Happy New Year 2012 !

Picture Credit to Joshua… Well it was a great year.  Thank you all so very much for dropping in and participating in this blog. I think it has grown up a bit.  Some things worked and some things didn’t. A valuable lesson learned is to leave politics out of perfusion.  I want to thank the […]

Perfusion Art: “Construction Zone”

“Construction Zone” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: Auto Gamma:  BW Filter Narrative:   AVR/CABG; Description: implanted aortic valve in AVR put into place Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click […]

Perfusion Art: “Galactus”

“Galactus” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: Lens Flare Narrative:   In picture: Bossman CCP, LP. Case: Bentall Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here to See Nadia Azuero:  Locums […]

Perfusion Art: “Cat’s Cradle”

“Cat’s Cradle” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: auto gamma Narrative:   Case: AVR/CABG;  Description: implanted aortic valve in AVR put into place Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here […]

Perfusion Art: “Lipid Dawn”

“Lipid Dawn” ___________________________Click to Enlarge Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: Hue / Saturation Narrative:   Case: CABG; Description: rewarming & XC off waiting to wean. Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) […]

Merry Christmas !

Merry Christmas ! It’s been a wonderful year, with many twists and turns.  I have met great people and some fantastic things have come into my life. I hope your year has been equally as rich and rewarding. Hey Dad… This one’s for you 🙂 The BEST Christmas’s Ever ! = From the CircuitSurfers Team […]

Wisconsin Perfusion Society : Spring 2012

(Click Image to View Website) WPS:  Wisconsin Dells, WI April 20th – April 22nd, 2012 The Wisconsin Perfusion Society is pleased to announce the 19th Annual WPS Spring Conference, which will be held on April 20-22nd, 2012 at Glacier Canyon Lodge in Wisconsin Dells, WI. The program directors for this year’s meeting have prepared a […]

Perfusion Art: “The Sentinel”

“The Sentinel“ _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: Levels. Narrative:   In picture: CCM, CCP, LP. Case: AVR, MVR, TVR Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here to See Nadia […]

Perfusion Art: “HeartStrings”

“HeartStrings” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Tile Filter by Frank Narrative:   Healing Hands. Pediatric Arterial Cannulation. Time & Place:  PR About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here to See Nadia Azuero:  Locums Perfusionist […]

Perfusion Art: “Stereo Isomer”

“Stereo Isomer” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia:  Effects: Flop. Narrative:   In picture: Bossman CCP, LP. Case: Bentall Time & Place:  GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here to See Nadia Azuero:  Locums […]

Perfusion Art: “Night Vision”

“Night Vision” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Cropping Narrative:   Ecuador, 2011:  No markings to identify manufacturer…handmade??? Maybe someone has used one of these.  Did not trust it as arterial pump.  Used as our sucker for all cases Time & Place:  Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF […]

Perfusion Art: “The Package”

“The Package” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Cropping Narrative:   Ecuador, 2011:  The Heart Lung Machine is delivered… Time & Place:  Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as a pediatric perfusionist. “I currently live in Miami and am the a practice Manager of two medical practices, DeGraft-Johnson […]

Perfusion Art: “Patch Me Up”

“Patch Me Up” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia Narrative:   VSD Patch repair on a 7kg pt. visible Ao cannula, venous cannula, prolene stitches, LV vent. Time & Place:  PR About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a […]

Perfusion Art: “Under The Radar”

“Under The Radar“ _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia Narrative:   Under the Radar. S3 HLM, RX Oxy, CABG, in picture M.H. CCP Time & Place:  Central California About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here […]

Perfusion Art: “Severe Mitral Stenosis”

“Severe Mitral Stenosis” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia Narrative:   Severe Mitral Stenosis Time & Place:  Central GA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a chance:) Click Here to See Nadia Azuero:  Locums Perfusionist & Calendar Availability […]

Perfusion Art: “Anatomy of the HLM”

“Anatomy of the HLM” _____ Photographer:  bijender.bali Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Photoshop:  Contrast Elements:  Cropping Narrative:   This is the anatomy of hl 20 heart lung machine,,,, Time & Place:  New Delhi About The Artist:  Rides a Scooter To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “The Red Cell Highway”

“The Red Cell Highway” _____ Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  By Nadia Narrative:   Me, CABG Time & Place:  SE Idaho About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Not Quite Primed [3] : The Aftermath

(Click Image Above to Read Part 1) Editors Note:  This post is a composite of experiences, none of which are associated with any particular institution- or particular operation. On Sunday The inevitable, as myocardial tissue that had been used to buttress the repair, itself became ischemic, necrosed and died. With it went the repair, and […]

