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Oesophageal epiphrenic diverticulum: an unusual presentation and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7486758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Epiphrenic pulsion diverticula are rare and often asymptomatic. We describe a case presenting in an unusual fashion, and review the controversy over the management of this condition with regard to the requirement for myotomy and antireflux surgery. We believe that both procedures are necessary, but believe that both procedures are necessary, but optimal management strategies are unlikely to be resolved as the rarity of the condition precludes largescale prospective studies.
S C Clark; S A Norton; K Jeyasingham; P D Ridley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0035-8843     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-20     Completed Date:  1995-12-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Regional Cardiopulmonary transplant Unit, Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne.
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MeSH Terms
Diverticulum, Esophageal / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Muscle, Smooth / surgery
Respiratory Sounds / etiology

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