Journal watch 15th April


Welcome to the 5th edition of Cardiothoracics journal watch

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



Articles of the week (free full text)

VA ECMO in carcinogenic shock (review, JACC Heart Failure)

The Year in Thoracic Anaesthesia: Selected Highlights from 2017 (JCVA)

Two-Year Outcomes with a Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump in Heart Failure (NEJM)



Anaesthesia journals

Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Dexmedetomidine Sedation for Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Ablation Is Not Associated With Alteration of Arrhythmia Inducibility



The Year in Thoracic Anesthesia: Selected Highlights From 2017



ICU journals


Resolved versus confirmed ARDS after 24 h: insights from the LUNG SAFE study



Does Regional Lung Strain Correlate With Regional Inflammation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome During Nonprotective Ventilation? An Experimental Porcine Study



General medical journals


Two-Year Outcomes with a Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump in Heart Failure

Diagnostic Use of Base Excess in Acid–Base Disorders



Cardiology journals


Prediction of Abnormal Myocardial Relaxation From Signal Processed Surface ECG

Restenosis, Stent Thrombosis, and Bleeding Complications : Navigating Between Scylla and Charybdis


JACC heart failure

Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Cardiogenic Shock



Surgical Enlargement of the Aortic Root Does Not Increase the Operative Risk of Aortic Valve Replacement



Respiratory journals


Contemporary Reviews in Critical Care Medicine: Atrial Fibrillation in the Intensive Care Unit



Cardiothoracic surgery journals


Extracorporeal Life Support for Adults with Refractory Septic Shock

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