The modified Hinchey classification is based on CT scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of. The management of patients with acute colonic diverticulitis is . vs. antibiotherapy alone for Hinchey II diverticulitis: a case-control study.

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Cochrane Database Syst Rev ;11 Multiple variations on the Hinchey system have been described based on radiological criteria: Int J Colorectal Dis ;5: We propose three stages calsificacion differentiating diverticular disease: The application of a reliable classification is vital for its safe and effective management. All articles in English, German, and Dutch have been included. Currently, the tendency is to manage uncomplicated AD at home.

Review of current classifications for diverticular disease and a translation into clinical practice

Categorical variables are described in absolute numbers and percentages. Of the 30 stage II patients 5.

Prospective, five-year follow-up study of patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease. Here we propose a protocol that can be implemented at any hospital with a radiology service and by any physician encountering this condition. For instance, impaired passage of a stool is suggestive for a stenosis, in which a colonoscopy can differentiate between post-diverticulitis stenosis or cancer; diverticular bleeding is the most common cause of recurrent rectal blood loss, but again cancer should be ruled out by a colonoscopy; and pneumaturia is pathognomic for a colovesical fistula, usually a CT scan will reveal its pathway.


The mNeff classification is a safe, easy-to-apply classification based on CT findings.

Grade IV patients require surgical treatment in most cases, but always depending on their hemodynamic and clinical status. N Engl J Med. Resection and primary anastomosis with proximal diversion instead of Hartmann’s: Prospective evaluation of patients.

Bleeding can occur from rupture one of the vessels that lines diverticulum.

Hinchey Classification

Challenging a classic myth: Practice parameters for sigmoid diverticulitis. Furthermore, we are unable to compare our group with a control group in which the protocol was not applied.

CT scan images resembling the four Hughes stages.

Recent studies have shown with anything up to a Hinchey III, a laparoscopic wash-out is a safe procedure, [3] avoiding the need for a laparotomy and stoma formation. Patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis and comorbidity can be treated at home. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Prospective evaluation of the value of magnetic idverticulitis imaging in suspected acute sigmoid diverticulitis.

Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is a common condition in Western society. The median age was 60 years range years. Stage A contains symptomatic uncomplicated disease.

Surgical management of perforated colonic diverticulitis. Diverticulitis aguda no complicada: Accepted Aug Outpatient treatment for acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

Nuevas tendencias en el manejo de la diverticulitis y la enfermedad diverticular del colon

Is early enteral nutrition dangerous in acute non surgical complicated diverticulitis? Methods This article reviews all current classifications for diverticular disease.


Is colonoscopy still mandatory after a CT diagnosis of left-sided diverticulitis: Laparoscopic surgery for diverticulitis. Result A three-stage model is advanced for a renewed and comprehensive classification system for diverticular disease, incorporating up-to-date imaging and treatment modalities.

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Aplicación de la clasificación de Neff modificada en el manejo de la diverticulitis aguda

Perforated left-sided diverticulitis with faecal peritonitis: Treatment of perforated diverticular disease of diverticulitia colon. This most fiverticulitis used classification was actually based on an earlier clinical division of acute diverticulitis published by Hughes et al. Outpatient treatment of acute diverticulitis: We believe that the use of clinical criteria increases the chances of a good response to conservative treatment.

Large abscesses C1 and perforated disease C4 are severe complications, but also massive diverticular C3 bleeding and total bowel obstruction C2 are entitled to acute interventions.

Of the AD stage 0, Hinchey classification [ 3 ] Modified Hinchey classification by Sher et al.