The Out-patient, Non Antibiotic Management of Patients With Acute Uncomplicated Colonic Diverticulitis (P-VOD)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01515150|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 26, 2015
Previous multicentre study NCT 01008488 indicates that a patient with CT-proven uncomplicated diverticulitis has a very low risk (1.4%) of developing severe complications such as perforations or abscesses. The question is whether or not hospitalization is necessary, and if patients in that case could return home without antibiotics.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate if out-patients managements in uncomplicated colonic diverticulitis is possible without readmission or complications.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||161 participants|
|Official Title:||Management of Patients With Uncomplicated Diverticulitis as Out-patient and Without Antibiotics|
|Study Start Date :||February 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2014|
Out-patients in diverticulitis
All patient with acute uncomplicated diverticulitis how accept participation in the study will be enrolled in the study.
- Number of admission and complications among participant within three months follow-up. [ Time Frame: Three months ]
- To evaluate reason of hospital admission, late complications, need of bowel rest and costs [ Time Frame: Three months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01515150
|Colorectal unit, department of surgery Västmanland Hospital Västerås|
|Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden, 72189|
|Study Chair:||Mats Enlund, Ass. Prof||Centre of Clinical Research of Uppsala University, Västmanlands Hospital Västerås|