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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with solitary cecum diverticulum and methods of diagnosis in the literature

From: Intraoperative diagnosis of solitary cecal diverticulum not requiring surgery: is appendectomy indicated?

Years Authors Pt Male Female Mean Ages Mean of duration of symptoms (days) Diagnosis
2001 Law [9] 37 29 8 42 NR NR
2003 Fang [10] 97 59 38 48 NR CT scan + barium enema + intraoperative
2004 Papaziogas [11] 8 6 2 54 1,5 US + Intraoperative
2006 Connolly [6] 3 1 2 35 1,3 Intraoperative
2006 Yang [12] 113 74 39 44 NR Intraoperative + CT scan
2006 Basili [13] 3    37 NR US
2006 Ruiz-Tovar [14] 5 0 5 50 5,5 Intraoperative
2007 Griffiths [7] 1 1 0 67 1,0 Intraoperative
2007 Kurer [15] 1 1 0 26 3,0 Intraoperative
2007 Hildebrand [16] 16 12 4 60 3,0 Intraoperative
2007 Leung [17] 74 35 39 35 NR Intraoperative
2007 Lee [18] 90 25 65 37 NR US + CT scan + intraoperative
2008 Karatepe [19] 4 1 3 27 2,5 Intraoperative
2009 Kachroo [20] 1 0 1 63 3,0 CT Scan + US
2009 Malek [2] 1 0 1 34 4,0 Intraoperative
2009 Telem [21] 1 0 1 52 NR TC scan
2009 Cole [22] 1 1 0 61 NR Intraoperative
2009 Kumar [23] 2 1 1 32 11,0 Intraoperative
2009 Butt [24] 1 1 0 20 2,0 TC scan
2010 Matsushima [25] 110 61 49 43 NR US + CT scan + intraoperative
2010 Kim [26] 158 99 59 40 2,7 NR
2011 Paramythiotis [27] 1 0 1 42 0,5 Intraoperative
2011 Radhi [28] 15 6 9   NR TC scan + intraoperative
2012 Uwechue [29] 1 0 1 71 NR Intraoperative
2012 Kwon [30] 59 42 17 44 NR CT Scan + US
2012 Issa [31] 15    52 4,0 TC scan
2011 Tan [32] 68 46 22 43 NR Intraoperative + CT scan
2013 Tan [33] 226 123 103 49 NR CT scan + Intraoperative
2013 Kroening [34] 1 1 0 35 0,3 Intraoperative
2013 Gilmone [35] 1 0 1 26 1,0 CT scan
2013 Kahveci [36] 1 0 1 55 1,0 US
2015 Cristaudo [37] 13 8 5 44 4,3 1 US, 9 TC scan ,3 IO
2015 Our article 10 10 0 30 2,6 CT scan + Intraoperative
   1138 643 477 43,7 2,9  
  1. Pt number of patients, NR not reported, CT computed tomography, US: ultrasound