Treatment of clinically diagnosed laryngopharyngeal reflux disease.

  title={Treatment of clinically diagnosed laryngopharyngeal reflux disease.},
  author={Tarek Fouad Youssef and M R Ahmed},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  volume={136 11},
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of Helicobacter pylori (HP) stool antigen (HPSA) in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD), and to make a comparison of 2 treatment regimens that have been used based on the presence or absence of HPSA positivity in patients with LPRD. DESIGN Randomized controlled study. SETTING Suez Canal University Hospital, Ismalia, Egypt. PATIENTS A total of 212 patients with symptoms of LPRD. INTERVENTION Patients were evaluated by laryngoscopy… CONTINUE READING