Clinical Controversies in Otolaryngology
April 2016

Zenker Diverticulum—Which Surgical Approach Is Superior?

Author Affiliations
  • 1Center for Voice, Airway, and Swallowing Disorders, Department of Otolaryngology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(4):401-403. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3892

Hypothesis  Endoscopic diverticulostomy is a better first-line treatment than open diverticulectomy for Zenker diverticulum.