Journal of Shock and Hemodynamics (JoSH) publishes original research manuscripts, review articles, and case reports related to all aspects of shock including cardiogenic, septic, neurogenic, and vasodilatory circulatory collapse. Additionally, we seek papers with an emphasis on invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic assessments that span the entire field of cardiovascular medicine. JoSH is an open-access publication that is the official Journal of the Annual Houston Shock Symposium.

Target Audience: Cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, interventionalists, intensivists, neuro-intensivists, nurses, and others interested in critical care, hemodynamics, and cardiovascular medicine.

Editor-in-Chief: Marwan Jumean, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Chairmen of Editorial Board: Biswajit Kar, MD; and Igor Gregoric, MD, FACC

Managing Editors: Michelle Sauer, PhD, ELS and Jessica A. Moody, PhD

Review Process: Blinded Peer-Review

Lead Times for Submitted Manuscripts: Submission to 1st Decision 30 days


Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1 (2023)

Original Research


Role of Midodrine on Vasopressor Duration in Patients with Sepsis
Kamah J. Ellena, Jenna L. Combs, Heather M. Draper, and Julie J. Belfer

Symposium Proceeding Papers


Hyperthermic Extracorporeal Applied Tumor Therapy (HEATT®) in Advanced Unresponsive Cancer
Joseph B. Zwischenberger, Peyton Skaggs, Katherine Breetz, Jan Winetz, and Roger Vertrees

Case Reports


The Brink of the Abyss: From Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation, to Impella, to Left Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy
Jake Kieserman, Megan Sheehan, Marisa Cevasco, Brian McCauley, Ryan Prentice, Jay Giri, and Joyce Wald


Aorto-Superior Vena Cava Fistula Secondary to Ascending Aortic Dissection
Talal Al-Assil, Aiden Michael Van Loo, Bakri Kaakeh, Bashar Al Jayyousi, and Rania Esteitie