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August 2018, Vol 3, No. 8, Pages 671-782

In This Issue of JAMA Cardiology

Highlights

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):671. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3376
Original Investigation

Career Preferences and Perceptions of Cardiology Among US Internal Medicine Trainees: Factors Influencing Cardiology Career Choice

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):682-691. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1279

This study surveys internal medical residents physicians on the factors that encourage or dissuade them from pursuing careers in cardiology.

Associations of Combined Genetic and Lifestyle Risks With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes in the UK Biobank Study

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):693-702. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1717

This population-based cohort study of UK Biobank data investigates the association of combined health behaviors and factors within genetic risk groups for coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, stroke, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes among UK adults.

A Swedish Nationwide Adoption Study of the Heritability of Heart Failure

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):703-710. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1919

This nationwide study of Swedish adoptees and their adoptive and biological parents aimed to determine the heritability of heart failure.

Association of APOL1 With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction in Postmenopausal African American Women

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):712-720. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1827

This secondary analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative cohort discerns whether high-risk APOL1 genotypes are associated with cardiovascular disease and stroke in postmenopausal African American women at high risk for these conditions.

Associations of Asthma and Asthma Control With Atrial Fibrillation Risk: Results From the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):721-728. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1901

This cohort study assesses the association between asthma, levels of asthma control, and atrial fibrillation in a Norwegian adult population.

Association of Out-of-Pocket Annual Health Expenditures With Financial Hardship in Low-Income Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):729-738. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1813

This cross-sectional study examines the annual burden of total out-of-pocket health expenses among low-income US families that included a member with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

Association of Patient Perceptions of Cardiovascular Risk and Beliefs on Statin Drugs With Racial Differences in Statin Use: Insights From the Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management Registry

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):739-748. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1511

This registry-based study evaluates differences in statin use between white and African American individuals and assesses potential causes, including differences in belief and perception, to explain observed differences.

Brief Report

Comparison of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation: Insights From the FOURIER Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):749-753. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1533

This secondary analysis of FOURIER trial data compares the accuracy of Martin/Hopkins and Friedewald estimations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels with a gold standard preparative ultracentrifugation approach.

Association of Multifocal Fibromuscular Dysplasia in Elderly Patients With a More Benign Clinical Phenotype: Data From the US Registry for Fibromuscular Dysplasia

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):756-760. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1638

This study examines the differences in clinical presentation, arterial bed involvement, vascular events, and need for vascular procedures between younger and older patients with fibromuscular dysplasia.

Factors Associated With Participation in Cardiac Episode Payments Included in Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):761-766. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1736

This study examines whether participants in Bundled Payments for Care Improvement cardiovascular bundles are representative of US acute care hospitals and identifies factors associated with participation.

Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Mineralocorticoid Receptor Activity in Patients With Medically and Surgically Treated Primary Aldosteronism

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):768-774. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.2003

This cohort study investigates whether mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy or surgical adrenalectomy in patients with primary aldosteronism influences their risk for incident atrial fibrillation.

Research Letter

Changes in the Association of Rising Infective Endocarditis With Mortality in People Who Inject Drugs

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):779-780. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1602

This study assesses the association of infective endocarditis with mortality from 1999 to 2016 among people who inject drugs in the United States.

Viewpoint

Is the Cognitive Cardiologist Obsolete?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):673-674. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1423

This Viewpoint discusses physician burnout, intuition, and humanism.

The $2.5 Million Wage Gap in Cardiology

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):674-676. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0951

This Viewpoint highlights the wage gap between men and women cardiologists and offers potential ways to address income disparity in cardiology.

Women’s Voices in Cardiology: An Uncomfortable Silence

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):676-677. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1289

This Viewpoint describes the current work environments of female cardiologists and advocates for action to reduce sex discrimination.

From the Heart

The Sheath Hold

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):680-681. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0689

This essay describes the opportunity physicians have to connect with patients as they undergo a sheath hold.

Editorial

Does Resting or Exercise Electrocardiography Assist Clinicians in Preventing Cardiovascular Events in Asymptomatic Adults?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):678-679. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1800
Invited Commentary

Choosing a Career in Cardiology: Where Are the Women?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):691-692. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1286

Measuring Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: When Is More Accurate Better?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):754-755. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1575

What Can We Learn From Voluntary Bundled Payment Programs?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):766-767. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1734
JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

A Young Man With Cardiomegaly and Edema

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):777-778. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4439

A young man develops dyspnea, abdominal distention, and edema over 18 months with cardiomegaly noted on a chest radiograph. What would you do?

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Associated With Cardiac Channelopathies

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):775-776. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1116

This article presents recommendations for treating patients with ventricular arrhythmias and/or who are at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Comment & Response

Questioning the Associations of ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Use With Cardiovascular Disease Risks

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):780-781. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1306

Questioning the Associations of ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Use With Cardiovascular Disease Risks

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):781. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1309

Questioning the Associations of ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Use With Cardiovascular Disease Risks—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):781-782. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1312
Editor's Note

Is Heart Failure Inherited?Beyond the Cardiomyopathies, Genetics Do Matter

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):710-711. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1918

Addressing Cardiovascular Disease Disparities—Are We Getting Closer to the Truth?

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):748. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1510
Correction

Correction of Units of Measure in a Table and the Text

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):782. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1880

Incorrect Figure Key

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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):782. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.2412
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JAMA Cardiol. 2018;3(8):672. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.3377
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