Perfusion Art: “The Halo”

“The Halo”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Bibi Aguerrevere Equipment:  digital Editing:  Cropping- Hues adjustment Narrative: Hi,  My name is Bibi Aguerrevere from Domenican Replublic – Hospital Cedimat, I experienced this image yesterday in an Aortic valve replacement. Will like to share it with you (#nofilter) the heart just appeared  Blessings Time & Place:   Domenican Replublic – Hospital […]

The William Novick Cardiac Alliance: We Need Perfusionists !

The William Novick Cardiac Alliance Dear Friends, We are very pleased to announce The William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance, a new foundation formed by Dr. William Novick and the clinical and administrative staff he has mentored and shared his vision with for the past 21 years. The Novick Cardiac Alliance is committed to bringing sustainable […]

The William Novick Cardiac Alliance: We Need Perfusionists !

The William Novick Cardiac Alliance To volunteer or make an inquiry please email  Brian C. Forsberg MPH CCP. Dear Friends We are very pleased to announce The William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance, a new foundation formed by Dr. William Novick and the clinical and administrative staff he has mentored and shared his vision with for […]

Perfusion Art: “My Office”

“My Office”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: R.Cottman Equipment:  digital Editing:  None Narrative: Cardiac OR suite.  Time & Place:   2014 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 the Gallery to future Perfusion Conferences. A project […]

PERFUSION.COM: Website Reviews

Click image above to visit Perfusion.com Editor’s Note: This is the 1st of a series of Perfusion related site/group reviews to familiarize perfusionists- or cardiovascular associated healthcare personnel with the available resources out there. There is no bias or underlying agenda to promote or dissuade visitors from visiting one site over another – other than to point […]

From CCP to MD: It’s in all of us!

Perfusion isn’t something you “do”, it’s a part of you; it partly defines you. How do I cope? I work on my time off… “Frank, I promise I’ve got some articles for you and surfers”. Yes, I’ve been saying that since, what?  April/May? Well, trying to master the rest of the human body basics doesn’t happen in 30 days. So, here goes.” […]

A Tale of 2 Countries: The Cost of My Mother’s Cardiac Care in the United States and India

Click image to view source article Editor’s Note: Acknowledgments to the listed below author below, as well as my Indian friend Bijender Singh Bali who led me to this link on FB 🙂 A Tale of 2 Countries: The Cost of My Mother’s Cardiac Care in the United States and India = Sowmya R. Rao, PhD⇑ […]

Plz Donate: Intervention Doesn’t Stop AFTER the Operation…

“This would make the realistic GoFundMe goal approximately $10,800- a sum that represents less than the purchase price of a used car…” Click Image Above to Donate 🙂 Editor’s Note: I was checking FB the other day, and spotted a compelling story on the page of a long distance friend (as well as colleague on this […]

Perfusion Art: “Candle Light Intervention”

“Candle Light Intervention”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Unknown:  c/o Giuseppe Salerno &  Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Equipment:  digital Editing:  Ink Outlines, Lighting,  Watercolor Filter (‘Surfers) Narrative: Found it on the Italian perfusion FB page Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Time & Place:   Italy2014 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International […]

Perfusion Art: “Purgatory”

“Purgatory”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Steve Speed, Northern California Equipment:  iPhone 5s Editing:  Contrast and lighting adjustment, Watercolor Filter (‘Surfers) Narrative: Running cases in the hybrid rooms are interesting because of the size of the room and the ominousness of the surgery illuminated by shallow lighting in a darkened room.  Time & Place:   Northern California, 11/4/2014 Click to Donate […]

PICU Nursing: Honing Your ECMO Skills

Editor’s Note: So I was @ Women’s & Children’s Hospital – here in West Texas, doing some platelet gel cases, when I decided to drop by the PICU to visit friends I hadn’t seen in awhile. The PICU staff was pretty thin- so I asked where everybody was- and found out they were conducting an ECMO wet […]