Perfusion Art: “Perfusion Bone Yard”

“Perfusion Bone Yard”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 循環工 Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Retired Perfusion Equipment: “Bye bye, Mr. Pump- I’ll miss you” Time & Place:   Fengyüan, Taiwan Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusion Bone Yard”

“Perfusion Bone Yard”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 循環工 Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Retired Perfusion Equipment: “Bye bye, Mr. Pump- I’ll miss you” Time & Place:   Fengyüan, Taiwan Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

International CQI: USA: Total Oxygenator Failure

Operation: ACB x 3. Pt. Data 70 years old Gender: Male 71 inches 79 Kilograms 1.94 BSA Baseline Hematocrit- 44% Pertinant Hx: Unremarkable. No coagulopathic issues No other issues-  patient appeared to be  robust and healthy. Plan: ACB x 3:  Mild Hypothermia- 34 degrees C.. Prime Constituents: 300 ml  Normosol 5,000 units heparin 37.5 g […]

Perfusion Art: “The TEAM”

“The TEAM”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Surgical Team during Open-Heart surgery Time & Place:   Ad Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

Perfusion Art: “The RED Circuit”

“The RED Circuit”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:   By Photographer Narrative: Arterial Filter Time & Place:   Ad Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Using Occlusive Foley Catheters to Control Excessive Tumor-Related Bleeding

Dr.Harinder Singh Bedi = = The lowly Foley to the rescue – It was the 4th case . A meticulous  total arterial off pump bypass and and two hectic mitral and tricuspid valve repairs – the 2nd had required some extra  time as it was a young lad and I wanted to avoid a valve […]

PERTECCON 2014: JIPMER, Puducherry, INDIA

Click image to view meeting details December 5th – 7th, 2014 JIPMER ACADEMIC CENTRE JIPMER, Puducherry, INDIA PERTECCON 2014 ​WELCOME TO PUDUCHERRY- TO JIPMER-TO PERTECCON 2014 ! Perfusion technology is an inseperable part of cardiac surgery. This  science is a miracle tool switching the heart on-off-on. Tremendous evolution has been occurring constantly from the Gibbon’s era, making it a […]

From Japan [ 11 ] Have a Safe Pump Run! “Taigaijyunkan anzen”

Facebook Thread Authored By: Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: My friend Hiro has a Japanese Perfusion FB group page- perfusionist.JP founded by Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) a Japanese perfusionist. I was on his site when I saw a very interesting object hanging on a Japanes pump.  So naturally… I had to ask… What is it- and WHAT […]

Perfusion Art: “5 Liters”

“5 Liters”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Róbert Kertész Equipment:  Samsung Galaxy Core Duos- Cartoon Camera- Dynamic HDR Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: 5 LPM on arterial rollerhead pump Time & Place:   2014 Hospital · Zalaegerszeg, Hungary Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International […]

CREF 2015 35th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium

Click image to view meeting details February 11th – 14th, 2015 Hilton San Diego Bayfront San Diego, California USA CREF 2015 The premier San Diego perfusion meeting, focuses on cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal perfusion. It offers cutting-edge presentations, discussions, and hands-on workshops and extracurricular education on topics related to cardiac surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, and extracorporeal perfusion. […]

Perfusion Art: “The 3 D Crowd”

“The 3 D Crowd”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Senthil Kumran Dhanakotti Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Ink Outlines Narrative: 3D ENDO LIMA harvesting in Apollo Hospital, Bangalore by Dr Sathyak Time & Place:   2014, India Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, […]

Perfusion Art: “The RED Cube”

“The RED Cube”    ________Click image to enlarge “What a great gallery of perfusion picture! You did a very good job with that site.“   Thank you = Maggie Molloy Photographer: Maggie Molloy Equipment:  Digital, iPhone 5c Editing:   camera+ : contrast adjustment, vignette Narrative: ECMO night Time & Place:   IUCPQ, Québec, Canada Click to Donate Click here to View […]

Perfusion Life: This Should Make Your Day!

Make 2016 COUNT ! Editor’s Note: Every once in awhile something comes across your desk (or screen) that is thought provoking and inspiring enough- to detach for a minute from out of our medicine clustered lives- and recognize the human spirit for what it is. -Magnificent!  It is because of because of inspiration that live’s are worth […]

WebCast ! Hemetech’s Clinical Applications Review: February 2015

Click image to view meeting details Sat Feb 21, Sun Feb 22 , 2015 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: […]

WebCast ! Hemetech’s Perfusion Basic Science Review: January 2015

Click image to view meeting details Sat Jan 31, Sun Feb 1, 2015 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: […]

EBOLA: Protective Gear: How to AVOID Contamination

Click image to view article Editor’s Note: As healthcare professionals, even though we are unlikely to come into direct contact with ebola patients, it is nevertheless incumbent upon us to at least be slightly prepared. Our environmental awareness regarding our surroundings and contamination issues (sterile technique etc-), is much more refined than most other specialties in […]

EBOLA: Facts NOT Myths – A brief primer for all of us

Click image to view article Editor’s Note: As healthcare professionals, even though we are unlikely to come into direct contact with ebola patients, it is nevertheless incumbent upon us to at least be slightly prepared. Our environmental awareness regarding our surroundings and contamination issues (sterile technique etc-), is much more refined than most other specialties in […]

Perfusion Art: Close Quarters

“Close Quarters”    ________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: This picture- was sent to me on FB from- Róbert Kertész Photographer:  Róbert Kertész Equipment:  Samsung Galaxy Core Duos- Cartoon Camera- Dynamic HDR Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Operating Room Personell Time & Place:    Hospital · Zalaegerszeg, Hungary = To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A […]

EBOLA: For Ebola caregivers, enormous fear, risk and bravery

  Click image to view article Editor’s Note: As healthcare professionals, even though we are unlikely to come into direct contact with ebola patients, it is nevertheless incumbent upon us to at least be slightly prepared. Our environmental awareness regarding our surroundings and contamination issues (sterile technique etc-), is much more refined than most other specialties […]

EBOLA: Our environmental awareness regarding our surroundings

Click image to view article Editor’s Note: As healthcare professionals, even though we are unlikely to come into direct contact with ebola patients, it is nevertheless incumbent upon us to at least be slightly prepared. Our environmental awareness regarding our surroundings and contamination issues (sterile technique etc-), is much more refined than most other specialties in […]

Perfusion Art: Lamps

“Lamps”    ________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: This picture- was sent to me on FB from- Róbert Kertész Photographer:  Róbert Kertész Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Operating Room Lights in the Heart Room Time & Place:    Hospital · Zalaegerszeg, Hungary = The Picture:  Operating Room Lights = To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below […]

From Italy [ 7 ] Reshaping the Heart

Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting link rears it’s head.   I found this article on an Italian perfusion FB page by CardioPeople- an Italian resource- very well organized, and very professional. Link:  https://www.facebook.com/universita.campobasso They provided an English version of the above cited topic- so […]

Perfusion Art: “Heart Surgery in Texas”

“Heart Surgery in Texas”    ________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: This is a great picture- Nikki going to town right b4 a heart case. Photographer:  Nikki’s Friend Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Riding herd before a heart case. Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  Before-Bypass To View The Entire […]

From Italy [ 6 ] Mitral Prosthesis, Implantation on the Beating Heart

Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting link rears it’s head.   I found this article on an Italian perfusion FB page by CardioPeople- an Italian resource- very well organized, and very professional.  http://www.cardiopeople-network.com/social/index.php?do=%2Fpages%2F10%2F They provided an English version of the above cited topic- so I […]