Only 9 days left (To Unite The Perfusion WORLD with a T-shirt) !

Editor’s Note: Our goal is to sell 50 T-Shirts.  But we only have 9 days left to do it- or the company doesn’t print any- and that’s that.  Don’t worry- if you purchased one with a credit card- you won’t be billed unless they go into production. Is this for charity?  No.  It is to […]

Letters To ‘Surfers: On The Relevancy of IABP Therapy…

Editor’s Note: Was just going through some mail and stuff- and saw a few comments that I thought were interesting and would like to share. Please respond in the comments section of this post… Frank = Various questions on the relevancy of IABP Therapy = Hi Frank, = = My name is Rahul Barwal. I […]

Unite The Perfusion WORLD (with a T-shirt) !

Editor’s Note: Well, It’s time to take a break and have some fun with what we do.  I came up with an idea for a way we can increase awareness of the perfusion role in the open-heart community, as well as lay people that know about open-heart surgery, but aren’t quite sure what it is. […]

Perfusion Art: “It Begins…”

“It Begins…”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Getting organized … Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Pre-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “A Day in The Life of a Turkish OR”

“A Day in The Life of a Turkish OR”    _____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Cuneyt Imamoglu Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  A Day in The Life: Our association name and web address: http://perfuzyon.org.tr Time & Place:   2014 : Adatip hospital heart center-Sakarya -Turkey About The Artist:  Hello, I […]

Oct 24-26, 2014: Annual Fall Cardiovascular Perfusion Practice and ECMO Management Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to announce the Annual Fall Cardiovascular Perfusion Practice and ECMO Management Meeting in Minneapolis, MN from October 24-26, 2014. The venue will be the Radisson Blu Mall of America, conveniently connected directly to Mall of America, the largest indoor entertainment and shopping mall in the United […]

Cardiac Blood Flow & O2 Consumption

“The major vessels of the coronary circulation are the left main coronary that divides into left anterior descending and circumflex branches, and the right main coronary artery.” Source: Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts Richard E. Klabunde, PhD The major vessels of the coronary circulation are the left main coronary that divides into left anterior descending andcircumflex branches, and the right main coronary artery. […]

Perfusion Art: “Grain & Grit”

“Grain & Grit”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: A gritty grainy reflection from an overhead monitor Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  OpCab To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  […]

Perfusion Evolution C/O Minnesota Perfusion

“Sure we get exhausted and frustrated at times like any human would in situations where rest and refreshment aren’t available to us as we wish it but WOW it’s awesome to be a perfusionist today.” Editor’s Note: I received the following letter and articles from David Hodnnick, CCP a prominent perfusionist in our profession. There […]

Looking for 50 cases to Re-instate CCP

Hi, My name is Maureen Gray and I had the CCP credential from 1989 through 1996.  I was trained with Psicor/Oakland University in Rochester Mi, 84-86, worked until 94 all over the country.  I have recently returned to the surgical suite as a Clinical Technician:  ATS, IABC etc. I am taking the PBSE in October […]