Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Radhakrishnan R et. al.
Nov 28th, 2022 - Childhood ataxia may be due to multifactorial causes of impairment in the coordination of movement and balance. Acutely presenting ataxia in children may be due to infectious, inflammatory, toxic, ischemic, or traumatic etiology. Intermittent or episodic ataxia in children may be manifestations of migraine, benign positional vertigo, or intermittent metabolic disorders. Nonprogressive childhood...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Stanborough R et. al.
Nov 28th, 2022 - Malignant or aggressive primary musculoskeletal tumors are rare and encompass a wide variety of bone and soft tissue tumors. Given the most common site for metastasis from these primary musculoskeletal tumors is to the lung, chest imaging is integral in both staging and surveillance. Extrapulmonary metastases are rarely encountered with only a few exceptions. Following primary tumor resection, ...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Raptis CA et. al.
Nov 28th, 2022 - This document provides recommendations regarding the role of imaging in the staging and follow-up of esophageal cancer. For initial clinical staging, locoregional extent and nodal disease are typically assessed with esophagogastroduodenoscopy and esophageal ultrasound. FDG-PET/CT or CT of the chest and abdomen is usually appropriate for use in initial clinical staging as they provide additional...
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Offic... Copeland H, Knezevic I et. al.
Nov 11th, 2022 - The proposed donor heart selection guidelines provide evidence-based and expert-consensus recommendations for the selection of donor hearts following brain death. These recommendations were compiled by an international panel of experts based on an extensive literature review.
Gut Black CJ, Paine PA et. al.
Jul 8th, 2022 - Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a common disorder of gut-brain interaction, affecting approximately 7% of individuals in the community, with most patients managed in primary care. The last British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) guideline for the management of dyspepsia was published in 1996. In the interim, substantial advances have been made in understanding the complex pathophysiology of FD, ...
Gastroenterology Chang L, Sultan S et. al.
Jun 24th, 2022 - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of gut-brain interaction associated with significant disease burden. This American Gastroenterological Association guideline is intended to support practitioners in decisions about the use of medications for the pharmacological management of IBS-C and is an update of a prior technical review and guideline. The Grading of Recommendations Assess...
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Garbe C, Amaral T et. al.
May 28th, 2022 - A unique collaboration of multidisciplinary experts from the European Dermatology Forum (EDF), the European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO), and the European Organization of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) was formed to make recommendations on cutaneous melanoma diagnosis and treatment, based on the systematic literature reviews and the experts' experience. Cutaneous melanomas a...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Korngold EK et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Preoperative imaging of rectal carcinoma involves accurate assessment of the primary tumor as well as distant metastatic disease. Preoperative imaging of nonrectal colon cancer is most beneficial in identifying distant metastases, regardless of primary T or N stage. Surgical treatment remains the definitive treatment for colon cancer, while organ-sparing approach may be considered in some recta...
Practical Radiation Oncology; Gondi V, Bauman G et. al.
May 10th, 2022 - This guideline provides updated evidence-based recommendations addressing recent developments in the management of patients with brain metastases, including advanced radiation therapy techniques such as stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and hippocampal avoidance whole brain radiation therapy and the emergence of systemic therapies with central nervous system activity. The American Society for Rad...
Practical Radiation Oncology; Das IJ, Dawes SL et. al.
Mar 15th, 2022 - This updated report on stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is part of a series of consensus-based white papers previously published addressing patient safety. Since the first white papers were published, SRS and SBRT technology and procedures have progressed significantly such that these procedures are now more commonly used. The complexity and submill...
Spinal Cord; Loh E, Mirkowski M et. al.
Feb 7th, 2022 - Clinical practice guidelines. The objective was to update the 2016 version of the Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The guidelines are relevant for inpatient, outpatient and community SCI rehabilitation settings in Canada. The guidelines were updated in accordance with the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research an...
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official C... Yadlapati R, Gyawali CP et. al.
Feb 6th, 2022 - As many as one-half of all patients with suspected gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) do not derive benefit from acid suppression. This review outlines a personalized diagnostic and therapeutic approach to GERD symptoms. The Best Practice Advice statements presented here were developed from expert review of existing literature combined with extensive discussion and expert opinion to provide...
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Vogelbaum MA, Brown PD et. al.
Dec 22nd, 2021 - To provide guidance to clinicians regarding therapy for patients with brain metastases from solid tumors. ASCO convened an Expert Panel and conducted a systematic review of the literature. Thirty-two randomized trials published in 2008 or later met eligibility criteria and form the primary evidentiary base. Surgery is a reasonable option for patients with brain metastases. Patients with large t...
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;
Dec 20th, 2021 - Mental Health Pocket Card for Management of Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.|2021||psychology,psychology,therapy,psychology,
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kilcoyne A et. al.
Nov 20th, 2021 - Primary vaginal cancer is rare, comprising 1% to 2% of gynecologic malignancies and 20% of all malignancies involving the vagina. More frequently, the vagina is involved secondarily by direct invasion from malignancies originating in adjacent organs or by metastases from other pelvic or extrapelvic primary malignancies. Data on the use of imaging in vaginal cancer are sparse. Insights are deriv...
Cancer Medicine; Lee LY, Lin CY et. al.
Sep 18th, 2021 - We sought to compare the prognostic impact of tumor differentiation with respect to adverse risk factors (RFs) identified by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines--including extranodal extension (ENE), positive/close margins, perineural invasion, lymphatic invasion, and vascular invasion--in patients with locally advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OCSCC). Betwee...
Oncology Gennaro N, Schiaffino S et. al.
Sep 14th, 2021 - Interventional oncology plays a major role within modern oncological patient management. Image-guided thermal ablation has been recognized as a successful local therapeutic option in patients with primary and secondary malignant liver diseases, as also recalled by the recent European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) guidelines on colorectal metastases. As image-guided treatments may be as eff...
World Journal of Urology; Hentzen C, Biardeau X et. al.
Aug 18th, 2021 - The current health crisis has drastically impacted patient management in many fields, including neuro-urology, leading to a mandatory reorganization. The aim of this work was to establish guidelines regarding the prioritization and optimal timing of each step of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction management. A steering committee included urologists and physical medicine and rehabilitati...
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Soc... Le Rhun E, Guckenberger M et. al.
Aug 9th, 2021 - EANO-ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with brain metastasis from solid tumours.|2021|Le Rhun E,Guckenberger M,Smits M,Dummer R,Bachelot T,|diagnosis,therapy,
Gastroenterology Drossman DA, Chang L et. al.
Aug 1st, 2021 - Over several decades, changes in health care have negatively impacted meaningful communication between the patient and provider and adversely affected their relationship. Under increasing time pressure, physicians rely more on technology than face-to-face time gathering data to make clinical decisions. As a result, they find it more challenging to understand the illness context and fully addres...