Featured Articles for CME Credit June 2013

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Emergency surgery for acute diverticulitis: Which operation? A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program study
Mathew Tadlock, Efstathios Karamanos, Dimitra Skiada, Kenji Inaba, Peep Talving, Anthony Senagore, and Demetrios Demetriades. (J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013;74(6):1385–1391)
Impact Statement: Our findings suggest that resection and primary anastomosis is a safe alternative to the Hartmann’s procedure in the emergent operative management of acute diverticulitis.
Learning Objectives: To compare the post-operative outcomes of three common techniques utilized in the emergency management of acute diverticulitis utilizing the NSQIP database.
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