Journal Watch 21st April

Welcome to the 50th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals

Anesthesiology

Postresuscitation Care after Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest: Clinical Update and Focus on Targeted Temperature Management

JCVA

Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest due to ARDS

Patent Foramen Ovale and Risk of Cryptogenic Stroke – Analysis of Outcomes and Perioperative Implications

ICM Journals

ICM

Echocardiography in the intensive care unit: beyond “eyeballing”. A plea for the broader use of the aortic velocity–time integral measurement

CCM

The Restrictive IV Fluid Trial in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock (RIFTS) A Randomized Pilot Study

Critical Care

Broad spectrum vasopressors: a new approach to the initial management of septic shock?

Cardiovascular determinants of resuscitation from sepsis and septic shock

JHLT

POST-TRANSPLANT OUTCOME IN PATIENTS BRIDGED TO TRANSPLANT WITH TEMPORARY MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT DEVICES

General Medical Journals

NEJM

Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias

JAMA

Management of Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis With Transcatheter Valve Replacement

Cardiology Journals

Circulation

Five-Year Outcome After Off-Pump or On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Elderly Patients

Cardiorenal Syndrome: Classification, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment Strategies: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

JASE

2019 AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: A Proposal to Optimize Care for Patients With Valvular Heart Disease

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