Perfusion Art: “The RED Circuit”

“The RED Circuit”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:   By Photographer Narrative: Arterial Filter Time & Place:   Ad Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “5 Liters”

“5 Liters”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Róbert Kertész Equipment:  Samsung Galaxy Core Duos- Cartoon Camera- Dynamic HDR Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: 5 LPM on arterial rollerhead pump Time & Place:   2014 Hospital · Zalaegerszeg, Hungary Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International […]

Perfusion Art: “The 3 D Crowd”

“The 3 D Crowd”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Senthil Kumran Dhanakotti Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Ink Outlines Narrative: 3D ENDO LIMA harvesting in Apollo Hospital, Bangalore by Dr Sathyak Time & Place:   2014, India Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, […]

Perfusion Art: “The RED Cube”

“The RED Cube”    ________Click image to enlarge “What a great gallery of perfusion picture! You did a very good job with that site.“   Thank you = Maggie Molloy Photographer: Maggie Molloy Equipment:  Digital, iPhone 5c Editing:   camera+ : contrast adjustment, vignette Narrative: ECMO night Time & Place:   IUCPQ, Québec, Canada Click to Donate Click here to View […]

Perfusion Art: “Red Rain”

“Red Rain”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Suneel Lakki Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Cropping & Layers Narrative: Blood mixing with solution in resevoir Time & Place:   2014, New Delhi, India About The Picture:  Blood mixing with solution in resevoir Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International […]

Perfusion Art: “The Upside Down”

“The Upside Down”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Bijender Singh Bali Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Cropping & Layers Narrative: An OpCab in India Time & Place:   2014  India About The Picture:  Off Bypass Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, […]

Perfusion Art: “Self Portrait- Post XC- AVR”

“Self Portrait- Post XC- AVR”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:   A LIFE EXTENDED. Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  During-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “A Hard Day’s Night”

“A Hard Day’s Night”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Chelsea- regrouping after a long day and call… Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  Before-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: […]

Perfusion Art: “A Moment”

“A Moment”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Inner reflections during surgery Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  On-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “It Begins…”

“It Begins…”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Getting organized … Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Pre-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “A Day in The Life of a Turkish OR”

“A Day in The Life of a Turkish OR”    _____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Cuneyt Imamoglu Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  A Day in The Life: Our association name and web address: http://perfuzyon.org.tr Time & Place:   2014 : Adatip hospital heart center-Sakarya -Turkey About The Artist:  Hello, I […]

Perfusion Art: “Grain & Grit”

“Grain & Grit”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: A gritty grainy reflection from an overhead monitor Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  OpCab To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  […]

Perfusion Art: “Anticipation”

“Anticipation”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: Waiting for the moment … Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  Pre-Bypass To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Najaf”

“Najaf”    ________Click image to enlarge Artist:  Unknown Equipment: Digital Editing:  None Narrative:   Surreal picture of a surgical procedure taken in Najaf, Iraq.  I just want to say that I am proud to share what has been an amazing effort of courage and fortitude to all the Iraqis and members of ICHF that have helped restore […]

Perfusion Art: “The Microcosmic God”

“The Microcosmic God”    ________Click image to enlarge Artist:  Paulo Sergio Costa Equipment: Digital Editing:  None Narrative: Time & Place:   Brazil About The Picture:  A very cool picture of a perfusionist from Brazil. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, […]

Perfusion Art: “The Repair”

“The Repair“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300 Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Gradient Layer Narrative:  Bental Procedure.  Left coronary osteal reimplantion Time & Place:  April 2008, San Juan Puerto Rico, About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a […]

Perfusion Art: “Thin Threads”

“Thin Threads“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300 Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Gradient Layer Narrative:  Bental Procedure. Time & Place:  April 2008, San Juan Puerto Rico, About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in […]

Perfusion Art: “FlatLined Pastels”

“FlatLined Pastels”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: A reflection right before coming off bypass. Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  On Bypass Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and […]

Perfusion Art: “Panorama”

“Panorama”___________________________   Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Paulo Franco, CCP Equipment:  Digital, Iphone 5 Editing:  Panorama app Narrative:  this foto, it was taken yesterday during a Frozen Elefant Trunk procedure in Lisbon, Portugal Time & Place:   Our institution is Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE. Comments: Helo, I don’t know if you’re interested […]

Perfusion Art: “Gratitude”

