Endoscopic treatment for Zenker's diverticulum: long-term results (with video).

  title={Endoscopic treatment for Zenker's diverticulum: long-term results (with video).},
  author={Vincent Huberty and Souraya El Bacha and Daniel Bl{\'e}ro and Olivier Le Moine and Sergio Hassid and Jacques Devi{\'e}re},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={77 5},
BACKGROUND Diverticulotomy is a standard treatment for Zenker's diverticulum (ZD). This technique was adapted to flexible endoscopy. OBJECTIVE We report our long-term results of ZD treatment by using flexible endoscopy assisted by a soft diverticuloscope. DESIGN Follow-up study. SETTING Academic hospital. Tertiary-care referral center. PATIENTS A total of 150 patients with ZD were treated with the same technique from July 2002 to June 2011. INTERVENTION The procedure was performed by… CONTINUE READING

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