Severe perforated diverticulitis is a surgical emergency. When the abdomen is badly contaminated, in the past a Hartmann procedure has been the treatment of choice, due to fears of a threatened anastomosis (intestinal connection). But the DIVERTI trial changed the way we think about this problem. Learn about it here!
Make sure to check out other related topics from SCORE on total, subtotal, and partial colectomy (http://www.surgicalcore.org/modulecontent.aspx?id=1000583 and https://www.surgicalcore.org/modulecontent.aspx?id=129670) from the TWIS topic of large intestine!
Presented by: Shayan Khalafi, MD, University of Miami
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