“Gratitude”___________________________   Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Willie Swyer CCP Equipment:  Digital, Sony DSC R1 Editing:  Layers, Enhance, Glow, Sharpen, Vignette Narrative:  Using the Thoratec IVAD as a symbol, thanks is given to all donors and families who have given so much. Time & Place:   2007  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada =  Gratitude by Willie Swyer = You […]

Perfusion Art: “Looking Under the Hood”

“Looking Under the Hood”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Michael Arciszewski MHS CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  ? Narrative:  it is a inferior look at the delphin head and oxygenator, the work horses of the system. The pump is a terumo system 1 Time & Place:   2014  Connecticut About The Picture: Hey Frank! Its Mike Arciszewski, the perfusionist […]

Perfusion Art: “Clouds of Life”

“Clouds of Life”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Willie Swyer CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Layers, Retouch, Enhance Narrative:  Venous/Sucker blood mixing into reservoir at start of cardiopulmonary bypass Time & Place:   2010  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada About The Picture:  Sent by a professional photographer / perfusionist . Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any […]

Perfusion Art: “Flash Test”

“Flash Test”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Willie Swyer CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Adjust for HDR, Layers, B&W conversion Narrative:  With the PVAD, the “Flash Test” will verify that the pump is emptying completely. A flash of white light can be seen on the opposite side of diaphragm. Time & Place:   2004  Halifax, Nova Scotia, […]

Perfusion Art: “Museum Pieces”

“Museum Pieces”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Willie Swyer CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Cropping:  Gradient Filter Narrative:  Harrison Brown heat exchanger with bubble traps Time & Place:   2000  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada About The Picture:  Sent by a professional photographer / perfusionist Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the […]

Perfusion Art: “Growing Up”

“Growing Up”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Fresh out of School and Controlling his environment 🙂 Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  A Redo Op- Tough Case… Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations […]

Perfusion Art: “Between Cases”

“Between Cases”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  For inclusion in the 2015 Gallery: Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  Taking a break- hard day tough cases… Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are […]

The International Perfusion Art Gallery WILL be @ CREF, San Diego- 2014!

  “Between Cases”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  For inclusion in the 2015 Gallery: Time & Place:   2014  West Texas About The Picture:  Taking a break- hard day tough cases… @ CREF, Feb 4-9, San Diego 2014! Thanks to your […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusionistas”

“Perfusionistas”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative: An Italian Operating Theater Time & Place:   2013  Italy? About The Picture:  Italian Perfusion:  Picture found on FB. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion […]

Perfusion Art: “Najaf”

“Najaf”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Hussein Najim 7m Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:    “Amazing. .This picture by my camera. …Really Fantastic art” Time & Place:   2013  Najaf, Iraq About The Picture:  Donated by a FB perfusion group Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the […]

Perfusion Art: “Red Dawn”

“Red Dawn”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Evaluation of oxygenator integrity after z-buffing and drawing off a liter of volume while on bypass.  All is well Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  “Just Checking” while on CPB […]

Perfusion Art: “Sepia et al”

“Sepia et al”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 堂口 琢磨  Takuma Douguchi Equipment:  Digital:Canon EOS kiss Editing:  By Takuma Narrative:   From FB post on Japanese FB Perfusion Group Time & Place:    Japan, 2013 About The Artist: Interesting filter of tubing in a raceway.  CPB in Japan.  Submitted onto FB by:  Takuma Douguchi Click to […]

Perfusion Art: “Light Tube”

“Light Tube”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 堂口 琢磨  Takuma Douguchi Equipment:  Digital:Canon EOS kiss Editing:  By Takuma Narrative:   From FB post on Japanese FB Perfusion Group Time & Place:    Japan, 2013 About The Artist: Interesting filter of tubing in a raceway.  CPB in Japan.  Submitted onto FB by:  Takuma Douguchi Click to Donate […]

Perfusion Art: “Midnight CPB”

“Midnight CPB”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 堂口 琢磨  Takuma Douguchi Equipment:  Digital:Canon EOS kiss Editing:  By Takuma Narrative:   From FB post on Japanese FB Perfusion Group Time & Place:    Japan, 2013 About The Artist: A very cool picture, in an midnightr hues- of CPB in Japan.  Submitted onto FB by:  Takuma Douguchi To […]

Perfusion Art: “Birds-eye view”

