Salvage peroral endoscopic myotomy for esophageal diverticulum.

  title={Salvage peroral endoscopic myotomy for esophageal diverticulum.},
  author={Hiroki Sato and Yuichi Sato and Manabu Takeuchi and Kazuya Takahashi and Shin-Ryu Takeda and Haruhiro Inoue and Masaaki Kobayashi},
  volume={47 Suppl 1 UCTN},
Esophageal diverticulum often causes secondary dysmotility. If a diverticulum associated with a functional disorder is growing and exacerbating symptoms, surgical treatment is usually indicated [1,2]. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) was introduced by Inoue et al. in 2010 as a novel treatment technique for achalasia [3]. Here, we report our clinical… CONTINUE READING