Journal Watch 2nd Dec

Welcome to the 34th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals

BJA

Bedside local thrombolysis in patients with massive pulmonary embolism and no access to fluoroscopy: a new tool in the intensivist’s arsenal?

High postoperative portal venous flow pulsatility indicates right ventricular dysfunction and predicts complications in cardiac surgery patients

Anesthesiology

Outcomes of Patients Presenting with Mild Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Insights from the LUNG SAFE Study

JCVA

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: A Review for Cardiac Anesthesiologists and Intensivists

A Comparison of Left- and Right-Sided Strain Software for the Assessment of Intraoperative Right Ventricular Function

ICM Journals

ICM

Prognostic relevance of serum lactate kinetics in critically ill patients

Quantitative versus standard pupillary light reflex for early prognostication in comatose cardiac arrest patients: an international prospective multicenter double-blinded study

CCM

Prospective Evaluation of a Rapid Functional Assay for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Diagnosis in Critically Ill Patients

General Medical Journals

JAMA

Effect of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen vs Standard Oxygen on 28-Day Mortality in Immunocompromised Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure The HIGH Randomized Clinical Trial

Cardio-Respiratory Journals

JACC

5-Year Outcomes of Self-Expanding Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in High-Risk Patients

Ross Procedure in Adults for Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons JACC State-of-the-Art Review

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