The Year in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia: Selected Highlights from 2019

Academic Article


  • This highlights in our specialty for 2019 begin with the ongoing major developments in transcatheter valve interventions. Thereafter, the advances in left ventricular assist devices are reviewed. The recent focus on conduit selection and robotic options in coronary artery bypass surgery are then explored. Finally, this special articles closes with a discussion of pulmonary hypertension in noncardiac surgery, anesthetic technique in cardiac surgery, as well as postoperative pneumonia and its outcome consequences.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 26709865
  • Author List

  • Evans AS; Weiner MM; Shaefi S; Patel PA; Townsley MM; Kumaresan A; Feinman JW; Fritz AV; Martin AK; Steinberg TB
  • Start Page

  • 1
  • End Page

  • 11
  • Volume

  • 34
  • Issue

  • 1