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In this section you will find the list of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) and other Clinical Decision Making Tools (CDMTs) compiled and classified on Quality Domains. Please go to Guidelines and other CDMTs Section to see the methodology followed.

*Please note that classification for CPGs and other CDMTs on Bleeding and Coagulation disorders and Lymphoid malignances on Quality Domains is ongoing. Documents will be searchable soon.

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American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.Diagnosis and management of hemochromatosis: 2011 practice guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Subnetwork: Haemochromatosis and other iron disorders

Disease group/s: HFE-related hereditary hemochromatosis with established severe clinical expression or due to very rare mutations in HFE

Scope and Purpose: 5. Diagnosis and treatment

Patients' involvement?: No

Rigour of development: A - Evidence and consensus based

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21452290

Comment:

Some divergences with the European guidelines (namely on the value of the H63D variant). 

Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of microcytic anemias due to genetic disorders of iron metabolism or heme synthesis

Subnetwork: Haemochromatosis and other iron disorders

Disease group/s: Defects in heme synthesis or Fe-S cluster biogenesis: Sideroblastic anemias (SLC25A38, GLRX5; HSPA9), XLSA with ataxia (ABCB7), XLSA (ALAS2), Low iron availability for erythropoiesis: Iron Refractory Iron deficiency Anemia (IRIDA), Aceruloplasminemia (ACP), Rare defects in iron acquisition and transport: Atransferrinemia, Microcytic anemia with iron loading (DMT1), Sideroblastic anemia (STEAP3)

Scope and Purpose: 5. Diagnosis and treatment

Patients' involvement?: Yes

Rigour of development: A - Evidence and consensus based

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24665134

Molecular diagnosis of hemochromatosis

Subnetwork: Haemochromatosis and other iron disorders

Disease group/s: non-HFE related hereditary hemochromatosis: (HH types 2A, 2B, 3 and 4A,4B ), TFH1-Related Hemochromatosis (type V), Hereditary Hyperferritinemia Cataract Syndrome

Scope and Purpose: 2. Diagnosis

Patients' involvement?: No

Rigour of development: C - Expert opinion

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23530886