The AGA Institute has employed a new clinical practice guideline development process, utilizing the GRADE system (Grades of Recommendation Assessment, Development and Evaluation).
Read the process by which AGA Institute clinical practice guidelines are developed.
|Topic||Expected Publication Date|
|Pharmacological Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome||November 2014|
|Prevention and Treatment of Hepatitis B Reactivation During Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy||December 2014|
|Diagnosis and Management of Asymptomatic Neoplastic Pancreatic Cysts||February 2015|
|Role of Upper-GI Biopsy to Evaluate Dyspepsia in the Absence of Mucosal Lesions||Fall 2015|
|Management of Patients with Suspected Hereditary Colorectal Cancer||Fall 2015|
|Management of Acute Diverticulitis||Fall 2015|
|Medical Management of Microscopic Colitis||Fall 2015|
|Appropriate Use of Serologic Testing in Acute Liver Disease||Spring 2016|
|Post-Bariatric Surgery Evaluation and Management||Spring 2016|
Clinical practice guidelines are developed under the aegis of the AGA Institute Clinical Guideline Committee and provide preferred approaches to specific medical problems or issues.
These documents are not to be construed as standards of care. All decisions regarding the care of a patient should be made by the physician in consideration of all aspects of the patient's specific medical circumstances.
A comprehensive background paper, the technical review, provides the user of the clinical practice guideline with the evidence used to formulate a particular recommendation and the strength and character of that evidence.
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