Annals of Colorectal Research

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Use of CT Imaging in Acute Diverticulitis

Anton Mare 1 , * and Neil Jones 2
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1 Department of General Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, the Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia
2 Division of Medical Imaging, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia
Article information
  • Annals of Colorectal Research: September 01, 2016, 4 (3); e37979
  • Published Online: September 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 22, 2016
  • Revised: August 28, 2016
  • Accepted: September 1, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/acr-37979

To Cite: Mare A, Jones N. Use of CT Imaging in Acute Diverticulitis, Ann Colorectal Res. 2016 ; 4(3):e37979. doi: 10.17795/acr-37979.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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