency, sensitivity, and specificity of individual signs of diverticulitis on thin-section helical CT with colonic contrast material: experience with 312 cases
    Moritz F Kircher
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 32 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1313-8. 2002
    The aim of our study was to determine the frequency, sensitivity, and specificity of the individual signs of diverticulitis using helical CT with colonic contrast material.
  32. ncbi Jejunal diverticulitis with localized perforation diagnosed by ultrasound: a case report
    Alexis D Kelekis
    Department of Radiology, Geneva University Hospital, 24 Rue Michelli du Crest, 1208 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 12:S78-81. 2002
    A rare case of a proximal jejunal diverticulitis is presented. The diagnosis was initially suggested by US and confirmed by CT...
  33. ncbi Diverticulosis and diverticulitis of the appendix
    Badr AbdullGaffar
    Histopathology Department, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:231-7. 2009
    ..When symptomatic, it is usually complicated by acute or chronic diverticulitis with or without acute appendicitis...
  34. pmc A rare presentation of appendiceal diverticulitis associated with pelvic pseudocyst
    Hirotaka Niwa
    Department of Surgery, Yaizu City Hospital, 1000 Dobara, Yaizu City, Shizuoka 425 8505, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1293-5. 2008
    ..Gynecological disorders such as endometriosis or lutein cyst rupture was denied. These findings represent appendiceal diverticulitis. We discuss the clinical features of the disease and its relation with the pelvic pseudocyst.
  35. ncbi Surgical management of cecal diverticulitis: is diverticulectomy enough?
    B Papaziogas
    Second Surgical Clinic of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Fanariou Street 16, 55133 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:24-7. 2005
    Cecal diverticulitis is a rare condition in the western population. The optimal management of this condition is still controversial, ranging from conservative antibiotic treatment to aggressive resection...
  36. ncbi Laparoscopic sigmoid resection for diverticulitis decreases major morbidity rates: a randomized control trial: short-term results of the Sigma Trial
    Bastiaan R Klarenbeek
    Department of Surgery, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 249:39-44. 2009
    ..trial has compared laparoscopic sigmoid resection (LSR) to open sigmoid resection (OSR) for symptomatic diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon...
  37. ncbi A strangulated Spigelian hernia mimicking diverticulitis
    F B Rogers
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, Department of Surgery, 111 Colchester Avenue, FL 466, Burlington, VT 0540, USA
    Hernia 5:51-2. 2001
    ..Reported herein, is the serendipitous discovery of an incarcerated Spigelian hernia that was discovered on a CT scan being performed for presumed diverticulitis.
  38. ncbi Sigmoid diverticulitis in young patients--a more aggressive disease than in older patients?
    Jorg Peter Ritz
    Department of General, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:667-74. 2011
    There is controversy over whether sigmoid diverticulitis (SD) is more aggressive with a higher risk of perforation in younger than in older patients...
  39. ncbi Diverticulitis: new frontiers for an old country: risk factors and pathogenesis
    Joshua R Korzenik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Crohn s and Colitis Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:1128-9. 2008
    The understanding of diverticulitis has advanced little beyond the initial postulates of Burkitt and Painter who proposed that diverticular disease results from a deficiency of dietary fiber...
  40. ncbi [Vesicosigmoid fistulas secondary to diverticulitis: helical CT diagnosis]
    C Sebastià Cerqueda
    l Institut de Diagnòstic per la Imatge Servei de Radiodiagnòstic Secció TC_Body Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron Barcelona España
    Radiologia 49:343-5. 2007
    ..In our environment, diverticulitis is the most common cause, accounting for approximately one half of all cases...
  41. pmc Sonographic findings of acute appendiceal diverticulitis
    Tadao Kubota
    Department of Surgery Chibanishi General Hospital, 107 1 Kanegasaku Matsudo Chiba 270 2251, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 12:4104-5. 2006
    Preoperative images of acute appendiceal diverticulitis are rarely reported because of the difficulty of distinguishing appendiceal diverticulitis from other ileocecal diseases like acute appendicitis or cecal diverticulitis...
