College Station, Houston, or San Antonio! Student Seeking Job Shadow Opportunity.

Editor’s Note: This is the second time this young lady has made an inquiry, so it seems she is pretty determined to give it a shot- and you have to admire that 🙂 So c’mon guys-  I know there has to be somebody in Texas willing to help out 🙂 Mr. Aprile, My name is […]

Intracardiac Shunts

Principles of Intracardiac Shunts Significant hypoxemia can result from right-to-left intracardiac shunting through a patent foramen ovale, an atrial septal defect or a ventricular septal defect. Pulmonary embolus, congenital heart disease and pericardial tamponade are well-recognized causes of right-to-left shunting. With the continued presence of a congenital defect of the cardiac septum or great vessels […]

ICHF: Healing Hearts in Honduras

Click image to view this article. Editors Note: I have had the pleasure of getting to know Brian C. Forsberg MPH CCP, the team of ICHF, and interviewing Dr. Bill Novick over that past couple of years.  The “BabyHeart” blog is in my opinion, a very well written and insightful effort that brings us to […]

Letters To ‘Surfers: A Raw Look

(Click Image to Enlarge) Editor’s Note: Was just going through some mail and stuff- and saw a compilation of letters- both pro and con- but all worthy in terms of the points delivered.  It’ is many positive reflections that may be addressed to me, but are really  NOT about me-  but are all about us […]

Wisconsin Perfusion Society : Spring 2014

(Click Image to View Website) WPS:  Wisconsin Dells, WI April 4th – April 6th, 2014 The Wisconsin Perfusion Society is pleased to announce the 21st Annual WPS Spring Conference, which will be held on April 4th – 6th, 2014 at Glacier Canyon Lodge in Wisconsin Dells, WI. The program directors for this year’s meeting have […]

ICHF: Hope Renewed

Click image to view this article. Editors Note: I have had the pleasure of getting to know Brian C. Forsberg MPH CCP, the team of ICHF, and interviewing Dr. Bill Novick over that past couple of years.  The “BabyHeart” blog is in my opinion, a very well written and insightful effort that brings us to […]

Per Diem Perfusionist (PRN) : Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania

Click image to view corporate website: Frank, My name is Louis Verdetto. I am a Perfusionist in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I am also the owner of Keystone Perfusion Services, P.C. We supply locum tenens perfusion services to hospitals in the Northeast region.   I wanted to write you to let you know how much I enjoy […]

ECMO Research Study : This is a PAID Survey…

Editor’s Note: I spoke with this gentleman on the phone for a bit.  He was a well spoken and forthright individual.  This survey is important for our profession in terms of evaluating new ECMO principals and applications. Please respond to his email or phone number if you are interested in participating in the survey/study 🙂 […]

I Got The Job !

Editor‘s Note: Well, It’s been about 30 months- and Circuit Surfers seems to have had a a positive impact.  13 out of 33 perfusionists, posting their on-line resume’s on ‘Surfers, are gainfully employed in full-time positions.  I’m sure ALL of them- got some sort of response or employment look at some point- as a result […]

It is NOT TOO LATE ! 15th annual Update on Perfusion Devices Workshop: Charleston, SC

Click image to view MUSC October 24th – 26th 2013 Medical University of South Carolina Charleston South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina’s Update on Perfusion Devices Workshop will be held October 24-26. This is MUSC’s fifteenth consecutive year hosting the conference in downtown Charleston, SC. This year the conference is offering 21.6 CEUs. […]

A Letter to ‘Surfers : How Can I Subscribe ?

Editor’s Note: This is a note I got yesterday regarding following CircuitSurfers.com via email notification (subscription). = Hi Frank , We recently moved our pediatric services to the Childrens of Alabama facility connected to a crosswalk to UAB. I have changed my email address.   Please forward your blog to that email. I miss seeing […]