diverticulum

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a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)

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Although doctors always advise patients with diverticulosis to avoid nuts and other food seeds that might become entrapped in the diverticula, this recommendation is based more on logic than fact because no well-established studies have supported the recommendation.
The hundreds of millions of bacteria that are packed into waste are responsible for the inflammation, but doctors don't fully understand why some diverticula become infected and inflamed while many do not.
Peery of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her colleagues looked at 539 patients with colonic diverticula and 1,569 controls, all culled from the Vitamin D and Calcium Polyp Prevention Study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D and calcium for the prevention of colonic adenomas (Clin.
Whereas urethroscopic lithotripsy is the first choice for all urethral stones, external urethrotomy is recommended for large, impacted anterior urethral stones, along with urethral strictures and diverticula.
The appearance of larval structures, such as the velum, statocyst, left and right digestive diverticula, eyespots, and propodium was recorded.
Most CBD are small and asymptomatic; they are managed conservatively with follow-up, although larger diverticula may present with significant urological symptoms and open or endoscopic diverticulectomy is recommended.
Perforation of jejunal diverticula in steroids and nonsteroidal anti-inlammatory drug abusers: a case series.
A circular-shaped mineral opacity was noted within the left preorbital diverticula of the infraorbital sinus (Fig 1).
A barium enema will highlight the shape of the intestines and diverticula.
In addition to hemostasis for mucosal/submucosal defects, bleeding ulcers, arteries, polyps and diverticula in the colon, hemostatic clips can also be used for endoscopic marking and as a supplementary method for closure of some GI tract luminal perforations.
Diverticula are small pockets in the bowel that occur as we get older.
Endoscopic video capsules: radiologic findings of spontaneous entrapment in small intestinal diverticula.
Ileal diverticula are false diverticula when compared with the more common true Meckel's diverticulum occurring in the ileum.
the different diverticula of the genital atrium and their associated apodemes, as well as the ejaculatory canal and its atrium.