Most Talked About Articles From 2016

The following were the most read, discussed and shared articles from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) in 2016. According to metrics and qualitative data compiled by Altmetric, this research received the most media and social media attention throughout the world last year. Scroll down to see top content from the JACC Journals.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
Accuracy of the Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk Equation in a Large Contemporary, Multiethnic Population
2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure
Diagnostic Yield of Sequencing Familial Hypercholesterolemia Genes in Patients with Severe Hypercholesterolemia
Assessing the Impact of Medication Adherence on Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes
Alcohol and Atrial Fibrillation: A Sobering Review
High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Cause-Specific Mortality in Individuals Without Previous Cardiovascular Conditions: The CANHEART Study
Post-FDA Approval, Initial US Clinical Experience with Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Community-Based Trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction From 2008 to 2014
Transcaval Access and Closure for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Prospective Investigation
Adherence to Medical Therapy and the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

JACC: Basic to Translational Science
A Phase I, Single Ascending Dose Study of Cimaglermin Alfa (Neuregulin) in Patients With Systolic Dysfunction and Heart Failure
Temporal Trends and Factors Associated With Cardiovascular Drug Development, 1990 to 2012
A Growth Tonic for Heart Failure?
Unilateral Carotid Body Resection in Resistant Hypertension
The Affordable Care Act Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Digital Mammography and Screening for Coronary Artery Disease
Blood Pressure and LV Remodeling Among American-Style Football Players
Recognizing Breast Arterial Calcification as Atherosclerotic CVD Risk Equivalent
Cardiac Remodeling in American-Style Football Players
Imaging and the Valley of Death

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions
Dedicated Bifurcation Stent for the Treatment of Bifurcation Lesions Involving Large Side Branches
Should Beta-Blockers Continue to Be Used in Post-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Patients Without Myocardial Infarction?
Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis
The Volume Outcome Relationship Revisited
Predictors, Trends, and Outcomes (Among Older Patients 65 Years of Age) Associated With Beta-Blocker Use in Patients With Stable Angina Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology
Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infections
Novel Electrophysiology Signal Recording System Enables Specific Visualization of the Purkinje Network and Other High-Frequency Signals
Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Prospective Assessment of the Risk of Vasovagal Syncope During Driving
Competitive Sports Participation in Patients With Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia

JACC: Heart Failure
Hypertension, Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Failure - Free Survival The Cardiovascular Disease Lifetime Risk Pooling Project
Impact of Dietary Sodium Restriction on Heart Failure Outcomes.
Association of 30-Day Readmission Metric for Heart Failure Under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program With Quality of Care and Outcomes
The Uncertainty of Sodium Restriction in Heart Failure
One Week of Daily Dosing With Beetroot Juice Improves Submaximal Endurance and Blood Pressure in Older Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction