A Medical Mission to the Philippines: OCA

“They say that the first step is the hardest in every journey of life’s mission…” Author / Editor: Hi Frank! Catching up…and thank you for this opportunity again to share my thoughts 🙂 Best regards, Anna [17] OCA’s Mission to Mindanao Heart Center on its 7th year IN RETROSPECT I should say that “MISSION is […]

An Amazingly Affordable Solution! 40 CEU’s : WEBCast- Sannibel Symposium

Click on image to view WEBCast details Editor’s Note: I have used Perfusion.com’s online education features before- especially to get some last minute CEU’s for certification renewal.  The presentations are solid and informational, and extremely convenient and affordable.  I highly recommend this as an option for those of us who can’t get away to attend […]

Seeking Perfusion Job Shadow Opportunity in Jacksonville, Florida

Editor’s Note: Any of “Y’All” over there in Jacksonville want to help this prospective student out?  Please refer to her contact information and thanks for giving her a shot 🙂 Frank Hello Circuit Surfers team, My name is Rabia and I live in Jacksonville Florida. I’m applying to a CVP Perfusion Program. I have been following […]

Perfusion Art: “Oblique Bypass”

“Oblique Bypass”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Victor Rodrigues Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: Narrative:  Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil Time & Place:  2015 Facebook To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com  

CARDIOHELP: An In-Service for MD’s, Perfusionists, & Nurses

Click Image to visit CARDIOHELP website Editor’s Note: We are looking at a new system to integrate into our ECMO program, and today we had an in-service from MAQUET, who owns, distributes, and supports the CARDIOHELP ECLS system. This was a 3.5 hour in-service designed to educate physicians, perfusionists, and nurses.  It was offered for three […]

Board Certified Thoracic CV Surgeon: Seeking Position in New Practice

Editor’s Note: This came across my desk today. Board certified cardiac surgeon is seeking a position / practice to join.  15 years experience as a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon, with cardiovascular fellowship training completed at Texas Heart Institute.  Specialty fellowship in cardiac transplantation completed at Texas Heart Institute. He carries a substantial resume’ as well as a […]

Pressors; Q; or Volume?

Editor’s Note: Well I was surfing the perfusio.com FB perfusion group, when I came across a continuing dialogue on when and why to adjust pressure using flow, vasopressors, or volume… So it seemed to be a pretty advanced thread- and I thought I would share it to see if anyone else wanted to join in? Pressors; […]

Perfusion Art: “Disarray”

“Disarray”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: Narrative:  12+ items on the pump- for EZ access… Time & Place:  2015 Facebook To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Level”

“Level”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: Narrative:  The initial pass- as blood enters the cardiotomy Time & Place:  2015 Facebook To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “The Candy Dish”

“The Candy Dish”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Raymond Roloff Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: Narrative:  A creative interpretation of our totally cool disposables Time & Place:  2015 USA To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Cardiac Stents [1] Are We Stenting too Much ?

“At a time when the health care industry faces much ambiguity through reform, one certainty is apparent: Resources will be more constrained as we face a shortage of physicians, an influx of chronic condition patients, and declining reimbursements.” Editor’s Note: I had an interesting discussion with our chief cardiac surgeon the other day, it is […]

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: […]

WebCast ! Hemetech’s Clinical Applications Review: February 2015

Click image to view meeting details Sat Feb 28, Sun Mar 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: […]

Perfusion Art: “Early Roots”

“Early Roots”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Per Seanne Sevier Azzolina: “Mom setting up the Pemco with one of the first disposable oxygenators 1968 “ = Equipment:  35 mm = Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: = Narrative:  A picture of a pioneer perfusionist who originally lived in Dallas, TX. = Time & Place:  1968: […]

Staff Perfusionist – Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Click Image to view Heme Perfusion Staff Perfusionist – Cape Girardeau, Missouri = HEME Perfusion is seeking the ideal candidate for a new position opening we have in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  All levels of experience considered.   The program is solid and consistent with outstanding surgeons.  Caseload is easily covered with 2+ perfusionists providing services.  Workload […]

The BEST of the BEST: ‘Surfers 2014

(Click on any images below to read associated article)  Editor’s Note: 2014 was a break out year for Circuit Surfers.  with roughly 130,000 visits and increasing our readership significantly- we have become a comfortable and diverse on-line meeting site for perfusionists from all over the globe to visit and interact. Thank you for your support […]

Perfusion Art : ” Finis’ “

“Finis’”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giga Tutberidze Equipment:  Digital Editing:  None Narrative: Looks like the end of the case after chasing out ECC Time & Place:   Tbilisi Georgia About The Picture:  Posted on the Perfusion.com FB page To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com