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May 2019, Vol 4, No. 5, Pages 399-497

In This Issue of JAMA Cardiology

Highlights

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):399. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3195
Original Investigation

Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on the Prescription of Evidence-Based Treatment in Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk in Brazil: The BRIDGE Cardiovascular Prevention Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):408-417. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0649

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.

Effect of a Quality of Care Improvement Initiative in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome in Resource-Constrained Hospitals in China: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):418-427. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0897

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.

Development and Validation of a Deep-Learning Model to Screen for Hyperkalemia From the Electrocardiogram

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):428-436. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0640

This validation study evaluates the performance of a deep-learning model in detection of hyperkalemia from the electrocardiogram in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability, Coronary Atheroma Progression, and Clinical Outcomes

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):437-443. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0751

This study examines the association of intraindividual blood pressure variability, coronary atheroma progression, and clinical outcomes using serial intravascular ultrasonography.

Trends in Readmissions and Length of Stay for Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure in Canada and the United States

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):444-453. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0766

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.

Brief Report

Lifetime Risks for Hypertension by Contemporary Guidelines in African American and White Men and Women

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):455-459. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0529

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.

Misclassification of Myocardial Injury as Myocardial Infarction: Implications for Assessing Outcomes in Value-Based Programs

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):460-464. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0716

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.

Association of Patisiran, an RNA Interference Therapeutic, With Regional Left Ventricular Myocardial Strain in Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis: The APOLLO Study

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):466-472. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0849

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.

Viewpoint

Facilitating Conversion of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy to Pacing Only—Time to Adapt

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):401-402. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0882

The Viewpoint advocates for reverting to an earlier implantable cardioverter-defibrillator design that allowed for transitioning the devices to operate as pacemakers only.

The Evidence on Estrogen, Progesterone, and Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):403-404. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0774

This Viewpoint describes current evidence and unanswered questions on the sex-specific aspects of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in women.

From the Heart

Patient-Physician Relationship: Lessons From My Tragedy

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):405. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0661

This article describes how a patient supported a physician who was processing his son’s death.

Editorial

JAMA Cardiology—The Year in Review, 2018

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):406-407. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0033
Invited Commentary

What Readmission Rates in Canada Tell Us About the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):453-454. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0846
Special Communication

Four Cases of Cholesterol Management Informed by the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Multisociety Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):473-477. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0771

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.

Review

Anatomic Relationship of the Complex Tricuspid Valve, Right Ventricle, and Pulmonary Vasculature: A Review

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):478-487. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0535

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.

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

Acute Shortness of Breath in a Woman in Her 50s

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):490-491. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.4705

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?

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Multisociety Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: Primary Prevention

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):488-489. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0777

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.

Cardiovascular Images

An Adult Woman With Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease and a Diffuse Rash

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):492. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0635

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.

Comment & Response

Quantifying the Treatment Effect of Drug-Eluting Stents Optimized for Biocompatibility vs Bare-Metal Stents With a Single Month of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):494. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0546

Quantifying the Treatment Effect of Drug-Eluting Stents Optimized for Biocompatibility vs Bare-Metal Stents With a Single Month of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):494-495. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0556

Same-Day Discharge After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention—An Elusive Bargain

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):495-496. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0306

Same-Day Discharge After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention—An Elusive Bargain—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):496. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0309

Absence of the Association of Blood Pressure With Age in a Remote Venezuelan Population Renews the Call for Population-Wide Interventions

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):496-497. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0658

Absence of the Association of Blood Pressure With Age in a Remote Venezuelan Population Renews the Call for Population-Wide Interventions—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):497. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0664
Editor's Note

Electronic Health Record Data Quality Issues Are Not Remedied by Increasing Granularity of Diagnosis Codes

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):465. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0830
Correction

Errors in Group Information and Additional Contributions

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):497. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0866

Error in Conflict of Interest Disclosure

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):497. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0951
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Cardiology Peer Reviewers in 2018

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):e190159. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0159
JAMA Cardiology Masthead

JAMA Cardiology

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JAMA Cardiol. 2019;4(5):400. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3196
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