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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Manometry registers the pressure in different places of the esophagus and determines changes in the upper esophageal sphincter 8. The content of the diverticulum, when aspirated, causes aspirative pneumonia. The anterior portion of the homohyoideus muscle is retracted without cutting it. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. Cricopharyngeal dysfunction and the presence of a sac condition the appearance of clinical manifestations.

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Full text is only aviable in PDF. One patient developed a cervical abscess requiring surgical drain and antibiotics. Its exact nature remains unclear to this day, with discrepancies between numerous studies 2. 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.

Regurgitation consisted of partially digested or non-digested food, increasing in the supine position. Treatment is surgical and is performed in case of complications.

SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it zekner a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Anyway, endoscopy is used as the first-choice technique in experienced centers.


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The benefits of this technique include: Arch Surg ; A drain is placed in the surgical bed and the incision is closed. Subscribe to ed Newsletter. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. J Laryngol Otol ; Endoscopic stapling vs conventional methods of surgery for pharyngeal pouches: SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

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Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; After general anesthesia induction the patient is placed in the supine position with the neck rotated to the right. Post-surgical complications included 1 case of upper esophageal stenosis 3 weeks after surgery, which was solved with endoscopic dilatations. It is remarkable the predominance of this pathology among males in our series, which has already been described by other authors 5,6. Follow-up at 1 year was successful without digerticulo.

Pathology did not reveal any case of carcinoma in association with Zenker’s diverticulum. No carcinoma associated with a diverticulum appeared in any of our cases.

Zenker’s diverticulum was first described in by Ludlow 1. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Pharyngeal Zenker’s diverticulum is a disorder of upper esophageal sphincter opening. 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.


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For non-Gaussian variables median rather than mean values were used. Recently, endoscopic techniques are gaining lots of adepts. Discussion Zenker’s diverticulum is an infrequent pathology in young people, being considered an acquired entity. A descriptive statistical study was performed using the program SPSS Diagnosis of Zenker’s diverticulum was established by imaging method and endoscopy. It is a sac-like deformation in the posterior wall of the pharynx that zebker in the posterior mid line between the thyropharyngeal and cricopharyngeal muscles, above the level of the upper esophageal sphincter.

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: election of surgical treatment and outcome. Case presentation].

In conclusion, Zenker’s diverticulum is a zenkrr often resulting in mild symptoms, but interfering with quality of life; some times, however, it causes important manifestations weight loss, nutritional deficiency secondary to dysphagia or aspirative pneumonia that warrant treatment for all symptomatic diverticula.

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. IR Med J ; zwnker 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.

Flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum: Med Observ Inq ; 3: