van Overbeek, Jos J.M.
July 2003
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Jul2003, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p583
Academic Journal
In the literature, various theories concerning the cause of Zenker's diverticulum have been propounded. I believe that an anatomic predisposition plays a prominent role in the pathogenesis. This conclusion will be discussed in light of a study of the literature and characteristics of a series of 646 patients with Zenker's diverticulum. The current methods of treatment by an external surgical approach, as well as the (micro)endoscopic procedures, are described.


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