Information for the public
Flexible endoscopic treatment of a pharyngeal pouch is safe enough and works well enough for use in the NHS.
This procedure should only be done by health professionals with special expertise in interventional endoscopy and training in this procedure.
Your health professional should fully explain what is involved in having this procedure and discuss the possible benefits and risks with you. You should also be told how to find more information about the procedure. All of this should happen before you decide whether you want to have this procedure or not.