Laparoskopische therapie der divertikulitis

Translated title of the contribution: Laparoscopic therapy for diverticulitis

T. H.K. Schiedeck, A. J. Senagore, O. Schwandner, U. J. Roblick, H. P. Bruch

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    Abstract

    Laparoscopic colectomy for diverticulitis is the main indication for laparoscopic surgery in benign colorectal disease. We prospectively analyzed data on 156 patients undergoing surgery between 11/93 and 12/98. Conversion rate was 14.7% (n =23). 133 patients were treated in a laparoscopically- assisted fashion. Among these, 114 underwent sigmoid resection, in 4 cases left hemicolectomy was necessary, in 5 cases an anterior resection, and in 10 patients a Frykman-Goldberg procedure was performed. Complications occurred in 14.3%. Most of these (n = 12, 9.0%) could be treated conservatively. No significant relation between grade of inflammation and rate of conversion or complication could be demonstrated. On the other hand, there was a statistically significant reduction of OR time and in-hospital stay between 1993 and 1998. The results demonstrate that a laparosopic approach to sigmoid diverticulitis is a safe procedure and a viable alternative to conventional resection via laparotomy.

    Original languageGerman
    Pages (from-to)317-322
    Number of pages6
    JournalViszeralchirurgie
    Volume34
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - Dec 1 1999

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    Keywords

    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Diverticulitis
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Laparoscopy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery

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    Schiedeck, T. H. K., Senagore, A. J., Schwandner, O., Roblick, U. J., & Bruch, H. P. (1999). Laparoskopische therapie der divertikulitis. Viszeralchirurgie, 34(6), 317-322.