Right-Sided Colonic Diverticular Disease as a Source of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

April 1999
American Surgeon;Apr1999, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p299
Academic Journal
Presents information on a series of 25 cases of bleeding right colon diverticulosis and its presentation and management. Materials and methods; Results and discussion.


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