Journal de Chirurgie Viscérale – Vol. – N° 4 – p. – Diverticulopexie pour diverticule de Zenker – EM|consulte. A Zenker’s diverticulum, also pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, also pharyngeal pouch, also hypopharyngeal diverticulum, is a diverticulum of the mucosa of. Keywords: Zenker, esophageal diverticulum, diverticulectomy, .. M. Diverticule pharyngo- oesophagien de zenker a propos de cinq cas.

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Early functional results were favorable in all the cases, with the disappearing of dysphagia. Minimally invazive surgery for Zenker diverticulum: Belsey Functional disease of the esophagus. Long term results were hard to obtain due to short monitoring period in more than half of the patients. She complained of epigastric pain and dysphagia. Results There were 5 men and 6 women, mean age 54 years for men and 60 for women.

Sincewhen Ludlow had made the first description of the surgical treatment that was reported by Weeler indifferent therapies for Zenker diverticulum were imagined. R VaillancourtA Duranceau.

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The role of esophageal manometry in the management of the patients with gastro-esophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus. Methods Surgical statistics were published duringincluding a group of 11 patients 5 menthat underwent surgical treatment for Zenker diverticulum.

The authors present a case of a laparoscopic transhiatal esophagectomy with Akiyama tube reconstruction in a woman with long-term achalasia and megaesophagus.


It has an incidence of 2 perper year in the UK, but there is significant geographical variation around the world. Once the myotomy is completed a standard Dor Fundoplication is performed. Other non-surgical riverticule modalities also exist, such as endoscopic laser, which recent evidence suggests is less effective than stapling. Support Center Support Center. Using the technique available at that time, the results were unacceptable, due divertocule high incidence of mediastinal infectious complications.

The opponents of this technique rise attention about the risk of abandoning a possible malignant lesion inside zenler pouch, on one side and on the other side, that the resection is not much more complicated than diverticulopexy [ 1617 ].

Our study group is made up of 11 patients with surgical indication for Zenker diverticulum, operated between and InHarrison added myotomy in the divdrticule protocol of Zenker diverticulum [ 1112 ]. Not to be confused with Pharyngeal pouch embryology. Esophagectomy as a primary treatment of achalasia might be considered if severe symptomatic dysphagia, regurgitationanatomical megaesophagus or functional esophagus aperistalses disorders are contraindications to a more conservative approach.

Webs and pouches of the oesophagus, their diagnosis and treatment. The specific complication after surgery, esophageal leak, occurred early in 2 women patients.

InCollard introduced diverticulotomy by using the endostapler, which decreased morbidity. The extension of the myotomy on the gastric side continues to be the most difficult part of the dissection. diverticul

Zenker’s diverticulum – Wikipedia

Diverticulectomy is proved to be the most efficient method of alleviating dysphagia [ 18 ], compared with the simple myotomy or myotomy associated with diverticulopexy [ 17 ]. Diverticulopexy is realized with the sternocleidomastoidian muscle, prevertebral fascia, or exceptionally, the mastoid. The present status of one-stage pharyngo-esophageal diverticulectomy. Gastric leiomyoma is an uncommonly found benign submucosal neoplasm that may cause bleeding in rare cases. Motility Disorders of the Pharynx and Esophagus.


Esophageal manometry must be included in the investigations of these patients, on one hand for the assessment of dysphagia and on the other hand for optimization of indication and surgical technique.

This video demonstrates all the technical details of a laparoscopic excision of a diverticulee horseshoe-shaped leiomyoma of the lower esophagus. The degeneration of the striate muscular fibers of crico-pharyngeal muscle was seen viverticule the histological examination; which are gradually replaced by fibro-fatty tissue [ 34 ]. An esophageal leiomyoma can be enucleated safely and effectively through minimally invasive surgery.

Both objectives can be achieved by classic or minimal invasive through endoscopy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Top of the page – Article Outline.

Subsequently the patient undergoes a diverticu,e through a right thoracoscopic approach. The description of the surgery of the upper esophageal sphincter open technique covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of pharyngoesophageal diverticulum.

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