TITLE

New Tests for the Evaluation of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

AUTHOR(S)
Vaezi, Michael F.
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86417702

 

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