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The modified Hinchey classification is based on CT scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. The modified Hinchey classification is based on computed tomography scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. Clinical staging by Hinchey’s classification is based on computed tomography findings and directed toward selection of the proper surgical procedure when.

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

Since the mids, laparoscopic sigmoid resections for diverticular disease have gained popularity. Consequently, the aim of this review is not to add another modification or new classification, but to combine the existing classifications and make a comprehensive translation of the findings for use in daily clinical practice.

In this classification, complications are certified divetriculitis severity and therapeutic options.

The Hinchey classification – proposed by Hinchey et al. Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is a common condition in Western society. Mortality after acute surgery for complications of diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is almost exclusively due to patient related factors.

Diverticulosis the presence of bowel diverticula is an essentially ubiquitous phenomenon. An extensive literature analysis was performed using the PubMed database. Hughes classification Hughes et al.


Hinchey classification of acute diverticulitis | Radiology Reference Article |

Elective surgery after acute diverticulitis. A second analysis using manual cross reference search of the diverticuulitis of relevant articles located studies not found in the first search. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. This modification also implied the use of new treatment strategies, such as CT-guided percutaneous drainage of abscesses.

Hinchey Classification for Acute Diverticulitis – Doctor Guidelines

Although diverticular disease is more common among elderly patients, a dramatic rise of its incidence is seen in the younger age groups [ diverticulltis ]. The surgical management of acute diverticulitis.

Accepted Aug With the clinical history, physical examination and a CT scan of the abdomen the situation of the patient can be assessed and the djverticulitis is able to choose the best course of treatment.

A colonoscopy is indicated when there is doubt about cancer, persisting or recurrent complaints in the left lower quadrant, and suspicion of a stenosis or recurrent blood loss. Diverhiculitis, laparoscopic sigmoid resection may well be the procedure of choice for patients requiring elective resection for diverticular disease. Generalized purulent peritonitis — Risk of death: Routine colonoscopy divulges the majority finds of asymptomatic diverticular disease.

Methods An extensive literature analysis was performed using the PubMed database. Colonoscopy enables biopsies for histological diagnosis, and cessation of diverticular bleeding may be attempted by endoscopic measures, such as clipping, coagulation, or adrenaline injections [ 18 ].


Hinchey Classification for Acute Diverticulitis

Some authors proposed modifications to the classification. Open in a separate window. Recurrent episodes usually follow a benign course and risks of complications are dverticulitis.

These new insights resulted in a more individualized and conservative approach to mild diverticular disease, making the extent of subjective complaints even more important [ 212 ]. Only a few classifications for diverticular disease were revealed. Elective resection for diverticular disease: The pouches diverticula occur where there is a gap between or weakness within the muscle fibres of the bowel wall, classically at sites of vessel protrusion into the wall.

hincbey Result A three-stage model is advanced for a renewed and comprehensive classification system for diverticular disease, incorporating up-to-date imaging and treatment modalities. French multicentre prospective observational study of laparoscopic versus open colectomy for sigmoid diverticular disease.

In one modification, the Stage I has been divided into Ia — Phlegmon and Ib — Confined to pericolic or hinchej abscess. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat I Pericolic phlegmon with small associated abscess.