“Birds-eye view“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  CCP.  Saso Stoilov Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  By Saso Narrative:  Birds-eye view Time & Place: Hospital:Acibadem Sistina, Skopje-Macedonia About The Artist: CCP from Macedonia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Colours of life”

“Colours of life“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  CCP.  Saso Stoilov Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  By Saso Narrative:   Blood, Plasma, and Blood Volume Expanders Time & Place: Hospital:Acibadem Sistina, Skopje-Macedonia About The Artist: CCP from Macedonia To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Pretzel Logic”

“Pretzel Logic“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Saturation & Spherize Narrative:  The Twists, Turns, & the Convolutions of the tubing of the ECC. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is […]

Perfusion Art: “Cannulation”

“Cannulation“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Saturation & Spherize Narrative:   Aortic cannulation- about to hook up to arterial line. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, […]

Perfusion Art: “Heavy Metal”

“Heavy Metal“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  Casio Exlim 300, Brains, Personality, and Sassy perspective Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: gradient filter Narrative:   The Cardiac Arena …  Front Stage. Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist: Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently […]

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: “Amber Perfusion”

“Amber Perfusion”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Shigeyuki Okahara Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Unknown Narrative:   From FB post on Japanese FB Perfusion Group Time & Place:    Japan? About The Artist: A very cool picture, in an amber hue- of CPB in Japan.  Submitted onto FB by:  Shigeyuki Okahara Click to Donate Click here to View […]

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: “Shrink Wrap”

“Shrink Wrap“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- IT’s amazing ! Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  iphone 4S Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Liquify Narrative:   The hardware … Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in her 2nd […]

Perfusion Art: “The Zone”

“The Zone“ _____Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Nadia Azuero, BS, CCP Equipment:  Digital:  iphone 4S Editing:  By ‘Surfers:  Effects: Sphereize Narrative:   Inside the zone … Time & Place:  2013, USA About The Artist:  Nadia is a Solo Perfusion Contractor, and is currently transitioning to become a physician.  She is in her 2nd year of Med […]

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 Art: “Bentall Sketch”

“Bentall Sketch”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Kertész Róbert Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Undetermined Narrative: Obviously a cool filter was used… Time & Place:   2013 Hungary About The Picture:  Bentall procedure Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting, […]

Perfusion Art: “An ECC Sketch”

“An ECC Sketch”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Kertész Róbert Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Undetermined Narrative: Obviously a cool filter was used… Time & Place:   2013 Hungary About The Picture:  ECC Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting, […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusion Pastels”

“Perfusion Pastels”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Bijender Singh Bali Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Undetermined Narrative: Obviously a cool filter was used to make this picture POP ! Time & Place:   2013  India About The Picture:  On Bypass Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an […]

Perfusion Art: “Pictograph from Brazil”

“Pictograph from Brazil”    ________Click image to enlarge Artist:  Paulo Sergio Costa Equipment:  Pens & Papel Editing:  Erasure Narrative: Time & Place:   Brazil About The Picture:  A very cool drawing by a perfusionist from Brazil. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art […]

Perfusion Art: “Blood Prime”

“Blood Prime”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Blood being dropped in the prime for a low HCT patient- Note how it’s beginning to mix with the albumin…  It will be used to chase the rest of the crystalloid out- to […]

Perfusion Art: “The Sentinels”

“The Sentinels”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Hallish Equipment:  Sony Cybershot Editing:  Picasa Narrative:  Perfusion is an Art and we are Artists 🙂 Time & Place:   2013, Angamali City, India About The Picture:  “To all my perfusion family members worldwide… ” Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

Perfusion Art: “Granite Reflections”

“Granite Reflections”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The colorful “reflection” of heart surgery… Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Middle of an OpCab Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

Perfusion Art: “The Art Gallery ProtoType”

“The Art Gallery ProtoType”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The 1st production canvas- for the Feb 2014 CREF perfusion conference in San Diego, CA Time & Place:   2013  West Texas About The Picture:  Using my team mates to get a […]

Perfusion Art: “The Asian Equation”

“The Asian Equation”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Anna Lou Villena, Perfusionist Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The Philippines & China come together as a heart team Time & Place:   2013  Jilin Heart Hospital About The Picture:  A group of colleagues in China 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to […]

Perfusion Art: “Sizing the Graft”

“Sizing the Graft”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Somewhere in the middle of an OpCab … Time & Place:   2013 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for […]

The International Perfusion Art Gallery WILL be @ CREF, San Diego- 2014!

