Gastric diverticulum

Mohan, Pazhanivel; Ananthavadiveli, Murali; Venkataraman, Jayanthi
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE226
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Gastric Diverticula," which appeared online at www.cmaj.ca. It explains that the disease usually occur in middle-aged persons and is usually asymptomatic, but patients may experience upper abdominal pain, vomiting, and dyspepsia. It says that gastric diverticula can be diagnosed using endoscopic and radiologic examinations. It adds that patients need to undergo surgical resection when their diverticulum is complicated, large or symptomatic.


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