ICHF 2013 Mission Link

Donation Link:  ICHF  Click image above to donate time / or materials 🙂 Click image above to view post @ Babyheart.org We NEED You ! ICHF has conducted medical mission trips since the beginning of their work in 1993. Our trips have increased over the years so that now there are at least two ICHF […]

Street_ECMO

Click images to enlarge Editors Note: I got an email from my overseas friend, Dario Fichera, an Italian perfusionist that is very involved in the international perfusion community. (Dario has been involved in perfusion mission work to Africa .) Below are some pictures of a mobile ECMO (Street ECMO) emergency aid station that the Italians […]

Perfusion China: Part IV: An Interview with Anna lou Villena

“Chinese medical professionals are actually interested to enhance their skills and specialization with the help of foreign doctors/professionals.” Anna lou Villena of the Republic of the Philippines- Working in China To view the ENTIRE interview series- click here … Editor’s Note: Thanks for coming back to the 4th and final part of an exceptional interview […]

Perfusion Art: “Blood Prime”

“Blood Prime”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Blood being dropped in the prime for a low HCT patient- Note how it’s beginning to mix with the albumin…  It will be used to chase the rest of the crystalloid out- to […]

Perfusion China: Part III: An Interview with Anna lou Villena

“After all, we have the same purpose –and that is to save and prolong lives.” Anna lou Villena of the Republic of the Philippines- Working in China To view the ENTIRE interview series- click here … Editor’s Note: I met Anna Lou through contacts on Facebook- I don’t have a direct link to her FB […]

Perfusion Art: “The Sentinels”

“The Sentinels”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Hallish Equipment:  Sony Cybershot Editing:  Picasa Narrative:  Perfusion is an Art and we are Artists 🙂 Time & Place:   2013, Angamali City, India About The Picture:  “To all my perfusion family members worldwide… ” Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

A 2nd Initiation of the International Perfusion Art Gallery

West Texas & Heart Surgery … A 2nd Initiation of the International Perfusion Art Gallery View from the Top It’s Off to Round Two…  The Next Day Click Images to enlarge … Setting up- the pictures look like sentinels guarding the sky 🙂 = Corridors and Entrances = A small ripple of attention … = […]

The 1st Preview of the International Perfusion Art Gallery

The 1st Preview of the International Perfusion Art Gallery West Texas & Heart Surgery … A Fundraiser Starting the Setup 🙂+++ T minus 65 minutes … On With The Show … This was a truly excellent group- of a lot of very good people, coming together for an amazing cause. I am impressed with the […]

Career Perfusionist [15] I PASSED MY BOARDS !

I PASSED MY BOARDS !  Javed Aswani, CCP I’m officially official!! CCP- Certified Clinical Perfusionist! A big thank you to all the support provided by my amazing family, friends, instructors from SUNY, and colleagues from CCHMC! Editor’s Note: Perfusion is a very hard yet calculated field of endeavor. School is tough- instructors are tougher- and […]

We Need You ! ICHF 2013 Mission Schedule

Donation Link:  ICHF  Click image above to donate time / or materials 🙂 Click image above to view post @ Babyheart.org We NEED You ! ICHF has conducted medical mission trips since the beginning of their work in 1993. Our trips have increased over the years so that now there are at least two ICHF […]

Perfusion China: Part II: An Interview with Anna lou Villena

Anna lou Villena of the Republic of the Philippines- Working in China To view the ENTIRE interview series- click here … Editor’s Note: I met Anna Lou through contacts on Facebook- I don’t have a direct link to her FB profile, but it was through some other friends that I was finally able to contact […]

Perfusion Art: “Granite Reflections”

“Granite Reflections”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The colorful “reflection” of heart surgery… Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Middle of an OpCab Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

Career Perfusionist [14] The Occasional Moment …

Perfusion is a very hard yet calculated field of endeavor.  To get there- well that’s hard.  Actually very hard.  When I interviewed, it was 4 candidates out of 250 + applicants. Does that mean you are better?  Cream of the crop type of stuff?  Are you the best thing that has ever walked and knocked […]

Perfusion China: Part I: The Asian Equation- an Interview with Anna lou Villena

Anna lou Villena of the Republic of the Philippines- Working in China To view the ENTIRE interview series- click here … Editor’s Note: I met Anna Lou through contacts on Facebook- I don’t have a direct link to her FB profile, but it was through some other friends that I was finally able to contact […]

Perfusion Art: “The Art Gallery ProtoType”

“The Art Gallery ProtoType”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The 1st production canvas- for the Feb 2014 CREF perfusion conference in San Diego, CA Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Using my team mates to get a […]

Perfusion Art: “The Asian Equation”

“The Asian Equation”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Anna Lou Villena, Perfusionist Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The Philippines & China come together as a heart team Time & Place:   2013  Jilin Heart Hospital About The Picture:  A group of colleagues in China 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to […]

Perfusion Art: “Sizing the Graft”

“Sizing the Graft”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Somewhere in the middle of an OpCab … Time & Place:   2013 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for […]