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Zenker Diverticulum (Zenker's Diverticulum) Summary

Description: A DIVERTICULUM at the upper end of the ESOPHAGUS through the cricopharyngeal muscle at the junction of the PHARYNX and the esophagus.

Also Known As: Zenker's Diverticulum; Esophago-Pharyngeal Diverticula; Esophago-Pharyngeal Diverticulum; Pharyngeal Diverticula; Pharyngo-Esophageal Diverticula Show All >>

Networked: 141 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Zenker Diverticulum

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Barium : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  3. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  4. Carbon Dioxide : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. hydroxide ion : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. tranilast (N 5') : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 3 results : FDA 80 Generic
  8. Latex : 2 results : IBA
  9. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist) : 1 result : FDA 2
  10. Alendronate (Alendronate Sodium) : 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Zenker Diverticulum

  1. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  2. Diverticulum
  3. Hemorrhage
  4. Zenker Diverticulum (Zenker's Diverticulum)
  5. Esophageal Perforation
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Key Therapies for Zenker Diverticulum

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  1. General Anesthesia : 3 outcomes in 7 results
  2. Gas Lasers : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 25 results
  3. Endoscopes : 2 outcomes 1 study in 11 results
  4. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 25 results
  5. Laryngectomy : 7 results
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