Minimally invasive therapy for epiphrenic diverticula: Systematic review of literature and report of six cases

@inproceedings{GonzalezCalatayud2014MinimallyIT,
  title={Minimally invasive therapy for epiphrenic diverticula: Systematic review of literature and report of six cases},
  author={Mariel Gonzalez-Calatayud and Eduardo Mar{\'i}a Targarona and C. Balague and Carlos Rodriguez-Luppi and Ana B Martin and Manuel Tr{\'i}as},
  booktitle={Journal of minimal access surgery},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Epiphrenic diverticula (ED) are infrequent and conventional surgical treatment entails aggressive open or transthoracic surgery. Minimally invasive treatment has changed the surgical approach but some surgical controversies are not resolved. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to describe our experience in minimally invasive treatment of the ED and to perform a systematic review of the current literature in this subject. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed all data from the… CONTINUE READING

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