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Cricopharyngeal Myotomy and Operation for Pharyngoesophageal (Zenker’s) Diverticulum

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

Although various endoscopic techniques are available for correction of cricopharyngeal myotomy and associated Zenker’s diverticulum, the open approach described in this chapter remains a tried and true procedure. This chapter describes the technique of myotomy and correction of diverticulum.

Keywords

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Inferior Thyroid Artery Superior Thyroid Artery Transverse Fiber Pharyngeal Constrictor Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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