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Table. 3.

Reasons and Number of Candidate Pharyngeal Acid Reflux Episodes That Do Not Fulfill the Definition of Hypopharyngeal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH-proven Pharyngeal Acid Reflux Episodes by Experts’ Consensus Reviews

Post-PAR re-swallows of acidic refluxate 8
Post-PAR episode pH artifact 1
Post-esophageal-reflux reflexive swallows with acidic liquid 2
Equivocal candidate PAR episode 1
Full column reflux along with air trapped in pharyngeal impedance channels 6
Full column reflux along with pharyngeal nadir impedance greater than 1200 Ω 3

PAR, pharyngeal acid reflux.

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