This analysis evaluates the association between excess readmission ratio for myocardial infarction with in-hospital process of care measures and 1-year clinical outcomes during the first cycle of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
This observational study assesses the association between hospital transcatheter aortic valve replacement volume and 30-day readmission among patients with severe aortic stenosis.
This cohort substudy of a clinical trial examines renal functions and outcomes of high-surgical-risk or inoperable patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis undergoing a transcatheter aortic valve replacement who had impaired baseline estimated glomerular filtration rates at 30 days.
This secondary analysis of a clinical trial analyzes medical claims and records of patients enrolled in the TRANSLATE-ACS study to determine the accuracy of claims data over physician adjudication in detecting cardiovascular events.
This randomized clinical trial determines whether flecainide dosed to therapeutic levels and added to β-blocker therapy is superior to β-blocker therapy alone for the prevention of exercise-induced arrhythmias in catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
This secondary analysis of data from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial examines the efficacy of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in reducing risk of all-cause mortality and sudden cardiac death among patients with or without an improvement in ejection fraction to >35% during follow-up.
This systematic review and network meta-analysis assesses the association of mean achieved systolic blood pressure levels with the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in adults with hypertension treated with antihypertensive therapy.
This cross-sectional analysis uses NHANES data to assess temporal trends in 10-year predicted absolute cardiovascular risk and cardiovascular risk factors among US adults in different socioeconomic strata.
This secondary analysis of the EUROMAX randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of bivalirudin vs heparin plus optional glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors on 1-year mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
This cohort study uses HCUP National Inpatient Sample data to assess the bleeding complications following endovascular procedures that use large-bore catheters and the association with in-hospital mortality risk, length of stay, and cost.
This study assesses national trends in cardiovascular risk factors by income level among adults aged 25 years and older using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.
This Viewpoint discusses Medicare reimbursement for magnetic resonance imaging performed for patients with cardiac implantable electrical devices.
This Viewpoint examines and outlines future directions for the management of antiplatelet and antithrombotic regimens in patients with mechanical valves undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This systematic review evaluates the accuracy of computed tomography–derived fractional flow reserve in diagnosis for patients with myocardial ischemia.
This study examines whether catheter ablation is better than antiarrhythmic drugs for the prevention of nonparoxysmal atrial fibrillation.
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