Laryngopharyngeal Reflux before and after Cricopharyngeal Myotomy

Overview

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.

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

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Dale Ekbom, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Dale Ekbom M.D.

5072842533

Ekbom.Dale@mayo.edu

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Lott, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

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

(480)342-2983

Engholdt.Jaime@mayo.edu

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CLS-20147587

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