Case Report
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Mar 16, 2022; 14(3): 183-190
Published online Mar 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i3.183
Table 1 Summary of previous case reports of bleeding Zenker’s diverticulum, including present case
Age (yr)
Antiplatelet or coagulant use
Ulcer in diverticulum
Diverticulum size (cm)
Technique to stop bleeding
Definitive surgical treatment
Follow up (months)
Recurrent bleeding
Haas et al[7], 200871AspirinNoYesLargeUrgent diverticulectomyDiverticulectomyN/ANo
Stop aspirin
Flicker et al[8], 201083AspirinNoYesLargeHemoclipDiverticulectomyN/ANo
Eaton et al[9], 201185AspirinNoYes5.2HemoclipDied after discharge home from heart failureN/ANo
Bălălău et al[10], 201375NoNoYes4DiverticulectomyDiverticulectomy12No
Sardana et al[11], 201489AspirinNoNo9FFP;Diverticulectomy and cricopharyngeal myotomyN/ANo
WarfarinStop aspirin and warfarin
House et al[12], 201670Aspirin, ClopidogrelNoYesLargeIV pantoprazole;DiverticulectomyN/ANo
Stop aspirin and clopidogrel
Present case72AspirinNoYes7.1IV pantoprazoleZ-POEM12No