Articles tagged with "Laryngopharyngeal reflux"

Reviewers ID Reflux Disease Clinical Guidelines

What are the areas of agreement and controversy in clinical practice guidelines for reflux disease, and is it feasible to create a clinical protocol for otolaryngologists? Background: With the movement in health care toward evidence-based medicine, is it important to identify best practice guidelines for reflux disease, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)? […]

Larygnopharyngeal Reflux Changes Laryngeal Mucosa

How does reflux affect laryngeal tissue quality? Background: Laryngopharyngeal reflux has deleterious effects on the larynx. Due to the poor intrinsic protective mechanisms in this tissue, damage occurs at a higher pH and leads to the commonly known throat symptoms. The authors in this study have used endogenous acid and pepsin to study the mucosal changes […]