Journal watch 25th March

 

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Key publications in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiothoracic critical care, cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiothoracic surgery from the last 7 days

 

Anaesthesia journals

BJA

Perioperative management of patients with congenital or acquired disorders of the QT interval

Emergency care of patients receiving non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants

Steroids in cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Incidence of thrombosis in perioperative and non-operative myocardial infarction

 

Anaesthesia

Pre‐operative anaemia, intra‐operative hepcidin concentration and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: a retrospective observational study

Lung ultrasound compared with chest X‐ray in diagnosing postoperative pulmonary complications following cardiothoracic surgery: a prospective observational study

The association between borderline pre‐operative anaemia in women and outcomes after cardiac surgery: a cohort study

 

Anaesthesia and analgesia

Myocardial Protection by Glucose–Insulin–Potassium in Moderate- to High-Risk Patients Undergoing Elective On-Pump Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

GIK: The Cure We Have Been Waiting For?

 

Implementation of a Standardized Transfusion Protocol for Cardiac Patients Treated With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Is Associated With Decreased Blood Component Utilization and May Improve Clinical Outcome

Efficacy of Ultrasound-Guided Serratus Plane Block on Postoperative Quality of Recovery and Analgesia After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: A Randomized, Triple-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

 

Anesthesiology

Cyclosporine before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Does Not Prevent Postoperative Decreases in Renal Function: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Images in Anesthesiology: A Clot in Transit: Impending Paradoxical Embolization

 

JCVA

The 8-Year Experience of the Florence Referral ECMO Center and Retrieval Team for Acute Respiratory Failure

Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients for Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Focus on Outcomes and Perioperative Management

The Increasing Importance of Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support in High-Risk Transcatheter Coronary Interventions: An Evidence-Based Analysis

Bleeding Complications Associated With Percutaneous Tracheostomy Insertion in Patients Supported With Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygen Support: A 10-Year Institutional Experience

Meta-Analysis of the Outcome After Postcardiotomy Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Adult Patients

Regional Cerebral Oxygen Saturation Level in Left Ventricular Assist Device Surgery: Is This the Crystal Ball?

 

 

ICM journals

ICM

Diuretics in cardiorenal syndrome: what’s new?

Pump head thrombosis in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Second consensus on the assessment of sublingual microcirculation in critically ill patients: results from a task force of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

 

CCM

Septic Cardiomyopathy

 

Am J Crit Care Resp Med

Mechanisms and Targeted Therapies for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lung Infection

 

 

Echo journals

JASE

Intraoperative Two- and Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography in Combined Myectomy-Mitral Operations for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

 

Echo Res Prac

Stress echocardiography in contemporary clinical cardiology: practical considerations and accreditation

 

 

Cardiology journals

JACC

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis The TOPAS-TAVI Registry

Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients With Aortic Stenosis

Improved Survival After the Ross Procedure Compared With Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement

 

Eur Heart J

Outcome of congenital heart disease with modern cardiac care

Long-term mortality in patients with atrial septal defect: a nationwide cohort-study

 

Circulation

Perioperative Myocardial Injury After Noncardiac Surgery

Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Myocardial Infarction and Myocardial Injury

Ventricular Tachycardia and Electrocardiographic ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction Without Coronary Artery Disease

 

 

Respiratory journals

Chest

Imaging for the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

The Use of M-Mode Ultrasonography to Differentiate the Causes of B Lines

 

Thorax

Unusual cause of opaque hemithorax

 

 

Cardiothoracic surgery journals

JTCVS

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation before surgical repair of a postinfarction ventricular septal defect

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for recovery, then elective surgical repair

Intraoperative ECMO and the possibility of postoperative prolongation improve survival in bilateral lung transplantation

 

EJCTS

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: what, when, why, for whom?

Repair versus replacement for the surgical correction of tricuspid regurgitation: a meta-analysis

Unilateral pulmonary oedema after minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: a single-centre experience

Ventricular assist device implantation in a young patient with non-compaction cardiomyopathy and hereditary spherocytosis

Complicated infective endocarditis on mitral annular calcification with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm

 

ICVTS

Cerebral autoregulation in cardiopulmonary bypass surgery: a systematic review

Incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation recurrence in patients discharged in sinus rhythm after cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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