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[Safety of resection of symptomatic and asymptomatic Meckel's diverticulum and literature review].

Authors
  • Loh, J-C
  • Kruschewski, M
  • Buhr, H-J
  • Lehmann, K S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zentralblatt für Chirurgie
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
139
Issue
4
Pages
452–459
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1327963
PMID: 23460108
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ectopic mucosa is more frequent in symptomatic MD, especially in bleeding MD. MD should always be considered in GIB of unknown origin. Resection of incidental MD can be recommended in patients without contraindications such as peritonitis, cancer, ascites or immunosuppression.

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