Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Indeed! Editor’s Note: I want to thank all of you for visiting, coming back, and encouraging this effort to bring the international perfusion community together.  So as we celebrate a season of thanks and hope, let’s be kind to one another, and give each other the assistance that may be needed to achieve all of […]

LPM: A Student’s Perspective- First Rotation Experience

“If I had to give advice to new students, it would be to know the procedure going on at the table and to know what your surgeons expect.” Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series with our newest associate editor, Shayla Johnson, who is currently enrolled in a perfusion program.  I asked her to […]

Perfusion Life: Storms- Inside & Out

Editor’s Note: Well I got a quick message (see above) from my friend Paul DiGregorio from the Northern Indiana area where I come by and help out once in awhile. Looks like he and I are dealing with to separate storms.  His is obviously clinical- (ECMO-Land), and mine is of the the other kind…  8-10 inches […]

Perfusion Art: Cross Clamps

“Cross Clamps“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Giuseppe Salerno Equipment:  I-phone Editing:  Instagram Narrative:  Surgery room of the cardiac surgery department of Taranto Time & Place:   Taranto, Italy 2015 About The Artist:  An Italian Perfusionist who has helped make this blog something special 🙂 To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: […]

Perfusion Art: Getting Ready…

“Getting Ready“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Brent Equipment:  I-phone Editing:  Photoshop:Filter. Narrative:  One of the best OR watches ever!  G-Shock!. Time & Place:   South East Texas 2015 About The Artist:  An excellent perfusionist- and Father To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com  

A Locum’s ScrapBook: Ports in the Heart-Land

“It’s a program on the rise, as opposed to the matrix of rural or smaller programs out there, that do the meat-and-potatos, day in and day out heart surgery cases, mostly uncomplicated, that so many of us have become seduced by and have taken for granted over the years.” Editor’s Note: I’m doing some perfusion traveling as I am […]