Article Abstract

Quality of life after laparoscopic surgery of uncomplicated diverticular disease

Authors: Kirien Kjossev, Roberto Cirocchi, Georgi Popivanov, Ventsislav Mutafchiyski

Abstract

Diverticular disease (DD) affects mainly the people in the Western countries and has a great socioeconomic impact. In USA, DD accounts for approximately 267,000 hospitalizations per year with significant increase in the young adults (18–64 years) (1). The total cost exceeds 5% from the annual surgical budget (2).