Can reflux cause polyps on vocal cords? A new study has used Peptest to explore the relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/ GERD) and vocal fold polyps. Vocal fold polyps (VFPs) are growths that form on the vocal folds – also known as the vocal...
Peptest is a ‘good screening test’ for medical professionals, such as GPs, allergists, ENT specialists, gastroenterologists and chest physicians, to detect laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). In a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, Peptest helped...
A new study has evaluated the phenotypes of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease to demonstrate the relationship between gastric pepsin and gastric pH and that high gastric pepsin concentrations are associated with low gastric pH. Professor Peter Dettmar and Jeanine...
We’re excited to hear that Peptest has proved valuable in helping identify symptoms of ‘silent reflux’ at NHS respiratory clinics at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Many people associate reflux with symptoms, such as heartburn or acid reflux, but it can also cause...
Measuring salivary pepsin levels has the potential to reduce time to diagnose acid reflux, minimise the use of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy, and streamline care for patients with symptoms. That’s the findings of a new study undertaken at two care centres at the...
Peptest is a useful, non-invasive diagnostic test for self-diagnosing reflux related symptoms, a study published in the EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System journal has highlighted. Many people suffering from troublesome reflux-related symptoms, such as...
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