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A 52-year-old male asked:

Gp referred me for eccess burping to ent doctor for barium meal test for suspected pharyngeal pouch as heard noise left side drinking water.ent did nasal endoscopy and i said i have lpr reflux.but would this procedure find pharyngeal pouch alone?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
For pouch barium: meal test, endoscopy probably would not show the pouch or at least not as good as or as definitive as barium meal test.

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