  42. ncbi Acute sigmoid diverticulitis in young patients
    Jyrki T Mäkelä
    Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 22, 90029 OYS, Finland
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1382-7. 2009
    The natural history of young patients admitted for acute diverticulitis in terms of the virulence of the disease and the need for surgical treatment has remained controversial.
  43. pmc Use of aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increases risk for diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding
    Lisa L Strate
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastroenterology 140:1427-33. 2011
    ..We examined the influence of aspirin and NSAID use on risk of diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding in a large prospective cohort.
  44. ncbi Complicated small bowel diverticulosis--a case report and literature review
    L Tankova
    Clinical Centre of Gastroenterology, Medical University Hospital Queen Joanna, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:603-6. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi Missed opportunities for primary repair in complicated acute diverticulitis
    Malek Tabbara
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 148:919-24. 2010
    Complicated acute diverticulitis (CAD) requiring an urgent operation is usually managed by fecal diversion (FD) despite reports suggesting that primary repair (PR) is safe...
  46. ncbi A case of appendiceal diverticulitis, and a review of the literature
    D S Heffernan
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Ir J Med Sci 178:519-21. 2009
    Appendiceal diverticulitis is a rare presentation, often presenting outside of the classical age grouping for appendicitis...
  47. ncbi CT features of adnexal involvement in patients with diverticulitis
    Vikash S Panghaal
    Department of Radiology, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:963-6. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the CT findings in patients with colosalpingeal fistula complicating diverticulitis.
  48. ncbi Acute diverticulitis with colon perforation in renal transplantation
    R Dalla Valle
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2507-10. 2005
    Acute diverticulitis with colon perforation is a serious condition in transplant recipients...
  49. ncbi Hartmann's colectomy and reversal in diverticulitis: a population-level assessment
    Leon Salem
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:988-95. 2005
    This study was designed to assess the costs and outcomes of colostomy and colostomy reversal in patients with diverticulitis and examine the impact of such procedures on the health care system.
  50. ncbi Appendiceal diverticulitis
    Hamed Kabiri
    Department of Surgery, Mercy Catholoc Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am Surg 72:221-3. 2006
    The incidence of appendiceal diverticulitis in pathologic specimens is 0.004 to 2.1 per cent and is unusual in younger patients...
  51. ncbi Acute diverticulitis in the young: a 5-year retrospective study of risk factors, clinical presentation and complications
    A M Shah
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Joseph s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey 07503, USA
    Colorectal Dis 13:1158-61. 2011
    Acute diverticulitis in the young is considered to follow an aggressive course, but there is a paucity of data on factors that could determine a complicated course.
  52. ncbi Timing of prophylactic surgery in prevention of diverticulitis recurrence: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert J Richards
    Dig Dis Sci 47:1903-8. 2002
    Although surgery is recommended after two or more attacks of uncomplicated diverticulitis, the optimal timing for surgery in terms of cost-effectiveness is unknown...
  53. ncbi Clinical characteristics of 12 cases of appendiceal diverticulitis: a comparison with 378 cases of acute appendicitis
    Ippei Yamana
    Department of Surgery, Fukuoka Tokushukai Hospital, 4 5 Sukukita, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816 0864, Japan
    Surg Today 42:363-7. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study compared appendiceal diverticulitis with acute appendicitis to explain the characteristics of appendiceal diverticulitis.
  54. pmc Diverticulitis in the young patient--is it different ?
    Adi Lahat
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52651, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2932-5. 2006
    To prospectively study the incidence and the natural history of acute diverticulitis in young patients.
  55. ncbi Reversal of Hartmann's procedure following acute diverticulitis: is timing everything?
    Fergal J Fleming
    Surgical Professorial Unit, Department of Surgery, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:1219-25. 2009
    ..Patients who undergo a Hartmann's procedure may not be offered a reversal due to concerns over the morbidity of the second procedure. The aims of this study were to examine the morbidity post reversal of Hartmann's procedure...
