Perfusion Art: “TAVR Mondays”

Photographer:  Frank Aprile,CCP Equipment:  Digital, 6S Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  Following 3 TAVR’s it was one of those days that at the end of it- there was a serious storm- quick and relentless hail- but at the end of it?  This pretty much sums up our results for the day 🙂 Time & Place: Upper Midwest, September 2016 About […]

Perfusion Art: “Bodhisattva”

“Bodhisattva” Photographer:  Margaret Relle Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  The bodhisattva—the renowned ideal of Mahayana Buddhism—is not a god or deity but a way of being all we can aspire to. Those who take the bodhisattva vow make one simple commitment: to put  others first, holding nothing back for themselves. Time & Place:   Syracuse, NY, August 2016 […]

Perfusion Art: “CCP”

Perfusion Art: “CCP” Editor’s Note: This week is “Perfusionists Week” or day or minute or whatever.  We never used to have a day dedicated to us- because everyday we were dedicated to something greater with a more noble spark behind it than cookies and cream.   That would be “ByPass Baybee” 🙂 Even though the […]

Perfusion Art: Dawgz

Editor’s Note: I have huge respect for this guy.  Whitt Behr is a perfusionist in Oklahoma, who did a perfusion job shadow down in Lubbock, TX back a few years ago. He has written an impressive series here regarding his experience as a perfusion student.  He was and is, a frequent contributor on the ‘Surfers editorial […]

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, […]

Perfusion Art: “The Gym”

Editor’s Note: I took this picture (and a couple of others below-) of a vast room attached to the OR, that houses all of the extra equipment not used on a routine basis.  It reminded me of a museum filled with slumbering beasts waiting to be beckoned.  It is appropriately named “the Gym” by the […]

Perfusion Art: “Petulant”

“Petulant“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  I-phone 5S Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  The surgeon waits for his PA to finish harvesting an endovascular vein graft… cricket… cricket… Time & Place:   Midwest, 2015 About The Artist:  Locums’ Perfusionist.

Perfusion Art: “The Other Room”

“The Other Room“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  I-phone 5S Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  A reflection against a window of one surgery, while capturing the other room as well- through connecting room with window to both surgical suites. Time & Place:   Midwest, 2015 About The Artist:  Locums’ Perfusionist. To View The Entire […]

Perfusion Art: Cross Clamps

“Cross Clamps“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Giuseppe Salerno Equipment:  I-phone Editing:  Instagram Narrative:  Surgery room of the cardiac surgery department of Taranto Time & Place:   Taranto, Italy 2015 About The Artist:  An Italian Perfusionist who has helped make this blog something special 🙂 To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: […]

Perfusion Art: Getting Ready…

“Getting Ready“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Brent Equipment:  I-phone Editing:  Photoshop:Filter. Narrative:  One of the best OR watches ever!  G-Shock!. Time & Place:   South East Texas 2015 About The Artist:  An excellent perfusionist- and Father To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com  

Perfusion Art: Cross Clamp by Perfusionist

“Cross Clamp by Perfusionist“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Nagaraju Rangam Equipment:  Digital Editing:  None. Narrative:  Primed ECC with clamps. Time & Place:   CARE Hospital,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad, 2015 About The Artist:  A Young perfusionist in Hyderbad, India To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com  

‘Surfers Media ThumbNails FOR 2012

Editor’s Note: I thought I would put together a thumbnail gallery of the life and times @ Circuit Surfers, as a way to let you- the reader- pick and choose what images you would like to look at.  Some of these are from the International Perfusion Art Gallery– while others were taken from various posts […]

Perfusion Art: An Endoscopic View

“An Endoscopic View“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Olivier Germay Equipment:  Digital- Endoscopic Camera Editing:  Photoshop:  Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  Wide angle view of the ECC and the Heart Team. Time & Place:   CHU Saint Pierre – Brussels, 2015 About The Artist:  Chief perfusionist and multiple contributor to ‘Surfers To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below […]