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; , 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; , 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...
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; , 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; , 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...
Gastroenterology Chey WD, Hashash JG et. al.
Mar 27th, 2022 - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal disorder that can have a substantial impact on quality of life. Most patients with IBS associate their gastrointestinal symptoms with eating food. Mounting evidence supports dietary modifications, such as the low-fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAP) diet, as a primary treatment for IBS symptoms....
Pediatrics Curfman A, Hackell JM et. al.
Mar 1st, 2022 - The use of telehealth technology to connect with patients has expanded significantly over the past several years, particularly in response to the global coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This technical report describes the present state of telehealth and its current and potential applications. Telehealth has the potential to transform the way care is delivered to pediatric patients, expanding ...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Zeng L, Walsh M et. al.
Feb 27th, 2022 - What is the role of plasma exchange and what is the optimal dose of glucocorticoids in the first 6 months of therapy of patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV)? This guideline was triggered by the publication of a new randomised controlled trial. Existing guideline recommendations vary regarding the use of plasma exchange in AAV and lack explicit rec...
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...
Southern Medical Journal; Jackson CD, Schilthuis AJ et. al.
Feb 5th, 2022 - Know Your Guidelines 2022 Series: The ASCO Management of Dyspnea in Advanced Cancer Guideline Review.|2022|Jackson CD,Schilthuis AJ,Guice KC,Payne KS,Dabal TD,|etiology,therapy,complications,therapy,methods,organization & administration,trends,
Endoscopy van Wanrooij RLJ, Bronswijk M et. al.
Feb 4th, 2022 - 1: ESGE recommends a prolonged course of a prophylactic broad-spectrum antibiotic in patients with ascites who are undergoing therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedures.Strong recommendation, low quality evidence. 2: ESGE recommends placement of partially or fully covered self-expandable metal stents during EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy for biliary drainage in malignant disease.Stron...
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American C... Horak P, Griffith M et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2022 - Several professional societies have published guidelines for the clinical interpretation of somatic variants, which specifically address diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic implications. Although these guidelines for the clinical interpretation of variants include data types that may be used to determine the oncogenicity of a variant (eg, population frequency, functional, and in silico data...
Pregnancy Hypertension; Magee LA, Brown MA et. al.
Jan 24th, 2022 - All units managing hypertensive pregnant women should maintain and review uniform departmental management protocols and conduct regular audits of maternal & fetal outcomes. The cause(s) of pre-eclampsia and the optimal clinical management of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy remain uncertain; therefore, we recommend that every hypertensive pregnant woman be offered an opportunity to parti...
Surgical Endoscopy; Carrano FM, Iossa A et. al.
Jan 22nd, 2022 - The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery Bariatric Guidelines Group identified a gap in bariatric surgery recommendations with a structured, contextualized consideration of multiple bariatric interventions. To provide evidence-informed, transparent and trustworthy recommendations on the use of sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, gastric plication, bi...
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; Kanaley JA, Colberg SR et. al.
Jan 15th, 2022 - This consensus statement is an update of the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine position stand on exercise and type 2 diabetes. Since then, a substantial amount of research on select topics in exercise in individuals of various ages with type 2 diabetes has been published while diabetes prevalence has continued to expand worldwide. This consensus statement provides a brief summary of the ...
European Journal of Vascular and endoVascular Surgery : T... De Maeseneer MG, Kakkos SK et. al.
Jan 15th, 2022 - Editor's Choice - European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2022 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Venous Disease of the Lower Limbs.|2022|De Maeseneer MG,Kakkos SK,Aherne T,Baekgaard N,Black S,|blood supply,standards,surgery,methods,standards,surgery,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Perdikis G, Dillingham C et. al.
Jan 11th, 2022 - A multidisciplinary work group involving stakeholders from various backgrounds and societies convened to revise the guideline for reduction mammaplasty. The goal was to develop evidence-based patient care recommendations using the new American Society of Plastic Surgeons guideline methodology. The work group prioritized reviewing the evidence around the need for surgery as first-line treatment,...
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum; Saur NM, Davis BR et. al.
Jan 11th, 2022 - The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Evaluation and Management of Frailty Among Older Adults Undergoing Colorectal Surgery.|2022|Saur NM,Davis BR,Montroni I,Shahrokni A,Rostoft S,|surgery,methods,diagnosis,therapy,surgery,
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Henry A, Pieters BR et. al.
Jan 10th, 2022 - This is an evidence-based guideline for prostate brachytherapy. Throughout levels of evidence quoted are those from the Oxford Centre for Evidence based Medicine (https://www.cebm.ox.ac.uk/resources/levels-of-evidence/oxford-centre-for-evidence-based-medicine-levels-of-evidence-march-2009). Prostate interstitial brachytherapy using either permanent or temporary implantation is an established an...