Journal watch 15th April

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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

 

JCVA

The Year in Thoracic Anesthesia: Selected Highlights From 2017

 

 

ICU journals

ICM

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

 

CCM

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

 

 

General medical journals

NEJM

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

Diagnostic Use of Base Excess in Acid–Base Disorders

 

 

Cardiology journals

JACC

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

 

Circulation

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

 

 

Respiratory journals

Chest

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

 

 

Cardiothoracic surgery journals

JTCVS

Extracorporeal Life Support for Adults with Refractory Septic Shock

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