Chronic cough and hoarseness in patients with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease

  title={Chronic cough and hoarseness in patients with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease},
  author={Dr. J. Patrick Waring and Leonel Lacayo and John Hunter and RN EllenKatz and RN BarbaraSuwak},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Gastroesophageal reflux may be responsible for atypical symptoms such as chronic cough and hoarseness. Our aim was to evaluate and treat patients with severe gastroesophageal reflux and chronic cough or hoarseness with intensive antireflux therapy. Twenty-seven patients with typical heartburn symptoms in addition to significant cough or hoarseness were treated with aggressive antireflux therapy. We recorded the response of each symptom to the antireflux therapy. Two patients were lost to follow… CONTINUE READING

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