Journal watch 15th April

Welcome to the 5th edition of Cardiothoracics journal watch Key publications in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiothoracic critical care, acute cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiothoracic surgery from the last 7 days     Articles of the week (free full text) VA ECMO in carcinogenic shock (review, JACC Heart Failure) The Year in Thoracic Anaesthesia: Selected Highlights from 2017 …

Journal watch 8th April

Welcome to the 4th edition of Cardiothoracics journal watch Key publications in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiothoracic critical care, acute cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiothoracic surgery from the last 7 days Articles of the week The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Maastricht Treaty for Nomenclature in Extracorporeal Life Support. A Position Paper of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization¬†(Am J …

Journal watch 1st April

Happy Easter!!   Welcome to the 3rd edition of Cardiothoracics journal watch Key publications in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiothoracic critical care, cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiothoracic surgery from the last 7 days   Anaesthesia journals BJA Anticoagulant and side-effects of protamine in cardiac surgery Use of prothrombin complex concentrate for management of coagulopathy after cardiac surgery: a …

Journal watch 25th March

  Key publications in cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiothoracic critical care, cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiothoracic surgery from the last 7 days   Anaesthesia journals BJA Perioperative management of patients with congenital or acquired disorders of the QT interval Emergency care of patients receiving non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants Steroids in cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis …

Journal watch 18th March

    Anaesthesia journals BJA Incidence and outcomes of sepsis after cardiac surgery as defined by the Sepsis-3 guidelines Norepinephrine exerts an inotropic effect during the early phase of human septic shock   Anaesthesia Has analgesia changed for lung resection surgery?   JCVA Prognostic Value of Hyperlactatemia and Lactate Clearance After Mitral Valve Surgery Lactic …