Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (11): 1608-1612.

• Guideline Interpretation • Previous Articles    

Essential and interpretation of colonic diverticulitis section in the 2019 “Guidelines for Colonic Diverticular Bleeding and Colonic Diverticulitis: Japan Gastroenterological Association”

LEI Cheng1, WU Bin2*   

  1. 1. Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, the Third Affiliated Teaching Hospital (Affiliated Cancer Hospital), Xinjiang Medical University,Urumqi 830011;
    2. Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, CAMS & PUMC, Beijing 100730, China
  • Received:2020-07-02 Revised:2020-08-07 Online:2020-11-05 Published:2020-10-30
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Abstract: The Japan Gastroenterology Association and the other three societies jointly published the first edition of “Guidelines for Colonic Diverticular Bleeding and Colonic Diverticulitis” in 2019. This guideline presents and explains the epidemiological characteristics, clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment procedures, examination and treatment programs, and prevention of colonic diverticular bleeding and colonic diverticulitis in the form of clinical questions (CQs), and formulated the level of evidence and recommendation intensity. This guideline also provides reference to the Chinese doctors for clinical management of colorectal disease. This article intends to interpret the essentials of colonic diverticulitis section in this guideline.

Key words: colonic diverticulitis, guideline, interpretation

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