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Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Reco...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.20304
JAMA , Mangione CM et. al.

Nov 16th, 2022 - Current prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the US is not well established; however, based on cohort and survey data, in 2007-2010 the estimated prevalence of at least mild OSA (defined as an apnea-hypoxia index [AHI] ≥5) plus symptoms of daytime sleepiness among adults aged 30 to 70 years was 14% for men and 5% for women, and the estimated prevalence of moderate to severe OSA (defin...

Hormone Therapy for the Primary Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Pers...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.18625
JAMA , Mangione CM et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Menopause is defined as the cessation of a person's menstrual cycle. It is defined retrospectively, 12 months after the final menstrual period. Perimenopause, or the menopausal transition, is the few-year time period preceding a person's final menstrual period and is characterized by increasing menstrual cycle length variability and periods of amenorrhea, and often symptoms such as vasomotor dy...

Screening for Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Re...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.16936
JAMA , Mangione CM et. al.

Oct 12th, 2022 - Anxiety disorder, a common mental health condition in the US, comprises a group of related conditions characterized by excessive fear or worry that present as emotional and physical symptoms. The 2018-2019 National Survey of Children's Health found that 7.8% of children and adolescents aged 3 to 17 years had a current anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence are associat...

Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive S...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.15322
JAMA , Mangione CM et. al.

Sep 28th, 2022 - Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that can progress through different stages (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary) and cause serious health problems if left untreated. Reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis in the US increased from a record low of 2.1 cases per 100 000 population in 2000 and 2001 to 11.9 cases per 100 000 population in 2019. Men account for the majorit...

Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: US Preventiv...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.14543
JAMA , Mangione CM et. al.

Sep 14th, 2022 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 210 000 children and adolescents younger than 20 years had diabetes as of 2018; of these, approximately 23 000 had type 2 diabetes. Youth with type 2 diabetes have an increased prevalence of associated chronic comorbid conditions, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Data indicate that the incid...

AGA Clinical Practice Update on the Endoscopic Approach to Recurrent Acute and Chronic ...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2022.07.079
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...

Clinical Practice Guidelines From the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biot...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9450870
Annals of Internal Medicine; Estcourt LJ, Cohn CS et. al.

Aug 16th, 2022 - Coronavirus disease 2019 convalescent plasma (CCP) has emerged as a potential treatment of COVID-19. However, meta-analysis data and recommendations are limited. The Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) developed clinical practice guidelines for the appropriate use of CCP. These guidelines are based on 2 living systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials (RCTs...

Adverse events associated with EGD and EGD-related techniques.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2022.04.024
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Coelho-Prabhu N et. al.

Jul 18th, 2022 - Adverse events associated with EGD and EGD-related techniques.|2022| ,Coelho-Prabhu N,Forbes N,Thosani NC,Storm AC,|adverse effects,methods,

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Management of Subepithelial Lesions Encountered During ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2022.05.054
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official C... Sharzehi K, Sethi A et. al.

Jul 17th, 2022 - BEST PRACTICE ADVICE 1: Forceps bite-on-bite or deep-well biopsies or tunnel biopsies can sometimes establish a pathologic diagnosis of SEL. BEST PRACTICE ADVICE 2: EUS is the modality of choice to evaluate indeterminate SEL of the GI track and/or if non-diagnostic tissue by forceps biopsies. BEST PRACTICE ADVICE 3: SEL arising from the submucosa can be sampled using tunnel biopsies (or deep-we...

European Respiratory Society guidelines on transbronchial lung cryobiopsy in the diagno...
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00425-2022
The European Respiratory Journal; Korevaar DA, Colella S et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - In patients with interstitial lung diseases (ILD), histopathological input is often required to obtain a diagnosis. Surgical lung biopsy (SLB) is considered the reference standard, but many patients are clinically unfit to undergo this invasive procedure, and adverse events, length of hospitalisation and costs are considerable. This European Respiratory Society (ERS) guideline provides evidence...

ACR-ABS-ASTRO Practice Parameter for Transperineal Permanent Brachytherapy of Prostate ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000915
American Journal of Clinical Oncology; Bittner NHJ, Cox BW et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - The American College of Radiology (ACR), American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), and American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have jointly developed the following practice parameter for transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer. Transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer is the interstitial implantation of low-dose rate radioactive seeds into the prostate gland...

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® 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® 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® 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® 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® 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...

AGA Clinical Practice Update on the Role of Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Expert Re...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.12.248
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....

2022 ACC Health Policy Statement on Building Respect, Civility, and Inclusion in the Ca...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2022.03.006
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; , Douglas PS et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2022 - 2022 ACC Health Policy Statement on Building Respect, Civility, and Inclusion in the Cardiovascular Workplace: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee.|2022| ,Douglas PS,Mack MJ,Acosta DA,Benjamin EJ,|methods,

Quality and Safety Considerations in Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Ra...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2022.03.001
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...