TITLE

DIVERTICULAR DISEASE

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the severity of diverticular disease in terms of morbidity and mortality, suggesting a primary care and even early surgery to prevent complications.
ACCESSION #
67205564

 

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