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Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery OnlineFirst articles

27.02.2020 | Review Article

Reviewing the clinical utility of ventricular assist device log files

Advancements in medical technology and emerging treatments have led to a significant decline in cardiovascular mortality; however, heart failure (HF) has emerged as a growing epidemic in the twenty-first century. Despite optimal medical …

26.02.2020 | Review Article

Fast tracking after repair of congenital heart defects

Fast tracking after repair of congenital heart defects (CHD) is a process involving the reduction of perioperative period by timely admission, early extubation after surgery, short intensive care unit (ICU) stay, early mobilisation, and faster …

17.02.2020 | Review Article

Ethical challenges of adult ECMO

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is expanding rapidly, and as more centres streamline their management policies, the bioethics literature on ECMO has been highlighting the ethical challenges of using an expensive …

11.02.2020 | Review Article

ECMO in cardiogenic shock and bridge to heart transplant

Despite optimal treatment of patients with cardiogenic shock, including prompt revascularisation and emergent surgery, the mortality in a subset with high-risk features can be as high as 77% [ 1 ]. Temporary mechanical circulatory support (MCS) …

29.01.2020 | Review Article

Renal replacement therapy during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) has significantly increased in the past 20 years. There is a high incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) in the group of patients on ECMO, with need for continuous renal replacement therapy …

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This journal is the official publication of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons. It disseminates current clinical practices and developments in the area of cardiovascular surgery. This includes information on cardiovascular epidemiology, aeteopathogenesis, clinical manifestation, and other topics.

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery features broad coverage of the topic, including cardiovascular anesthesia, cardiothoracic and vascular nursing and technology development, and new or innovative products.

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