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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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.

The benefits of this technique include: The anterior portion of the homohyoideus muscle is retracted without cutting it. Full text is only aviable in PDF. Moreover, there is a risk of penetration and perforation of Zenker’s diverticulum. Manometry registers the pressure in different places divertticulo the esophagus and determines changes in the upper esophageal sphincter 8.

Dde to our field of work, the open treatment is best to relieve symptoms rather than endoscopic procedures because the training for advanced endoscopic procedures is a problem due to lack of infrastructure and specialized personnel.

The most common clinical se were dysphagia, regurgitation, syalorrhea, cough, and weight loss.

Evolution of surgical treatment for pharyngeal pouch. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Dysphagia involved both solids and liquids. Weight loss could be attributed to dysphagia, avoiding the diveritculo oral feeding in many cases 5. Pathology did not reveal any case of carcinoma in association with Zenker’s diverticulum. Its pathophysiology is not yet completely understood. Symptoms appeared 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.


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One case presented with a transient recurrent nerve paralysis, which was treated with steroids. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Quantitative variables following a Gaussian model were defined by mean and range. The current treatment of symptomatic Zenker’s diverticulum is surgery, approaching the diverticulum and cricopharyngeal muscle. The pathogenesis of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Its usual development in advanced-age patients as df in the literature is consistent with our results 3.

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Nine issues are published each year, including mostly originals, reviews and consensus documents. After surrounding the cervical esophagus, the diverticulum and its neck are dissected following a cm myotomy of the cricopharyngeal muscle in most cases.

Dysphagia, regurgitation and halitosis appeared as typical symptoms zfnker Zenker’s diverticulum. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

Results Clinical data are described in table I. Post-surgical complications included 1 case of upper esophageal stenosis 3 weeks after surgery, which was solved with endoscopic dilatations. Treatment is surgical and is performed in case of complications.

Esophagoscopy is the most direct method to establish the cause of mechanic dysphagia. Diagnosis of Zenker’s diverticulum was established by imaging method and endoscopy.

The content of the diverticulum, when aspirated, causes aspirative pneumonia. In conclusion, Zenker’s diverticulum is a condition 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. Barium esophagogram is the most used technique for the diagnosis of esophageal diseases, being the first one to perform in Zenker’s diverticulum.

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In spite of this, some authors have described a familiar aggregation 4. 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. Endoscopic management of Zenker diverticulum: Minimally invasive procedures are useful in patients with comorbidities and for the short anesthesia time and hospitalization.

Other minor complications were sore throat, lacerations of the oral mucosa, transient paralysis of vocal cords, and a foreign-body sensation in cases where the endostapler was used. Esophageal manometry showed a high-pressure upper esophageal sphincter in all 3 patients who underwent this study.

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How long should it be? Finally, the resection of diverticulum is performed, and the esophageal wall is mechanically closed using GIA or hand sewed. Endoscopic staple-assisted esophagodiverticulostomy for Zenker’s diverticulum. Zenker’s diverticulum is a protrusion of the pharyngeal mucosa through a weak area of the posterior wall.

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It is currently accepted that its origin is a primary eznker of the cricopharyngeal muscle, which cannot relax adequately and thus gives rise to a high pressure inside the pharynx when swallowing, and the formation of a secondary pulsion diverticulum. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.

Most cases began oral feeding hours after surgery. Flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum: