Explore the latest in cardiac imaging, including advances in echocardiography, CT and MR angiography, functional imaging, and more.
This cohort study assesses adherence with guideline-recommended left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) reassessment after myocardial infarction and studies the evolution of LVEF over 6 months of follow-up in the Acute Myocardial Infarction Quality Assurance (AMIQA) Canada study.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic and echocardiographic findings of a patient in their 50s who presented with a 6-month history of pedal swelling and a 2-day history of dyspnea.
This cross-sectional study examines undetectable heart sounds in hospitalized patients who are undergoing echocardiography and evaluates the association between patient factors and missed valvular heart disease diagnoses.
This cohort study uses coronary computed tomography angiography to investigate whether statin therapy is associated with alterations in the volume or calcium density of 6 compositional atherosclerotic plaque types in patients with coronary artery disease.
This cohort study examined the prevalence of transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy among patients with heart failure, preserved ejection fraction, and ventricular wall thickening who did and did not undergo systematic screening.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential value of incidentally observed coronary artery calcification (CAC) in deciding to initiate early prevention, even in the absence of symptoms.
This cohort study examines the use of coronary artery calcium score in estimating the risks for and outcomes of coronary artery disease in symptomatic patients with obstructive CAD.
This cross-sectional study examines the association between risk-enhancing factors and incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease by coronary artery calcium burden among intermediate-risk adults who participated in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
This observational study investigates whether myocardial flow reserve and stress myocardial blood flow are associated with left ventricular structure and function derangements, and whether these parameters improve after aortic valve replacement.
This cohort study assesses the prevalence of myocarditis in athletes with COVID-19 and compares screening strategies for safe return to play.
This qualitative study designs and tests a patient-centered report for stress myocardial perfusion imaging test results.
This case series describes the prevalence and severity of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging findings of myocarditis in a population of competitive student athletes recovering from coronavirus disease 2019.
This cohort study determines the relative association of non–high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels at different life stages for the presence of coronary artery calcification in mid-adulthood.
This diagnostic study tests whether nurses who were naive to ultrasonographic use could obtain 10-view transthoracic echocardiographic studies of diagnostic quality using deep-learning artificial intelligence–based software.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the 2 different types of coronary computed tomography scans, as well as their benefits and risks.
This study evaluates the long-term clinical and echocardiographic outcomes in young and middle-aged patients undergoing pulmonary autograft procedure.
This cluster randomized clinical trial investigates the effect of systematic echocardiographic screening in combination with secondary antibiotic prophylaxis on the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in schoolchildren in Nepal.
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