Recombinant Factor VII in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (Video)
Courtney Pierce discusses the use of Recombinant Factor VII in pediatric cardiac surgery (14 minutes).
Proud to Be A Perfusionist (Video)
Doc Phiroz discusses his personal experience with CABG surgery and why he is proud to be a perfusionist (16 minutes).
Stage 1 Palliation For Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Without Allogeneic Tissue Or Synthetic Material, With Reduced Blood Product Exposure (Video)
Joseph Deptula presents a case report on a Stage 1 Pallation with reduced blood product exposure (16 minutes).
Optimizing Surgical Myocardial Protection Techniques Using Pharmacological Preconditioning and Combinational Drug Therapy (Video)
Mark Bowers discusses the methods of optimizing myocardial protection using preconditioning and drug therapy (17 minutes).
ICEBP Guideline Subcommittee (Video)
Rob Baker discusses the vision and progress of the ICEBP Guideline Subcommittee (21 minutes).
Positive Effect of An Autologous Platelet Concentrate in Lateral Epicondylitis in a Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial: Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Corticosteroid Injection With a 1-Year Follow-up
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has shown to be a general stimulation for repair. Purpose To determine the effectiveness of PRP compared with corticosteroid injections in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis.
Experimental Study of Tendon Healing Early Phase: Is IGF-1 Expression Influenced by Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel
The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a single application of platelet rich plasma (PRP) gel in a patellar tendon defect on the spatial and temporal expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) during tendon healing.
The Effect of Subconjunctival Platelet-Rich Plasma on Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing
Single-dose subconjunctival platelet-rich plasma (sPRP) injections with or without antibiotic treatment were investigated for their effect on corneal epithelial wound healing in a rabbit model.
The (un)importance of Cerebral Microemboli
The aim of this analysis was to systematically review the studies that directly assessed the association between cerebral microemboli and cognitive decline after cardiac surgery.
The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on the Neovascularization of Surgically Created Equine Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon Lesions
The repair process of tendon injuries, which are common in both human and equine athletes, is slow and the quality of the repair tissue is often inferior to the original tendon tissue, which frequently leads to re-injury.
Sliding Tracheoplasty with Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Video)
Lexi Lenarduzzi presents a case report on a sliding tracheoplasty with cardiopulmonary bypass (16 minutes).
Bloodless Approach to Pediatric Open Heart Surgery for Repair of Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects (Video)
Vince Olshove discusses a bloodless approach to pediatric cardiac surgery for ASD and VSD (14 minutes).
Overview and Mission of the ICEBP (Video)
Donald Likosky and Kenneth Shann present an overview and the mission of the ICEBP (50 minutes).
Adequacy of Anticoagulation During Long-Term Mechanical Support (Video)
Joseph Deptula discusses the adequacy of anticoagulation during long-term mechanical support (40 minutes).
Perfusion Experience Beyond the Operating Room
Bill Debois targets the student population with a presentation on perfusion experience beyond the operating room (21 minutes).
Minimizing Cardiotomy Suction-Induced Risk of Fat Embolism in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery With CPB (Video)
Dr. Azjan discusses the methods of reducing cardiotomy suction-induced fat embolization during CPB (11 minutes).
Hyaluronan-Based Heparin Free Coated Circuit for High Risk Revascularization (Video)
Dr. Gunaydin discusses the use of Hyaluronan-coated circuits for use during high-risk CABG surgery (13 minutes).
Patient Directed Bypass: Cooling for Aortic Surgery – A Preliminary Concept (Video)
Dr. Ridgway discusses a new concept in cooling during surgery of the aorta (11 minutes).
Back to the Stacks: Classic Papers Related to the Current Practice of Perfusion (Video)
Joe Sistino discusses some of the classic papers from perfusion history that are still very relevant in current perfusion practice (19 minutes).
A Cardiopulmonary Bypass Technique to Physiologically Abate the Deleterious Effects of Gaseous Microemboli (Video)
Kristina Schmidt talks about a new technique employed to abate the deleterious effects of gaseous microemboli (14 minutes).
Gaseous Micro-Emboli Production by Hemoconcentrators: Is Pre-Priming an Effective Solution? (Video)
Nicole Spaulding discusses the option of pre-priming the hemoconcentrator in order to remove gaseous microemboli (14 minutes).
The Effects of Alpha-Stat and pH-Stat Blood Gas Management Utilizing Inadequate Flows during Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Video)
Rachel Saniuk discuses the effects of Alpha and pH-Stat blood gas management combined with inadequate flows during CPB (14 minutes).
Modification of Osmolarity and Potassium in PRBCs and FFP Using a Desktop Hemoconcentrator Setup (Video)
Stacia Woldorf presents on using a desktop hemoconcentrator to modify osmolarity and potassium of PRBCs and FFP (13 minutes).