Endoscopic KTP-532 laser assisted diverticulotomy for Zenker's diverticulum

Hazarika, P and Pillai, S and Balakrishnan, R and Singh, Rohit and Hazarika, M (2005) Endoscopic KTP-532 laser assisted diverticulotomy for Zenker's diverticulum. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery , 57 (1). pp. 71-74.

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Zenker's diverticulum, though counnon in western countries is uncommon in India. This diverticuham is an extension of umcosa through Killian's dehiscence. Various surgical methods have been described for the treatment of this condition including the use of lasers but none in Indian Journals. In this paper we describe a case of Zenker's diverticulum where diverticulotomy using KTP532 laser was successfully performed. Its advantages over other techniques are mentioned.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zenker's diverticulum, diverticulotomy,KTP 532 laser
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2012 04:08
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2012 04:08
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/77352

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