First episode of uncomplicated diverticulitis does not increase the risk of colorectal cancer

CONCLUSIONS: This study showed a low risk of CRC after a case of acute diverticulitis and no cases of CRC in patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis without clinical symptoms of CRC. This indicates that revising guidelines in regards to follow-up after diverticulitis may be warranted.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35319449
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research