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Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline*

ATS American Thoracic Society logoThe American Thoracic Society has published an official clinical practice guideline and conditional recommendations and a best practice statement to improve diagnosis and detection of sarcoidosis in vital organs. To download the ATS guidelines, visit here.

 

FSR Connected Authors:
  • Elliott D. Crouser – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Chairman
  • Lisa A. Maier – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member & Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Adam S. Morgenthau – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Edward S. Chen – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Daniel A. Culver – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Wonder Drake – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Marjolein Drent – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Nabeel Hamzeh – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • W. Ennis James – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member & Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Marc A. Judson – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Robert P. Baughman – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member & FSR Clinical Studies Network Member

 

European Respiratory Society (ERS) Clinical Practice Guidelines on Treatment of Sarcoidosis**

 

The ERS Task Force Committee created international clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of sarcoidosis.  To view the guidelines, click here. 

 

FSR Connected Authors:

  • Robert P. Baughman – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member & FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Dominique Valeyre – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Marc A. Judson – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Marjolein Drent – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member
  • Daniel A. Culver – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member

Sarcoidosis Associated Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH) Diagnosis and Management Statement***

wasog logoFSR partnered with WASOG to bring together a panel of pulmonary experts in late 2019 to create a dialogue and education physicians on Sarcoidosis Associated Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH). This meeting was sponsored and made possible through funding support by Bayer. This meeting resulted in a statement on the diagnosis and management of SAPH. Click here to view.

In this bonus episode on John Carlin’s Sarc Fighter Podcast, Dr. Robert Baughman moderates the panel as they discuss various aspects of SAPH screening, diagnosis, and management.

 

FSR Connected Authors:

  • Daniel A. Culver – FSR Clinical Studies Network Member
  • Tamara Al-Hakim – FSR Research Project Manager
  • Robert P. Baughman – FSR Scientific Advisory Board Member & Clinical Studies Network Member
Citations

* Crouser, E. D., Maier, L. A., Wilson, K. C., Bonham, C. A., Morgenthau, A. S., Patterson, K. C., Abston, E., Bernstein, R. C., Blankstein, R., Chen, E. S., Culver, D. A., Drake, W., Drent, M., Gerke, A. K., Ghobrial, M., Govender, P., Hamzeh, N., James, W. E., Judson, M. A., . . . Baughman, R. P. (2020). Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Am J Repir Crit Care Med, 201(8), e26–e51. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202002-0251ST

** Baughman, R. P., Valeyre, D., & Korsten, P., et al. (2021). ERS clinical practice guidelines on treatment of sarcoidosis. Eur Respir J; in press https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.04079-2020

*** Savale, L., Huitema, M., Shlobin, O., Kouranos, V., Nathan, S. D., Nunes, H., Gupta, R., Grutters, J. C., Culver, D. A., Post, M. C., Lower, E. E., Al-Hakim, T., Wells, A. U., Humbert, M., & Baughman, R. P. (2022). WASOG statement on the diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension. European Respiratory Review, 31(163). https://doi.org/10.1183/16000617.0165-2021