Review article: the role of pH monitoring in extraoesophageal gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is associated with several extraoesophageal disease states including laryngitis, asthma, chronic cough and non-cardiac chest pain. Currently, the exact role reflux of gastric contents play in the pathogenesis of extraoesophageal symptoms remain controversial. Twenty-four hours pH monitoring is often considered the 'gold… CONTINUE READING