Laparoscopic gastric diverticulectomy in a 13-year-old girl.

Symptomatic gastric diverticula are rare, mainly occurring in patients between 20 and 60 years of age. In adults, laparoscopic resection seems to be an attractive alternative to conventional surgery, although some authors experienced problems in identifying the diverticulum intraoperatively. We present a case of a gastric diverticulum in a 13-year-old girl… CONTINUE READING