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Repeated attacks of diverticulitis even if mild over a period of time weakens the colon lining or wall at the affected segment.
This increases the risk of bowel perforation with aging process.
That is why, partial colectomy is advised for the affected segment if there is evidence of weak wall from colonoscopy.
This will also prevent any further diverticulitis attack by the way besides avoiding bowel perforation ( a disastrous complication in some cases).Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/