Treatment is recommended for symptomatic patients and considering the aetiopathogenesis of the disease demands myotomy of the cricopharyngeal muscle. Myotomy may be pursued through either open surgical or endoscopic techniques. Management of Zenker's diverticulum has dramatically progressed during past decades.
Treatment for symptomatic ZD can be surgical or endoscopic. The surgical approach involves an external neck incision with CP myotomy (diverticulotomy), with or without pouch intervention (inversion, diverticulopexy or diverticulectomy).
A Zenker's diverticulum, more formally known as a hypopharyngeal. If a Zenker's diverticulum is causing symptoms, surgical treatment may be recommended.
Breakthrough in Endoscopic Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum: Bipolar. esophagus, overtube, rigid.
Pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, also known as Zenker's diverticulum (ZD), is an acquired disease that is formed by the outpouching of hypopharyngeal .
The purpose of our study was to reassess the radiographic findings and complications associated with surgical or endoscopic repair of Zenker's diverticulum.
Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum requires an interdisciplinary approach that draws on various medical specialties. At BMC, physicians in our Center for .
What is Zenker's diverticulum (pharyngeal pouch) (ZD)?. Zenker's diverticulum is a rare, benign condition. In this condition, a large sac develops in the upper .
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