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Esophageal Diverticulectomy

Posted On: 05-27-2015
Esophageal Diverticulectomy

What is Esophageal Diverticulectomy?

Esophageal diverticulectomy involves the removal of a diverticulum (a pouch distended from the esophagus wall). The incision made is typically cervical.

Also Known As:

  • Diverticulum removal
  • Esophagus surgery

Conditions Treated with Esophageal Diverticulectomy:

Esophageal diverticulectomy is utilized in cases of esophageal diverticulum.

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Esophageal Diverticulectomy:

Non-surgical alternatives to esophageal diverticulectomy include dietary changes and following solid food with water. Endoscopic esophageal diverticulectomy is a surgical alternative to the procedure.

Anesthesia with Esophageal Diverticulectomy:

Esophageal diverticulectomy is performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.

Potential Complications from Esophageal Diverticulectomy:

Possible risks following esophageal diverticulectomy include bleeding, infection, nerve damage and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible to experience esophageal fistula or stricture.

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