Journal Watch 16th September

Welcome to the 25th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals

A and A

The Perioperative Management of Ascending Aortic Dissection

Anesthesiology

Inadvertent Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Cannulation across a Patent Foramen Ovale

JCVA

Left Ventricular Decompression Using a Percutaneous Transvalvular Microaxial Ventricular Assist Device in Patients Receiving VA ECMO

Lung Isolation in the Setting of a Tracheostomy Stoma: Anesthesiologists Beware!

Hydroxocobalamin for the Treatment of Vasoplegia: A Review of Current Literature and Considerations for Use

ICU Journals

CCM

Moderate and Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Hemodynamic and Cardiac Effects of an Open Lung Strategy With Recruitment Maneuver Analyzed Using Echocardiography*

Half-Dose Versus Full-Dose Alteplase for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism*

Am J Resp Crit Care Med

Near-Apneic Ventilation Decreases Lung Injury and Fibroproliferation in an ARDS Model with ECMO

The Injurious Effects of Elevated or Non-Elevated Respiratory Rate during Mechanical Ventilation

General Medical Journals

Lancet

High-sensitivity troponin in the evaluation of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome: a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised controlled trial

Cardiorespiratory Journals

Circulation

Clinical Presentation and Outcome in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients With Acute Myocarditis

Persistent ST-Segment Elevation A Pandora’s Box

Chest

Impact of Vasoactive Medications on ICU-Acquired Weakness in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

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