Journal Watch 23rd December

Welcome to the 37th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals


A comparison of the new ROTEM®sigma with its predecessor, the ROTEMdelta


Con: Patients Receiving Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Should Not Always Have a Left Ventricular Vent Placed

ICM Journals


Lactate kinetics in critically ill: a new prognostic marker or just another brick in the wall?

Cardiology and Echo Journals

JACC Heart Failure

Finding the Right Time and Place to Vent

ASAIO Journal

Dopamine Optimizes Venous Return During Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Reduces the Need for Postoperative Blood Transfusion

Benefits of Impella and Peripheral Veno-Arterial Extra Corporeal Life Support Alliance


ISHLT Position Statement on the Role of Right Heart Catheterization in the Management of Heart Transplant Recipients

End of Life for Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Insights from INTERMACS

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