This prespecified secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses the effect on outcomes and risks of ezetimibe plus simvastatin vs simvastatin alone as a higher-intensity treatment to lower lipid levels in elderly patients after acute coronary syndrome.
This secondary analysis of the Functional Lesion Assessment of Intermediate stenosis to Guide Revascularization (DEFINE-FLAIR) randomized clinical trial compares 1-year clinical outcomes of fractional flow reserve or instantaneous wave-free ratio treatment in patients with and without diabetes.
This cohort analysis explores the relative strength of associations of region and hospital and patient characteristics with high-intensity statin use after myocardial infarction in a population of fee-for-service US Medicare beneficiaries.
This study investigates the associations of ideal cardiovascular health metrics with subsequent development of cardiovascular disease among participants with prediabetes or diabetes compared with Chinese adults with normal glucose regulation.
This cohort study investigates the association of biologic therapy with coronary inflammation in patients with psoriasis as assessed by the perivascular fat attenuation index, an imaging biomarker that assesses coronary inflammation by mapping spatial changes of perivascular fat composition via coronary computed tomography angiography.
This prognostic study of 1007 patients uses the German and Italian Stress Cardiomyopathy (GEIST) registry to develop a clinical prognostic score to stratify the risk for in-hospital complications among patients with takotsubo syndrome at hospital admission.
This cohort study of data from the National Institutes of Health clinical trials network database assesses the optimal chest compression rate and depth associated with improved survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and examines whether favorable survival varies by age, sex, cardiac rhythm, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation adjunct use.
This cohort study examines whether daytime and nighttime blood pressure levels measured outside the clinic vs inside the clinic are associated with cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.
This cohort study develops a model to use in risk stratification for sudden cardiac death in children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
This study characterizes patients admitted to US cardiac intensive care units within the Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network.
This Viewpoint describes idiosyncratic differences between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ regulations for transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement and advocates for changes to the national coverage decision on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
This narrative review describes the technical capacities of 3-dimensional echocardiography for determining right ventricular size and function in patients with cardiovascular disease.
A woman with a history of mild bronchial asthma and nasal polyps presented with chest pain, electrocardiographic ST elevation, and sudden cardiac arrest. What would you do next?
This case report describes an elderly man with symptoms of periorbital swelling and sinus congestion.
This Patient Page describes the types of genetic tests available for heart problems and how it affects the patient and their family.