This cohort study examines racial differences in N-terminal pro–B-type natriuretic peptide levels and their association with all-cause mortality and cause-specific mortality in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study.
This case-control study explores whether variants in the LPA locus are associated with aortic stenosis.
This meta-analysis examines data sets from 5 international genome-wide association studies to determine the association between elevated lipids and the risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm.
This biobank study uses genetic variants of CETP to assess potential risks and benefits of lifelong lower cholesteryl ester transfer protein activity on cardiovascular diseases and other outcomes in a sample of Chinese adults.
Using data from the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure program registry, this observational study conducts interrupted time series and survival analyses to determine the association between the implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and readmission and mortality outcomes among patients hospitalized with heart failure.
This cluster analysis uses data from a large registry to define 4 subtypes of atrial fibrillation that differ widely from the disease subtypes now in standard use.
This study assesses whether total electrocardiographic 12-lead QRS voltage would aid diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis without biopsy in patients with severe heart failure.
This cohort study analyzes the electrocardiographic results of National Basketball Association athletes and assesses the accuracy of athlete-specific interpretation criteria as applied to the elite professional players of this sport.
This Viewpoint discusses the role of the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiologic Health in the design and execution of pivotal trials that are used to support the regulatory approval of high-risk devices.
This review describes a conceptual approach to delivery and payment reforms that aims to better support primary care–cardiology comanagement of chronic cardiovascular disease.
A 75-year-old woman recently diagnosed as having stage IV lung adenocarcinoma was admitted for dyspnea and weakness. Transthoracic echocardiogram showed normal biventricular function with normal wall motion and shaggy, bulky masses on the tips of both mitral valve leaflets. What would you do next?
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