Click Picture to Enlarge Editor’s Note: I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Susan Westwood and the entire CREF organization for allowing this opportunity to happen at a tremendous perfusion conference! Thank you 🙂 Frank The International Perfusion Art Gallery Will be @ CREF, San Diego 2014! Thanks to your efforts and photo […]

Perfusion Art: “Arterial Switch”

“Arterial Switch”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Undetermined Equipment: Smart Phone Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: Narrative:  Kharkiv Center of Cardiac Surgery : First arterial switch operation made completely by Kharkov team without any supervision. Baby is doing extremely well. Time & Place:   2013, Kharkiv Center of Cardiac Surgery About The Artist:  Kharkiv […]

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 […]

Perfusion Art: “The Count”

“The Count”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Somewhere in the middle of an AVR … Time & Place:   2013 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the […]

Perfusion Art: “Locked & Loaded”

“Locked & Loaded”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Somewhere in the middle of a Benthal… Time & Place:   2013 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the […]

Perfusion Techniques: Parallel Oxygenators

Perfusion Techniques: Parallel Oxygenators  _____Click image to enlarge Perfusionist:  Randy Ransom, CCP Equipment:  FX25 Terumo Oxygenators x 2 / Tubing and “Y” connectors Issues:  None Narrative:  Large Patient:  Preoperative adjustment: Bumped up the ECC capacity  to 2 oxygenators setup as a parallel circuit. Time & Place:   2013 About The Perfusionist:  CCP Click to Donate Click […]

Perfusion Art: “Step Ups”

“Step Ups”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Lee Jinkwon Equipment:  Device: Digital Editing:  None Narrative:  Perfusion in South Korea Time & Place:   2013 About The Artist: “Sorry, I’m not good at speaking English well…. but I’d like to maintain good relations.. thanks” Lee Jinkwon Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for […]

Career Perfusionist: [12] An Excellent Australian Educational Film

An Australian Educational Film_______________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: Here is a YouTube video that was submitted by: Digitalcaravan1 in association with Children’s Hospital, Westmeade, Australia. An Australian commentator discusses all aspects of perfusion and the ECC.  A very thorough summary of the profession as well as the physiological and clinical progression of open heart […]

Perfusion Art: “Intersection”

“Intersection”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Sean Rider CCP Equipment:  Device: Digital Editing:  None Narrative:  Here is a pic I took during a recent case, thought it was cool….. Time & Place:   2013 About The Artist:  CCP Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International […]

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 […]

Perfusion Art: “The Baltic’s”

“The Baltic’s”_________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  ÇOMÜ Perfüzyon Teknikleri Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  hi..My name is Merve.Çanakkale 18 Mart University okuyorum.ÇOMÜ Perfusion Techniques page belongs to me. Speech language is Turkish. Perfusion Art ‘put in a picture I took myself in Bursa.wrote under the picture you do not know the language, so I wrote this […]

Perfusion Art: “Yeliz”

“Yeliz”_________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  A Turkish perfusionist conducting CPB- for an MVR Time & Place:   İzmir, Turkey, 2 weeks ago About The Artist: A young perfusionist in Turkey. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusion ‘La Giaconda’ “

Perfusion ‘La Giaconda’_________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photshop Narrative:  Young Italian Perfusion student, with attitude and a love for medicine and life.  It is titled after the Mona Lisa for a reason- the unique expression in the smile 🙂 Time & Place:   Italy / Undetermined / 2012 About The Artist: An […]

Perfusion Art: “Crystalloid Reverie”

“Crystalloid Reverie”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  In the middle of a double valve from behind the pump… Time & Place:   2012 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations […]

Career Perfusionist: [11] A German Perspective to the Public…

A German Perspective to the Public_______________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: Here is a YouTube video that was submitted by: Adrian Bauer A German perfusionist that decided that just maybe- it would be nice to not go into an hour long diatrbe on who we are and what we do.  Not that there is anything […]

Perfusion Pictures: “The Editor”

“The Editor”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Chelsea Bailey, CST, CORT Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Frank Aprile, CCP: Charting in the AM- 2 valves coming up ! Time & Place:   2012 About The Picture:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations […]

Perfusion Art: “ECMO_Land 2”

“ECMO_Land 2”    ____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Some great PICU nurses helping out on an unexpected adult ECMO Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery […]

Perfusion Art: “The Air Whisperer”

