Some symptoms of Diverticulitis include:
Timely diagnosis is crucial for effective treatment. Medical tests and screenings to diagnose diverticulitis include:
Treatment approaches vary based on the severity of the condition. Mild diverticulitis infection may be treated with:
If you have had a perforation or develop a more severe infection, you will probably be hospitalized and treated by:
While many cases of diverticulitis can be effectively managed with lifestyle changes and medications, some individuals may require surgical interventions, especially in severe or recurrent cases. All complex procedures for diverticulitis are performed robotically at SGLA by Dr. Yosef Nasseri and Dr. Moshe Barnajian.
Also known as a bowel resection, this surgery involves the removal of the affected portion of the colon (usually the sigmoid colon). This procedure is typically recommended for individuals with severe diverticulitis, complications like abscesses or perforations, or frequent recurrences. The surgeon removes the affected section of the colon and then reconnects the healthy ends. Dr. Nasseri and Dr. Barnajian perform this through minimally invasive robotic surgery. Resection surgery can provide long-term relief, reduce the risk of future diverticulitis episodes, and prevent complications.
At Surgery Group of LA, we are proud to offer state-of-the-art surgical solutions, including Robotic Sigmoidectomy with Fistula Repair, to provide our patients with the highest level of care. This innovative approach combines the precision of robotic-assisted surgery with the expertise of our skilled surgeons, Dr. Nasseri and Dr. Barnajian. Robotic Sigmoidectomy is a minimally invasive procedure designed to address issues in the sigmoid colon while simultaneously repairing fistulas—an abnormal connection between organs. This advanced technique minimizes surgical invasiveness, reduces recovery times, and enhances patient outcomes.
Preventing diverticulitis involves a multi-faceted approach:
At Surgery Group LA, we know how painful and uncomfortable diverticulitis can be. Combining state-of-the-art medical facilities with compassionate, patient-centered care, we work hard to determine effective treatment for every patient so that they find relief. Call us today to schedule an appointment with a colorectal surgeon in Los Angeles.
More importantly, our team of world-renowned surgeons have saved countless lives, and have enabled countless more to live healthy, happy lives.
Surgery Group LA is a team of professional and board-licensed surgeons, who specialize of their respective fields. The institution’s project to offer sufferers with advanced and complete surgical care.
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