Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in chronic laryngitis: prevalence and response to acid-suppressive therapy.

@article{Qua2007GastrooesophagealRD,
  title={Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in chronic laryngitis: prevalence and response to acid-suppressive therapy.},
  author={C S Qua and Ching H Wong and Krishnan G Gopala and K L Goh},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={287-95}
}
BACKGROUND Gastro-oesophageal reflux is thought to cause chronic laryngitis through laryngopharyngeal reflux. Response of laryngitis to treatment with acid-suppressive therapy supports this causal link. AIM To determine the prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in patients with chronic laryngitis and response to proton-pump inhibitor therapy. METHODS Patients with chronic laryngitis were recruited. The frequency and severity of reflux and laryngeal symptoms were scored and… CONTINUE READING