  56. ncbi Appendiceal diverticulitis: multidetector CT features
    Hisato Osada
    Department of Radiology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical School, 1981 Kamoda, Kawagoe, Saitama 350 8550, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:242-8. 2012
    Appendiceal diverticulitis has been difficult to distinguish from acute appendicitis clinically and radiologically...
  57. ncbi Perforated jejunal diverticulitis: a rare presentation of acute abdomen
    F Vanrykel
    Heilig Hartziekenhuis Roeselare, Roeselare, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 110:367-9. 2010
    ..A case of acute abdomen due to a perforated jejunal diverticulum is discussed, followed by a literature review concerning aetiology, symptoms, complications, diagnosis and treatment is provided...
  58. ncbi Necrotizing fasciitis secondary to diverticulitis
    Tatiana Piedra
    Radiology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Avenida de Valdecilla, 39008 Santander, Spain
    Emerg Radiol 13:345-8. 2007
    ..We present a case of necrotizing fasciitis secondary to diverticulitis in an immunosuppressed patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
  59. ncbi Appendicitis, diverticulitis, and colitis
    Amanda E Horn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 29:347-68, ix. 2011
    Appendicitis, diverticulitis, and colitis are common gastrointestinal conditions presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  60. ncbi Perforation of acute calculous Meckel's diverticulitis: a rare cause of acute abdomen in elderly
    K Yorganci
    Department of General Surgery, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 100:226-7. 2000
    ..A case of acute calculous Meckel's diverticulitis with perforation in a 58-year old man is presented and possible pathological conditions are discussed...
  61. ncbi Influence of hysterectomy on fistula formation in women with diverticulitis
    D Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 97:251-7. 2010
    b>Diverticulitis is a risk factor for fistula formation but little is known about the influence of hysterectomy in this association...
  62. ncbi Diverticulitis in transplant patients and patients on chronic corticosteroid therapy: a systematic review
    Stephanie S Hwang
    Department of Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1699-707. 2010
    ..In this study we systematically reviewed the literature regarding the epidemiology and clinical course of diverticulitis in immunosuppressed patients...
  63. pmc The ladies trial: laparoscopic peritoneal lavage or resection for purulent peritonitis and Hartmann's procedure or resection with primary anastomosis for purulent or faecal peritonitis in perforated diverticulitis (NTR2037)
    Hilko A Swank
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 10:29. 2010
    Recently, excellent results are reported on laparoscopic lavage in patients with purulent perforated diverticulitis as an alternative for sigmoidectomy and ostomy...
  64. ncbi [Morbi-mortality after Hartmann procedure for peritonitis complicating sigmoid diverticulitis. A retrospective analysis of 85 cases]
    F Dumont
    Services de Chirurgie Viscérale et Digestive, CHU, Universite de Picardie, Hopital d Amiens, Amiens Nord, Place Victor Pauchet, 80054 Amiens cedex 01, France
    Ann Chir 130:391-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse natural history of HP and intestinal continuity restoration for sigmoid diverticulitis, and to assess risk factors for mortality, morbidity and absence of intestinal continuity restoration.
  65. ncbi Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a renal allograft associated with xanthogranulomatous diverticulitis: report of the first case and review of the literature
    Wassim Hitti
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3344-7. 2007
  66. pmc Qualitative and quantitative analyses of the bifidobacterial microbiota in the colonic mucosa of patients with colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and inflammatory bowel disease
    Miguel Gueimonde
    Instituto de Productos Lacteos de Asturias IPLA CSIC Ctra Infiesto s n, 33300, Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 13:3985-9. 2007
    ..To characterize the bifidobacterial microbiota of the colonic mucosa in patients with colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease or diverticuitis...
