Laryngopharyngeal Reflux before and after Cricopharyngeal Myotomy

  • Study type:

    Observational What is this?

    Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.

Study IDs

  • Site IRB:

    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 12-010052
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 12-010052
  • NCT ID:

    NCT01880892
  • Sponsor Protocol Number:

    12-010052

About this study

In patients with gastroesophageal reflux and/or laryngopharyngeal reflux with cricopharyngeal hypertrophy or Zenker's diverticulum, does cricopharyngeal myotomy increase the amount of laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
  • presence of Zenker's diverticulum or cricopharyngeal hypertrophy
  • undergoing surgery for Zenker's diverticulum or cricopharyngeal hypertrophy with endoscopic laser cricopharyngeal myotomy
  • at least 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant women
  • children
  • prisoners
  • adults lacking capacity to consent

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Lott, M.D.

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Jaime Matthaeus P.A.-C., M.S.

(480)301-5417

Matthaeus.Jaime@mayo.edu

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Lott, M.D.

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Dale Ekbom M.D.

507-538-1392

Ekbom.Dale@mayo.edu