Journal Watch 1st July

Welcome to the 15th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and echocardiography from the last 7 days.


Anaesthesia Journals


Near-infrared spectroscopy: unfulfilled promises

Vasculotide, an angiopoietin-1 mimetic, reduces pulmonary vascular leakage and preserves microcirculatory perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass in rats



False-positive Transesophageal Echocardiography after False-positive Computed Tomography Angiography in Suspected Type A Aortic Dissection


A and A

Proceedings From the Society for Advancement of Blood Management Annual Meeting 2017: Management Dilemmas of the Surgical Patient—When Blood Is Not an Option

Development of a Rescue Echocardiography Protocol for Noncardiac Surgery Patients


ICM Journals

Am J Resp Critical Care Med

Update in Pulmonary Vascular Disease 2016 and 2017

Timing of Renal Support and Outcome of Septic Shock and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Post Hoc Analysis of the AKIKI Randomized Clinical Trial


Cardiology, Echo, MCS


Acute Cardiac Effects of Severe Pre-Eclampsia

Myocardial Injury and Cardiac Reserve in Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction


JACC Heart Failure

The Role of the Clinical Examination in Patients With Heart Failure

Hemodynamic Correlates and Diagnostic Role of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction



Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Left Ventricular Assist Device: Octreotide and Other Treatment Modalities

The Starling Relationship and Veno-Arterial ECMO: Ventricular Distension Explained

Biomechanical Determinants of Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Hypertension

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