  67. ncbi Current management of diverticulitis
    Michael H McCafferty
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Am Surg 74:1041-9. 2008
    b>Diverticulitis is classified as uncomplicated or complicated, i.e., associated with perforation, fistula, or obstruction. CT allows more reliable characterization of an acute attack of diverticulitis...
  68. ncbi Elective surgery for recurrent diverticulitis
    Jyrki T Mäkelä
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastroenterology, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1412-6. 2007
    After two documented episodes of uncomplicated diverticulitis, elective colon resection is recommended to prevent complications of the disease but the nature of symptoms in non-operated patients requires specification.
  69. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of primary epiploic appendagitis: differentiation from acute diverticulitis
    Hee Jung Son
    Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:435-8. 2002
    ..Primary epiploic appendagitis is frequently misdiagnosed as either appendicitis or diverticulitis, depending on its location.
  70. ncbi Aggressive resection is indicated for cecal diverticulitis
    Jen Feng Fang
    First Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fushing St, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Surg 185:135-40. 2003
    Because of the difficulties in preoperative diagnosis and controversies in the management, cecal diverticulitis has received much discussion in the literature. There, however, are still many questions that remain unanswered.
  71. ncbi Acute recurrent diverticulitis is prevented by oral administration of a polybacterial lysate suspension
    L Dughera
    Digestive Motility and Endoscopy Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 50:149-53. 2004
    The main cause of acute diverticulitis is the abnormal accumulation of fecal bacteria within the diverticular lumen, leading to a balancing between normal probiotic microflora and pathogenic species; Gram negative Entero-bacteriaceae, ..
  72. ncbi Laparoscopy for diverticulitis
    Nilesh A Patel
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine Clinical Campus, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    Semin Laparosc Surg 10:177-83. 2003
    Although the literature on laparoscopic surgery for diverticulitis includes data on more than 1800 patients, the quality of the studies is insufficient to draw definitive evidence-based conclusions...
  73. ncbi Diverticulitis: when and how to operate?
    H N Aydin
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, A30 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 36:435-45. 2004
    Diverticular disease, and particularly diverticulitis, has increasing incidence in industrialised countries...
  74. ncbi Diverticulitis in the young patient
    A J Minardi
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Affiliated Hospitals, Shreveport, USA
    Am Surg 67:458-61. 2001
    Although predominantly a disease in older adults diverticulitis does affect younger patients...
  75. ncbi Acute diverticulitis in the young adult is not "virulent."
    Jeremy Schweitzer
    Department of Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Am Surg 68:1044-7. 2002
    Acute diverticulitis historically has been considered rare before the age of 40 but "virulent" when it does occur and frequently requiring emergency operation...
  76. ncbi Computed tomography evaluation of diverticulitis
    Tara Lawrimore
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 19:194-204. 2004
    Acute diverticulitis is a frequent and important diagnosis in gastrointestinal disease, most commonly involving the colon...
  77. ncbi Laparoscopic approach to treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis: changes in the spectrum of indications and results of a prospective, multicenter study on 1,545 patients
    Hubert Scheidbach
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1883-8. 2004
    The aim of the present study was to analyze changes regarding the indications for and results of laparoscopic treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis.
  78. ncbi Diverticulosis and acute diverticulitis
    John G Touzios
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 66905, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 38:513-25. 2009
    ..Management of acute, uncomplicated diverticulitis can often be treated successfully with antibiotics alone and the decision to proceed with more aggressive ..
  79. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis
    P F Ridgway
    Department of Surgery, Wexford General Hospital, Ireland
    Colorectal Dis 11:941-6. 2009
    ..The authors hypothesize that an oral antibiotic and fluids are not inferior to intravenous (IV) antibiotics and 'bowel rest' in clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.
  80. ncbi Diverticular disease and diverticulitis
    Anish A Sheth
    Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1550-6. 2008
    ..range from mild, low-level symptomatology similar to that seen in irritable bowel syndrome to acute bouts of diverticulitis complicated by abscess or frank perforation...
