Title

Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Diverticular Disease.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-2018

Publication Title

Clin Colon Rectal Surg

Abstract

Colonic diverticular disease is a common health care issue which has historically been attributed to western countries and older age population. Recent studies have shown a rise in incidence among developing countries that have adopted western diets as well as rise in prevalence among younger patients. In this article, the authors discuss the incidence, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of colonic diverticular disease.

PubMed ID

29942208

Volume

31

Issue

4

First Page

209

Last Page

213

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