Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy for Complicated Diverticulitis

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Author: Andrew T. Schlussel DO
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Specialties: General Surgery
Schools: University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center
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Contributors: Justin A. Maykel MD

The following video demonstrates a laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy for the treatment of complicated sigmoid diverticulitis. The patient was initially managed with intravenous antibiotics and allowed three months for the acute inflammatory process to resolve. Subsequently she was taken to operating room electively for an uncomplicated sigmoid colectomy with a primary anastomosis.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/xq6fosqsh3

Editor Recruited By: Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD

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