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A Thesis from Japan [ 8 ] Pediatric Q Rates ?

Presentation authored by:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Hiro Kuromitsu is very active as a Japanese perfusionist, and has been an on-line FaceBook friend for quite some time.  He will be presenting a paper on Pediatric Flow Rates / CPB at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in…

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An Italian Peds Mission to Africa !

Editor’s Note: This is a very fun and unique video of the experiences of one Italian perfusionist on a pediatric heart mission to Africa. Dario Fichera has been a friend for quite sometime- and has been a constant source of encouragement and inspiration as the ‘Surfers blog grew up. The following is his video as…

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A New Mission- A New Adventure …

Brian Goes to Basra, Iraq Click image above to view his latest post. This is a NEW Perfusion Blog by Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP, LP. Click the image above to view his site.  He is a tremendous perfusionist, specializing in pediatrics and international perfusion missions.

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Heart Surgery in the PI: The Republic of the Philippines

The Republic of the Philippines. Editor’s Note: This is an interview with Weng Puno-Baldeo, perfusionist in the PI (Philippine Islands).  A lush land of very generous, kind, and caring people. Heart Surgery in the PI: The Republic of the Philippines Click image to view Weng’s FB page… Hi Weng.  First of all, thank you for doing…

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CONTEST ! New Logo For Perfusione.net

NEW LOGO FOR PERFUSIONE.NET CONTEST If you are a web designer, a photoshop lover or just a geek: PERFUSIONE.NET needs a new logo! Can you help us? The best logo could win…ethernal honor!!! Write us: [email protected]

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Most Frequently Visited Places On ‘Surfers

Nothing like Dropping In on a Great Wave … Same as dropping in here and saying hello, or making a comment or suggestion, or just being part of something a little new and different. Thank you so much for visiting. Here is a list of the places most often looked at her on this shiny…

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Getting Inter-Nation Dialogue: A Japanese FB Perfusion group !

Facebook Thread Authored By:  Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) Editor’s Note: Once again, just checking early morning news and chatter on Facebook, and another interesting discussion rears it’s head.  This discussion can be found on the FB group perfusionist.JP founded by Hiroyuki Kuromitsu (Hiro) a Japanese perfusionist. I am Just learning about this site:  Click to view FB…

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Veteran Diaries

By :  Anonymous Veteran Diaries Well Frank, I am happy that our conversation stimulated a new discussion topic. But Methuselah? Really?? Just kidding. I am actually not that sensitive about my age. I worked very hard to get to this point in life’s stages. A few thoughts about older perfusionists: My favorite instructors when I…

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Welcome to A NEW Perfusion Blog !

This is a NEW Perfusion Blog by Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP, LP. Click the image above to view his site.  He is a tremendous perfusionist, specializing in pediatrics and international perfusion missions. His Introductory Posts… =

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From Our Indian Collegues: Right Superior Vena Cava Draining to Roof of Left Atrium

Editor’s Note: This is a series of extremely cogent presentations delivered by ISECT (Indian Society of Extracorporeal Circulation). The source article can be viewed here- https://www.isect.org/ASD.pdf. Right Superior Vena Cava Draining to Roof of Left Atrium The preoperative diagnosis in this patient was sinus venosus ASD with possible partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection. = –…

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From Our Indian Collegues: Anomalous Systemic Venous Return

= Editor’s Note: This is a series of extremely cogent presentations delivered by ISECT (Indian Society of Extracorporeal Circulation). Anomalous Systemic Venous Return Abnormal connections between the inferior vena cava, or right or left superior venae cavae to the right or left atrium may occur. A right-side anomaly (e.g., persistent left superior vena cava to…

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Contributors : Thank You

Editor’s Note: The list below represents only some of  the perfusionists and individuals that have contributed to this website and made an effort to improve us all. In this case, the group below represnts the individuals who have donated pictures to the international perfusion art gallery.  A very fun and revealing project. There are so…

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It’s All the SAME LANGUAGE …

Click above to view Manoj Sharma’s FB page It’s All the Same … I put this up- because of how remarkably similar the cultures of cardiovascular perfusion are throughout the world.  It’s not a dynamic video- but it demonstrates what we all see on a routine basis. It was submitted on FB by Manoj Sharma…

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Italians, Reggae, & CPB

Editor’s Note: This is a FUN video of how the Italians perform cardiac surgery.  It’s fascinating to see the similarities and such few differences (other than ECC parts and protocol). Enjoy 🙂 = CPB @ Our Institution: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNHcJQFPrDk&feature=youtube_gdata_player] = Compliments To: Dario Fichera Update “This video was made when I worked in Switzerland, not in…

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Thank You Wisconsin Perfusion Society :

Click to Visit WPS Thanks Marianne Veir Pilger, Eric D Rauch, and the Wisconsin Perfusion Society for including ‘Surfers in their list of links to visit! That is an honor, and having been to a couple of WPS conferences, (of course knowing MVP), it means a lot to be considered a resource worth visiting by…

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Thank You NORSECT :

Click to Visit NORSECT Well thank you.  This is the first endorsement I have gotten from any perfusion organization, and I appreciate it very much.  The comments you included were very kind 🙂 I encourage any of your members to submit perfusion related photos for the International Perfusion Art Gallery.  Eventually we WILL be able…

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Hello to NORSECT :

Click to Visit NORSECT Every once in a while, there is something right in front of you, you kind-of know it’s there, but it takes a little extra time for the light to turn on. That would be the case when I realized I had somehow missed visiting the Norwegian perfusion website, and adding them…

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A Letter from Florence, Italy

I got this letter from a reader overseas.  I am printing it because every once in awhile we can all use a lift, and the last few days, a lot of heavy criticism has been laid down regarding Circuit Surfers.  So thank you Seanne.  It really helped 🙂 Hi! I’m Seanne Azzolina, born in Dallas…