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ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Chest Pain-High Probability of Coronary Artery Di...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.021
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Sinonasal Disease: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.011
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Osteomyelitis or Septic Arthritis-Child (Excluding Axial ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.017
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 ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Females.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.016
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Crohn Disease-Child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.020
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Post-Treatment Follow-up and Active Surveillance of Clini...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.015
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Staging of Colorectal Cancer: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.012
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Staging and Surveillance of Testicular Cancer: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.009
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 ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Dyspnea-Suspected Cardiac Origin (Ischemia Already Exclud...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.014
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Bolen MA et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Dyspnea is the symptom of perceived breathing discomfort and is commonly encountered in a variety of clinical settings. Cardiac etiologies of dyspnea are an important consideration; among these, valvular heart disease (Variant 1), arrhythmia (Variant 2), and pericardial disease (Variant 3) are reviewed in this document. Imaging plays an important role in the clinical assessment of these suspect...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging of Facial Trauma Following Primary Survey.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.013
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Parsons MS et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Maxillofacial trauma patients comprise a significant subset of patients presenting to emergency departments. Before evaluating for facial trauma, an emergency or trauma physician must perform a primary survey to ensure patient stabilization. Following this primary survey, this document discusses the following clinical scenarios for facial trauma: tenderness to palpation or contusion or edema ov...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging After Shoulder Arthroplasty: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.019
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Roberts CC et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Shoulder arthroplasty is a common orthopedic procedure with a complication rate reported to be as high as 39.8% and revision rates as high as 11%. Symptoms related to postoperative difficulties include activity-related pain, decreased range of motion, and apprehension. Some patients report immediate and persistent dissatisfaction, although others report a symptom-free postoperative period follo...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging of the Axilla.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2022.02.010
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Le-Petross HT et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - This publication reviews the current evidence supporting the imaging approach of the axilla in various scenarios with broad differential diagnosis ranging from inflammatory to malignant etiologies. Controversies on the management of axillary adenopathy results in disagreement on the appropriate axillary imaging tests. Ultrasound is often the appropriate initial imaging test in several clinical ...

ACR-ACNM-ASTRO-SNMMI Practice Parameter for Lutetium-177 (Lu-177) DOTATATE Therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000004182
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Love C, Desai NB et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - This practice parameter (PP) for Lutetium-177 (Lu-177) DOTATATE peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) aims to guide authorized users in selection of appropriate adult candidates with gastroeneropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) from foregut, midgut, and hindgut. The essential selection criteria include somatostatin receptor-positive GEP-NETs, which are usually inoperable and pr...

ACR-ACNM-ASTRO-SNMMI Practice Parameter for Lutetium-177 (Lu-177) DOTATATE Therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000903
American Journal of Clinical Oncology; Love C, Desai NB et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - This practice parameter (PP) for Lutetium-177 (Lu-177) DOTATATE peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) aims to guide authorized users in selection of appropriate adult candidates with gastroeneropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) from foregut, midgut, and hindgut. The essential selection criteria include somatostatin receptor-positive GEP-NETs, which are usually inoperable and pr...

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (an Update) and Progressive Pulmonary Fibrosis in Adults:...
https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202202-0399ST
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Raghu G, Remy-Jardin M et. al.

Apr 30th, 2022 - Background: This American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society, Japanese Respiratory Society, and Asociación Latinoamericana de Tórax guideline updates prior idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) guidelines and addresses the progression of pulmonary fibrosis in patients with interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) other than IPF. Methods: A committee was composed of multidisciplinary experts ...

Non-Invasive Imaging in Coronary Syndromes: Recommendations of The European Association...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2021.12.012
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : Off... Edvardsen T, Asch FM et. al.

Apr 6th, 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,|

Minimum Core Data Elements for Evaluation of TAVR: A Scientific Statement by PASSION CV...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2022.01.014
JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions; Simonato M, Vemulapalli S et. al.

Apr 4th, 2022 - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is the standard of care for severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis. Real-world TAVR data collection contributes to benefit/risk assessment and safety evidence for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, quality evaluation for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and hospitals, as well as clinical research and real-world implementation through ...

An Evidence-Based Guideline for Surveillance of Patients after Curative Treatment for C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8870404
Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont.); Kennedy E, Zwaal C et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - To provide recommendations for a surveillance regimen that leads to the largest overall survival benefit for patients after curative treatment for Stage I-IV colon and rectal cancer. Consistent with the Program in Evidence-Based Care's standard approach, guideline databases, i.e., MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, Cochrane Library, and PROSPERO, were systematically searched. Then, we drafted recommendat...

Perioperative care in open aortic vascular surgery: A consensus statement by the Enhanc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2022.01.131
Journal of Vascular Surgery; McGinigle KL, Spangler EL et. al.

Feb 20th, 2022 - The Society for Vascular Surgery and the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society formally collaborated and elected an international, multidisciplinary panel of experts to review the literature and provide evidence-based recommendations related to all the health care received in the perioperative period for patients undergoing open abdominal aortic operations (both transabdominal and retroperito...

2022 American College of Rheumatology/European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatolog...
https://doi.org/10.1002/art.41986
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Robson JC, Grayson PC et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2022 - To develop and validate revised classification criteria for granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). Patients with vasculitis or comparator diseases were recruited into an international cohort. The study proceeded in 5 phases: 1) identification of candidate criteria items using consensus methodology, 2) prospective collection of candidate items present at the time of diagnosis, 3) data-driven re...