Hypothesis:Gastric acid blockade with PPIs is effective in treating LPR.
I searched the PubMed database and the OVID Database of Systematic Reviews for laryngopharyngeal reflux, laryngopharyngeal reflux PPI treatment, and gastroesophageal reflux AND laryngitis. I also searched the Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews using keyword combinations of laryngitisand reflux. In addition, I accessed the 58 references included in my earlier article1and also hand searched pertinent subject matter journals and reference lists of key research articles for articles relevant to the present analysis.
Ford CN. GERD-Related Chronic Laryngitis: Pro. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136(9):910-913. doi:10.1001/archoto.2010.152