  81. ncbi Cecal diverticulitis: a case report and review of the current literature
    P Shetgiri
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Int Surg 86:191-4. 2001
    ..Postoperative colonoscopy demonstrated cecal diverticulitis. Management of cecal diverticulitis found during laparotomy for presumed appendicitis has included right ..
  82. ncbi Sonographic findings of Meckel's diverticulitis in children
    Matteo Baldisserotto
    Departmento de Radiologia, Hospital da Criança Conceição Ministério da Saúde, Rua Francisco Trein 596, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil 91350 200
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:425-8. 2003
    ..Our study reviews sonographic, clinical, and pathologic findings in 10 patients with an inflamed Meckel's diverticulum. We also describe unique findings on color Doppler sonography for two of our patients...
  83. ncbi Mucosal repair of posterior perforation of duodenal diverticulitis using roux loop duodenojejunostomy
    Victor T W Lee
    Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Asian J Surg 28:139-41. 2005
    ..We present a case of posterior perforation of duodenal diverticulitis, diagnosed on computed tomography and successfully repaired with a Roux loop duodenojejunostomy...
  84. ncbi CT of jejunal diverticulitis: imaging findings, differential diagnosis, and clinical management
    M Macari
    Department of Radiology, Abdominal Imaging, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Clin Radiol 62:73-7. 2007
    To describe the imaging findings of jejunal diverticulitis as depicted at contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) and review the differential diagnosis and clinical management.
  85. ncbi Use of acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a prospective study and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease in men
    W H Aldoori
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:255-60. 1998
    ..To examine prospectively the relationship between self-reported regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and acetaminophen and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease...
  86. ncbi Diverticulitis of the caecum and ascending colon: an unavoidable diagnostic pitfall?
    V Violi
    Istituto di Clinica Chirurgica Generale e Terapia Chirurgica, University of Parma Medical School, Italy
    Int Surg 85:39-47. 2000
    The infrequency of right-sided colonic diverticulitis prompted this presentation of our experiences, with emphasis on the diagnostic aspects.
  87. ncbi Association between sigmoid diverticulitis and left-sided colon cancer: a nested, population-based, case control study
    T Stefansson
    Dept of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:743-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate to what extent patients with diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon differ in long-term risk of colon cancer compared to patients with diverticulosis of the ..
  88. ncbi The impact of uncomplicated and complicated diverticulitis on laparoscopic surgery conversion rates and patient outcomes
    Imran Hassan
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1690-4. 2007
    The aim of this analysis was to determine the impact of complicated and uncomplicated diverticulitis on conversion rates and complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery (LS) for diverticular disease.
  89. ncbi Intermittent hepatic portal vein gas complicating diverticulitis--a case report and literature review
    Franz Sellner
    Department of Surgery, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital, Chirurgische Abteilung, Kundratstr 3, 1100, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1395-9. 2007
    This report describes a case of intermittent hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) because of colonic diverticulitis in a 48-year-old man, who was successfully treated by surgery.
  90. ncbi Meckel's diverticulitis secondary to carcinoid tumor: an unusual presentation of the acute abdomen in an adult
    Scott S Carpenter
    Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
    Curr Surg 60:301-3. 2003
    ..Meckel's diverticulitis is clinically indistinguishable from acute appendicitis, and abnormal or symptomatic diverticula are generally ..
  91. ncbi Laparoscopic colorrhaphy, irrigation and drainage in the treatment of complicated acute diverticulitis: initial experience
    Antonio Riccardo Da Rold
    Surgical Unit, San Martino Hospital, Belluno, Italy
    Chir Ital 56:95-8. 2004
    The natural history of diverticulosis is worthy of note for its acute, sometimes recurrent, attacks of diverticulitis and the significant risk of serious complications, such as abscess, fistula and peritonitis...
  92. ncbi Primary anastomosis or Hartmann's procedure for patients with diverticular peritonitis? A systematic review
    Leon Salem
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1953-64. 2004
    This systematic literature review was designed to summarize and compare the reported outcomes of one-stage and two-stage operations for the treatment of perforated diverticulitis with peritonitis.
