Journal Watch 9th Dec

Welcome to the 35th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals

JCVA

Pro: Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Should Always Include Placement of a Left Ventricular Vent

Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Finding Meaning in the “Forgotten”

ICM Journals

ICM

What’s new in management and clearing of airway secretions in ICU patients? It is time to focus on cough augmentation

CCM

Efficacy and Safety of Bronchial Artery Embolization on Hemoptysis in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension A Pilot Prospective Cohort Study

General Medical Journals

JAMA

Time for Clinicians to Embrace Their Inner Bayesian? Reanalysis of Results of a Clinical Trial of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Posterior Probability of Mortality Benefit in a Post Hoc Bayesian Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

Cardiology and Respiratory Journals

JACC

10-Year Outcomes of Stents Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

Arrhythmic Mitral Valve Prolapse JACC Review Topic of the Week

Circulation

Impella Support for Acute Myocardial Infarction complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: A Matched-Pair IABP-SHOCK II Trial 30-Day Mortality Analysis

Is The Diagnosis ST-Segment Elevation or Non–ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction?

Chest

From Early Goal-Directed Therapy to Late(r) Scvo2 Checks

Atrial Fibrillation in the ICU

A Man in His 50s Presenting With Rapid-Onset Dyspnea and Obstructive Shock

A Patient in Respiratory Distress After Esophagectomy

A Patient With Chest Pain and Hyperacute T Waves

JACC:CV imaging

3-Dimensional Echocardiography Latest Developments and Future Directions

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