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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2012;23(2): 124-128.
인후두역류질환의 진단 방법으로서 Water-Siphon Test의 유용성
배소영1, 박혜상1, 박진영1, 백승연2, 장동혁2, 김수진1, 김소정1, 김한수1, 정성민1
1이화여자대학교 의학전문대학원 이비인후과학교실
2이화여자대학교 의학전문대학원 영상의학교실
Effectiveness of Water-Siphon Test as A Diagnostic Test of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
So Young Pae1, Hae Sang Park1, Jin Young Park1, Seung Yon Baek2, Dong Hyuk Jang2, Soo Jin Kim1, So Jeong Kim1, Han Su Kim1, Sung Min Chung1
1Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University
2Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University
Background and Objectives
: There are many diagnostic modalities to evaluate laryngopharyngeal reflux. However, ideal diagnostic methods have not been established yet. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Water-Siphon test as a diagnostic test of laryngopharyngeal reflux. Subjects and Methods : From November 2006 to September 2007, we performed esophagography with Water-Siphon test and questionnaire, physical examination for 227 patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms. The results of Water-Siphon test were classified according to the degree of reflux, the number of reflux, the retention time and analyzed about the relationship with the reflux symptom index (RSI), reflux finding score (RFS).
: The degree of reflux was related with pseudosulcus, thick endolaryngeal mucus. The number of reflux was related with thick endolaryngeal mucus. A positive predictive value of Water-Siphon test was 82.7% and sensitivity was 91.5%.
: Water-Siphon test is a reliable diagnostic test for laryngopharyngeal reflux.
KEY WORDS: Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease;Diagnosis;
중심 단어: 인후두역류질환;진단법;
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