Diverticulitis treatment

diverticulitis treatment

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The approach to the treatment of diverticulitis can be broadly classified into either uncomplicated disease or complicated disease, with a few other special considerations to take into account. Acute uncomplicated diverticulitis is successfully treated in 70-100% of patients with conservative management. [9, 10]



Kamyar Shahedi, MD Clinical Instructor, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine

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Yuvrajsinh Narendrasinh Chudasama, MD Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine

Yuvrajsinh Narendrasinh Chudasama, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians and American Medical Association

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Stanley K Dea, MD Chief of Endoscopy, Acting Chief of Gastroenterology, Consulting Gastroenterologist Olive View-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center; Director of Enteral Feeding, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Director of Endoscopic Training, University of California at Los Angeles Affiliated Training Program in Gastroenterology

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Andrea Cooperman, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

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Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS Professor of Surgery, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development in Research, Director, Program for Surgical and Biomedical Research, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

BS Anand, MD Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine

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BS Anand, MD Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine

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David Greenwald, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Fellowship Program Director, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Norvin Perez, MD Medical Director, Juneau Urgent and Family Care

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Waqar A Qureshi, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Chief of Endoscopy, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Ahmed Sherif, MD Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center

Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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