This study examines the rates of decline in hospitalization and mortality related to acute myocardial infarction by US county income levels from 1999 to 2013.
This secondary analysis of the TUXEDO clinical trial assesses the outcomes of patients with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus vs non–insulin-treated diabetes mellitus who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention and assesses the efficacy and safety of everolimus-eluting stents vs paclitaxel-eluting stents based on insulin use status.
This time-series analysis of vital statistics records and emergency department visits in New York City of cardiovascular-related deaths quantifies the temporal association between seasonal influenza infections and mortality due to cardiovascular causes.
This observational cohort study aims to determine whether symptoms, quality of life, treatment, and outcomes differ between women and men with atrial fibrillation.
This before-after, observational study of adult patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest not receiving bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before the 9-1-1 call investigates the effect of telephone CPR bundle of care on process measures and outcomes.
This substudy of a randomized clinical trial assesses the prognostic value of circulating microRNA levels as biomarkers in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
This cohort study from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database examines the association of 5-m gait speed with operative mortality and morbidity in older adults undergoing cardiac surgery.
This study examines in-hospital outcomes after septal myectomy and alcohol septal ablation stratified by hospital volume within a large, national inpatient database.
This study characterizes the clinical profile and outcomes of typical vs atypical types of takotsubo syndrome in a large patient cohort from the International Takotsubo Registry.
This study combines specific clinical and nonclinical factors to reliably predict 30-day readmission or death in heart failure.
This post hoc analysis of a randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a family history of coronary heart disease on decision making to use statin therapy.
This study compares incidence of stroke among patients with warfarin-treated atrial fibrillation with the incidence among similar-risk patients without atrial fibrillation to distinguish if on-treatment stroke is attributable to treatment failure or baseline risk.
This Viewpoint examines strategies currently used in proteomic biomarker research and highlights advances that are beginning to provide describe how proteomics may move beyond the early stages of development and be applied to large-scale, population-based studies.
This Viewpoint discusses the ambiguity of the current definition of myocardial infarction and describes the benefits of a narrower definition.
This Viewpoint discusses the problematic definition of type 2 myocardial infarction and offers a solution in the near future.
This overview of systematic reviews assesses the efficacy and safety of aspirin, statins, blood pressure (BP)–lowering drugs, and tobacco cessation drugs for prevention of primary atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
This narrative review examines the associations of coronary artery stenosis, plaque morphology, and fractional flow reserve and the prognostic value of fractional flow reserve.
A man in his 70s who had undergone prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery presents with unstable angina; disease in the obtuse marginal branch appears stable, but there is worsening of disease in the ramus branch, where 2 serial lesions are identified. What would you do next?
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