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April 2018, Vol 3, No. 4, Pages 271-358

In This Issue of JAMA Cardiology

Highlights

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):271. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3356
Original Investigation

Association of Body Mass Index With Lifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Compression of Morbidity

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):280-287. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0022

This population-based study calculates lifetime risk estimates for incident cardiovascular disease and subtypes of cardiovascular disease and estimates years lived with and without cardiovascular disease by weight status.

Systolic Blood Pressure and Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):288-297. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5365

This observational study examines the mortality of patients with systolic blood pressure and other outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Association Between Hemodynamic Markers of Pulmonary Hypertension and Outcomes in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):298-306. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0128

This cohort study identifies the hemodynamic characteristics and outcomes of pulmonary hypertension associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Association of Albuminuria With Major Adverse Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Results From the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Biobank

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):308-316. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0125

This study assesses the prevalence, risk factors, and prognostic implications of albuminuria in adults with congenital heart disease.

Association of Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 With Risk of Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Community-Living Adults

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):318-325. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0139

This study determines the association of plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 concentrations with incident coronary heart disease and whether this association differs by race, sex, or chronic kidney disease status.

Cardiac Abnormalities in Patients With Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):326-334. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5235

This case-series study examines the course of appearance of cardiac abnormalities in patients with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome to identify meaningful cardiac end points to use in future clinical trials.

Brief Report

US National Trends in Mortality From Acute Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure: Policy Success or Failure?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):336-340. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0218

This cross-sectional study examines patterns in 30-day mortality from acute myocardial infarction and heart failure and determine whether they differ for baseline poor-performing hospitals compared with other hospitals in the United States.

Association of Racial/Ethnic Categories With the Ability of Genetic Tests to Detect a Cause of Cardiomyopathy

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):341-345. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5333

This cross-sectional study examines whether cardiomyopathy detection rates via genetic tests differ between white people, Asian people, and racial/ethnic minorities who are underrepresented in genetic research and clinical data.

Research Letter

Estimating Treatment Effect With Clinical Interpretation From a Comparative Clinical Trial With an End Point Subject to Competing Risks

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):357-358. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0127

This study explores using the restricted mean time lost to quantify treatment effects from cardiovascular therapy.

Viewpoint

Genetic Testing for Inherited Cardiac Diseases in Underserved Populations of Non-European Ancestry: Double Disparity

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):273-274. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5345

This Viewpoint describes genetic testing for inherited cardiac conditions, the need to sequence many well-phenotyped cases and controls from diverse racial/ethnic and economic groups, and the financial assistance necessary to reduce disparities in access.

From the Heart

Sixty Beats per Minute

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):275-276. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5355
Editorial

Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Genetic Testing

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):277-279. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5382
Invited Commentary

Association of Albuminuria With Outcomes in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):316-317. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0126

Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):334-335. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.5377

Price and the Evolution of the Physical Examination

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):351. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0002
Special Communication

Time to Add a Fifth Pillar to Bedside Physical Examination: Inspection, Palpation, Percussion, Auscultation, and Insonation

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):346-350. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0001

This Special Communication discusses selective use of bedside ultrasonography and how it could be incorporated as a fifth component of standard physical examinations.

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

A 30-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Dyspnea and Palpitations

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):354-355. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3412

A 30-year-old man presented for evaluation of palpitations and exertional dyspnea when climbing stairs, mostly at night. The electrocardiogram showed sinus rhythm and early repolarization changes. What would you do next?

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Clinical Practice Guideline for High Blood Pressure in Adults

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):352-353. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0005

This article presents recommendations for treating adults with hypertension.

Editor's Note

Population-Based Studies of Invasive Hemodynamics: A Glimpse Into the Future

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):306-307. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0163
Correction

Omission in Correspondence Address

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):358. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0883
JAMA Cardiology Masthead

JAMA Cardiology

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(4):272. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3357
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