Vocal Health and Wellness > Controversies and Confusions in Diagnosing Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Controversies and Confusions in Diagnosing Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

by Robert T. Sataloff
posted 3 years ago
The problem of reflux has become well known among singing teachers. It is worthwhile for singing teacher to recognize that diagnosis and treatment of reflux in singers and other otolaryngology patients remain more controversial than we would like. Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) represents a complex spectrum of pathophysiology, diagnostic challenge and therapeutic controversy. Patient management can be optimized only through excellently designed studies with rigorous inclusion criteria, involving close collaboration among laryngologists, gastroenterologists, research scientists, and reflux surgeons.
    back back

    Reviews

    Editor's Review
    This more current article raises interesting questions that the patient i.e. singer should understand when seeking medical treatment.
    Advanced Search

    Related

    A Singer's Guide to Vocal Care Susan Vaughn posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    An Essay on the Evidence Based of Vocal Hygeine Vishay Bhavsar posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    How Do I Maintain Longevity of My Voice? Yolanda D. Heman-Ackah, Robert T. Sataloff, Mary J. Hawkshaw, Venu Divi posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Legs to Sing On: A Practical Guide for Singers and Voice Teachers Christine Isley-Farmer posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Posture and Voice John S. Rubin, Lesley Mathieson, Ed Blake posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    The Economics of Voice Use: Spending Your Voice Thomas F. Cleveland posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    The Vocal Overdoer Syndrome: a Useful Concept From the Voice Clinic Robert Bastian posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Unsolved Mysteries about Vocal Fatigue and Recovery Ingo Titze posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Vocal Aging and Its Medical Implications: What Singing Teachers Should Know PART I Robert T. Sataloff posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Vocal Aging and Its Medical Implications: What Singing Teachers Should Know PART II Robert T. Sataloff posted on 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014 in Vocal Health and Wellness

    Categories

    Acoustics/Resonance   
    Anatomy & Physiology   
    Brain & Learning   
    Diction   
    History of Scientific Study of Voice   
    Pedagogy   
    Repertoire   
    Style/Genre   
    Vocal Health and Wellness   

    Keywords

    Abduct (1)
    ACTH (1)
    Actors (1)
    Adduct (1)
    Airway (2)
    ALS (1)
    Apathy (1)
    Attack (1)
    Audio (1)
    Aural (1)
    Belt (7)
    BET (1)
    Brain (2)
    Breath (4)
    CAM (3)
    Cancer (1)
    CCM (25)
    Choir (2)
    Choral (3)
    Cramps (1)
    Creak (1)
    CT (2)
    CVA (1)
    Diet (2)
    Edema (2)
    ENT (1)
    Fach (1)
    FESS (1)
    Filter (1)
    fMRI (1)
    FNA (1)
    FNAB (1)
    Formant (13)
    Fry (1)
    FSH (1)
    Garlic (1)
    GERD (5)
    Glide (1)
    Glottis (12)
    Goiter (1)
    Growl (1)
    HPSM (1)
    HRT (1)
    Hyoid (1)
    IA (1)
    Injury (1)
    IPA (1)
    Jazz (1)
    Kava (1)
    Larynx (18)
    LCA (1)
    Legato (1)
    Lesion (3)
    LH (1)
    LMA (1)
    LPR (2)
    LPRD (2)
    LSVT (1)
    Lungs (1)
    Lupron (1)
    Mania (1)
    MBSR (1)
    Mic (2)
    MRI (2)
    Mucosa (3)
    Muscle (4)
    Nerves (1)
    Nodes (1)
    Nodule (1)
    Nose (1)
    NSAIDS (1)
    Onset (2)
    Palate (2)
    Panic (1)
    PCA (1)
    Pitch (1)
    PMS (2)
    Polyp (2)
    Polyps (1)
    Praat (1)
    Prayer (1)
    Range (1)
    Reflux (11)
    Rock (1)
    Scale (1)
    Scales (1)
    Scar (2)
    Septum (1)
    SGA (1)
    SHS (1)
    Sighs (1)
    Sinus (1)
    Sirens (1)
    SLP (1)
    Strain (1)
    Straw (4)
    Stress (1)
    Stroke (2)
    Style (1)
    SVS (1)
    TA (1)
    Timbre (1)
    Tongue (3)
    Tremor (1)
    Trill (1)
    Ulcer (1)
    URI (1)
    Uvula (1)
    Velum (1)
    Volume (1)
    Vowel (4)
    Warmup (5)
    WHO (1)
    Whoop (1)
    Yoga (2)