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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Barthlen, W; Feussner, H; Hannig, C; Hölscher, AH; Siewert, JR 
Title:
Surgical therapy of Zenker's diverticulum: low risk and high efficiency. 
Abstract:
Surgery for the treatment of Zenker's diverticulum was performed at our institution in a total of 43 patients over 6 1/2 years. Cervical myotomy with diverticulectomy was performed in 32 of the patients and myotomy alone in 11. Mortality totaled 0%, with a reversible lesion of the recurrent nerve occurring in 7%. In 60% of the cases investigated preoperatively (N = 40), motility disorders of the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) could be demonstrated using manometry as well as with cineradiograph...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dysphagia 
Year:
1990 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
13-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0179-051X 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie