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Intervention Protocol

Antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis

  1. Daniel Mønsted Shabanzadeh*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009092


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Shabanzadeh DM. Antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009092. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009092.

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  1. Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Department of Surgery K, Copenhagen, Denmark

*Daniel Mønsted Shabanzadeh, Department of Surgery K, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, 23, Bispebjerg Bakke, Copenhagen, DK 2400 NV, Denmark. dmshaban@gmail.com.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 APR 2011

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The object of the review is to assess the need of antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. The review will assess whether antibiotics have an effect in lowering the rate of either immediate or late complications and whether antibiotics have an effect on recurrence. For these outcomes it will be assessed whether choice of antibiotic compounds, route of administration, dosage or duration of treatment have an effect.