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July 31, 2019
Original Investigation

Association of Biologic Therapy With Coronary Inflammation in Patients With Psoriasis as Assessed by Perivascular Fat Attenuation Index

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2589

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.

Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Major Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Prediabetes and Diabetes

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2499

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.

Invited Commentary

Improving Global Cardiovascular Health: Lessons From Healthy Lifestyles in China

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2543
JAMA Cardiology Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 1, Lifestyle and Behavioral Factors

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2604

This guideline summary describes lifestyle and behavioral factors associated with the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Comment & Response

Conversion, Compromise, and Conversation—Moving to a Sensible Middle When Addressing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2607

Conversion, Compromise, and Conversation—Moving to a Sensible Middle When Addressing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2610
Correction

Error in Text

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2785
JAMA Cardiology Patient Page

Is Genetic Testing for Heart Disease Right for Me?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2421

This Patient Page describes the types of genetic tests available for heart problems and how it affects the patient and their family.

July 24, 2019
Original Investigation

Association of Region and Hospital and Patient Characteristics With Use of High-Intensity Statins After Myocardial Infarction Among Medicare Beneficiaries

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2481

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.

Demographics, Care Patterns, and Outcomes of Patients Admitted to Cardiac Intensive Care Units: The Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network Prospective North American Multicenter Registry of Cardiac Critical Illness

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2467

This study characterizes patients admitted to US cardiac intensive care units within the Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network.

Review

New Directions in Right Ventricular Assessment Using 3-Dimensional Echocardiography

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2424

This narrative review describes the technical capacities of 3-dimensional echocardiography for determining right ventricular size and function in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Comment & Response

Addressing the Cardiovascular Disease Burden in China—Is It Possible Without Surgery?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2433

Addressing the Cardiovascular Disease Burden in China—Is It Possible Without Surgery?—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2436
Editor's Note

Regional Differences in Secondary Prevention Therapy—Geography Should Not Be Destiny

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 24, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2548
July 17, 2019
Original Investigation

Comparison of Major Adverse Cardiac Events Between Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio and Fractional Flow Reserve–Guided Strategy in Patients With or Without Type 2 Diabetes: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 17, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2298

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.

Effect of Simvastatin-Ezetimibe Compared With Simvastatin Monotherapy After Acute Coronary Syndrome Among Patients 75 Years or Older: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 17, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2306

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.

Invited Commentary

Intensive Lipid Lowering in Elderly Patients

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 17, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2333
Comment & Response

Are Atherogenic Lipoprotein Phenotype and Inflammation Indicative of Plaque Phenotype and Clinical Stability in Coronary Artery Disease?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 17, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2261

Are Atherogenic Lipoprotein Phenotype and Inflammation Indicative of Plaque Phenotype and Clinical Stability in Coronary Artery Disease?—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 17, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2231
July 10, 2019
Comment & Response

Interactions Between Influenza and Heart Failure Hospitalizations—Diagnostic and Pathogenetic Issues

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 10, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2214

Interactions Between Influenza and Heart Failure Hospitalizations—Diagnostic and Pathogenetic Issues—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 10, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2220
July 3, 2019
Comment & Response

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography as the Investigation of Choice for Stable Chest Pain

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2071

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography as the Investigation of Choice for Stable Chest Pain—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2087
Correction

Error in Axis Labels in Figure

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.2328
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