was performed and the defect in the urethra was repaired with two layers.
Furthermore, only 50% of patients treated with diverticulectomy
were relieved of their symptoms [23, 24].
The treatment of choice for the symptomatic MD is the surgical resection, either by the diverticulectomy
(wedge resection) or by the segmental bowel resection and anastomosis based on the size of base and length of diverticulum.
and his wife were advised about options and agreed after careful consideration to return to the OR for a three-part surgery, including radical left nephroureterectomy, Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP), and bladder diverticulectomy
Cervical plexus blocks are used as a sole anesthesia method in many surgeries such as carotid endarterectomies, dental procedures, submandibular and submental abscess drainage, minimally invasive thyroidectomy, and Zenker's diverticulectomy
. Especially in carotid endarterectomies, superficial, intermediate, and deep cervical plexus blocks are widely performed [12, 14, 15].
Seven patients (58.3%) underwent open Ivor Lewis esophagectomy, four (33.3%) underwent robotic-assisted Ivor Lewis esophagectomy, and one (8.3%) underwent robotic esophageal diverticulectomy
and urethral repair is the current procedure of choice.
After adequate mobilization of the duodenum, the diverticulum should be dissected completely down to the base and either handsewn or stapled diverticulectomy
can be performed.
In their work, the sacculated part was resected (diverticulectomy
) and done to a point that would allow the diameter retaining normal.
done (Figure-2) and patient had a smooth post-operative recovery.
It can also be employed in patients when placement of a synthetic mesh sling is contraindicated, such as concomitant urethral diverticulectomy
, repair of urethrovaginal fistulae, and history of prior radiation, as well as with history of prior or concurrent urethral mesh erosion.
So in case of suspected appendicitis, upon exploration if appendix is found to be normal, survey should be made for the presence of Meckel's diverticulum and diverticulectomy
to be done accordingly.