A Locums ScrapBook: A Day in the Life…

“I joked with the crew, and said, we are in the land of the Paramedics, cuz that’s pretty much all you could see.” Editor’s Note: To view the entire “Locum’s ScrapBook” series- click here I’m doing some perfusion traveling as I am taking my show on the road.  As such, every once in awhile I […]

Free 3/8 Tubing (expired)

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-31940" src="https://i1.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Space-1-1.jpg?resize=529%2C2" alt="Space 1" srcset="https://i1.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Space-1-1.jpg?w=650 650w, https://i1.wp prednisone 20mg tablets.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Space-1-1.jpg?resize=300%2C1 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 529px) 100vw, 529px” data-recalc-dims=”1″ /> Editor’s Note: If you have a mission, or you need this tubing- it’s free!  Just pay shipping and it will be delivered. All inquiries to ecclog@gmail.com Thanks and have a great day! Frank

17th European Congress Perfusion Meeting

Click image to view site JUNE, 14TH – 17TH, 2017 MARSEILLE, FRANCE The registration fee for participants with a full package includes the lunches, the welcome ceremony, the postgraduate course on Saturday, the general scientific sessions, the award winning ceremonial dinner on Friday evening, the exhibition and an information pack, which includes the abstract book. […]

A Locum’s Scrapbook: The ULTIMATE Body Art…

“Heart surgery is the ultimate form of body art- no question about it…” Editor’s Note: I’m doing some perfusion traveling as I am taking my show on the road.  As such, every once in awhile I will be dropping a few notes and pictures of places visited, and observations made.  In a sense, the beginning […]

Some Thoughts about Pump Configuration and Design: Collin Green

“Admittedly there are machines today where the arterial pump can be re-positioned closer to the table and sometimes higher but to the best of my knowledge sucker and cardioplegia pumps tend to stay on the machine base.“ Editor’s Note: I would like to introduce you to a perfusionist that contacted me recently and is the […]

Surgical Cauteries and Damaged Hearts

Editor’s Note: Often forgotten are the consequences of our intervention in matters relating to the heart, and minimizing damage as we attempt to fix it, or save it from overly aggressive efforts to intervene- thus ignoring the primary mandate from the Hippocratic Oath: to “Do No Harm“. Although cauterization is employed to minimize pt risk […]

LPM: A Student’s Perspective- A Case Study

“Special Patient Population: The Morbidly Obese” Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series with our newest associate editor, Shayla Johnson, who is currently enrolled in a perfusion program.  I asked her to join the editorial team because she reflects the passion and excitement that every perfusionist has- or otherwise they wouldn’t do it. I am […]

Perfusion Art: “Weaning…”

Editor’s Note: Man it was a hard and long day.  Pt was very sick, a valve arch combo plate- and it was tuff going to the end.  During the case I was struck by the thought that “THIS- is someone’s Dad!”  (Just in case you think your day was kinda rough 🙂 ) Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, […]