This cluster randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of a multifaceted quality improvement intervention on the prescription of statins, antiplatelet therapy, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers in patients at high cardiovascular risk in Brazil.
This randomized clinical trial explores the effect of a clinical pathway–based, multifaceted quality of care initiative intervention on clinical outcomes among patients with acute coronary syndromes in resource-constrained hospitals in China.
This validation study evaluates the performance of a deep-learning model in detection of hyperkalemia from the electrocardiogram in patients with chronic kidney disease.
This study examines the association of intraindividual blood pressure variability, coronary atheroma progression, and clinical outcomes using serial intravascular ultrasonography.
This cohort study assesses whether changes in hospital readmission rates changed in the United States after the 2010 implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, using data from the same period in Canada as a comparator.
This observational study combines data from 3 large cohorts to quantify lifetime risks for hypertension in white and African American men and women using thresholds derived from 2 separate US national guidelines.
This cohort study explores whether patients with myocardial injury are being misclassified as having type 2 myocardial infarction and if there are implications for 30-day readmission and mortality rates.
This secondary analysis of the APOLLO randomized clinical trial explores the association between patisiran and regional left ventricular in cardiac manifestation in patients with hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis worldwide.
The Viewpoint advocates for reverting to an earlier implantable cardioverter-defibrillator design that allowed for transitioning the devices to operate as pacemakers only.
This Viewpoint describes current evidence and unanswered questions on the sex-specific aspects of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in women.
This article describes how a patient supported a physician who was processing his son’s death.
This Special Communication discusses 4 hypothetical cases to highlight some of the new features in the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology multisociety cholesterol management guidelines.
This narrative review describes the complex anatomic relationship between the tricuspid valve apparatus and structure of the right side of the heart, which lends insight into the functional changes seen with secondary tricuspid regurgitation.
A woman presents with worsening dyspnea and evidence of valve stenosis 2 months after a mechanical mitral valve replacement procedure. What would you do next?
This Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guidelines on management of blood cholesterol in patients at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
This case report describes an adult woman with extensive skin lesions and epidermal spongiosis with neutrophilic and eosinophilic inflammation and telangiectasia from an allergic reaction to apixaban.
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