Laparoscopic resection of the sigmoid colon for the diverticular disease

Authors: L. Vrbenský;  J. Šimša
Authors‘ workplace: Chirurgická klinika 1. LF UK a Thomayerovy nemocnice, Praha přednosta: Doc. MUDr. J. Šimša, Ph. D.
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2013, roč. 92, č. 7, s. 414-419.
Category: Various Specialization

Práce je určena k postgraduálnímu vzdělávání lékařů.


Laparoscopic resection of the sigmoid colon for diverticular disease is nowadays a fully accepted alternative to traditional open procedures.

The aim of this work is to summarize the indications, advantages and risks of laparoscopic sigmoid resection for diverticular disease.

Review of the literature and recent findings concerning the significance of laparoscopic resection for diverticulosis of the sigmoid colon.

The article presents the indications, risks, techniques and perioperative care in patients after laparoscopic resection of the sigmoid colon for diverticular disease

Key words:
diverticular disease – sigmoid colon – laparoscopic resection


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