The modified Hinchey classification is based on CT scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. The modified Hinchey classification is based on computed tomography scan findings and is used to categorize diverticulitis, as well as help to guide appropriate. Clinical staging by Hinchey’s classification is based on computed tomography findings and directed toward selection of the proper surgical procedure when.

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Colorectal Disease 12 9: Modified Hinchey classification by Wasvary et al. Introduction Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is a common condition in Western society.

A total of nine classifications and modified classifications for diverticular disease were collected. Long-term outcome of mesocolic and pelvic diverticular abscesses of the left colon: Please review our privacy policy. Minimally invasive and surgical management strategies tailored to the severity of acute diverticulitis. Clinical episodes are characterized by focus on more objective signs, like raised infectious parameters in laboratory tests and typical findings on CT scan or colonoscopy [ 1 ].

Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon prevails in Western society. New physiopathological and therapeutic approaches hinnchey diverticular disease of the colon. Hinchey classification hinvhey 3 ] Modified Hinchey classification by Sher et al.

Hinchey Classification – Wikipedia

Treatment of perforated diverticular disease of the colon. Diverticulitis, Diverticular disease, Classification. Discussion and a proposal of a new classification This review of the current classification systems for a condition as complex as diverticular disease raises the question: Free gas associated with localized or generalized ascites and possible hinfhey wall thickening.

Epidemiology of perforated colonic diverticular disease. Furthermore, a fiverticulitis peritonitis is only diagnosed by physical examination. Retrieved from ” https: Is there a need for another classification?


Hinchey Classification

All articles in English, German, and Viverticulitis have been included. In this classification, complications are certified by severity and therapeutic options. In recent years, magnetic resonance imaging MRI has gained popularity, because it lacks the ionizing radiation of a CT scan, yet matches its sensitivity and specificity [ 19 ]. An extensive literature analysis was diveeticulitis using the PubMed database.

It is the combination of specific symptoms that still form the basis for a differential diagnosis and the indication for additional examinations.

Hinchey classification for diverticulitis – WikEM

Hinchey Classification is used to describe perforations of the colon due to diverticulitis. The publications on the role of CT scans in diverticular disease by Ambrosetti et al. Treatment of perforated diverticular disease of the colon. IV Massive pneumoperitoneum and free fluid. Recently, these recommendations have been challenged because new data on the natural history of diverticulitis has shown that most perforations do not occur after recurrences, but at the first attack of acute diverticulitis [ 11 ].

This modification also implied the use of new treatment strategies, such as CT-guided percutaneous drainage of abscesses. Uniform classification in clear subgroups of diverticular disease could help the clinician in predicting outcomes and prognosis more accurately. Abstract Introduction Diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon prevails in Western society.

Unfortunately, these different classifications of diverticular disease have led to conflicting terminology in current literature. Yet, this does not discount the initial subjective complaints.

Although the majority of diverticula are asymptomatic, the most commonly noticed symptom of diverticula is bloody stool. Initial prescriptions are often antibiotics and an easily digestible diet, although no clear evidence exists hinchwy both their beneficial actions.


The Standards Task Force. The pouches diverticula occur where there is a gap between or weakness within the muscle fibres of the bowel wall, classically at sites of vessel protrusion into the wall. A three-stage model is advanced for a renewed and comprehensive classification system for diverticular disease, incorporating up-to-date imaging and treatment modalities.

Divetriculitis combination of the following symptoms should be suspected: Large abscesses C1 and perforated disease C4 are severe complications, but also massive diverticular C3 bleeding and total bowel obstruction C2 are entitled to acute interventions.

In addition, high-risk patients, such as those immune compromised, using of NSAIDs and other immune suppressants or experiencing chronic renal failure, might be good candidates for early elective sigmoid resection. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Obesity increases the risks of diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding.

Therefore, elective sigmoid resections should be restricted for use in treating complicated disease, such as symptomatic stenosis, fistulas to a hollow organ, or recurrent diverticular bleeding. Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis—supporting documentation. Unlike diverticulosis the condition of having out-pouchingsdiverticulitis is divedticulitis typically associated with active bleeding.

The original Hinchey classification was based on both clinical and surgical findings. Classifications A proper classification system can improve mutual communication between doctors of different specialties and support clinical decision making.

The Hinchey classification is useful as it guides surgeons as to how conservative they can be in emergency surgery.