The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center, along with our professional partners, is advancing the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine by bringing evidence-based guidelines, and consensus recommendations to the forefront of clinical decision making.
Fernando Magro, Paolo Gionchetti et. al.
Feb 1st, 2017 - This is the third European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation [ECCO] consensus guideline that addresses ulcerative colitis [UC]. It has been drafted by 28 ECCO members from 14 European countries.
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Humphrey LL et. al.
Jun 30th, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the utility of screening pelvic examination for the detection of pathology in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. This guideline is based on a systematic review of the published literature in the English language from 1946 through January 2014 identified using ME...
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Van Poznak C, Somerfield MR et. al.
Oct 16th, 2017 - Purpose To update, in collaboration with Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), key recommendations of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) guideline on the role of bone-modifying agents (BMAs) in metastatic breast cancer. This focused update addressed the new data on intervals between dosing and the role of BMAs in control of bone pain. Methods A joint ASCO-CCO Update Committee conducted targe...
JAMA Dermatology; Crowley JJ, Weinberg JM et. al.
Dec 4th, 2014 - Nail psoriasis can be difficult to treat and has a significant effect on quality of life. Relatively few controlled trials evaluating treatments for nail psoriasis have been published. There is an unmet need for treatment recommendations to guide therapeutic decisions. To develop treatment recommendations for nail psoriasis from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. A PubMed s...
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Laine L, Kaltenbach T et. al.
Feb 24th, 2015 - SCENIC international consensus statement on surveillance and management of dysplasia in inflammatory bowel disease.|2015|Laine L,Kaltenbach T,Barkun A,McQuaid KR,Subramanian V,|methods,etiology,pathology,surgery,complications,methods,
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Evans JA et. al.
May 3rd, 2015 - The role of endoscopy in the management of premalignant and malignant conditions of the stomach.|2015| ,Evans JA,Chandrasekhara V,Chathadi KV,Decker GA,|diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,diagnosis,therapy,pathology,diagnosis,therapy,
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Kirtschig G, Becker K et. al.
Jul 23rd, 2015 - Lichen sclerosus (LS) is an inflammatory skin disease that usually involves the anogenital area. All patients with symptoms or signs suspicious of lichen sclerosus should be seen at least once initially by a physician with a special interest in the disease in order to avoid delay in diagnosis, as early treatment may cure the disease in some and reduce or prevent scarring. The diagnosis is made ...
Radiology MacMahon H, Naidich DP et. al.
Feb 27th, 2017 - The Fleischner Society Guidelines for management of solid nodules were published in 2005, and separate guidelines for subsolid nodules were issued in 2013. Since then, new information has become available; therefore, the guidelines have been revised to reflect current thinking on nodule management. The revised guidelines incorporate several substantive changes that reflect current thinking on t...
Gastroenterology Wani S, Rubenstein JH et. al.
Oct 5th, 2016 - The purpose of this clinical practice update expert review is to define the key principles in the diagnosis and management of low-grade dysplasia (LGD) in Barrett's esophagus patients. The best practices outlined in this review are based on relevant publications, including systematic reviews and expert opinion (when applicable). Practice Advice 1: The extent of Barrett's esophagus should be def...
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Wani S et. al.
Feb 5th, 2018 - Endoscopic eradication therapy for patients with Barrett's esophagus-associated dysplasia and intramucosal cancer.|2018| ,Wani S,Qumseya B,Sultan S,Agrawal D,|complications,diagnosis,pathology,surgery,etiology,surgery,
International Journal of Gynecological Cancer : Official ... Oonk MHM, Planchamp F et. al.
Apr 25th, 2017 - The aim of this study was to develop clinically relevant and evidence-based guidelines as part of European Society of Gynaecological Oncology's mission to improve the quality of care for women with gynecologic cancers across Europe. The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology Council nominated an international development group made of practicing clinicians who provide care to patients with...
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Guckenberger M, Andratschke N et. al.
Jul 8th, 2017 - Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has become the standard of care for medically inoperable patients with peripherally located, early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and for those refusing surgical resection. Despite the availability of national and international guidelines, there exists substantial variability in many aspects of SBRT practice. The ESTRO ACROP guideline is based on...
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Nestle U, De Ruysscher D et. al.
Apr 1st, 2018 - Radiotherapy (RT) plays a major role in the curative treatment of locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Therefore, the ACROP committee was asked by the ESTRO to provide recommendations on target volume delineation for standard clinical scenarios in definitive (chemo)radiotherapy (RT) and adjuvant RT for locally advanced NSCLC. The guidelines given here are a result of the evaluat...
Endoscopy Dumonceau JM, Deprez PH et. al.
May 16th, 2017 - For pancreatic solid lesions, ESGE recommends performing endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided sampling as first-line procedure when a pathological diagnosis is required. Alternatively, percutaneous sampling may be considered in metastatic disease.Strong recommendation, moderate quality evidence.In the case of negative or inconclusive results and a high degree of suspicion of malignant disease, ES...
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Rubin DT, Ananthakrishnan AN et. al.
Mar 6th, 2019 - Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an idiopathic inflammatory disorder. These guidelines indicate the preferred approach to the management of adults with UC and represent the official practice recommendations of the American College of Gastroenterology. The scientific evidence for these guidelines was evaluated using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) process...
Endoscopy Pimentel-Nunes P, Libânio D et. al.
Mar 6th, 2019 - Patients with chronic atrophic gastritis or intestinal metaplasia (IM) are at risk for gastric adenocarcinoma. This underscores the importance of diagnosis and risk stratification for these patients. High definition endoscopy with chromoendoscopy (CE) is better than high definition white-light endoscopy alone for this purpose. Virtual CE can guide biopsies for staging atrophic and metaplastic c...
Gastroenterology Feuerstein JD, Isaacs KL et. al.
Jan 16th, 2020 - AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis.|2020|Feuerstein JD,Isaacs KL,Schneider Y,Siddique SM,Falck-Ytter Y,|therapeutic use,standards,diagnosis,immunology,therapy,diagnostic imaging,immunology,pathology,methods,standards,methods,standards,methods,standards,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,diagnostic imaging,immunology,pathology,standards,
Blood Advances; Neunert C, Terrell DR et. al.
Dec 3rd, 2019 - Despite an increase in the number of therapies available to treat patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), there are minimal data from randomized trials to assist physicians with the management of patients. These evidence-based guidelines of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) are intended to support patients, clinicians, and other health care professionals in their decisions about the...
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.
Aug 24th, 2018 - The number of deaths from cervical cancer in the United States has decreased substantially since the implementation of widespread cervical cancer screening and has declined from 2.8 to 2.3 deaths per 100 000 women from 2000 to 2015. To update the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 2012 recommendation on screening for cervical cancer. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening for cer...