These updated clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) (1–3) summarize the recommendations of the authors, acting as a joint American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. (AACE) and American Thyroid Association (ATA) task force for the diagnostic evaluation and treatment strategies for adults with hypothyroidism,
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines for assessment of thyroid nodules are meant to improve inter- and intra-reader consistency during assessment of thyroid nodules on ultrasound, and to facilitate communication with referring endocr
The American College of Physicians Guideline Grading System was used for critical appraisal of evidence and grading strength of recommendations for therapeutic interventions. Competing interests of guideline task force members were regularly updated, managed, and communicated to the ATA and task force members.
20 May 2016 Management Approach to Thyroid Nodule and Differentiated American Thyroid Association Guideline Published January 2016.
Background: Thyroid nodules are a common clinical problem, and differentiated thyroid cancer is becoming increasingly prevalent. Since the American Thyroid Association’s (ATA’s) guidelines for the management of these disorders were revised in 2009, significant scientific advances have occurred in the field. The aim of
ATA Guidelines Disclaimer. The American Thyroid Association develops Clinical Practice Guidelines to provide guidance and recommendations for particular practice areas concerning thyroid disease and thyroid cancer. The Guidelines do not establish a standard of care and specific outcomes are not guaranteed.