PERTECCON 2014: JIPMER, Puducherry, INDIA

Click image to view meeting details December 5th – 7th, 2014 JIPMER ACADEMIC CENTRE JIPMER, Puducherry, INDIA PERTECCON 2014 ​WELCOME TO PUDUCHERRY- TO JIPMER-TO PERTECCON 2014 ! Perfusion technology is an inseperable part of cardiac surgery. This  science is a miracle tool switching the heart on-off-on. Tremendous evolution has been occurring constantly from the Gibbon’s era, making it a […]

Heart Surgery in India: “I Tied My Turban Myself”

Editor’s Note: This is a story written by an Indian cv surgeon I have written to on FB. It has a “Lawrence of Arabia” feel to it, and I enjoyed reading it very much- Thank you sir for the time and effort to share this tale 🙂 Dr. Harinder Singh Bedi  MCh,FIACS (Gold Medallist) Head […]

From Our Indian Collegues: Welcome NEW GRADS !

Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and a picture caught my eye…  Alok Chauhan A picture on FB of a few new perfusionists that just graduated in India (judging from the comments on the sidebar) CONGRATS guys ! 🙂 And…  In the Comments Section ….

From Our Indian Collegues: Right Superior Vena Cava Draining to Roof of Left Atrium

Editor’s Note: This is a series of extremely cogent presentations delivered by ISECT (Indian Society of Extracorporeal Circulation). The source article can be viewed here- http://www.isect.org/ASD.pdf. Right Superior Vena Cava Draining to Roof of Left Atrium The preoperative diagnosis in this patient was sinus venosus ASD with possible partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection. = – […]

From Our Indian Collegues: Anomalous Systemic Venous Return

= Editor’s Note: This is a series of extremely cogent presentations delivered by ISECT (Indian Society of Extracorporeal Circulation). Anomalous Systemic Venous Return Abnormal connections between the inferior vena cava, or right or left superior venae cavae to the right or left atrium may occur. A right-side anomaly (e.g., persistent left superior vena cava to […]

A Son’s Sacrifice: On Father’s Day

Submitted by: Bijender Singh Bali Editor’s Note: This post is a reflection about Father’s Day- but the event described did not occur on that day… Bijender Singh Bali is an perfusionist from India that I have been in contact with for the last 8 months or so. It is through Circuit Surfer’s that we met, […]

It’s All the SAME LANGUAGE …

Click above to view Manoj Sharma’s FB page It’s All the Same … I put this up- because of how remarkably similar the cultures of cardiovascular perfusion are throughout the world.  It’s not a dynamic video- but it demonstrates what we all see on a routine basis. It was submitted on FB by Manoj Sharma […]

Perfusion India: The Story of Bijender Singh Bali [4]

To Save Lives.. You must Love LIFE…  (click image) An Interview With a Perfusionist from India… Thank you Bij for allowing this interview to happen.  I appreciate the effort you have taken to respond with such thoughtful and enlightening answers. So let us continue. Q 5: Discuss your techniques regarding blood management, use of plavix, […]

Perfusion India: The Story of Bijender Singh Bali [3]

To Save Lives.. You must Love LIFE…  (click image) An Interview With a Perfusionist from India… Thank you Bij for allowing this interview to happen.  I appreciate the effort you have taken to respond with such thoughtful and enlightening answers. So let us continue. Q 3: Discuss the physician perfusion relationship.  Is it relaxed, formal, […]

Perfusion India: The Story of Bijender Singh Bali [2]

To Save Lives.. You must Love LIFE…  (click image) An Interview With a Perfusionist from India… Thank you Bij for allowing this interview to happen.  I appreciate the effort you have taken to respond with such thoughtful and enlightening answers. So let us begin. Q 1: Describe your life when you first engaged medicine, what […]

Perfusion India: The Story of Bijender Singh Bali [1]

I wanted an interview with Bij because I liked how he approached CircuitSurfers.com. He sent me a picture of the guts of his pump- and I put it into the art gallery. Then I looked him up on Face Book- and he likes motorcycles.  So basically he likes running two machines where there is NO […]