Colonic Inflammation after Acute Diverticulitis-A Chronic Disease?


Clinical Gastroenterology Journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal considering research on all aspects of digestive system, gastrointestinal diseases, liver, bilary tract, pancreas, diseases of related organs Ulcer medicine, Colitis, Diverticulitis and associated disorders and their treatment. The Journal aims to provide a platform for the exchange of scientific information addressing clinical research and practice of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This peer reviewed journal includes following topics but are not limited to: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Digestive Diseases, Pancereatic Diseases, Gall bladder and bilary tract, Esophageal diseases, Gastrointestinal infections, Bowel endometriosis, Clinical infectious diseases, Celiac Disease, Colon Disorders, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohns Disease, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Intestinal Blockage, Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, Ulcer etc. Contributions across the globe from all types of professions encompassing Researchers, Clinical Practicioners, Doctors are therefore encouraged.

We are sharing one of the most cited article from our journal. Article entitled “Colonic Inflammation after Acute Diverticulitis-A Chronic Disease?” was well written by Dr. Rami Eliakim.

Diverticular disease of the colon is a common condition in western societies; by the age of 85 two thirds of the population in developed countries will have developed colonic diverticula [1,2]. While most patients will remain asymptomatic, a sizable portion will suوٴer from complications associated with diverticulosis, the most common of which acute diverticulitis (AD) is occurring in 10-25% of the patients [2]. In most patients, the disease is mild, responds well to antibiotic therapy and does not recur [3].

However, in recent years, accumulating data suggests that the inflammator\ response associated with AD is not always an isolated short-term event, but, in some cases, a prolonged inflammator\ process with exacerbations and remissions.

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