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Diverticular Disease Publications/Scholarly Activity

Constantinides VA, Aydin HN, Remzi FH, Tekkis PP, Heriot AG, Fazio VW. Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life comparison in patients undergoing primary resection and Anastomosis or Hartmann’s procedure for complicated diverticular disease. Colorectal Disease; 2006 Oct; 8 (8): 663-71.

Constantinides VA, Tekkis PP, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Purkayastha S, Remzi FH, Fazio VW, Aydin N, Darzi A, Senapati A. Primary Resection with Anastomosis vs. Hartmanns Procedure in Nonelective Surgery for Acute Colonic Diverticulitis: A Systematic Review. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum;2006 Jul; 49(7): 966-981.

Aydin HN, Tekkis PP, Remzi FH, Constantinides V, Fazio VW. Evaluation of the Risk of a Nonrestorative Resection for the Treatment of Diverticular Disease: The Cleveland Clinic Diverticular Disease Propensity Score. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2006 Apr. 10; (Epub ahead of print) ; 2006 May;49(5):629-39.

Constantinides VA, Heriot AG, Remzi FH, Darzi A, Senapati A, Fazio VW. Tekkis PP. Operative strategies for diverticular peritonitis – a decision analysis between primary resection and anastomosis versus Hartmann’s procedures. Accepted for publication in Annals of Surgery, 2006

Wu JS , Baker M. Management of diverticulitis for the internist. Cleveland Clinic Med. J., 2005, 32, 620-27.

Aydin HN, Remzi FH. Diverticulitis: When and how to operate? Digestive Liver Disease, 2004 July; 36 (7): 435-45.