“The Air Whisperer”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  De-airing a cardioplegia bag…  The last bubble 🙂 Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for […]

Career Perfusionist: [10] Going ON & Coming OFF Bypass …

Going ON & Coming OFF Bypass_______________Click image to enlarge Editor’s Note: Here is a YouTube video that is an amazingly artistic expression of the process of initiating and concluding cardioplulmonary bypass.  The classical musical score behind it is by Artist: Peter Schmalfuss; “Nocturne No. 9 in B Major Op. 32/1” This was submitted by: Manoj […]

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 […]

Perfusion Art: “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough …”

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough …”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Watercolor filter. Narrative:  OpCab…  BMI 44.5.  A tough off-pump case- chest was cavernously deep- and tough targets.  But we stayed off. Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  […]

Perfusion Art: “It Takes a Village”

“It Takes a Village”    ____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Watercolor filter. Narrative:  Things heat up as an OpCab gets a little more serious. Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to […]

Perfusion Art: “ECMO_Land”

  “ECMO_Land”    ____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Some great PICU nurses helping out on an unexpected adult ECMO Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery […]

Perfusion Art: “Pay-For-Performance-Baybee”

“Pay-For-Performance-Baybee”    ____________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Famous Texas Heart Surgeon- Paying the Perfusionist… in step with the new upcoming Medicare guidelines…  (LOL- He’s actually buying us lunch) Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit […]

Perfusion Art: “Museum Piece”

“Museum Piece”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative: Giuseppe Salerno :  This heart-lung machine – a device originally designed and built by John Heysham Gibbon between the ‘930s and the ‘950s – dates back to 1958 and can be seen in in […]

Perfusion Art: “Magic Hands”

“Magic Hands”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Op Cab x Some Grafts Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

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 […]

Perfusion Art: “Left Atrial Myxoma”

“Left Atrial Myxoma”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Manoj Sharma Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Watercolor filter. Narrative:  Left Atrial Myxoma Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  Perfusionist in India:  Manoj Sharma Mr. Sharma has his own perfusion FaceBook group:  Care of heart.  It is an excellent international perfusion resource.  Well […]

Perfusion Art: “Early Dallas”

“Early Dallas”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Per Seanne Sevier Azzolina: “the photographer was most likely my father, Gaetano Azzolina, Chief Heart Surgeon at Clinica Gavazzeni back then…” = Equipment:  35 mm = Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments: = Narrative:  A picture of a pioneer perfusionist in Clinica Gavazzeni Private Hospital:  Originally lived […]

Wanted: Perfusion Art for an International Gallery

Click Picture to Enlarge Welcome to the Perfusion Photo Gallery This is a beginning effort to develop a collection of Perfusion related pictures that have been submitted by perfusionists from all over the world. The intention is to develop an online photo gallery highlighting the lives and events of people in our profession. The hope […]

Perfusion Art: “Quest MPS”

“Quest MPS”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Cardioplegia delivery system Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development […]

Perfusion Art: “Crystalloid Reflections”

“Crystalloid Reflections”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Crystalloid Reflections Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of […]

Perfusion Art: “Heme Jellyfish”

“Heme Jellyfish” _  ___________________Click Image to Enlarge Photographer:  Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  iPhone 4 with instagram editing Editing:  instagram editing, Photoshop watercolor filter Narrative:   This is what happens when u drain an entire bag of cell saver into the cats by accident and then blood starts coming through…pretty cool looking Time & Place:  2012: […]

Perfusion Art: “Andrea”

“Andrea”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  On a heart case … Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and […]

Perfusion Art: “Aortic Decannulation”

“Aortic Decannulation” _  ___________________Click Image to Enlarge Photographer:  Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  iPhone 4 with instagram editing Editing:  instagram editing, Photoshop watercolor filter Narrative:   A photo of my personal manometer that travels on every trip with me.  We are good friends! Time & Place:  2012:  Nasiriyah, Iraq About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time […]

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 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 […]

Perfusion Art: “A Student’s Pum p”

“A Student’s Pum p”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giorgiarobertandrea Isidoro Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photshop Narrative:  Italian, Submission by GRA Isidoro Time & Place:   Chieti, Abruzzi About The Artist: Italian Perfusion Student- Has a very unique POV- and is very artistic 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perfusion Art: “Hoofs”

“Hoofs”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Retracting the heart on a distal anastamosis Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the […]

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 […]