Journal watch 9th September

Welcome to the 24th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals

Anesthesiology

Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus: Mimic and Malady

Repair of a Giant Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Requiring Awake Institution of Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Double-chambered Right Ventricle

JCVA

Noninvasive Administration of Inhaled Nitric Oxide and its Hemodynamic Effects in Patients With Acute Right Ventricular Dysfunction

Red Blood Cell Disorders: Perioperative Considerations for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Right Ventricular Failure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement—The Beginning of the End or Just Another Challenge?

Frailty in the End-Stage Lung Disease or Heart Failure Patient: Implications for the Perioperative Transplant Clinician

Lung Isolation Techniques in Patients With Early-Stage or Long-Term Tracheostomy: A Case Series Report of 70 Cases and Recommendations

ICM Journals

ICM

Unusual purpura fulminans after heart transplantation

Persistent left superior vena cava: should the central venous catheter be left in place?

General Medical Journals

NEJM

Baloxavir Marboxil for Uncomplicated Influenza in Adults and Adolescents

Coronary CT Angiography and 5-Year Risk of Myocardial Infarction

Lancet

Radial versus femoral access and bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin in invasively managed patients with acute coronary syndrome (MATRIX): final 1-year results of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial

Cardio-Respiratory Journals

JACC

Orthostatic Hypotension

EHJ

Pedunculated aortic thrombus propagating from the right coronary artery in a patient with IgA nephropathy

An unique case of congenital varices of the four pulmonary veins

Circulation

Rate, Timing, Correlates, and Outcomes of Hemodynamic Valve Deterioration After Bioprosthetic Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement

Combining High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I and Cardiac Troponin T in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Abnormal ECG Findings in a Young Patient With Unexplained Shortness of Breath

Intermittent Pacing Capture in a Patient With Ventricular Lead Displacement

Chest

Cutaneous Complications in Lung Transplant Recipients: A Pictorial Review

THE SEPTIC HEART Current Understanding of Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Implications

Ahead of the Curve: The Future of Lung Transplantation

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

Treatment of Tracheobronchial Injuries

Critical Care of the Adult Patient With Cystic Fibrosis

Echo Journals

Echo Res Prac

Concomitant acute stroke, pulmonary and myocardial infarction due to in-transient thrombus across a patent foramen ovale

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

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