Journal Watch 3rd June

Welcome to the 11th edition of Cardiothoracics journal watch.

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


Anaesthesia journals

A and A

Fibrinogen Concentrate in Cardiovascular Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Resuscitation of Endotheliopathy and Bleeding in Thoracic Aortic Dissections: The VIPER-OCTA Randomized Clinical Pilot Trial

Organ Donation After Circulatory Death: Ethical Issues and International Practices

The Brachiocephalic Vein as a Safe and Viable Alternative to Internal Jugular Vein for Central Venous Cannulation


ICM journals


Is there still a place for the Swan–Ganz catheter? No

Is there still a place for the Swan‒Ganz catheter? We are not sure

Is there still a place for the Swan–Ganz catheter? Yes



Acute Neurologic Complications During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation—A Systematic Review



General medical journals


Radial-Artery or Saphenous-Vein Grafts in Coronary-Artery Bypass Surgery



Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in 2018



Echo journals


Echocardiographic Insights into the Hemodynamics of Systolic Heart Failure: Can This Guide Titration of Medical Therapy?



Cardiology journals

JACC Heart Failure

Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Cardiogenic Shock


Journal of heart and lung transplantation

Second annual report from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry



Percutaneous Mechanical Circulation Support Combined with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (oxyRVAD) in Secondary Right Heart Failure

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