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February 2018, Vol 3, No. 2, Pages 95-181

In This Issue of JAMA Cardiology

Highlights

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):95. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3346
Original Investigation

Efficacy of High-Sensitivity Troponin T in Identifying Very-Low-Risk Patients With Possible Acute Coronary Syndrome

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):104-111. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4625

This study determines whether a negative high-sensitivity troponin assay at 0 and 3 hours following emergency department presentation could identify patients at less than 1% risk of a 30-day adverse cardiac event.

Association Between Medicare Expenditure Growth and Mortality Rates in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Comparison From 1999 Through 2014

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):114-122. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4771

This study examines whether growth in Medicare expenditures is associated with mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction.

Association of Coronary Vessel Characteristics With Outcome in Patients With Percutaneous Coronary Interventions With Incomplete Revascularization

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):123-130. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4787

This study determines whether some coronary vessel characteristics are related to worse outcomes in patients with percutaneous coronary interventions with incomplete revascularization.

Comparison of Accessibility, Cost, and Quality of Elective Coronary Revascularization Between Veterans Affairs and Community Care Hospitals

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):133-141. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4843

This veteran cohort study compares the access, cost, and quality of elective coronary revascularization procedures between Veterans Affairs and Community Care Program hospitals and evaluates if procedural volume or publicly reported quality data can be used to predict high-value care.

Use of High-Risk Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Detection for Risk Stratification of Patients With Stable Chest Pain: A Secondary Analysis of the PROMISE Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):144-152. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4973

This nested observational cohort study seeks to determine whether high-risk plaque detected by coronary computed tomographic angiography was independently associated with major adverse cardiovascular events.

Cardiovascular Outcomes According to Urinary Albumin and Kidney Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes at High Cardiovascular Risk: Observations From the SAVOR-TIMI 53 Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):155-163. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4228

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial evaluates the association between urinary albumin to creatine ratios and mortality rates as well as cardiovascular events.

Brief Report

Association of Lipoprotein(a) With Risk of Recurrent Ischemic Events Following Acute Coronary Syndrome: Analysis of the dal-Outcomes Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):164-168. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3833

This case-cohort study uses data from the dal-Outcomes randomized clinical trial to determine the association of lipoprotein(a) level with the risk for cardiovascular events following acute coronary syndrome.

From the Heart

The Spot on My Wrist

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):97-98. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.2908

This essay is a reflection on experiencing a cardiac event.

Editorial

Menopausal Hormone Therapy for the Primary Prevention of Chronic Conditions: Unfulfilled Expectations

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):99-101. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4575

Understanding How to Improve Quality and Value for Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):102-103. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4779
Invited Commentary

The Wait for High-Sensitivity Troponin Is Over—Proceed Cautiously

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):112-113. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4626

Complete Revascularization for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The Devil Is in the Details

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):130-132. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4788

Coronary Revascularization for Veterans—There’s No Place Like Home

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):142-143. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4864

High-Risk Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Assessment by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography—Should We Use It?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):153-154. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5016
Review

Association of Exercise Preconditioning With Immediate Cardioprotection: A Review

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):169-176. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4495

This review describes animal and human research findings accumulated across several decades that confirm the cardioprotective benefits of exercise preconditioning.

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

Dyspnea in a Young Man

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):177-178. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4676

A 26-year-old man presented to our outpatient clinic with worsening dyspnea on exertion and leg swelling. He denied chest pain, orthopnea, and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea. What would you do next?

Comment & Response

Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly Populations: Further Considerations

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):180. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4347

Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly Populations—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):180-181. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4350

Biased Estimates in Mendelian Randomization Studies Conducted in Unrepresentative Samples

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):181. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4279
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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):181. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4966
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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(2):96. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3347
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