Resultados: 15

    ACR appropriateness criteria radiologic management of lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding: 2021 update

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Diverticulosis remains the commonest cause for acute lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding (GIB). Conservative management is initially sufficient for most patients, followed by elective diagnostic tests. However, if acute lower GIB persists, it can be investigated with colonoscopy, CT angiography (CTA), ...

    ACR appropriateness criteria radiologic management of portal hypertension

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Cirrhosis is a heterogeneous disease that cannot be studied as a single entity and is classified in two main prognostic stages: compensated and decompensated cirrhosis. Portal hypertension, characterized by a pathological increase of the portal pressure and by the formation of portal-systemic collaterals...

    ACR appropriateness criteria staging and follow-up of vulvar cancer

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Vulvar cancer is an uncommon gynecologic tumor and one of several human papillomavirus-associated malignancies. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most prevalent histologic subtype of vulvar cancer, accounting for the majority of cases. Imaging plays an important role in managing vulvar cancer. At initial di...

    ACR appropriateness criteria postmenopausal acute pelvic pain

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Acute pelvic pain is a common presenting complaint in both the emergency room and outpatient settings. Pelvic pain of gynecologic origin in postmenopausal women occurs less frequently than in premenopausal women; however, it has important differences in etiology. The most common causes of postmenopausal ...

    ACR appropriateness criteria seizures-child

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    In children, seizures represent an extremely heterogeneous group of medical conditions ranging from benign cases, such as a simple febrile seizure, to life-threatening situations, such as status epilepticus. Underlying causes of seizures also represent a wide range of pathologies from idiopathic cases, u...

    ACR appropriateness criteria head trauma: 2021 update

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be separated into acute (0-7 days), subacute (<3 months), then ch...

    ACR appropriateness criteria asymptomatic patient at risk for coronary artery disease: 2021 update

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Coronary atherosclerotic disease is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity due to major cardiovascular events in the United States and abroad. Risk stratification and early preventive measures can reduce major cardiovascular events given the long latent asymptomatic period. Imaging tests can detect s...

    ACR appropriateness criteria second and third trimester screening for fetal anomaly

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    The Appropriateness Criteria for the imaging screening of second and third trimester fetuses for anomalies are presented for fetuses that are low risk, high risk, have had soft markers detected on ultrasound, and have had major anomalies detected on ultrasound. The American College of Radiology Appropria...

    ACR appropriateness criteria Myelopathy: 2021 update

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Myelopathy is a clinical diagnosis with localization of the neurological findings to the spinal cord, rather than the brain or the peripheral nervous system, and then to a particular segment of the spinal cord. Myelopathy can be the result of primary intrinsic disorders of the spinal cord or from seconda...

    ACR appropriateness criteria intensive care unit patients

    J. Am. Coll. Radiol; 18 (supl. 5), 2021
    Chest radiography is the most frequent and primary imaging modality in the intensive care unit (ICU), given its portability, rapid image acquisition, and availability of immediate information on the bedside preview. Due to the severity of underlying disease and frequent need of placement of monitoring de...