Journal Watch 29th July

Welcome to the 18th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.


Anaesthesia Journals


Differences in regional cerebral oximetry during cardiac surgery for patients with or without postoperative cerebral ischaemic lesions evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging


Pharmacological interventions for protecting renal function after cardiac surgery: a Bayesian network meta‐analysis of comparative effectiveness

Videolaryngoscopy vs. Macintosh laryngoscopy for double‐lumen tube intubation in thoracic surgery: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

A and A

Intraoperative Hemodynamic and Echocardiographic Measurements Associated With Severe Right Ventricular Failure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation


Post-cardiotomy Shock Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Anesthetic Management of a Patient With a Leadless Pacemaker Undergoing Cardiac Surgery


ICM Journals


Extracorporeal organ support (ECOS) in critical illness and acute kidney injury: from native to artificial organ crosstalk

Venovenous ECMO cannulation in a patient with a pre-existing IVC filter

Am J Resp Crit Care Med

The Aftermath of Relieving an Upper Airway Obstruction. A Case of Post-obstructive Pulmonary Edema.

Hemolysis-mediated Toxicity during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Ameliorated by Inhaled Nitric Oxide Gas


General Medical Journals


Effect of Escitalopram vs Placebo Treatment for Depression on Long-term Cardiac Outcomes in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Andexxa—An Antidote for Apixaban and Rivaroxaban


Cardiology Journals


Left Ventricular Unloading Before Reperfusion Promotes Functional Recovery After Acute Myocardial Infarction

Mechanical Unloading in Heart Failure


Risk of Infective Endocarditis After Invasive Dental Treatments




Improving Outcomes in Bridge-to-Transplant: Extended Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support to Obtain Optimal Donor Lungs for Marginal Recipients


Use of supplemental oxygen in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension in REVEAL

Acquired von Willebrand syndrome and impaired platelet function during venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Rapid onset and fast recovery

Bloodstream infections in mechanical circulatory support device recipients in the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Mechanically Assisted Circulation Support Registry: Epidemiology, risk factors, and mortality

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