Submucosal per-oral endoscopic myotomy for a large Zenker’s diverticulum

Post written by Valerio Balassone, MD, PhD, from the Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy.

This is a preliminary experience with an innovative technique to treat large Zenker’s diverticulum. It demonstrates innovative tools and techniques to separate the mucosa from the septum in order to achieve a complete septum division without the concern of mediastinitis. It illustrates the Z-POEM technique step by step (cost/effectiveness should be a consideration).

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