Table 4: Number of patients with a positive therapeutic trial (TT+) and a negative therapeutic trial (TT) in group of patients with extraesophageal reflux confirmed by pH-monitoring (EER+) and without EER (EER) using three different parameters (NOR: number of refluxes, AET: acid exposure time, RAI: reflux area index). Fischer’s exact test was used for statistical analysis of differences between the EER+ and the EER group.

Parameter EER+ EERP
TT+ TT TT+ TT

NOR25430220.033
AET20335230.012
RAI19236240.013