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Understanding Atypical LPR: Beyond the Larynx

with Dr. Inna Husain

In this episode, laryngologist Dr. Inna Husain joins host Dr. Ashley Agan for a deep dive into laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) to illuminate patient presentation, diagnostic tests, and future directions in LPR research.

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Podcast Contributors

Dr. Inna Husain discusses Understanding Atypical LPR: Beyond the Larynx on the BackTable 175 Podcast

Dr. Inna Husain

Dr. Inna Husain is the medical director of laryngology with the CCNI Network and Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana.

Dr. Ashley Agan discusses Understanding Atypical LPR: Beyond the Larynx on the BackTable 175 Podcast

Dr. Ashley Agan

Dr. Ashley Agan is a practicing ENT and assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

Synopsis

The episode begins with a recap of Episode 83, in which Dr. Husain explained LPR fundamentals. Continuing from where they left off, the surgeons discuss various presentations of LPR, emphasizing the distinctions between acidic/non-acidic and direct/indirect reflux. Then, they review tests used to diagnose LPR and role of collaboration with gastroenterology colleagues. Dr. Husain shares her therapeutic approach to LPR, which includes lifestyle modifications for all patients, alginates for those with mechanical reflux, and nerve blocks for those with neurally mediated symptoms. The podcast wraps with a discussion of hot topics in LPR research.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
01:01 - Sponsor Spotlight: Medtronic ENT Innovations
04:37 - Summary of BackTable Episode 83 on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)
08:34 - Typical vs. Atypical Presentations of LPR
23:36 - Dr. Husain’s Personal Experience with LPR
38:27 - Diagnosing LPR
46:43 - Lifestyle & Dietary Changes for LPR
50:53 - Hot Topics in Contemporary LPR Research
53:17 - The Brain-Gut Connection & LPR

Resources

BackTable ENT Episode 83: “Laryngopharyngeal Reflux with Dr. Inna Hussain:” https://www.backtable.com/shows/ent/podcasts/83/laryngopharyngeal-reflux

Medtronic ENT
www.medtronicent.com

Dr. Inna Husain’s Community Healthcare System profile: https://www.comhs.org/find-a-doctor/h/husain-inna

Dr. Inna Husain’s X:
https://x.com/drinnahusain

Dr. Inna Husain’s Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/innahusainmd/

Dr. Inna Husain’s TikTok:
https://www.tiktok.com/@throatdoc

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