Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Ward MM, Deodhar A et. al.
Aug 23rd, 2019 - To update evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis (SpA). We conducted updated systematic literature reviews for 20 clinical questions on pharmacologic treatment addressed in the 2015 guidelines, and for 26 new questions on pharmacologic treatment, treat-to-target strategy, and use of imaging. New q...
Gastroenterology Green PHR, Paski S et. al.
Sep 23rd, 2022 - The purpose of this expert review is to summarize the diagnosis and management of refractory celiac disease. It will review evaluation of patients with celiac disease who have persistent or recurrent symptoms, differential diagnosis, nutritional support, potential therapeutic options, and surveillance for complications of this condition. This expert review was commissioned and approved by the A...
JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging; Cury RC, Leipsic J et. al.
Sep 18th, 2022 - Coronary Artery Disease Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS) was created to standardize reporting system for patients undergoing coronary CT angiography (CCTA) and to guide possible next steps in patient management. The goal of this updated 2022 CAD-RADS 2.0 is to improve the initial reporting system for CCTA by considering new technical developments in Cardiac CT, including data from recent cl...
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography; Andreini D, Collet C et. al.
Aug 26th, 2022 - Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) demonstrated high diagnostic accuracy for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) and a key role in the management of patients with low-to-intermediate pretest likelihood of CAD. However, the clinical information provided by this noninvasive method is still regarded insufficient in patients with diffuse and complex CAD and for planning percutaneous coronary interv...
Gastroenterology Strand DS, Law RJ et. al.
Aug 26th, 2022 - The purpose of this American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Clinical Practice Update Expert Review is to provide practical, evidence-based guidance to clinicians regarding the role of endoscopy for recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis. This expert review was commissioned and approved by the AGA Institute Clinical Practice Updates Committee and the AGA Governing Board to provide guida...
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography; Cury RC, Blankstein R et. al.
Jul 22nd, 2022 - Coronary Artery Disease Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS) was created to standardize reporting system for patients undergoing coronary CT angiography (CCTA) and to guide possible next steps in patient management. The goal of this updated 2022 CAD-RADS 2.0 is to improve the initial reporting system for CCTA by considering new technical developments in Cardiac CT, including data from recent cl...
Gastroenterology Long MT, Noureddin M et. al.
Jul 17th, 2022 - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is well recognized as a leading etiology for chronic liver disease, affecting >25% of the US and global populations. Up to 1 in 4 individuals with NAFLD have nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality due to complications of liver cirrhosis, hepatic decompensation, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Although NAF...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Pace LE, Dusengimana JV et. al.
Jun 24th, 2022 - To scale up early detection of breast cancer in low- and middle-income countries, research is needed to inform the role of diagnostic breast ultrasound performed by nonradiologists in resource-constrained settings. The authors examined 2-year clinical follow-up and outcomes among women who underwent diagnostic breast ultrasound performed by nonradiologist clinicians participating in a breast ul...
Journal of Hepatology; ,
Jun 22nd, 2022 - The advent of enhanced radiological imaging techniques has facilitated the diagnosis of cystic liver lesions. Concomitantly, the evidence base supporting the management of these diseases has matured over the last decades. As a result, comprehensive clinical guidance on the subject matter is warranted. These Clinical Practice Guidelines cover the diagnosis and management of hepatic cysts, mucino...
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography; Edvardsen T, Asch FM et. al.
Jun 22nd, 2022 - Non-Invasive Imaging in Coronary Syndromes: Recommendations of The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography, in Collaboration with The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.|2022|Edvardsen T,Asch FM,Davidson B,Delgado V,DeMaria A,|
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Shaukat A, Tuskey A et. al.
Jun 10th, 2022 - Interventions to improve adenoma detection rates for colonoscopy.|2022|Shaukat A,Tuskey A,Rao VL,Dominitz JA,Murad MH,|diagnostic imaging,diagnostic imaging,diagnostic imaging,diagnosis,
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : Off... Nagueh SF, Phelan D et. al.
Jun 7th, 2022 - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is defined by the presence of left ventricular hypertrophy in the absence of other potentially causative cardiac, systemic, syndromic, or metabolic diseases. Symptoms can be related to a range of pathophysiologic mechanisms including left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with or without significant mitral regurgitation, diastolic dysfunction with heart fai...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Litmanovich D et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Management of patients with chronic chest pain in the setting of high probability of coronary artery disease (CAD) relies heavily on imaging for determining or excluding presence and severity of myocardial ischemia, hibernation, scarring, and/or the presence, site, and severity of obstructive coronary lesions, as well as course of management and long-term prognosis. In patients with no known is...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Hagiwara M et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - This article presents guidelines for initial imaging utilization in patients presenting with sinonasal disease, including acute rhinosinusitis without and with suspected orbital and intracranial complications, chronic rhinosinusitis, suspected invasive fungal sinusitis, suspected sinonasal mass, and suspected cerebrospinal fluid leak. CT and MRI are the primary imaging modalities used to evalua...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shet NS et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Imaging plays an integral role in the evaluation of suspected musculoskeletal infections in children, not only in the accurate identification of infection such as osteomyelitis or septic arthritis, but also in guiding management. Various diagnostic modalities serve different purposes in the assessment of suspected pediatric musculoskeletal infections. The purpose of this document is to provide ...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Khatri G et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Pelvic floor disorders including pelvic organ prolapse (POP), urinary dysfunction, defecatory dysfunction, and complications after pelvic floor surgery are relatively common in the female population. Imaging tests are obtained when the initial clinical evaluation is thought to be incomplete or inconclusive or demonstrates findings that are discordant with patients' symptoms. An integrated imagi...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Moore MM et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Crohn disease is an inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract with episodes of exacerbation and remission occurring in children, adolescents, and adults. Crohn disease diagnosis and treatment depend upon a combination of clinical, laboratory, endoscopic, histological, and imaging findings. Appropriate use of imaging provides critical information in the settings of diagnosis, assessme...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Purysko AS et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for most malignant renal tumors and is considered the most lethal of all urologic cancers. For follow-up of patients with treated or untreated RCC and those with neoplasms suspected to represent RCC, radiologic imaging is the most valuable component of surveillance, as most relapses and cases of disease progression are identified when patients are asymptomati...
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...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Schieda N et. al.
May 14th, 2022 - The staging and surveillance of testicular cancer is a complex topic, which integrates clinical, biochemical, and imaging components. The use of imaging for staging and surveillance of testicular cancer is individually tailored to each patient by considering tumor histology and prognosis. This document discusses the rationale for use of imaging by imaging modality during the initial staging of ...