Diverticular Disease

In this episode, Dr Stewart Hamilton discusses the topic of diverticular disease.

After listening to this podcast, learners should be able to:

  • outline the etiology and epidemiology of diverticular disease
  • differentiate between asymptomatic, symptomatic and complicated diverticular disease
  • describe the presentation of the patient with diverticular bleeding, diverticulitis, fistula formation and diverticular stricture
  • describe the Hinchey classification scheme for diverticulitis
  • describe the medical and surgical management of diverticular disease

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