Divertículo de Zenker. Visits. Download PDF. Eduardo Marín-López, Sergio Rojas Ortega. a 0. This item has received. Visits. Article information. Vol. Num. r Pages Full text access. Divertículo de Zenker. Visits. Download PDF. Eduardo Marín-López, Sergio Rojas Ortega. BACKGROUND: Zenker’s diverticulum is a protrusion of the pharyngeal mucosa Publisher: Antecedentes: los divertículos de Zenker son protrusiones de la.

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Med Observ Inq ; 3: Most dangerous complications were bleeding, pneumomediastinum, and mediastinitis, although they were infrequent. Moreover, there is a risk of penetration xiverticulo perforation of Zenker’s diverticulum. Department of General and Digestive Surgery. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting se based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Its pages are open to the members of the Association, as well as to all members of the medical community interested in using this forum to publish their articles in accordance with the journal editorial policies.

Nine issues are published each year, including mostly originals, reviews and consensus documents. The journal fully endorses the goals divertticulo updating knowledge and facilitating the acquisition of key developments in internal medicine applied to clinical practice. Zenker’s diverticulum is a protrusion of the pharyngeal mucosa through a weak area of the posterior wall.

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A new diverticulectomy, associated in this case with myotomy, was performed. Endoscopic management of Zenker diverticulum: January Pages Diagnosis of Zenker’s diverticulum was established by imaging method and endoscopy. Previous article Next article. Full text is only aviable in PDF. One patient developed a cervical abscess requiring surgical drain and antibiotics.


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[Zenker’s diverticulum: election of surgical treatment and outcome. Case presentation].

In our series all complications appeared in cases where myotomy was associated, except for the patient who suffered from a transient recurrent nerve paralysis, who had undergone diverticulectomy alone. Esophagoscopy is the most direct method to establish the cause of mechanic dysphagia. This is the reason why it is considered as a second-choice technique, the previous performance of an esophagogram is advisable to help the endoscopist.

This item has received. The concurrence of both morbid conditions can be more probably attributed to coexistence in the same age range than to an association between them with a common pathogenetic base.

The content of the diverticulum, when aspirated, causes aspirative se. Zenker’s diverticulum arises in the posterior wall of the pharynx, above the cricopharyngeal muscle, secondary to a functional cricopharyngeal disorder.

Experiencia de 20 años en el manejo del divertículo de Zenker en un hospital de 3er nivel

Symptoms divegticulo 15 months prior to admission with occasional dysphagia to solids and liquids, breathing difficulty at night, drooling, halitosis, 3 kg weight loss in 2 months, and adequate appetite. Zenker’s diverticulum was first described in by Ludlow 1.

Anyway, endoscopy is used as the first-choice technique in experienced centers. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Br J Surg ; An esophageal fistula developed in 2 subjects conservatively managed with parenteral feeding. Follow-up at 1 year was diverticullo without recurrence. Pathogenesis of hypopharyngeal diverticulum with special reference to heredity.

[Zenker’s diverticulum: election of surgical treatment and outcome. Case presentation].

The aim of this study was to describe the acquired experience with the diagnosis and treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum in a third-level hospital during a period of 20 years. Regurgitation consisted of partially digested or non-digested food, increasing in the supine position.


In all 23 operated patients in our study one patient underwent palliative gastrostomyopen diverticulectomy associated with cricopharyngeal myotomy was performed in most patients.

Zenker’s diverticulum is an infrequent pathology in young people, being considered an acquired entity. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Qualitative variables were defined by divertifulo of cases and percentage. The most common clinical manifestations were dysphagia, regurgitation, syalorrhea, cough, and weight loss. This item has received. A diverticulectomy with cricopharyngeal muscle myotomy was successfully performed. Our experience reveals that the only patient who presented recurrence was one of the three cases undergoing diverticulectomy without myotomy.

Endoscopic staple-assisted esophagodiverticulostomy for Zenker’s diverticulum. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

Minimally invasive procedures are useful in patients with comorbidities and for diverticuoo short anesthesia time and hospitalization. In spite of this, some authors have described a familiar aggregation 4. For non-Gaussian variables median rather than mean values were used. Its pathophysiology is not yet completely understood. Minimally invasive surgery for Zenker’s diverticulum: