Laparoscopic management of epiphrenic diverticula

Fernando Mier, John Hunter

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Abstract

Esophageal epiphrenic diverticula are pulsion diverticula located in the distal 10 cm of the esophagus. They represent the protrusion of the mucosa and submucosa through the muscular layers of the esophageal wall. (See Figure 45.1.).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Pages449-452
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781482299588
ISBN (Print)9781482299571
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Mier, F., & Hunter, J. (2017). Laparoscopic management of epiphrenic diverticula. In Operative Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition (pp. 449-452). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315113777