Autologous Blood Therapy Course, Feb 2012

AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD THERAPY COURSE (ABTC) Presented: February, June, and October Jackson, Mississippi UPDATE The Autologous Blood Therapy Course (ABTC) is accepting registration for the February 3-5, 2012 Class. There are 12 slots currently available. The ABTC is a comprehensive Course related to the technology of PRP/Platelet Gel, Bone Marrow/Stem Cells, and Autotransfusion. Requirements: Completion of […]

Perfusion Art: “Bomba Futuristica”

“Bomba Futuristica” _____ Submitted By:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio EX-Z300 Editing:  Fish Bowl Filter: Contrast Adjustments Narrative:  Resting Heart Mini-Circuit, Performer HLM, on an AVR. in picture D.B. CCP Time & Place:  NE PA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor (You should visit her Website  if you have a […]

Perfusion Art: “The Noble Life”

“The Noble Life” Submitted By:  Michael-Joshua Morris:  Heart Mate II Recipient Photographer:  Jerry Hecht Equipment:  35 mm Editing:  Black and White conversion:  Color for emphasis; Cropping & Lens filter Narrative:  ({{PD-USGov-NIH}} Heart-lung machine in a cardiac surgery. 6010×4586 (2,271,792 bytes) {{PD-USGov-HHS-NIH}} http://fmp.cit.nih.gov/hi/ Title: Coronary artery bypass surgery Image ID: 657 C Photographer: Jerry Hecht Restrictions: […]

Perfusion Art: “Ready To Go On”

“Ready To Go On” _____ Submitted By: Marianne Veir Pilger, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Smart Phone Editing:  Fish Bowl Filter: Contrast Adjustments Narrative:  Pending Details Time & Place:  2011:  Madison, Wisconsin About The Artist:  Perfusionist in Madison:  Head of Dog Rescue. (You should visit the Rescue if you have a chance:) German-Shepherd-Rescue-Alliance-of-Wisconsin To View The Entire Gallery- […]

Perfusion Art: “In Flight”

“In Flight“  ________________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Jennifer LaBossiere BS L-CCP Equipment:  Digital HTC Incredible 2 Editing:  Minor Photoshop Cropping  & Touchup Narrative:  Pumping a huge pt, flowing 6.7 lpm with a roller, just holding on tight! Time & Place:  2011: Delaware About The Artist:  Perfusionist in Delaware To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below […]

Perfusion Art: “Different Worlds Same Blood”

“Different Worlds Same Blood” _________________Click to Enlarge Artist:  Chisa Tolliver, Perfusion Associate Equipment:  Oil Painting Editing:  Original Piece Narrative:  Working in Medicine with an Artist’s Perspective. Time & Place:  2006:  Dallas Tx About The Artist:  Starving Artist  (Short & Sweet) Email:  For other works, purchase, or custom paintings…   bonnietolliver@gmail.com To View The Entire Gallery- Click […]

Perfusion Art: “Waiting for the Show”

“Waiting for the Show“  _________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Luc Puis, Perfusionist Equipment:  This was shot with iPhone 4 Editing:  edited with Instagram and Simply B&W Narrative:  Pending Details Time & Place:  Pending Details About The Artist:  Pending Details To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Sternal Closure 1”

“Sternal Closure 1“  _________________________Click image to enlarg Photographer:  Michael Pienta, CCP   Equipment:  Digital   Editing:  Pending Details   Narrative:  Pending Details   Time & Place:  2011: Northern California   About The Artist:  Perfusionist in Northern California for the past 22 years. Likes to go on long walks off of short piers. 😉   To View The Entire […]

Perfusion Art: “The Hive”

“The Hive“  _________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  Apple I-Phone 3s Editing:  Photoshop:  Tile Offset Filter Added:  Contrast adjustments Narrative:  A Trinity of Concentration Time & Place:  2011 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Crests & Feathers”

“Crests & Feathers“  _________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  Apple I-Phone 3s Editing:  Photoshop:  Blur Element Added:  Contrast adjustments Narrative:  Noticing the Peacocks in the OR Time & Place:  2011 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  […]

Perfusion Art: “Beethoven’s 5th”

“Beethoven’s 5th”  _________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  Apple I-Phone 3s Editing:  Photoshop:  External Element Added:  Contrast adjustments Narrative:  Synchronizing the IMA harvest with Classical music Time & Place:  West Texas, 2011 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A […]

Perfusion Art: “The Break Point”

“The Break Point”  _________________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  Cannon 20 D Editing:  Photoshop:  Texture Filter: Contrast adjustments Narrative:  An Interoperative aortic dissection.  At the point of no return… Time & Place:  Northern Michigan: 2004 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below […]

Perfusion Art: An International Gallery

Welcome to the Perfusion Photo Gallery This is a beginning effort to develop a collection of Perfusion related pictures that have been submitted by perfusionists from all over the world. The intention is to develop an online photo gallery highlighting the lives and events of people in our profession. The hope is that this collection […]