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April 2017, Vol 2, No. 4, Pages 349-464

In This Issue of JAMA Cardiology

Highlights

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):349. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.3639
Original Investigation

Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):361-369. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5922

This study examines trends in use of moderate-intensity and high-intensity statin in US cardiology practices before and after publication of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline.

Association of Fenofibrate Therapy With Long-term Cardiovascular Risk in Statin-Treated Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):370-380. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4828

This follow-up study of the ACCORD lipid trial examines whether fenofibrate is associated with reduced cardiovascular risk in statin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes.

Racial Differences in Associations of Blood Pressure Components in Young Adulthood With Incident Cardiovascular Disease by Middle Age: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):381-389. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5678

This community-based cohort study assesses which blood pressure components best determine incident cardiovascular disease events in young adults and determines whether these associations vary by race and age at blood pressure measurement.

Association of Coronary Artery Calcium in Adults Aged 32 to 46 Years With Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Death

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):391-399. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5493

This community-based cohort study examines whether coronary artery calcium in adults aged 32 to 46 years is associated with incident clinical coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality during 12.5 years of follow-up.

Identification of Patients With Stable Chest Pain Deriving Minimal Value From Noninvasive Testing: The PROMISE Minimal-Risk Tool, A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):400-408. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5501

This secondary analysis of the PROMISE randomized clinical trial describes a risk tool developed to use only pretest clinical data to identify patients with chest pain with normal coronary arteries and no clinical events during follow-up.

Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in an Unselected Population: A Report From the STS/ACC Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):409-416. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5302

This national cohort study uses data from the the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry to examine the short- and long-term health status outcomes of patients after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in an unselected population.

The Burden of Early Phenotypes and the Influence of Wall Thickness in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Mutation Carriers: Findings From the HCMNet Study

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):419-428. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5670

This cross-sectional multicenter study characterizes sarcomere mutation carriers and investigates the correlation between left ventricular wall thickness and other disease features in genotyped individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) or at risk for HCM.

Brief Report

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Bioresorbable Scaffolds in a Young Child

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):430-434. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4954

This case report describes a 3-year-old boy undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with bioresorbable scaffolds.

Use of Risk Models to Predict Death in the Next Year Among Individual Ambulatory Patients With Heart Failure

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):435-441. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5036

This cohort study quantifies how risk models calculated in routine practice estimate more than half of 1-year deaths among ambulatory patients with heart failure who die in the subsequent year.

Research Letter

Rate of Statin Prescription in Younger Patients With Severe Dyslipidemia

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):451-452. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5162

This study examines statin prescription rates among patients with dyslipidemia.

Effectiveness of Medication Adherence Reminders Tied to “Fresh Start” Dates: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):453-455. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5794

This randomized clinical trial examines whether sending medication adherence reminders around fresh-start dates, such as birthdays or New Year’s Day, and highlighting these dates as an opportunity for positive changes could boost reminders’ effectiveness.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons Score Variance Results in Risk Reclassification of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):455-456. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4132

This study compares the Society of Thoracic Surgeons scores of patients in 2008/2009 with their recalculated 2015 scores.

Viewpoint

Travel Bans and Threats to US Health Care—Our Hearts Are at Stake

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):351-352. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0834

This Viewpoint discusses the potential effect of the US president’s executive order restricting travel from specific countries on the contributions of immigrant cardiologists working in the US health care system.

The Global Threat of Outdoor Ambient Air Pollution to Cardiovascular Health: Time for Intervention

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):353-354. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0032

This Viewpoint discusses the threat of outdoor ambient air pollution to cardiovascular health.

Editorial

Trends in the Use of Moderate-Intensity to High-Intensity Statin and Nonstatin Lipid-Lowering Therapy: Turning Off the Faucet Is Much More Valuable Than Mopping Up the Floor

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):355-356. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.6007

Screening for Coronary Artery Disease at an Earlier Age

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):357-358. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5552

New Algorithms for the Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk: The Post–Diamond-Forrester Era

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):359-360. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5551
Invited Commentary

The Complexities of Hypertension: One Disease or Many?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):389-390. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5676

Assessing the Utility of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):416-417. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5549

Assessing the Phenotypic Burden of Preclinical Sarcomeric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy—New Assessments to Guide Diagnosis and Management

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):428-429. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5677

Use of Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Models in the Assessment of Patients Who Underwent a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):456-457. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4133
Review

Atrial Fibrillation, Type 2 Diabetes, and Non–Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants: A Review

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):442-448. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5224

This review explores the epidemiology and pathophysiology of the nexus of atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes to provide an evidence-based update of therapy options for patients with both conditions.

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

Thirty-Two-Year-Old Woman With Corrected Tetralogy of Fallot

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):449-450. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0240

An asymptomatic woman in her 30s with history of tetralogy of Fallot presented for evaluation of her congenital heart disease; on examination, venous pressure was visualized 4 cm above the clavicle at 45° with a prominent a wave. What would you do next?

Comment & Response

Effect of Iron Levels on Women After Premature or Early-Onset Menopause

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):457-458. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5082

Effect of Iron Levels on Women After Premature or Early-Onset Menopause

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):458. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5083

Effect of Iron Levels on Women After Premature or Early-Onset Menopause—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):458-459. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5084

Statin Eligibility Under American and European Cholesterol Guidelines

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):459-460. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5080

Statin Eligibility Under American and European Cholesterol Guidelines—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):460. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5081
Editor's Note

Quality of Life After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):418. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.6002
Correction

Author Name Change

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):461. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0102

Incorrect Conversion Factor in Table and Text

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):461. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.6051

Omitted Sentences in Conclusions and Relevance

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):461. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.0021
JAMA Cardiology Patient Page

Statins and the Prevention of Heart Disease

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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):464. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.4320
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JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(4):350. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2016.3640
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