TITLE

Bilobed Zenker's Diverticula

AUTHOR(S)
Tanna, Neil; Patel, Alpen A.; Eisler, Lindsay S.; Goding, George; Maisel, Robert
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Apr2007, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p278
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A bilobed Zenker's diverticulum is an uncommon finding. Given the rarity of these bilobed pharyngeal pouches, their management can pose a clinical dilemma. We advocate transoral endoscopic division and stapling of the larger lobe as the management of choice for this clinical finding. We present 2 patients, each with a bilobed Zenker's diverticulum. To our knowledge, these 2 cases represent the first reported bilobed pharyngeal pouches treated successfully with division and stapling of only the larger lobe.
ACCESSION #
24818590

 

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