From Italia: The 7 cm BEAST!

Editor’s Note: I was on my good friend Giuseppe Salerno’s FB group (Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!), when a post he put up caught my eye.  Now I have seen some massive aortic aneurysms before, but G (I call him G for Giuseppe) keeps coming up with these massive beasts that look like a scene from the movie “Aliens” (the […]

Perfusion Art: “Push n’ Go”

“Push n’ Go”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Giuseppe Salerno &  Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Equipment:  digital Editing:  Gradient Filter (‘Surfers) Narrative: Found it on the Italian perfusion FB page Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Time & Place:   Italy2014 Click to Donate To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

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: “Italian Anatomy 101”

“Italian Anatomy 101″    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Anatomy in Italian Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 600 +  members. […]

Perfusion Art: “Reservoir Level”

“Reservoir Level”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Reservoir with Red Accents Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 600 +  members. […]

Perfusion Art: “Red Passion”

“Red Pasion”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Black & White with Red Accents Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 500 […]

Career Perfusionist: [9] An Interview ABOUT Perfusion

Off Pump Hardware_______________________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: Here is a YouTube interview with a perfusionist, giving a detailed description of perfusion, the training, the work,  and the nature of the job:  Submitted by: Antonella Motta, an Italian perfusionist on the FaceBook Group page;  Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!

Perfusion Art: “Aortic Dissection 2”

“Aortic Dissection 2″    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Aortic Dissection Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 500 +  members. Click […]

A Question from Japan [ 7 ] Why Do You Use Albumin?

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and […]

Perfusion Art: “Aortic Dissection”

“Aortic Dissection”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Aortic Dissection Time & Place:    Cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 500 +  members. Click to […]

From Italy [ 4 ] Performance of the Heart

Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and consider a colleague AND a friend.  I […]

DextraCardia in Adult CPB

Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting idea rears it’s head.  It involved a picture of a “right Sided” heart. The thread is on Giuseppe Salerno’s online Perfusion group- Gruppo dei Perfusionisti !!! It can be found by clicking here… Dextracadia and […]

From Japan [ 6 ] Images in Cardiovascular Medicine

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting article rears it’s head. I am Just learning about this site:  Click to view source article Images in Cardiovascular Medicine Five-Year Optical Coherence Tomography Follow-Up of an Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Changing […]

Career Perfusionist: [8] How Were Heart Lung Machines Born ?

“Suitcase & Pump”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: I had originally posted the above picture  as “Perfusion Art” and wasn’t at all familiar with the type of pump it was. So here is a historical perspective of the development of the HL (Heart Lung) machine, brought to you by Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Click images […]

From Japan [ 6 ] Aortic Stent Issues …

Facebook Thread Authored By: Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head. This discussion won’t be found on the FB group perfusionist.JP founded by Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) a Japanese perfusionist. He linked it to Gruppo dei Perfusionisti- and it can […]

From Japan & Italy [ 1 ] Cerebral Perfusion: Circ Arrest

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!! Authored by Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) a Japanese perfusionist. The Discussion What are your thoughts ?

From Italy [ 3 ] A FaceBook Page You NEED to Visit …

Founder of: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti !!! Editor’s Note: I met Giuseppe Salerno on Facebook after he invited me to join his online perfusion group (see above).  I left a couple of links to posts on his group page, and next thing you know- my site blew up!  I logged about 600 hits in an hour […]

From Japan [ 5 ] OUR Japanese Ambassadors

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group perfusionist.JP founded by Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) a Japanese perfusionist. I am Just learning about this site:  It’s a Small Group […]

From Italy [ 2 ] Classic “11:02: The Outer Limits” Photo

“11:02:  The Outer Limits”    ____________Click images to enlarge Discussion Heart-Lung Machine Readied for Use in Heart Operation at University of Minnesota Hospital Details Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  35 mm Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Vintage photograph found by Mr. Salerno:  Heart-Lung Machine Readied for Use in Heart Operation at University of Minnesota Hospital Time & Place:    When […]

A Question from Japan [ 4 ] Where Do You Run Your PO2’s ?

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and […]

From Italy [ 1 ] Fibroelastoma

“Fibroelastoma”    _______________________Click images to enlarge Discussion Details Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   This patient before heart surgery has had a stroke caused by blood clots. The operation of the heart was used to eliminate the fibroelastoma, causing embolic events and a failure of the […]

From Japan [ 3 ] Biologically Closed Electric Circuits – White Blood Cells

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and […]

A Question from Japan [ 2 ]

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and […]

Perfusion Art: “Aqueduct”

“Aqueduct“    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  Canon EOS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:   Mitral valve annuloplasty in patients with severe valve insufficiency. Time & Place:    February 2009 – surgery room of cardiac surgery – Taranto – Italy About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the […]

A Question from Japan [ ? ]

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  founded by Giuseppe Salerno an Italian perfusionist that I have worked with on several projects and […]

Perfusion Art: “WaterColors”

“WaterColors”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  samsung phone SII Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  perfusionist at work Time & Place:   15 june 2012 – surgery room of cardiac surgery About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 346 +  members. […]

Career Perfusionist: [7] Perfusion Evolution

“Suitcase & Pump”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: I had originally posted the above picture  as “Perfusion Art” and wasn’t at all familiar with the type of pump it was. I then got a quick note from my good friend Seanne Azzolina… “…I worked with one of those…it’s a Pemco! The last time was […]

Perfusion Art: “Suitcase & Pump”

“Suitcase & Pump”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist Equipment:  samsung digital camera Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  Old heart pump Time & Place:   2008 – Rome – Italian Congress of Cardiac Surgery About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 330+  members. Click to Donate Click […]

Perfusion Art: “Remote Support”

“Remote Support”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist Equipment:  Digital Editing:  picasa Narrative:  Description: centrifugal pump made MAQUET Time & Place:   taken in May 2012 About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 284 members. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any […]

Giuseppe Salerno : Talking With …

Founder of: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti !!! I met Giuseppe on Facebook after he invited me to join his online perfusion group (see above).  I left a couple of links to posts on his group page, and next thing you know- my site blew up!  I logged about 600 hits in an hour or so. Basically […]