JACC: Case Reports Addresses Social Media; Kardashian Index; More

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The latest issue of JACC: Case Reports is now available online, featuring a mini focus issue on myocardial and pericardial inflammation, second mini focus issue on electrophysiology, new Technical Corner, and wide variety of clinical cases.

The Voices in Cardiology section contains a viewpoint on the importance of palliative care in cardiology, as well as a series of manuscripts on the impacts of social media and ratio known as the "Kardashian index," or "K-index," which refers to the relationship between Impact Factor and number of Twitter followers.

Another published article, First-in-Human Endo-Bentall Procedure for Simultaneous Treatment of the Ascending Aorta and Aortic Valve, is a clinical case in which a customized stent attached to a transcatheter valve was successfully used to treat a patient who was previously considered inoperable.

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