ICVTS - Editors Choice

This month's articles selected by the Editor are open for discussion until 27 August 2015

  1. ORIGINAL ARTICLE - ADULT CARDIAC:
    Perioperative change in creatinine following cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass is useful in predicting acute kidney injury: a single-centre retrospective cohort study
    Shunsuke Takaki, Yahya Shehabi, John W. Pickering, Zoltan Endre, Tetsuya Miyashita, and Takahisa Goto
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/07/08/icvts.ivv184.abstract

    Twitt: Perioperative creatinine reduction  correlates with acute kidney injury and is useful in predicting kidney injury.

  2. ORIGINAL ARTICLE - THORACIC:
    Robotic thoracic surgery versus video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Xiong Ye, Liang Xie, Gang Chen, Ji-Ming Tang, and Xiao-Song Ben
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/06/26/icvts.ivv155.abstract

    Twitt: Robotic thoracic surgery results in similar outcomes compared with video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer.

  3. CASE REPORT - VASCULAR:
    Superior mesenteric artery dissection as a complication of an endovascular attempt to treat aneurysms of the pancreaticoduodenal arteries
    Łukasz Dzieciuchowicz, Magdalena Snoch-Ziółkiewicz, Grzegorz Oszkinis, and Maciej Frankiewicz
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/06/14/icvts.ivv157.abstract

    Twitt: Iatrogenic SMA dissection – completion angiography is mandatory after interventions via SMA.