Eye exams could help reflux patients

Eye exams could help reflux patients

Eye examinations could improve the management of patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR), according to a new study. LPR symptoms typically consist of hoarseness, sore throat, the feeling of a lump in the throat and throat clearing. However, it is also...
Could Peptest help triage non-urgent reflux cases?

Could Peptest help triage non-urgent reflux cases?

Peptest could prove useful during the current Covid-19 pandemic when access to clinics and more complex clinical diagnostic procedures is restricted or delayed. Many non-essential medical procedures have been postponed or cancelled during the Covid-19 pandemic, with...
Study says Peptest is ‘useful for LPR diagnosis’

Study says Peptest is ‘useful for LPR diagnosis’

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) – when gastric contents refluxes into the larynx/pharynx – can be diagnosed using a salivary pepsin test, says a study published in the International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology. Pepsin is an enzyme in gastric juice that...
Peptest used in UK LPR study

Peptest used in UK LPR study

A new UK study with more than 1,000 patients has demonstrated how Peptest can be used to diagnose laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) in hospitals, voice clinics and GP surgeries. LPR is a condition responsible for up to 10 per cent of all otolaryngology (ear, nose and...
Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest featured in Laryngoscope medical journal

Peptest has been described as a ‘cost‐effective, non-invasive measurement tool’ to assist office‐based diagnosis of laryngopharangeal reflux disease (LPR) in a new research paper. The study, published in The Laryngoscope – the monthly peer-reviewed medical...
Peptest study to feature at Laryngology Conference

Peptest study to feature at Laryngology Conference

Information on a UK multicentre study evaluating the use of Peptest for patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) will be presented at a world-class laryngology conference this month. The Cutting Edge Laryngology Conference showcases the most up-to-date advances in...