Possible relationship of gastroesophagopharyngeal acid reflux with pathogenesis of chronic sinusitis.

@article{Ulualp1999PossibleRO,
  title={Possible relationship of gastroesophagopharyngeal acid reflux with pathogenesis of chronic sinusitis.},
  author={Seckin O Ulualp and Robert James Toohill and Reinhard Hoffmann and Reza Shaker},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={197-202}
}
UNLABELLED Gastroesophagopharyngeal reflux (GEPR) has been suggested as a cause of pediatric sinusitis. However, its contribution to the pathogenesis of chronic sinusitis in adults has not been systematically investigated. We evaluated the prevalence of GEPR in 11 CT confirmed chronic sinusitis patients (51 +/- 4 years) who had not responded to conventional therapy, and 11 normal healthy controls (44 +/- 7 years). A 3-site ambulatory esophagopharyngeal pH monitoring technique (probe location: 2… CONTINUE READING