What are the approaches to surgery for Zenker diverticulum?

Updated: Jan 23, 2018
  • Author: Joel A Ernster, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Surgical approaches include the following: (1) stapled or hand-sewn diverticulectomy with CP myotomy, (2) stapled or hand-sewn diverticulopexy with CP myotomy, and (3) endoscopic division of the diverticular wall with an endoscopic stapler. [24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33]


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