Journal Watch 26 Aug

Welcome to the 22th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia journals

Anesthesiology

Thoracoscopic and Ultrasound Guidance for Optimization of Medication Spread during Thoracic Paravertebral Nerve Blockade

Diagnosis of Atrial Tachycardia with Transesophageal Echocardiography

JCVA

ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Management of Mitral Regurgitation: A Review of the 2017 Document for the Cardiac Anesthesiologist

A Narrative Review for Perioperative Physicians of the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pulmonary Endarterectomy Patients

ICM Journals

Prevalence and outcome of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia diagnosed under veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective nationwide study

Am J Resp Crit Care Med

Arterial Pulse Pressure Variation with Mechanical Ventilation

General Medical Journals

NEJM

A Randomized Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Cardio-respiratory Journals

JACC

Present Status of Brugada Syndrome: JACC State-of-the-Art Review

EHJ

Considerations for the choice between coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention as revascularization strategies in major categories of patients with stable multivessel coronary artery disease: an accompanying article of the task force of the 2018 ESC/EACTS guidelines on myocardial revascularization

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Fourth universal definition of myocardial infarction (2018)

2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization

Outcomes after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the treatment of high-risk pulmonary embolism: a multicentre series of 52 cases

Circulation

Long-Term Effects of Oxygen Therapy on Death or Hospitalization for Heart Failure in Patients With Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction

Chest

Features Associated with Discordance between Pulmonary Arterial Wedge Pressure and Left Ventricular End Diastolic Pressure in Clinical Practice: Implications for Pulmonary Hypertension Classification

Critical Care of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient

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