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A multicenter randomized clinical trial investigating the cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies with or without antibiotics for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis (DIABOLO trial)

  • Çağdaş Ünlü1, 2Email author,
  • Niels de Korte3,
  • Lidewine Daniels2,
  • Esther CJ Consten4,
  • Miguel A Cuesta5,
  • Michael F Gerhards6,
  • Anna AW van Geloven7,
  • Edwin S van der Zaag8,
  • Joost AB van der Hoeven9,
  • Rutger Klicks10,
  • Huib A Cense11,
  • Rudi MH Roumen12,
  • Quirijn AJ Eijsbouts13,
  • Johan F Lange14,
  • Paul Fockens15,
  • Corianne AJM de Borgie16,
  • Wilem A Bemelman2,
  • Johannes B Reitsma16,
  • Hein BAC Stockmann3,
  • Bart C Vrouenraets1,
  • Marja A Boermeester2 and
  • Dutch Diverticular Disease (3D) Collaborative Study Group
BMC Surgery201010:23

Received: 30 May 2010

Accepted: 20 July 2010

Published: 20 July 2010

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30 May 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Jul 2010 Author responded Author comments - Çagdas Ünlü
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Jul 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jul 2010 Editorially accepted
20 Jul 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2482-10-23

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital Amsterdam
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Department of Surgery
Department of Surgery, Meander Medisch Centrum Amersfoort
Department of Surgery, VU Medical Center Amsterdam
Department of Surgery, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis Amsterdam
Department of Surgery, Tergooi Hospital Hilversum
Department of Surgery, Gelre Hospital Apeldoorn
Department of Surgery, Albert Schweitzer Hospital Dordrecht
Department of Surgery, Boven IJ Hospital Amsterdam
Department of Surgery, Rode Kruis Hospital Beverwijk
Department of Surgery, Maxima Medisch Centrum Veldhoven
Department of Surgery, Spaarne Hospital Hoofddorp
Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam