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Zenker’s Diverticulectomy (Endoscopic)
Duke University Medical Center

Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

David Straka, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

A patient presented to an Otolaryngology clinic with symptoms of dysphagia and frequent regurgitation of undigested food. Workup revealed a large Zenker’s diverticulum. In this video, Dr. Seth Cohen instructs one of the residents in the techniques of an endoscopic staple diverticulectomy for treatment of this condition.