Comparison of carbon dioxide laser-assisted versus stapler-assisted endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy.

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OBJECTIVES We directly compared endoscopic carbon dioxide (CO2) laser and stapler treatment methods for both cricopharyngeal hypertrophy (CPH) and Zenker's diverticulum (ZD). METHODS We performed a single-institution retrospective chart review of 153 patients who underwent either CO2 laser-assisted or stapler-assisted endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy… (More)

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@article{Pollei2013ComparisonOC, title={Comparison of carbon dioxide laser-assisted versus stapler-assisted endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy.}, author={Taylor R. Pollei and Michael L. Hinni and Richard E. Hayden and David G Lott and Matthew B Mors}, journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology}, year={2013}, volume={122 9}, pages={568-74} }