The association between Helicobacter pylori and laryngopharyngeal reflux in laryngeal pathologies.

@article{ekin2012TheAB,
  title={The association between Helicobacter pylori and laryngopharyngeal reflux in laryngeal pathologies.},
  author={Engin Çekin and Mustafa Gorkem Ozyurt and Evren Erkul and Koray Ergunay and Hakan Cincik and Burak Kapucu and A. Dilek Gungor},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={E6-9}
}
We conducted a study to determine the presence or absence of Helicobacter pylori and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) in 43 previously untreated patients who had presented with a laryngeal lesion. Our aim was to determine if there was any association among H pylori, LPR, and laryngeal lesions. H pylori status was determined by real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays of biopsy tissue obtained during direct laryngoscopy. The presence or absence of LPR was determined on the basis of… CONTINUE READING
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