New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Program Director Cardiovascular Sciences Downers Grove, IL

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New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Staff Perfusionist San Francisco, CA

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Cardiac Team Performance: Are You As Good As You Think You Are?

“I have taken a 14+ page form and reduced it to it’s 1 page bare essentials…” (Click Image to View STS Website) Editor’s Note: I had an interesting discussion with one of our cardiac anesthesiologists the other day. We were talking about our cardiac program’s outcomes, and the fact that I felt our program needed […]

AT3 Deficiency

Antithrombin III (AT III) is a plasma glycoprotein with a molecular weight of 58,000 daltons.  AT III deficiency may be noticed when the patient’s activated clotting time (ACT) does not respond to heparin administration as would be expected when given a standard dosage.  Also can be confirmed by a laboratory value of the patient’s AT […]

Perfusion Art: “Birds-eye view”

“Birds-eye view“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  CCP.  Saso Stoilov Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  By Saso Narrative:  Birds-eye view Time & Place: Hospital:Acibadem Sistina, Skopje-Macedonia About The Artist: CCP from Macedonia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Art from Japan [ 10 ] JASECT

Click to view image Editor’s Note: I sent out a post on FB to get more people from the international perfusion community- to consider participating in the perfusion art gallery.  Here is one response: Dear Mr. Frank Aprile Please find attached a picture. This picture was taken by Takuma Douguchi. Please let me know if […]

Perfusion Art: “Colours of life”

“Colours of life“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  CCP.  Saso Stoilov Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  By Saso Narrative:   Blood, Plasma, and Blood Volume Expanders Time & Place: Hospital:Acibadem Sistina, Skopje-Macedonia About The Artist: CCP from Macedonia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Staff Perfusionist Chattanooga, TN

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Heading Up North: 5th Annual Michigan Perfusion Meeting

Click image to view meeting details August 2 – 4, 2013 Crystal Mountain Resort Thompsonville, Michigan 5th Annual Michigan Perfusion Meeting This year meeting will have the first annual Dan Zwada Scholarship Award presented.  In an honor of a tremendous perfusionist who gave his heart and soul to the profession. We have a scholarship fund […]

Perfusion Life: Why We Do This [ 7 ] The Pets…

Editor’s Note: I’s Sunday morning!  And if you are tying it all back to a perfusion related topic- if you please- revisit the title:  “Why We Do This“.  Enough physics, physiology, selfless dedication, profound concepts, and what not-  today it’s back to basics, and a reminder of what drives us to become better at what […]

TIME OUT…

“Their innocence will keep on reminding me of a humble beginning despite the sophisticated Perfusion arena and that everything should be sliced down to the ESSENTIALS of LIFE.” Author / Editor: Co-Editor Anna Lou Villena 🙂 [13] At the spur of the moment, I was again driven by Frank’s – BACK to Basic! They are […]

Perfusion Life: Why We Do This [ 6 ]

An Inspiring Duet 🙂 Editor’s Note: Chilling out on a Saturday evening.  And if you are tying it all back to a perfusion related topic- if you please- revisit the title:  “Why We Do This“.  Enough physics, physiology, selfless dedication, profound concepts, and what not-  today it’s back to basics, and a reminder of what […]

Perfusion Art: “Pretzel Logic”

“Pretzel Logic“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Saturation & Spherize Narrative:  The Twists, Turns, & the Convolutions of the tubing of the ECC. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is […]

Perfusion Art: “Cannulation”

“Cannulation“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Saturation & Spherize Narrative:   Aortic cannulation- about to hook up to arterial line. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, […]

Perfusion Art: “Heavy Metal”

“Heavy Metal“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: gradient filter Narrative:   The Cardiac Arena …  Front Stage. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently […]

PERFUSIONIST: The LAYMAN’s Approach

“Perfusion is a profession that has a very low public profile. It is reputed to be one of the most stressful lines of work a person could possibly choose.“ Author / Editor: Co-Editor Anna Lou Villena 🙂 [12] According to the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology: Perfusion is a profession that has a very low […]

Perfusion Art: “Italian Anatomy 101”

“Italian Anatomy 101″    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Anatomy in Italian Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 600 +  members. […]

Perfusion Art: “Amber Perfusion”

“Amber Perfusion”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Shigeyuki Okahara Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Unknown Narrative:   From FB post on Japanese FB Perfusion Group Time & Place:    Japan? About The Artist: A very cool picture, in an amber hue- of CPB in Japan.  Submitted onto FB by:  Shigeyuki Okahara Click to Donate Click here to View […]

Cold Agglutinins

Literature: Click image to view source article Cold Agglutinins in Cardiac Surgery: Management of Myocardial Protection and Cardiopulmonary Bypass CAs are autoantibodies to RBC antigens [3], which can causesystemic thrombosis and hemolysis. The cause of these CAs maybe primary/idiopathic, or more commonly, secondary to an infectiveprocess (eg, mycoplasma, human immunodeficiency virus) or alymphoproliferative disorder [2]. […]

New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Perfusionist @ Catholic Medical Center Manchester, NH

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Up Close With Perfusion in China

“Impeccable timing is very important to approach a person especially if you are aiming to break the wall of intimidation and aloofness brought by language diversity.” Author / Editor: Co-Editor Anna Lou Villena 🙂 [11] Impeccable timing is very important to approach a person especially if you are aiming to break the wall of intimidation […]

A Marvelous VAD Presentation from China

For every ACTION, there is an EQUAL and OPPOSITE REACTION. This theory impacts life’s varied circumstances, the CAUSE and EFFECT implication… Author / Editor: Co-Editor Anna Lou Villena 🙂 [10] Editor’s Note: This is an extraordinary PowerPoint presentation regarding VAD technology.  It is an eye-opener and definitely well worth viewing. Click image above to view […]

Perfusion Art: “Reservoir Level”

“Reservoir Level”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Reservoir with Red Accents Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 600 +  members. […]

New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Staff Perfusionist Louisville, KY

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Perfusion Art: “Shrink Wrap”

“Shrink Wrap“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  iphone 4S Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Liquify Narrative:   The hardware … Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in her 2nd […]

Perfusion Art: “The Zone”

“The Zone“ _____Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  iphone 4S Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Sphereize Narrative:   Inside the zone … Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in her 2nd year of Med […]

Houston or San Antonio! Student Seeking Job Shadow this Summer!

Mr. Aprile, I recently came across your blog about perfusion. I’m currently a senior at Texas A&M and still undecided about my plans after graduation. Perfusion has sparked my interest and I was wondering if you know any perfusionist in the San Antonio or Houston area that I could shadow this summer. Thank you for […]

Newton’s Theory

For every ACTION, there is an EQUAL and OPPOSITE REACTION. This theory impacts life’s varied circumstances, the CAUSE and EFFECT implication… Author / Editor: Co-Editor Anna Lou Villena 🙂 [9] From the cascade of events, I found myself in a retrospective mood and thought about the fundamentals of science which I learned during primary years- […]

New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Staff Perfusionist West Palm Beach, FL

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New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Chief Perfusionist Philadelphia, PA

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New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Certified Perfusionist Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, CA

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New Job Opportunity at amsect.org : Staff Perfusionist Salt Lake City, Utah

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