Divertículo de Zenker. Visits. Download PDF. Eduardo Marín-López, Sergio Rojas Ortega. a 0. This item has received. Visits. Article information. Vol. Num. r Pages Full text access. Divertículo de Zenker. Visits. Download PDF. Eduardo Marín-López, Sergio Rojas Ortega. BACKGROUND: Zenker’s diverticulum is a protrusion of the pharyngeal mucosa Publisher: Antecedentes: los divertículos de Zenker son protrusiones de la.

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You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; Endoscopic management of Zenker diverticulum: The pathogenesis of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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Discussion Zenker’s diverticulum is an infrequent pathology zneker young people, being considered an acquired entity. The concurrence of both morbid conditions can be more probably attributed to coexistence in the same age range than to an association between diverticylo with a common pathogenetic base. Minimally invasive surgery for Zenker’s diverticulum: A chest CT scan was performed in one case of aspirative pneumonia -it showed a dilated cervical esophagus suggesting Zenker’s diverticulum, which was confirmed by an esophagogram.

Zenker’s diverticulum was first described in by Ludlow 1. Liquid diet was started the third postoperative day and progressed without complications; the patient was discharged on the sixth postoperative day without complications. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?


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In spite of this, some authors have described a familiar aggregation 4. Moreover, there is a risk of penetration and perforation of Zenker’s diverticulum. Pathology did not reveal any case of carcinoma in association with Zenker’s diverticulum. Diagnosis of Zenker’s diverticulum was established by imaging method and endoscopy. After general anesthesia induction the patient is placed in the supine position with divertiuclo neck rotated to the right.

Minimally invasive procedures are useful in patients with comorbidities and for the short anesthesia time and hospitalization.

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To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Weight loss could be attributed to dysphagia, avoiding the patient oral feeding in many cases 5. One case presented with a transient divertifulo nerve paralysis, which was treated with steroids.

Its pathophysiology is not yet completely understood.

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In our series all complications appeared in cases where myotomy was associated, except for the patient who suffered from a transient recurrent nerve paralysis, who had undergone diverticulectomy alone. Br J Surg ; Endoscopic staple-assisted esophagodiverticulostomy for Zenker’s diverticulum.


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A left cervicotomy is performed over the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle, displacing it laterally.

Endoscopic stapling vs conventional methods of zsnker for pharyngeal pouches: In conclusion, Zenker’s diverticulum is a condition often resulting in mild symptoms, but interfering with quality of life; some times, however, it causes important manifestations weight loss, nutritional deficiency secondary to dysphagia or aspirative pneumonia that warrant treatment for all symptomatic diverticula.

This is the reason why it is considered as a second-choice technique, the previous performance of an esophagogram is advisable to help the endoscopist. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. How long should it be? Konowitz and Biller 11 reported that diverticulopexy associated with cricopharyngeal myotomy is an alternative resulting in lower morbidity and shorter hospital stays when compared to diverticulectomy, with similar efficiency.

One proceeds to the identification of the left laryngeal recurrent nerve, avoiding its damage. The superior and diverhiculo thyroideal vessels are ligated and cut.