Lee L. Swanström (USA-France)

Jie He (China)

Michio Hongo (Japan)


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Session 20


Sunday, September 3
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Room 18



Laryngo-Pharyngeal reflux


Chairs: Jonathan Bock (USA) Joel H. Blumin (USA)

Discussant:  Peter Dettmar (UK)


  • Should pepsin detection be considered a first line diagnostic test for airway reflux? Peter Dettmar (UK)
  • What are the effects of pepsin on normal laryngeal epithelial cells? Sang-Hyuk Lee (Korea)
  • What is the correlation of dual pH multichannel intraluminal impedance and salivary pepsin in the management of laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms? Jonathan Bock (USA)
  • What is the role of aspiration in the development of ventilator associated complications?
    Rahul Nanchal (USA)
  • What is the evidence of reflux in idiopathic subglottic stenosis? Joel H. Blumin (USA)
  • What is the status of reflux therapies that target pepsin? Nikki Johnston (USA)
  • What is the role of type II diabetes in the prevention and treatment of aero-digestive cancers?
    Frank Ondrey (USA)







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