Journal Watch 13th Jan

Welcome to the 39th 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

Vascular Adhesion Protein-1 Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury in High-Risk Patients After Cardiac Surgery

JCVA

Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery: More Than a Buzzword

Anesthetic Considerations for 3-Branch Endovascular Total Aortic Arch Aneurysm Repair

ICM Journals

ICM

Determination of brain death under extracorporeal life support

The effect of local anesthetic continuous wound infusion for the prevention of postoperative pneumonia after on-pump cardiac surgery with sternotomy: the STERNOCAT randomized clinical trial

Am J Resp Crit Care Med

Long-Term Outcome After Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: A Long-Term Acute-Care Hospital Study

Mechanical Ventilation During Extracorporal Support: The Relevance of Tidal Volume

ASAIO

What Causes LVAD-Associated Ischemic Stroke? Surgery, Pump Thrombosis, Antithrombotics, and Infection

JHLT

Hydroxocobalamin Treatment of Refractory Vasoplegia in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support

General Medical Journals

NEJM

Randomized Trial of Endoscopic or Open Vein-Graft Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass

Acute Infection and Myocardial Infarction

JAMA

Effect of Low-Dose Intracoronary Alteplase During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Microvascular Obstruction in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction A Randomized Clinical Trial

Cardiology/Respiratory Journals

JACC

Cardiac Troponin Elevation in Patients Without a Specific Diagnosis

EHJ

‘Ten commandments’ for the 2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization

Chest

Better with Ultrasound: Subclavian Central Venous Catheter Insertion

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