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Health Disparities in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Blueprint for Action
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pvd/health-disparities-PAH.pdf
Arunabh Talwar

Oct 14th, 2017 - At present, there are few studies that address health disparities in PAH. Given the potential adverse impact of health disparities, we recommend that research efforts be undertaken to address the topics discussed in the document.

Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pldd/pediatric-pulmonary-hypertension.pdf
Steven H. Abman

Mar 14th, 2016 - Pulmonary hypertension is associated with diverse cardiac, pulmonary, and systemic diseases in neonates, infants, and older children and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality. However, current approaches to caring for pediatric patients with pulmonary hypertension have been limited by the lack of consensus guidelines from experts in the field.

2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv316
European Heart Journal; Priori SG, Blomström-Lundqvist C et. al.

Aug 31st, 2015 - 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: The Task Force for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC).|2015|Priori SG,Blomström-Lu...

Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for D...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw694
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lewinsohn DM, Leonard MK et. al.

Dec 9th, 2016 - Individuals infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) may develop symptoms and signs of disease (tuberculosis disease) or may have no clinical evidence of disease (latent tuberculosis infection [LTBI]). Tuberculosis disease is a leading cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide, yet many questions related to its diagnosis remain. A task force supported by the American T...

Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults: 2020 Reco...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.17025
JAMA Saag MS, Gandhi RT et. al.

Oct 14th, 2020 - Data on the use of antiretroviral drugs, including new drugs and formulations, for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection continue to guide optimal practices. To evaluate new data and incorporate them into current recommendations for initiating HIV therapy, monitoring individuals starting on therapy, changing regimens, preventing HIV infection for those at risk, and special consideration...

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation State...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.5989
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.

Jun 15th, 2016 - Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In 2016, an estimated 134,000 persons will be diagnosed with the disease, and about 49,000 will die from it. Colorectal cancer is most frequently diagnosed among adults aged 65 to 74 years; the median age at death from colorectal cancer is 68 years. To update the 2008 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) r...

Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recom...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.11885
JAMA , Owens DK et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2019 - Breast cancer is the most common nonskin cancer among women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death. The median age at diagnosis is 62 years, and an estimated 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. African American women are more likely to die of breast cancer compared with women of other races. To update the 2013 US Preventive Service...

Health Care Supervision for Children With Williams Syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-3761
Pediatrics Morris CA, Braddock SR et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2020 - This set of recommendations is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for children with Williams syndrome (WS) who were diagnosed by using clinical features and with chromosome 7 microdeletion confirmed by fluorescence in situ hybridization, chromosome microarray, or multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification. The recommendations in this report reflect review of the current literat...

Practice Bulletin No. 182 Summary: Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002285
Obstetrics and Gynecology Reference;

Aug 23rd, 2017 - Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome is an inherited cancer-susceptibility syndrome characterized by multiple family members with breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or both. Based on the contemporary understanding of the origins and management of ovarian cancer and for simplicity in this document, ovarian cancer also refers to fallopian tube cancer and primary peritoneal cancer. Clinical g...

ACG Clinical Guideline: Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000315
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Kowdley KV, Brown KE et. al.

Jul 24th, 2019 - Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is one of the most common genetic disorders among persons of northern European descent. There have been recent advances in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of HH. The availability of molecular diagnostic testing for HH has made possible confirmation of the diagnosis for most patients. Several genotype-phenotype correlation studies have clarified the diffe...

Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Chro...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M19-1539
Annals of Internal Medicine; Gordon CE, Berenguer MC et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2019 - This article has been corrected. The original version (PDF) is appended to this article as a Supplement. The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2018 clinical practice guideline for the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an extensive update of KDIGO's 2008 guideline on HCV infection in CKD. This ...

Endoscopic management of Lynch syndrome and of familial risk of colorectal cancer: Euro...
https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1016-4977
Endoscopy van Leerdam ME, Roos VH et. al.

