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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Oropharyngeal (OP) pH monitoring has been developed to detect supra-esophageal gastric reflux (SEGR). The results obtained with OP pH-metry and multichannel intraluminal impedance/pH monitoring (MII/pH) were compared. STUDY DESIGN Diagnostic study. METHODS Ten patients (age 46.33 ± 9.86 years) presenting with chronic coughing(More)
A 50 year old man is described in whom primary hypothyroidism and isolated ACTH deficiency leading to adrenocortical insufficiency occurred simultaneously. Low thyroid hormone levels, elevated serum TSH values and high titers of antithyroid antibodies (ATA) were consistent with primary hypothyroidism. The diagnosis of secondary adrenocortical insufficiency(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The present study is aimed at assessing the relationship between ear, nose and throat manifestations and proximal reflux in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease by using 24-h dual-probe pH monitoring. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-eight patients were included: (;) 28 patients with suspected ear, nose and throat manifestations of(More)
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