Journal Watch 5th May

Welcome to the 51st edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.

Anaesthesia Journals


In pursuit of a unicorn: does the ideal parameter for grading of aortic stenosis during intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography exist?

Fueling the debate on albumin after cardiac surgery

Efficacy of an Ultrasound-guided Erector Spinae Plane Block for Postoperative Analgesia Management Following Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Study

ICM Journals


Low-Dose Versus Therapeutic Anticoagulation in Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation A Pilot Randomized Trial


Noninvasive Neurological Monitoring in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation


The Potential of Heart Transplantation From Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) Donors Within the United Kingdom

Cessation of Anticoagulation for Bleeding and Thrombosis Events with a Fully Magnetically Levitated Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device

General Medical Journals

JAMA Surgery

Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cardiac Surgery Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society Recommendations


A Fully Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device — Final Report

Heart and Lung Transplants from HCV-Infected Donors to Uninfected Recipients

Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement with a Balloon-Expandable Valve in Low-Risk Patients

Cardiology Journals


Health Status After Transcatheter Mitral-Valve Repair in Heart Failure and Secondary Mitral Regurgitation COAPT Trial


Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Myocardial Infarction in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

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