Perfusion in Nepal: Interview With Laxmi Shrestha

“Technologies today have made world nearer. The social networking sites(SNS) as you have mentioned have been a source to communicate at few time in every field and every area. Similary, We perfusionist have also got a good platform for sharing our views, information, techniques by these sites. And yes, it has definitely made us easy […]

Perfusion Art: “Street_ECMO_II”

“Street_ECMO_II”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  Dario on some sort of ECMO transport mission.  Time & Place:   2013- Italia About The Artist: I Think this says it all 🙂

Perfusion Art: “Faerie Bypass”

“Faerie Bypass”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  Circuits for every mood. Time & Place:   2013- Italia About The Artist: I Think this says it all 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of […]

Perfusion Art: “A Student Teaches”

“A Student Teaches”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  My #1 Student, teaching a new student. Time & Place:   2013 About The Artist: I Think this says it all 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

Perfusion Connections 101: Italy Meets India

Editors Note: I got this picture from from my overseas friend, Dario Fichera, an Italian perfusionist that is very involved in the international perfusion community. (Dario has been involved in perfusion mission work to Africa .) He is with another friend who looms very prominently in the Indian perfusion community- Bijender Singh Bali. Both were […]

Street_ECMO

Click images to enlarge Editors Note: I got an email from my overseas friend, Dario Fichera, an Italian perfusionist that is very involved in the international perfusion community. (Dario has been involved in perfusion mission work to Africa .) Below are some pictures of a mobile ECMO (Street ECMO) emergency aid station that the Italians […]

Heart Surgeon Reluctant to Leave Sudan for Oscars

Click images to enlarge Editors Note: I got an email from my overseas friend, Dario Fichera, an Italian perfusionist that is very involved in the international perfusion community. (Dario has been involved in perfusion mission work to Africa himself.) Below is the story he submitted- and I felt was compelling and very heart warming (no […]

Perfusion Art: “Circ Arrest”

“Circ Arrest”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Layne Browning Equipment:  Device: Digital Editing:  None Narrative:  Arch repair Time & Place:   Abilene, 2010 About The Artist: Worked ’til 3 a.m. Layne has been in perfusion for many years here in Texas.  Working out of Abilene and Lubbock- he is a true asset to the heart team. Click […]

Perfusion Art: “Transplant”

“Transplant”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  Heart Transplant Time & Place:   2013 About The Artist: I Think this says it all 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art […]

An Italian Peds Mission to Africa !

Editor’s Note: This is a very fun and unique video of the experiences of one Italian perfusionist on a pediatric heart mission to Africa. Dario Fichera has been a friend for quite sometime- and has been a constant source of encouragement and inspiration as the ‘Surfers blog grew up. The following is his video as […]

Perfusion Art: “Shrink Wrap”

“Shrink Wrap”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  About the pic: it was taken today in Strasbourg (France) during a training with suine heart using Transmedics OCS Heart system. Time & Place:   2012: Ircad research centre About The Artist: I Think this says it […]

Perfusion Art: “Cryo Incubation”

“Cryo Incubation”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  About the pic: it was taken today in Strasbourg (France) during a training with suine heart using Transmedics OCS Heart system. Time & Place:   2012: Ircad research centre About The Artist: I Think this says it […]

Perfusion Art: “The Corner”

“The Corner”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera, using instangram app Editing:  Instagram ? Narrative:  Taken on may the 24th  in the night during an aortic arch reconstruction procedure, at Padova University Hospital Time & Place:   2012: Padova University Hospital About The Artist: I Think this says […]

Perfusion Art: “Clarity”

“Clarity”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera, using instangram app Editing:  Instagram ? Narrative:  Taken on may the 24th  in the night during an aortic arch reconstruction procedure, at Padova University Hospital Time & Place:   2012: Padova University Hospital About The Artist: I Think this says it […]