Diagnostic device Peptest has been used to help researchers investigate a potential link between salivary pepsin levels and tooth erosion. Dental erosion – the loss of tooth enamel – has often been associated with reflux disease due to direct contact between tooth...
Salivary pepsin could potentially be used as a non-invasive marker of reflux aspiration in children with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) – a new study has shown. Reflux aspiration secondary to GORD/ GERD is one of the causes of chronic gastrointestinal and...
Testing saliva for the stomach enzyme pepsin can help speed up the management of reflux, a new research study has concluded. Peptest – a salivary pepsin test – is also described as an ‘important diagnostic tool’ for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/ GERD) and...
An evaluation of the current literature on pepsin from its discovery and structure to the comparison of concentration between adults and newborns has recently been published in the internationally peer reviewed journal EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System (ECGDS)....
Peptest can be used to diagnose Extraoesophageal reflux (EER) – especially in children with chronic otitis media with effusion (OME) – a professor has highlighted in a recently published paper. OME – often dubbed ‘glue ear’ – occurs frequently in younger...
Peptest has been described as a ‘simple, inexpensive, non-invasive’ and ‘very specific’ diagnosis tool for laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), according to a new research study in Spain. Laryngopharyngeal reflux is a disease characterised by the presence of symptoms,...
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