CON: Treatment with PPIs Should NOT Be Preceded by pH Monitoring in Patients Suspected of Laryngeal Reflux

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Symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) include chronic throat clearing, excessive throat mucus, dysphagia, throat pain, intermittent hoarseness, cough, and globus. These symptoms are nonspecific and may be caused by anything from allergy to head and neck cancer. Modalities utilized to establish the diagnosis of LPR include validated patient symptom… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2006.00448_3.x

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