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Seungchul Suh, Pyoung Ju Seo, Hyunkyung Park, Cheol Min Shin, Hyun Jin Jo, Hyun Young Kim, Sang Hyub Lee, Young Soo Park, Jin Hyeok Hwang, Jin Wook Kim, Sook Hyang Jeong, Nayoung Kim, Dong Ho Lee, In Sung Song, Hyun Chae Jung
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Colonic diverticular bleeding cases account for 30-40% of the lower gastrointestinal bleeding, among which, 3-5% appear to be massive bleeding. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for colonic diverticular bleeding diagnosed by colonoscopic examination. METHODS: Among the 1,003 patients, who were identified to have colonic diverticulosis including sleeding by diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding coding search, 216 patients had diverculosis, and they were divided into two groups: one with diverticular bleeding, and the other without bleeding...
December 2012: Korean Journal of Gastroenterology, Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe Chi
Ryota Niikura, Naoyoshi Nagata, Junichi Akiyama, Takuro Shimbo, Naomi Uemura
PURPOSE: Colonic diverticular bleeding is a major cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. However, a limited number of studies have been reported on the risk factors for diverticular bleeding. Our aim was to identify risk factors for diverticular bleeding. METHODS: Our study design is a case (diverticular bleeding)-control (diverticulosis) study. We prospectively collected information of habits, comorbidities, history of medications and symptoms by a questionnaire, and diagnosed diverticular bleeding and diverticulosis by colonoscopy...
September 2012: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
S Durieux, S Rozenberg, P Bourgeois
INTRODUCTION: Among the gastrointestinal adverse effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and corticoids are mentioned complications of colonic diverticular disease. However, very few studies have described their consequences in rheumatoid arthritis. EXEGESIS: We report on seven patients who were admitted in our department between 1984 and 1997. All patients received corticoids and another antirheumatic drug (gold salts, hydroxychloroquine, immunosuppressive drugs); treatment also included NSAID in four cases...
January 1999: La Revue de M├ędecine Interne
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