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July 29, 2020
Original Investigation

Evaluation of Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Risk Reclassification of Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2834

This cohort study examines the use of stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in reclassification of risk for cardiovascular death and nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients with suspected myocardial ischemia.

One-Year Outcomes of Mitral Valve-in-Valve Using the SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2974

This cohort study assesses contemporary outcomes of mitral valve-in-valve replacement with the SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve.

Research Letter

Availability and Quality of Internet-Based Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Films Featuring Women Experiencing Cardiac Arrest

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2871

This study examines videos of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on Google and YouTube to discern the number that show women or female manikins and provide information to facilitate attempts to rescue women in cardiac arrest.

Viewpoint

Health Literacy and Primordial Prevention in Childhood—An Opportunity to Reduce the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2864

This Viewpoint describes efforts to achieve primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease in children aged 3 to 5 years old through interventions in health literacy and health education.

Invited Commentary

Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Valve—A Plausible Option but Questions Remain

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2993
Review

Influence of Clinical Trials of Acute Coronary Syndrome Beyond the Primary Hypothesis: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2855

This systematic review summarizes the long-term effects of randomized clinical trials about acute coronary syndromes after the primary hypothesis was addressed or if the clinical trial did not achieve its primary objective.

Cardiovascular Images

A Woman in Her 70s With Mitral Stenosis, Mitral Regurgitation, and Abnormal Morphology of the Mitral Valve

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2847

This case report describes eccentric mitral regurgitation, stenosis, and poorly visualized posterior mitral leaflet in an elderly woman.

Correction

Errors in Table 2

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.3183
July 27, 2020
Original Investigation

Outcomes of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients Recently Recovered From Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.3557

This cohort study evaluates the presence of myocardial injury in unselected patients recently recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Brief Report

Association of Cardiac Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in Confirmed COVID-19 Autopsy Cases

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.3551

This cohort study evaluates the presence of severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease 2 in the myocardial tissue from autopsy cases and documents a possible cardiac response to that infection.

Editorial

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Heart—Is Heart Failure the Next Chapter?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.3575
July 22, 2020
Original Investigation

Molecular Signature of Multisystem Cardiometabolic Stress and Its Association With Prognosis

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2686

This cohort study defines a molecular basis for cardiometabolic stress and assesses its associations with cardiovascular prognosis.

Association of Low-Dose Triple Combination Therapy With Therapeutic Inertia and Prescribing Patterns in Patients With Hypertension: A Secondary Analysis of the TRIUMPH Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2739

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates the association of antihypertensive triple drug fixed-dose combination therapy with therapeutic inertia and prescribing patterns compared with usual care.

Brief Report

Trends in US Heart Transplant Waitlist Activity and Volume During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2696

This cross-sectional study describes national and regional trends in waitlist inactivations, waitlist additions, donor recovery, and heart transplant volume during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Viewpoint

Virtual Cardiology—Views From a Muted Microphone

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2703

This Viewpoint discusses how COVID-19 has intensified gender disparity in medicine, requiring women to simultaneously multitask their work and home lives and quieting their voices in virtual meetings.

Fear of Coronavirus Disease 2019—An Emerging Cardiac Risk

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2890

This Viewpoint describes fear of coronavirus disease 2019 as an issue stopping patients from accessing needed cardiac care and methods to ameliorate negative outcomes.

From the Heart

The Virtual Visit

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2706

This essay describes the author’s experience assisting his father with a virtual health care visit.

Editorial

Choosing an Initial Therapeutic Approach for Hypertension—Time for a Fixed-Dose Combination First?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2693
JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

Dysphagia and Dyspnea in a Middle-aged Woman

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2677

A woman in her early 60s presents with progressive dysphagia to solid foods for 2 years, new-onset dyspnea associated with cough and fever for 1 week, and poorly controlled hypertension for 10 years. What would you do next?

