Journal of the American College of Cardiology
(ISSN: 0735-1097, 1558-3597)
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Time to Cost-Effectiveness Following Stroke Reduction Strategies in AF
Although both non-warfarin oral anticoagulants and percutaneous LAAC are initially more costly than warfarin for stroke prophylaxis in patients with AF, might they save cost over the long-term?
Complete Versus Lesion-Only Primary PCI
This study sought to determine whether complete revascularization was associated with increased total infarct size compared with an infarct-related artery-only strategy.
Statistical Controversies in Reporting of Clinical Trials
This paper discuss several controversial statistical issues that are commonly faced in the presentation and interpretation of clinical trial findings.
Making Sense of Statistics in Clinical Trial Reports
Review the essentials of statistical analysis and key aspects of the reporting of RCTs in this primer, the first of a 4-part series.
Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Treated With Rivaroxaban or Warfarin
GI bleeding is a common complication of oral anticoagulation. How does the incidence of GI bleeding in AF patients taking rivaroxaban compare to those on warfarin?
Cholesterol Efflux Capacity and Pre-Beta-1 HDL Concentrations Are Increased in Dyslipidemic Patients Treated With Evacetrapib
This study assessed the impact of evacetrapib, statins, or combination therapy on cholesterol efflux capacity, an assay which characterizes a key step in the process of reverse cholesterol transport.
Importance of Angina in Patients With Coronary Disease, Heart Failure, and Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
What can we glean from the knowledge that patients with heart disease also have angina?
Sex Differences in Cardiac Risk Factors, Perceived Risk, and Health Care Provider Discussion of Risk and Risk Modification Among Young Patients With AMI
Find out how age and gender impact perceived risk in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Emergence of Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease
The coronary heart disease knowledge gap between genders may be starting to diminish. Find out more.
Risk Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness of Left Ventricular Assist Device and Medical Management in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients
Compare LVAD support vs optimal medical management in ambulatory NYHA IIIB/IV patients.
10-Year Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction Using Coronary Artery Calcium and Traditional Risk Factors
Are 10-year risk projections better when coronary calcium scores are part of the equation?
Usual Blood Pressure and Risk of New-Onset Diabetes
Do people with elevated BP have a higher risk of diabetes?
CABG Versus PCI: Greater Benefit in Long-term Outcomes With Multiple Arterial Bypass Grafting
What's the potential added advantage of multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting?
Bridging Anticoagulation: Primum Non Nocere
Whether or not to bridge with heparin or other anticoagulants is a common clinical dilemma.
Revascularization in Patients With Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease
Find out more about the treatment paradox for patients with chronic kidney disease who need coronary revascularization.
Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers: Back to the Future
What are the less obvious potential benefits of leadless pacemakers?
The CardioMetabolic Health Alliance: Working Toward a New Care Model for the Metabolic Syndrome
Emerging concepts introduced in the MetS care model may be game changers. Find out why.
Clinical Outcomes for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in North America
Do most women recover from peripartum cardiomyopathy?
Apixaban Plus Mono Versus Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Acute Coronary Syndromes
What's the effect on efficacy and safety outcomes in ACS, when adding apixaban to aspirin alone in ACS?
Use and Outcomes of Triple Therapy Among Older Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and Atrial Fibrillation
What's the most appropriate antithrombotic therapy combo for older acute MI patients with atrial fibrillation?