Oct 9th, 2019 - ESGE recommends that individuals with Lynch syndrome should be followed in dedicated units that practice monitoring of compliance and endoscopic performance measures.Strong recommendation, low quality evidence, level of agreement 100 %.ESGE recommends starting colonoscopy surveillance at the age of 25 years for MLH1 and MSH2 mutation carriers and at the age of 35 years for MSH6 and PMS2 mutatio...

Practice parameter: Evaluation of the child with microcephaly (an evidence-based review...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2744281
Neurology Ashwal S, Michelson D et. al.

Sep 15th, 2009 - To make evidence-based recommendations concerning the evaluation of the child with microcephaly. Relevant literature was reviewed, abstracted, and classified. RECOMMENDATIONS were based on a 4-tiered scheme of evidence classification. Microcephaly is an important neurologic sign but there is nonuniformity in its definition and evaluation. Microcephaly may result from any insult that disturbs ea...

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) guidelines for rasburicase t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4111801
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Relling MV, McDonagh EM et. al.

May 2nd, 2014 - Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is associated with development of acute hemolytic anemia (AHA) induced by a number of drugs. We provide guidance as to which G6PD genotypes are associated with G6PD deficiency in males and females. Rasburicase is contraindicated in G6PD-deficient patients due to the risk of AHA and possibly methemoglobinemia. Unless preemptive genotyping has e...

Genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer disease: joint practice guidelines of the ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3326653
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American C... Goldman JS, Hahn SE et. al.

May 17th, 2011 - Alzheimer disease is the most common cause of dementia. It occurs worldwide and affects all ethnic groups. The incidence of Alzheimer disease is increasing due, in part, to increased life expectancy and the aging baby boomer generation. The average lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer disease is 10-12%. This risk at least doubles with the presence of a first-degree relative with the disorder. ...

First trimester diagnosis and screening for fetal aneuploidy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3110997
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American C... Driscoll DA, Gross SJ et. al.

Jan 16th, 2008 - Maternal serum screening for neural tube defects and fetal aneuploidy in the second trimester has been incorporated into obstetrical practice over the past two decades. Now, as a result of several multicenter trials, first trimester screening between 11 and 14 weeks has been shown to be an effective and reliable screening test for Down syndrome and trisomy 18. Benefits of first trimester screen...

Autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease: diagnosis, classification, and ma...
https://doi.org/10.1038/ki.2015.28
Kidney International; Eckardt KU, Alper SL et. al.

Mar 4th, 2015 - Rare autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease is caused by mutations in the genes encoding uromodulin (UMOD), hepatocyte nuclear factor-1β (HNF1B), renin (REN), and mucin-1 (MUC1). Multiple names have been proposed for these disorders, including 'Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease (MCKD) type 2', 'Familial Juvenile Hyperuricemic Nephropathy (FJHN)', or 'Uromodulin-Associated Kidney Dis...

HER2 Testing and Clinical Decision Making in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma: Guideline...
https://doi.org/10.5858/arpa.2016-0331-CP
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Bartley AN, Washington MK et. al.

Nov 14th, 2016 - - ERBB2 (erb-b2 receptor tyrosine kinase 2 or HER2) is currently the only biomarker established for selection of a specific therapy for patients with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (GEA). However, there are no comprehensive guidelines for the assessment of HER2 in patients with GEA. - To establish an evidence-based guideline for HER2 testing in patients with GEA, to formalize the algo...

Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.9852
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.

Aug 17th, 2016 - Elevations in levels of total, low-density lipoprotein, and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; and, to a lesser extent, elevated triglyceride levels are associated with risk of cardiovascular disease in adults. To update the 2007 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for lipid disorders in children, ad...

International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG) consensus recommendations: Hearing ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.09.016
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Liming BJ, Carter J et. al.

Oct 12th, 2016 - To provide recommendations for the workup of hearing loss in the pediatric patient. Expert opinion by the members of the International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group. Consensus recommendations include initial screening and diagnosis as well as the workup of sensorineural, conductive and mixed hearing loss in children. The consensus statement discusses the role of genetic testing and imaging and...