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 …

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Transillumination auxiliary technique for POEM

Francisco Baldaque-Silva, MD from Centro Hospitalar de São João in Porto, Portugal presents this video case "New transillumination auxiliary technique for peroral endoscopic myotomy." In our experience, one of the most difficult steps of the peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) technique is the achievement of a proper tunnel length that will allow a safe and effective …

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