Pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and signs related to extraesophageal reflux in patients with heartburn in gastroenterology practice: a prospective study.

@article{Ylitalo2005PharyngealAL,
  title={Pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and signs related to extraesophageal reflux in patients with heartburn in gastroenterology practice: a prospective study.},
  author={Riitta Ylitalo and P A Lindestad and Stellan Hertegard},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={347-52}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and findings in correlation to extraesophageal reflux (EER) in patients with heartburn. DESIGN A prospective study. SETTING Patients referred to Department of Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. PARTICIPANTS Forty-three patients with chronic heartburn as the primary symptom, subdivided on the basis of oesophageal manometry to have gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) (n = 25) or not (n = 18). MAIN… CONTINUE READING

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