A Locums’ ScrapBook: “You Doin’ Alright” vs “Yeah-Yeah-Yeah”

              Editor’s Note: To view the entire “Locum’s ScrapBook” series- click here My life is Family First and then Perfusion.  I switched from staff perfusionist to becoming a Locum’s traveler to make sure my kids and family would have a solid place to call home.  I travel because it puts […]

A Locum’s ScrapBook: Sometimes… The Bear Gets YOU…

“The simple fact that a centrifugal hand-crank is in the room, does not at all satisfy the “yes” box in the checklist” Editor’s Note: Just when you get to the comfort zone of thinking “you are pretty good”? You find out you’re pretty NOT! But don’t get knocked down and NOT get back up.  Shit […]

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 […]

The BEST of the BEST: ‘Surfers 2014

(Click on any images below to read associated article)  Editor’s Note: 2014 was a break out year for Circuit Surfers.  with roughly 130,000 visits and increasing our readership significantly- we have become a comfortable and diverse on-line meeting site for perfusionists from all over the globe to visit and interact. Thank you for your support […]

Why We Do This: [ 9 ] Diving With Dolphins

Editor’s Note: This is a a video of people that choose to live and interact. One of the many reasons that we as perfusionists do what we do- preserve and commit to lives we may not be familiar with- but lives that are to be cherished. Thanks for all you do 🙂 My best friend’s daughter- […]

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

Student Seeking Job Shadow Opportunity: Miami Area

Editor’s Note: Anybody in Florida want to help this potential perfusion candidate out? Mr. Aprile, Hi , I’m a student at MDCC, getting the prerequisites done which I need to enroll in Barry U’s perfusionist program. I would love to shadow a perfusionist at work one time to make absolutely sure that this is what […]

Student Seeking Job Shadow Opportunity: Miami Area

Editor’s Note: Anybody in Florida want to help this potential perfusion candidate out? Mr. Aprile, Hi , I’m a student at MDCC, getting the prerequisites done which I need to enroll in Barry U’s perfusionist program. I would love to shadow a perfusionist at work one time to make absolutely sure that this is what […]

Perfusion Art: “The Halo”

“The Halo”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Bibi Aguerrevere Equipment:  digital Editing:  Cropping- Hues adjustment Narrative: Hi,  My name is Bibi Aguerrevere from Domenican Replublic – Hospital Cedimat, I experienced this image yesterday in an Aortic valve replacement. Will like to share it with you (#nofilter) the heart just appeared  Blessings Time & Place:   Domenican Replublic – Hospital […]

Perfusion Art: “My Office”

“My Office”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: R.Cottman Equipment:  digital Editing:  None Narrative: Cardiac OR suite.  Time & Place:   2014 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, and Expenses associated with delivering the Gallery to future Perfusion Conferences. A project […]

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: “Purgatory”

“Purgatory”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Steve Speed, Northern California Equipment:  iPhone 5s Editing:  Contrast and lighting adjustment, Watercolor Filter (‘Surfers) Narrative: Running cases in the hybrid rooms are interesting because of the size of the room and the ominousness of the surgery illuminated by shallow lighting in a darkened room.  Time & Place:   Northern California, 11/4/2014 Click to Donate […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusion Bone Yard”

“Perfusion Bone Yard”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 循環工 Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Retired Perfusion Equipment: “Bye bye, Mr. Pump- I’ll miss you” Time & Place:   Fengyüan, Taiwan 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, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

Perfusion Art: “Perfusion Bone Yard”

“Perfusion Bone Yard”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: 循環工 Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Retired Perfusion Equipment: “Bye bye, Mr. Pump- I’ll miss you” Time & Place:   Fengyüan, Taiwan 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, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

Perfusion Art: “The TEAM”

“The TEAM”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:   Watercolor Filter Narrative: Surgical Team during Open-Heart surgery Time & Place:   Ad Dammam, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia 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, and Expenses associated with delivering […]

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, […]