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: “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: “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 […]

New Job Opportunity at AMSECT.org : Staff Perfusionist- Harlingen, TX

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New Job Opportunity at AMSECT.org : Perfusionist- New York, NY

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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 […]

Chief & Staff Perfusionist, Wellington, New Zealand

Click image to view AMSECT job opportunity Job description Chief or Staff Perfusionist Wellington, New Zealand Free Job & Resume’ Posting email:  EccLog@gmail.com (Click Image if you are Looking for Work)

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: “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 […]

Career Perfusionist: [4] What Makes a Perfusionist ?

If what you did yesterday seems big-  You haven’t done anything today…  – Lou Holtz “Becoming a perfusionist wasn’t a reflection of education as much as it was an investment in experience.” So this is a Perfusion Blog, and what does any of that have to do with us? Well to begin with- we weren’t […]

Career Perfusionist: [3] Programs & Certification

Certification bodies/associations American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion – American certification body. Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion Australian and New Zealand College of Perfusionists – Australian and New Zealand Association of Perfusionists. Australasian Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion – The Australian and New Zealand Certification Body. American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion – An American-based association of perfusionists. […]

Career Perfusionist: [2] Training & Education

Training and Education of Perfusionists In the United States, a bachelor’s degree or junior-level prerequisites with concentrations in biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology are required to be admitted to a perfusion program. As of 2012, there were 17 perfusion training programs in the United States. Training typically consists of two years of academic and clinical […]

Career Perfusionist: [1] What is a Perfusionist ?

The perfusionist, also known as a clinical perfusionist or a cardiovascular perfusionist, is a specialized healthcare professional who use the heart-lung machine during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient physiological status. The perfusionist is a highly trained member of the cardiothoracic surgical team which consists of cardiac surgeons, […]