July 15, 2020
Original Investigation

Association of Natriuretic Peptide Levels After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Subsequent Clinical Outcomes

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2614

This cohort study evaluates the associations of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide levels after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and change in B-type natriuretic peptide levels between follow-up time points with risk of subsequent clinical outcomes.

Cardiovascular Images

A Woman in Her 40s With Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Abdominal Contractions

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2563

This case reports describes a woman with severe heart failure who experienced diaphragmatic twitching after placement of a cardiac resynchronization therapy device.

Comment & Response

Myocardial Injury in COVID-19—Can We Successfully Target Inflammation?

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2569

Myocardial Injury in COVID-19—Can We Successfully Target Inflammation?—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2572
Editor's Note

Natriuretic Peptide Levels After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2623
July 8, 2020
Original Investigation

Effect of C-Reactive Protein on Lipoprotein(a)-Associated Cardiovascular Risk in Optimally Treated Patients With High-Risk Vascular Disease: A Prespecified Secondary Analysis of the ACCELERATE Trial

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2413

This secondary analysis of the randomized clinical ACCELERATE trial examines whether lipoprotein(a)-associated cardiovascular risk is modulated by systemic inflammation in optimally treated patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease.

Natural History of Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis and the Association of Early Intervention With Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2497

This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the natural history of asymptomatic aortic stenosis and the association of early intervention with survival.

Brief Report

Association of Clonal Hematopoiesis of Indeterminate Potential With Inflammatory Gene Expression in Patients With Severe Degenerative Aortic Valve Stenosis or Chronic Postischemic Heart Failure

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2468

This diagnostic study aims to (1) determine if clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential is associated with an inflammatory gene expression that sensitizes monocytes to aggravated immune responses and (2) generate hypotheses on the relevance of this to coronavirus disease 2019 infection and cytokine release syndrome.

Research Letter

Late Coronary Stent Thrombosis in a Patient With Coronavirus Disease 2019

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2459

This case report describes a patient with coronavirus disease 2019 who developed late drug-eluting stent thrombosis.

From the Heart

Life and Death, Hope and Despair in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2420

This article presents the response of a physician to the fear and despair associated with coronavirus disease 2019.

Comment & Response

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Cardiac Injury

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2450

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Cardiac Injury

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2453

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Cardiac Injury—Reply

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2456
July 1, 2020
Original Investigation

Volume-Outcome Association of Mitral Valve Surgery in the United States

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2221

This cross-sectional study assesses national 30-day and 1-year outcomes of mitral valve surgery and defines the hospital- and surgeon-level volume-outcome associations for mitral valve repair or replacement in patients with primary mitral regurgitation.

Association of Bempedoic Acid Administration With Atherogenic Lipid Levels in Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trials of Patients With Hypercholesterolemia

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2314

This pooled analysis of data from 4 completed phase 3 randomized clinical trials assesses the efficacy and safety associated with administration of bempedoic acid vs placebo among patients with hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease with or without heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia who were receiving statins and among patients with hypercholesterolemia and statin intolerance.

Research Letter

Feasibility of Remote Video Assessment of Jugular Venous Pressure and Implications for Telehealth

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2339

This study examines the concordance of jugular venous pressure assessments taken at the bedside vs remotely and compares these with invasively measured right atrial pressure.

Viewpoint

Not All Secondary Mitral Regurgitation Is the Same—Potential Phenotypes and Implications for Mitral Repair

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.2236

This Viewpoint describes the diverse pathophysiology of mitral regurgitation and discusses implications for clinical care and trial results interpretation.

JAMA Cardiology Clinical Challenge

Shock in an Octogenarian During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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JAMA Cardiol. Published online July 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.1439

A man in his 80s presented with myocardial infarction. Following a percutaneous coronary intervention, he abruptly became hypotensive. Despite stenting and administration of vasopressors, his blood pressure continued to decline and he experienced a cardiac arrest. What would you do next?

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