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Conventional Resection of Esophageal Diverticula

  • Alexandr F. Chernousov
  • Claus F. Eisenberger
  • Pavel M. Bogopolski
  • Jakob R. Izbicki
  • Hans-Wilhelm Schreiber

Abstract

Esophageal diverticula are rare. They can be either local or generalized, with local circumscript diverticula being the most common types. According to their location they are divided into: Cervical/pharyngoesophageal, parabronchial/ mid-thoracic, and epiphrenic diverticula.

Keywords

Esophageal Wall Epiphrenic Diverticulum Esophageal Diverticulum Anterolateral Thoracotomy Pharyngeal Constrictor Muscle 
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© Steinkopff Verlag 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandr F. Chernousov
    • 1
  • Claus F. Eisenberger
    • 2
  • Pavel M. Bogopolski
    • 1
  • Jakob R. Izbicki
    • 3
  • Hans-Wilhelm Schreiber
    • 3
  1. 1.Department for Thoracic & Abdominal SurgeryNational Research Centre of SurgeryMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of General-, Visceral- and Pediatric SurgeryHeinrich-Heine-University of DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  3. 3.Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic SurgeryUniversity Hospital Hamburg EppendorfHamburgGermany

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