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Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 19, 2013
Date:2/18/2013

e participants undergoing baseline screenings, 57 percent had at least one NCN discovered. By using the current definition of 5 mm, 16 percent (3,396 of the 21,136 patients) had a positive result. Of those, 8 were diagnosed with lung cancer within 12 months of baseline enrollment. Increasing the threshold to 6, 7, 8, and 9 mm would have lowered the frequency to 10, 7, 5, and 4 percent respectively, thus decreasing further work-up by 36, 56, 68, and 75 percent respectively. The authors of an accompanying editorial express concern that nodule size may not be the best indicator of cancer risk. Other variables, such as presence of emphysema or nodule spiculation could predict which nodules are likely to be cancerous. The editorialists call for development of a comprehensive computer-based risk calculator that integrates nodule and demographic information.

Note: For an embargoed PDF, please contact Megan Hanks or Angela Collom. To interview the lead author, please contact Sid Dinsay at sid.dinsay@mountsinai.org or 212-241-9200. A link to the article will be live at 5:00 p.m. on February 18 http://www.annals.org/article.aspx?doi=10.7326/0003-4819-158-4-201302190-00004.


3. Task Force Reviews Evidence to Inform Recommendations for Treating Open-Angle Glaucoma

Draft recommendation to be posted for public comment at www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org

A panel of experts commissioned to review evidence on glaucoma treatment to inform an upcoming U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation found insufficient evidence to directly compare the effectiveness of medical, laser, and surgical treatments for open-angle glaucoma. Glaucoma is an acquired degeneration of the optic nerve that is t
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