TITLE

THE ESOPHAGUS: Suspension of Zenker's Diverticulum

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on suspending Zenker's diverticulum from a chapter of the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery," Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. It relates the features of patients who have the option of suspending the diverticulum instead of resecting it. Information is provided on the advantage of the suspension operative procedure over diverticulectomy. It outlines the steps involved in the surgical procedure.
ACCESSION #
43758751

 

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