Venkatarami Reddy Vutukuru, Associate Professor. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
A 68 yr lady, presented with complaints of retrosternal discomfort, dyspepsia and regurgitation of swallowed food of 6 months duration. Known hypothyroid on oral thyroxine supplements. On evaluation with barium study and endoscopy, there was a large diverticulum in the lower esophagus about 2cms proximal to GE junction. CT chest revealed a focal outpouching from right lateral aspect of the distal esophagus. Manometry showed abnormal relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter. Planned for surgery. Patient underwent laparoscopic transhiatal esophageal epiphrenic diverticulectomy using EndoGI stapler with cardiomyotomy and partial anterior (Dor's) fundoplication. Postoperative period was uneventful.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 96024
Program Number: P492
Presentation Session: Poster Session (Non CME)
Presentation Type: Poster