New Tests for the Evaluation of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Vaezi, Michael F.
February 2013
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p115
Academic Journal
An interview with doctor Michael F. Vaezi, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He discusses the laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and the methods used in evaluating the condition. He says that gastroenterologists utilize tests for patients with LPR symptoms such as endoscopy and pH monitoring. He mentions the two tests developed to evaluate LPR which are the salivary pepsin monitoring and oropharyngeal pH monitoring or Restech pH probe.


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