Journal Watch 18th Nov

Welcome to the 33rd edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

 

Anaesthesia Journals

Anaesthesia

Identifying the optimal regional predictor of right ventricular global function: a high‐resolution three‐dimensional cardiac magnetic resonance study

BJA

Haemodynamic profiles of etomidate vs propofol for induction of anaesthesia: a randomised controlled trial in patients undergoing cardiac surgery

JCVA

The Evolving Role of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Lung Transplantation: Implications for Anesthetic Management

Echocardiographic Assessment of Biventricular Function in 249 Patients During the Peri-Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Period: Procedural and Ethical Questions

 

ICM Journals

CCM

Safety of Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy During Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in Adults With Severe Respiratory Failure

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome—More Research Is Needed

ICM

Albumin fluid resuscitation in patients on venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) therapy is associated with improved survival

Percutaneous versus surgical femoro-femoral veno-arterial ECMO: a propensity score matched study

 

General Medical Journals

JAMA

Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation What Should Be Done When a Patient’s Spontaneous Breathing Trial Fails?

Effect of Protocolized Weaning With Early Extubation to Noninvasive Ventilation vs Invasive Weaning on Time to Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation Among Patients With Respiratory Failure The Breathe Randomized Clinical Trial

 

Cardiology Journals

JACC

Stroke After Surgical Versus Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the PARTNER Trial

Circulation

Intraaortic Balloon Pump in Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction: Long-Term 6-Year Outcome of the Randomized IABP-SHOCK II Trial

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