Laryngopharyngeal reflux and primary snoring: a pilot case-control study.

@article{Charaklias2013LaryngopharyngealRA,
  title={Laryngopharyngeal reflux and primary snoring: a pilot case-control study.},
  author={Napoleon Charaklias and Constantinos Mamais and Vijay Pothula and Bernadette Nirmal Kumar},
  journal={B-ENT},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={89-93}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES Laryngopharyngeal reflux has been implicated as a causative factor in the aetiology of sleep related breathing disorders. However there are no reports on the association of this disorder and primary snoring in the absence of obstructive sleep apnoea. This study was undertaken to investigate any link between primary snoring and the presence of laryngopharyngeal reflux. METHODS A matched case-control study was performed in a district general Ear Nose Throat outpatient… CONTINUE READING

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