Antibiotics have been the mainstay of therapy for most patients with Patients with clinically mild diverticulitis, typically with Hinchey stage 0. Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of. Introduction: Acute diverticulitis (AD) is increasingly seen in Emergency services. The application of a reliable classification is vital for its safe and effective management. The Hinchey system is a surgical classification and as such it is not.

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Another German classification published in by Siewert et al. The presumptive diagnosis of AD can be made on the basis of a clinical history and physical examination.

Open in a separate window. Hihchey data age, sexpresence or absence of comorbidities Table Iand presence of sepsis SIRS Table II were recorded, as well as the type of AD according to the radiological classification and its management in view of the hlnchey and radiological findings discharge, hospitalization, drainage, surgery, re-admission or re-examination.

Acute diverticulitis AD is increasingly seen in Emergency services.

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Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles. No antibiotics in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: The ninchey Hinchey classification was based on both clinical and surgical findings.

Free gas associated with localized or generalized ascites and possible peritoneal wall thickening. Seven of the eleven patients completed home treatment, representing a success rate of The management of diverticular disease in young patients remains controversial. Only a few classifications for diverticular disease were revealed. The study concluded that outpatient treatment is safe and effective. Additionally, a difference was made between confined pericolic inflammation or phlegmon stage Ia and a confined pericolic abscess stage Ib.

Furthermore, conservative management of recurrent non-perforated diverticulitis is associated with low rates of morbidity and mortality. These recommendations drawn up by the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons in have recently been challenged.


Early elective surgery of acute diverticulitis of the colon. A multicenter randomized clinical trial investigating the cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies with or without antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis DIABOLO trial. Hospital Universitari Parc Tauli. Varias publicaciones han propuesto este diverticuliitis de manejo siendo aquella con mayor evidencia la publicada por Chabok y cols.

The efficacy of non-operative management of acute complicated diverticulitis.

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Treatment of perforated diverticular disease of the colon. This procedure may relieve symptoms or function as a bridge to elective surgery. The current classifications of diverticular disease are based diverticullitis clinical, radiological, or operative findings, yet most lack a translation into daily clinical practice.

Is it diverticulitia to rethink the rules? Moreover, none of the classifications seem to sufficiently embrace the entire spectrum of the disease. Gawlick U, Nirula R. Of all AD stage Ia patients, 45 were hospitalized. Several authors consider a primary anastomosis a safe option in purulent peritonitis, with or without defunctioning stoma.

Outpatient versus hospitalization management for uncomplicated diverticulitis: Mortality after acute surgery for complications of diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is almost exclusively due to patient related factors.

Retrieved from ” https: En DA-C Hinchey IV casi todos los autores coinciden en la necesidad de resecar el colon afecto, inflamado y perforado.

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

Outcomes of percutaneous drainage without surgery for patients with diverticular abscess. Therefore, laparoscopic sigmoid resection may well be the procedure of choice for patients requiring elective resection for diverticular disease.

Table 1 Hinchey classification and modified Hinchey classification by Sher et al. Here we propose a protocol that can be implemented at any hospital with a radiology service and by any physician encountering this condition.

French multicentre prospective observational study of laparoscopic versus open colectomy for sigmoid diverticular disease. The much more detailed information provided by CT scans led earlier to modifications of the original Hinchey classification. This most widely used classification was actually based lcasificacion an earlier clinical division of acute diverticulitis published by Dvierticulitis et al. The Hinchey classification – proposed by Hinchey et al.


Elective surgery after acute hiinchey. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Is the Hinchey classification the best guide for surgical decision making? Since the introduction of the computed tomography CT scan in the s, this imaging modality has established itself as the primary diagnostic tool in the assessment of diverticular disease see Fig.

A clinical decision rule to establish the diagnosis of acute diverticulitis at the emergency department. Comparative study of two series. The aim of the present review is to expose a view of the new trends in the management of diverticulitis and colonic diverticular disease, based on the highest clinical evidence available.

Laparoscopic lavage is feasible and safe for the treatment of perforated diverticulitis with purulent peritonitis: In the near future, the prescription of Mesalazine might be added to this preventive strategy. In this approach, the CT scan provides the physician guidance in the treatment of acute complications, as well as a prognostic factor in the development of chronic complications after a first conservatively treated episode [ 21 ].

Proposal for a clinical scoring system. This review of the current classification systems for a condition as complex as diverticular disease raises the question: Safety and efficiency of ambulatory treatment of acute diverticulitis.

Hinchey Classification

A second analysis using manual cross reference search of the bibliographies of relevant articles located studies not found in the first search. There are several complications that can arise from diverticulitis, and one of the more serious complications of this is perforation of the bowel.

Furthermore, depending on the severity of the disease, the treatments for the various pqra of the disease will differ.