A Question for European Perfusionists: Germany in Particular

Editor’s Note I got this message on FB today.  Any German perfusionists want to answer this question for the young gentleman from Egypt? Hello, My name is Ramy Farid. I’m from Egypt and I’m graduated from the faculty of science biology department And I have egyption fellowship in perfusion of cardiopulmonary bypass For 2 years […]

Femoral Cannulation for CPB: Tips and Discussion…

Editors Note: I got this email today: “Respected Sir / Mam, This is Shahriar from Bangladesh. I am interested to know about femoral bypass technique.  Awaiting for your kind suggestion. Regards, Towfiq Shahriar Islam Khan, Perfusionist IBN SINA Hospital (Cardiac Centre) Bangladesh” Hence, the following article. Please feel free to add suggestions or advise as […]

Welcome to the Circuit Surfers Editorial Staff: Dr. Harinder Singh Bedi

Click image to view editorial contributions Editor’s Note: I first started to notice the writings of Dr.Harinder Singh Bedi on his Face Book page a few months ago. What struck me was the tremendous enthusiasm and kindness, not to mention the energy he puts out with every comment or dialogue.  A very gracious man, in […]

Staff Perfusionist: Baton Rouge, Lousiana

Job description We have a position open for a highly motivated board certified perfusionist to join a current team of 5 in Baton Rouge, LA We are a single hospital based all adult practice. Our cases include CAB’s, valves, DHCA, TAVAR’s, and other complex hybrid room cases. We are expanding and growing our practice; therefore, […]

A Unique Case Review:

Authored by Steve Sutton, LP, CCP Editor’s Note: Steve Sutton is well known and highly regarded into today’s Perfusion community.  He is a strong proponent for advancing Perfusion education and in pursuing that goal,  he has given numerous presentations at some of the most  premier Perfusion meetings held each year. Along with his dedication to […]

Request for Information: The Impella Assist Device & Pediatric Patients

Editor’s Note: Got this message from  Jorge.Ojito@mch.com Anyone with experience with the Impella- please respond 🙂 Hi All, = I am looking for information from other centers that are currently using the Impella device on pediatric patients less than 18 years of age. 1.      In what type of cases are you using it […]

Welcome to the Circuit Surfers Editorial Staff: Nadia Azuero!

Click images to view profiles Editor’s Note: Nadia  has been a perfusionist for quite some time, and is a very active contributor here at Circuit Surfers. She is very talented, precise, and obviously committed to delivering extraordinary care to her patients.  She has had a large hand in helping develop the direction of “Surfers, and […]

Locums Assignment: Portland, OR

Job description We are looking for a locum tenen perfusionist for a 13 week assignment in Portland, Oregon. Contact: Please contact us to complete your registry (http://perfusion-lt.com/locum-tenen-registry/) David Webb, CCP dpwebbccp@hotmail.com www.perfusion-lt.com Free Job & Resume’ Posting email:  EccLog@gmail.com (Click Image if you are Looking for Work)

Perfusion Art: “The Repair”

“The Repair“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300 Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Gradient Layer Narrative:  Bental Procedure.  Left coronary osteal reimplantion Time & Place:  April 2008, San Juan Puerto Rico, About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a […]

Diary of a Perfusion Slave: The Internship

Giorgiarobertandrea Isidoro COMING SOON Editors Note: Giorgiarobertandrea Isidoro is a student I met on FB a couple of years ago.  She has completed her perfusion training in Italy, and is going to do a perfusion internship in Rome.  She will pe submitting a picture diary of her life as a Roman perfusion intern, and all […]

Perfusion Art: “Thin Threads”

“Thin Threads“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300 Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Gradient Layer Narrative:  Bental Procedure. Time & Place:  April 2008, San Juan Puerto Rico, About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in […]

4 new ECMO Specialist Positions

Job description University of Virginia’s ECMO program is expanding and to meet the patients needs we have added 4 new ECMO specialist positions to join our core team of 9. You will be solely responsible for ECMO. We service the neonatal through adult population. We offer attractive benefits including pay and continuing education money to […]

Up Close & Personal: The Bental Procedure

Click images to enlarge (it’s definitely worth it) Editor’s Note: These amazing pictures are brought to you by Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP, LP- who is currently 3/4 way through Medical school. = Nadia joined the “Surfers team as an Associate Editor- in charge of Media &  Photography. Nadia is very gifted, as a skilled clinician, a […]

Welcome to the Circuit Surfers Editorial Staff: Steve Sutton!

Click images to view profiles Editor’s Note: Steve Sutton is well known and highly regarded into today’s Perfusion community.  He is a strong proponent for advancing Perfusion education and in pursuing that goal,  he has given numerous presentations at some of the most  premier Perfusion meetings held each year. Along with his dedication to Perfusion […]

Adequacy of Perfusion:

Adequacy of Perfusion:  By Steve Sutton, LP, CCP Editor’s Note: Steve Sutton is well known and highly regarded into today’s Perfusion community.  He is a strong proponent for advancing Perfusion education and in pursuing that goal,  he has given numerous presentations at some of the most  premier Perfusion meetings held each year. Along with his […]

The TEG (Thromboelastogram)

Editor’s Note: Recently we began employing the TEG routinely for all of our open-heart procedures.  Now I am relatively familiar with the concept, having discussed and written about it before.  However there is an array of numbers and categories that come with the TEG analysis that I wasn’t certain about, so to clear it up […]

WebCast ! Hemetech’s Clinical Applications Science Review

Click image to view meeting details September 27 & September 28, 2014 Webcast LIVE Online weblink to be provided prior to event Perfusion Basic Science Review CEU’s: CEUs to be applied for (expect 20.1 Category 1 and 8.8 SDCEs) Registration: To register: reviewcourse@hemetech.com or 740-396-8787 About Hemetech The Course Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon: Our […]

WebCast ! Hemetech’s Perfusion Basic Science Review: 2014

Click image to view meeting details September 13 & September 14, 2014 Webcast LIVE Online weblink to be provided prior to event Perfusion Basic Science Review CEU’s: CEUs to be applied for (expect 20.1 Category 1 and 8.8 SDCEs) Registration: To register: reviewcourse@hemetech.com or 740-396-8787 About Hemetech The Course Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon: Our […]