Riitta Ylitalo

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and signs related to extraesophageal reflux in patients with heartburn in gastroenterology practice: a prospective study
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics B 69, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:347-52. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal findings in patients with contact granuloma: a long-term follow-up study
    R Ylitalo
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:655-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Voice characteristics, effects of voice therapy, and long-term follow-up of contact granuloma patients
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Voice 14:557-66. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, laryngeal findings, and 24-hour pH monitoring in patients with suspected gastroesophago-pharyngeal reflux
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Laryngoscope 111:1735-41. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of extraesophageal reflux in patients with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:29-33. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and its correlation to extraesophageal and esophageal reflux in contact granuloma patients
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, and Department of Clinical Sciences Otolaryngology, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 31:57-60. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Vocal fold deposits in autoimmune disease--an unusual cause of hoarseness
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:446-50. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Extraesophageal reflux in patients with contact granuloma: a prospective controlled study
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:441-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophagopharyngeal reflux in patients with contact granuloma: a prospective controlled study
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:178-83. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Is pseudosulcus alone a reliable sign of gastroesophago-pharyngeal reflux?
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics B 69, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:47-50. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and signs related to extraesophageal reflux in patients with heartburn in gastroenterology practice: a prospective study
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics B 69, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:347-52. 2005
    ..To describe pharyngeal and laryngeal symptoms and findings in correlation to extraesophageal reflux (EER) in patients with heartburn. Design: A prospective study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal findings in patients with contact granuloma: a long-term follow-up study
    R Ylitalo
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:655-9. 2000
    ..About 80% of the patients had no symptoms at follow-up. The findings of the present study indicate that contact granuloma is one of several manifestations of chronic posterior laryngitis and that it may occur without symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Voice characteristics, effects of voice therapy, and long-term follow-up of contact granuloma patients
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Voice 14:557-66. 2000
    ..The results suggest that reduced hyperfunction and decreased vocal fry may create better circumstances for the healing process at the posterior glottis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, laryngeal findings, and 24-hour pH monitoring in patients with suspected gastroesophago-pharyngeal reflux
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Laryngoscope 111:1735-41. 2001
    ..To investigate the laryngeal signs and symptoms associated with gastroesophago-pharyngeal reflux (GEPR)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of extraesophageal reflux in patients with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:29-33. 2004
    ..Study design and setting A retrospective and prospective study including a total of 101 subjects who underwent 24-hour dual-probe pH monitoring...
  6. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and its correlation to extraesophageal and esophageal reflux in contact granuloma patients
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, and Department of Clinical Sciences Otolaryngology, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 31:57-60. 2006
    ..The present results do not confirm increased prevalence for H. pylori infection in contact granuloma patients and the occurrence of H. pylori infection was not correlated to the amount of pharyngeal or esophageal acid exposure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vocal fold deposits in autoimmune disease--an unusual cause of hoarseness
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:446-50. 2003
    ..Because the patients may have hoarseness as their primary symptom, it is important for otolaryngologists to be familiar with this disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint Extraesophageal reflux in patients with contact granuloma: a prospective controlled study
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:441-6. 2002
    ..006). In this study, pharyngeal acid exposure was significantly more prevalent in patients with contact granuloma than in healthy controls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophagopharyngeal reflux in patients with contact granuloma: a prospective controlled study
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Huddinge University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:178-83. 2002
    ..006). In this study, pharyngeal acid exposure was significantly more prevalent in patients with contact granuloma than in healthy controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is pseudosulcus alone a reliable sign of gastroesophago-pharyngeal reflux?
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics B 69, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:47-50. 2004
    ..The single finding of pseudosulcus is not a very sensitive predictor of pharyngeal reflux but if the patient has laryngeal symptoms and a pseudsulcus, the probability that the patient has pharyngeal reflux is almost 70%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pharyngeal reflux episodes at pH 5 in healthy volunteers
    Olle Andersson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:138-43. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the occurrence of pharyngeal pH 5 reflux episodes in healthy controls and to correlate these to the pH monitoring results with a cut-off limit of pH 4...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between time of exposure of laryngopharyngeal reflux and gene expression in laryngeal fibroblasts
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:775-83. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether varying the exposure times at low pH with or without pepsin alters gene expression in laryngeal fibroblasts...
  13. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of contact granuloma
    R Ylitalo
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Laryngoscope 109:433-6. 1999
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The recurrence rate after surgery was high. Surgery may prolong the recovery time. Subjective symptoms diminished during voice therapy, but we cannot confirm that it was beneficial for the healing process...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of acid and pepsin on gene expression in laryngeal fibroblasts
    Riitta Ylitalo
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:866-71. 2004
    ..These results imply that PC tissue is more sensitive than FVF tissue to the noxious effects of gastric contents. Furthermore, there appears to be a synergistic effect for acid and pepsin exposure in the posterior larynx...