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Visc Med (2021) 37 (5): 372–382.
Published Online: 15 September 2021
... 1980 and 2007, from 19 to 40%. Obesity substantially increases the risk of multiple gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and non-GI diseases. In a narrative review, we examined the evidence on whether obesity also increases the risk for the development of diverticulosis or diverticular disease and its...
Viszeralmedizin (2015) 31 (2): 84–94.
Published Online: 29 April 2015
...Stephan K. Böhm Background: Diverticulosis is a very common condition. Around 20% of diverticula carriers are believed to suffer from diverticular disease during their lifetime. This makes diverticular disease one of the clinically and economically most significant conditions in gastroenterology...
Viszeralmedizin (2015) 31 (2): 103–106.
Published Online: 09 April 2015
...Elena Kruse; Ludger Leifeld Background: Diverticular disease is a common problem. Prevention and treatment of complications depend on the stage of the disease. Lifestyle modifications are suitable preventive measures, aiming to reduce obesity and to balance the diet with a high amount of fiber...
Viszeralmedizin (2015) 31 (2): 76–82.
Published Online: 01 February 2015
... to inflammation. Structural and functional changes of the bowel wall in diverticular disease comprise: i) Altered amount, composition, and metabolism of connective tissue; ii) Enteric myopathy with muscular thickening, deranged architecture, and altered myofilament composition; iii) Enteric neuropathy...