  93. ncbi The value of specialization--is there an outcome difference in the management of fistulas complicating diverticulitis
    A Di Carlo
    Department of Surgery, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:1456-63. 2001
    ..conducted to determine whether there were any outcome differences in the management of fistulas complicating diverticulitis. METHODS: We conducted an historical cohort study using hospital charts of all cases of fistulas complicating ..
  94. ncbi Benefits of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for complicated sigmoid diverticulitis
    Joanne Favuzza
    Department of Surgery, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA 01201, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:797-801. 2009
    The traditional therapy for perforated sigmoid diverticulitis with peritonitis is emergency colectomy usually with colostomy...
  95. ncbi Laparoscopic treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis: a retrospective review of 103 cases
    R Pugliese
    Department of General and Emergency Surgery, Hospital Niguarda Ca Granda Milano Piazza Ospedale Maggiore, 3, 20162, Milano, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:1344-8. 2004
    Laparoscopic treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis is commonly accepted in Hinchey cases I and II, whereas it is debated in the case of purulent peritonitis, and not indicated for fecal peritonitis.
  96. ncbi The place of elective surgery following acute diverticulitis in young patients: when is surgery indicated? An analysis of the literature
    Simon Janes
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1008-16. 2009
    b>Diverticulitis in the young is often regarded as a specific entity. Resection after a single attack because of a more "virulent" course of the disease has been accepted as conventional wisdom...
  97. ncbi Lessons learned from the analysis of 200 laparoscopic sigmoid resections for diverticulitis
    Jörg Zehetner
    II Surgical Department, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Operative Laparoscopy, AKH Linz, Academic Teaching Hospital, Linz, Austria
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:123-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of laparoscopic sigmoid resections for diverticulitis regarding conversion rate, operation time and intraoperative and postoperative complications, and defining ..
  98. pmc Solitary caecal diverticulitis--a rare cause of right iliac fossa pain
    F A Abogunrin
    Belfast City Hospital, Belfast
    Ulster Med J 74:132-3. 2005
  99. ncbi Decision making in right-sided diverticulitis
    Li Rung Shyung
    Division of Gastroen terology, Department of Internal, Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, 92, Section 2, Chungshan North Road, Taipei, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 9:606-8. 2003
    To evaluate systematically our nine-year experience in treating right-sided diverticulitis of the colon, and to explore its clinical and radiological relationship.
  100. ncbi Percutaneous CT scan-guided drainage vs. antibiotherapy alone for Hinchey II diverticulitis: a case-control study
    D Brandt
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1533-8. 2006
    CT-scan-guided percutaneous abscess drainage of Hinchey Stage II diverticulitis is considered the best initial approach to treat conservatively the abscess and to subsequently perform an elective sigmoidectomy...
  101. ncbi Outcome of younger patients with acute diverticulitis
    F Hjern
    Division of Surgery, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 95:758-64. 2008
    There is controversy over whether patients presenting with a primary attack of acute diverticulitis at a younger age are more prone to complications and recurrence than older patients.

Research Grants22

  1. Best Management of Sigmoid Volvulus: a Prospective Randomized Trial
    JONATHAN CHARLES SAMUEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Operative decisions in sigmoid volvulus are analogous to those of perforated diverticulitis, another left-sided colonic emergency...
  2. ROLE OF B.FRAGILIS OXYGEN STRESS RESPONSE IN INFECTION
    Charles J Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Intra-abdominal abscesses are formed following perforation of the bowel often due to appendicitis, diverticulitis, carcinoma, or surgery...
  3. ROLE OF B.FRAGILIS OXYGEN STRESS RESPONSE IN INFECTION
    Charles Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Intra-abdominal abscesses are formed following perforation of the bowel often due to appendicitis, diverticulitis, carcinoma, or surgery...
