Laparoscopic Resection of Epiphrenic Diverticulum

Kartik Gohil, MD, Maria Altieri, MD, Gerald Gracia, MD, Dana Telem, MD, Aurora Pryor, MD. Stony Brook University Medical Center/State University of New York.

A 64 year old female presented with a history of regurgitation of undigested food. She was diagnosed with achalasia with a giant epiphrenic diverticulum. Laparoscopic esophageal diverticulectomy with esophageal myotomy and anterior partial fundoplication was performed. Her postoperative course was uncomplicated and she is doing well after surgery.

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