Correlation of pH probe-measured laryngopharyngeal reflux with symptoms and signs of reflux laryngitis.

@article{Noordzij2002CorrelationOP,
  title={Correlation of pH probe-measured laryngopharyngeal reflux with symptoms and signs of reflux laryngitis.},
  author={Jacob Pieter Noordzij and A. M. Khidr and Ellen Desper and Robert B Meek and James F. Reibel and Paul A. Levine},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2002},
  volume={112 12},
  pages={2192-5}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Laryngitis secondary to gastric acid reflux is a prevalent, yet incompletely understood, otolaryngological disorder. Further characterization of the relationship between symptoms and signs and reflux severity is needed. STUDY DESIGN Prospective clinical trial. METHODS Forty-two consecutive, nonsmoking patients with one or more reflux laryngitis symptoms were recruited to complete a symptom questionnaire, videostrobolaryngoscopy, and 24-hour, dual-sensor pH probe… CONTINUE READING