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What are the surgical options to treat zenker's diverticulum?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Zenker's
Surgery can be done by open repair or through an endoscope and includes stapling or hand sewing closed the diverticulum and the overlying muscle.
Full details are at: pharyngoesophageal diverticulum: technique of repair. Chest surg clin n am. 1995; 5(3):449-58 (issn: 1052-3359) allen ms section of general thoracic surgery, mayo clinic, rochester, minnesota, usa -obtainable per medical library.

In brief: Zenker's
Surgery can be done by open repair or through an endoscope and includes stapling or hand sewing closed the diverticulum and the overlying muscle.
Full details are at: pharyngoesophageal diverticulum: technique of repair. Chest surg clin n am. 1995; 5(3):449-58 (issn: 1052-3359) allen ms section of general thoracic surgery, mayo clinic, rochester, minnesota, usa -obtainable per medical library.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree
In brief: Surgery
A zenker's diverticulum is an out pouching of the esophagus.
This causes food to get trapped, ferment and cause severe halitosis among other symptoms. Surgery can be done thoracoscopically or endoscopically to staple the zenkers.

In brief: Surgery
A zenker's diverticulum is an out pouching of the esophagus.
This causes food to get trapped, ferment and cause severe halitosis among other symptoms. Surgery can be done thoracoscopically or endoscopically to staple the zenkers.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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