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: 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  

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 […]

Perfusion Art: An Operetta

“An Operetta“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Mohd Zaki Oma Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Hue & Contrast adjustments.  Watercolor filter Narrative:  The Choreography of the Heart Team. Time & Place:   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015 About The Artist:  Kuala Lumpur Reader Comment: I think, perhaps, operetta is a little bit out of the target. OPERA maybe […]

Perfusion Art: The Blue Window

“The Blue Window“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Hue & Contrast adjustments. Narrative:  The Heart-Lung Machine in Gray/Blue Segments Time & Place:   Saudi Arabia, 2015 About The Artist:  Perfusionist in Saudi Arabia:  Prashant Londhe To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below To Submit A Picture: email:  EccLog@gmail.com

Perfusion Art: “Emerald RESERVE”

“Emerald RESERVE“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer: Prashant Londhe Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Contrast filter. Narrative:  The Emerald/Amber Hue  of the prime prior to going on CPB… Time & Place:   Saudi Arabia, 2015 About The Artist:  Perfusionist in Saudi Arabia:  Prashant Londhe To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below […]

Perfusion Art: “Shrink-Wrapped Alaska”

“Shrink-Wrapped Alaska“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital:   iPhone 5s Editing:  By ‘Surfers: Narrative:  This is Allison, a CRNA student down from Alaska to get a cardiac rotation here in Southeast Texas.  She stands behind a translucent anesthesia barrier separating her from the sterile field.  Heading back up North […]

Perfusion Art: “The Stanley Cup!”

“The Stanley Cup!“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  By ‘Surfers: Narrative:  I saw this picture on FB but forgot to note the photographer (plz contact me so I can credit you):  Anyway- For some reason, it just reminded me of the Stanley Cup Hockey trophy- so that’s where the name comes […]

Perfusion Art: “The Unknown Soldier”

“The Unknown Soldier“ ___ __Click image to enlarge- Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital:   iPhone 5s Editing:  By ‘Surfers: Narrative:  Not really sure what was going on with the boots left by the wall- and surgical booties on them.  Was the mission over? Time & Place:  2015 Texas

Perfusion Art: The Sentinel

“The Sentinel“ _____ Photographer:  Unknown Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Contrast Elements:  Cropping Narrative:   A remarkably vital part of the ECC- this is the stopgap for air entering the system, as well as a gatekeeper controlling flow direction Time & Place:  FB contribution About The Artist:  Unknown