  4. Gastrointestinal Surgery Outcomes Research Fellowship
    David R Flum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..managed by general surgeons involve digestive disease (appendicitis, biliary disease, bowel obstruction, diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, pancreatitis, etc...
  5. Intestinal Microbiota in Diverticular Disease
    Lisa L Strate; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in both patients with asymptomatic diverticulosis and those with diverticulosis complicated by acute diverticulitis. We plan to use a combination of state-of-the-art molecular and novel metagenomic approaches, and to determine ..
  6. TIMING PROPHYLACTIC SURGERY FOR DIVERTICULITIS
    Robert Richards; Fiscal Year: 2000
    This study will determine when to perform prophylactic surgery for the prevention of diverticulitis recurrence. Background and Significance: Diverticulitis is a common clinical condition, especially among the elderly...
  7. Outcomes and Care Practices in Lower Intestinal Bleeding
    Lisa Strate; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will also provide the skills and data that are critical for planning future investigations. ..
  8. Failed rescue of old skeletal muscle from atrophy
    Frank Booth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Identifying the inappropriately expressed mRNAs associated with failed muscle regrowth of old muscles will permit a more scientifically-based growth factor rescue of old atrophied muscle. ..
  9. Proteomics: Inactivity-induced muscle insulin resistance
    Frank Booth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Outcomes of this proposal will better establish that healthy active skeletal muscles interact with other organ systems to prevent the metabolic disorders of type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and obesity. ..
  10. EXERCISE INDUCED GROWTH OF SKELETAL MUSCLE
    Frank Booth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Elucidation of the mechanisms signaling skeletal muscle growth may lead to drugs, gene therapy, or other countermeasures against skeletal muscle wasting in individuals for whom exercise is perhaps impossible. ..
  11. EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY SHARED RESOURCE LABORATORY
    Laura Lamps; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. SATELLITE STEM CELL BIOLOGY
    Frank Booth; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The outcomes of the research will provide a more scientific basis to devise therapies to prevent and treat sarcopenia and physical frailty. ..
  13. Role of Insulin Regulation of Beta Cell Function in Vivo and in Vitro
    Allison Goldfine; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies may provide a unifying explanation linking the combined defects in insulin secretion and action that underlie type 2 diabetes. ..
  14. Old Westbury Neuroscience Research Institute MIDARP
    George Stefano; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. PHYSIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR DETERMINANTS OF DIABETES
    Allison Goldfine; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  16. Efficient Mechanism of Gene Transfer in B. fragilis
    David Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Role of Bacteroides fragilis new hemolysins in experimental infection.
    EDSON ROCHA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..fragilis hemolysins.] A) We will complete the initial analysis of the hemolytic/cytolytic activity of B. fragilis hemolysins. B) We will complete the construction of hemolysin mutants. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Gene-Specific Responses to Exercise in Discordant Twins
    Paul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DNA samples will be shared with other institutions to cross-validate gene associations identified from training studies or other designs. ..
  19. Preventive of Bile Acid-Induced Colonic Oxidative DNA Damage
    Claire Margaret Payne; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..129 mice) developed in our laboratory;2) NOS-/- k.o./DOC mouse model;3) arginine-enhanced colon tumor ApcMin/+ mouse model developed in our laboratory;4) the AOM mouse model of colon carcinogenesis using A/J mice. ..
  20. Cytochrome C Oxidase I:A Biomarker for Colon Cancer Risk
    Claire Payne; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Various molecular and cellular techniques will be used in these studies. ..
  21. Long-Term Exercise Maintenance via Internet Support
    Paul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We estimate that we will be able to detect differences in exercise cessation rates between the intervention and control group of 0.45% in runners and walkers separately (alpha=0.05, 80% statistical power). ..
  22. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF HEALTH IN RUNNERS AND WALKERS
    Paul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..1%). Additionally, a detectable reduction in breast cancer risk as small as 1.5% per mile run in women is calculated, which is below the 1.7% reduction in risk estimated from other published data. ..