Journal Watch 22nd July

Welcome to the 17th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and echocardiography from the last 7 days.


Anaesthesia Journals


The effect of high‐flow nasal oxygen on hospital length of stay in cardiac surgical patients at high risk for respiratory complications: a randomised controlled trial

Association of Anaesthetists guidelines: cell salvage for peri‐operative blood conservation 2018

Paravertebral by proxy – time to redefine the paravertebral block


A and A

Comparing Methods for Cardiac Output: Intraoperatively Doppler-Derived Cardiac Output Measured With 3-Dimensional Echocardiography Is Not Interchangeable With Cardiac Output by Pulmonary Catheter Thermodilution

The Incidence of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury at a Large, Urban Tertiary Medical Center: A Decade’s Experience

Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Who Decline Transfusion and Received Erythropoietin Compared to Patients Who Did Not: A Matched Cohort Study



Association of Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery With Higher Opioid Consumption: A Retrospective Observational Study

Optimizing One-Lung Ventilation: Moving Beyond Tidal Volume


ICM Journals


Understanding the long-term sequelae of ECMO survivors


Echo Journals

Echo Res Practice

Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension: a guideline protocol from the British Society of Echocardiography


Cardiology Journals


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement of Failed Surgically Implanted Bioprostheses

Cardiovascular Therapies Targeting Left Atrial Appendage



Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: current status and future perspectives


J Am Coll Cardiol

Arterial Pulsatility and Circulating von Willebrand Factor in Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support.

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