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The Currents, Eddys & Riptides- of Open-Heart Surgery

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Perfusion Art: “Blood on the Tracks””

Perfusion Art: “Blood on the Tracks” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative:  “Blood on the Tracks’ Time & Place:   2021: UpNORTH About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  A long Emergency Case- Late Night

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Perfusion Art: “Davinci”

Perfusion Art: “ Davinci” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: A MidCab with Robotic IMA Harvest Time & Place:   2021: UpNORTH About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  The symmetry on display here is amazing! Impressive watching such an intricate communication process-

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Perfusion Art: “The Ready Room”

Perfusion Art: “The Ready Room” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Rows of surgical shoes- at the ready Time & Place:   2021: UpNORTH About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  It’s a busy place- Reminds me of the Corpsman barracks at the Marine Fleet Marine Force training center- Del Mar 21 Area- Camp Pendleton.

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Perfusion Art: “Twister”

Perfusion Art: “Twister” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Ready to go on pump- looks a bit like a tornado column Time & Place:   2021: UpNORTH About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  Blood in the Prime- the divide between PRBC’s and Crystalloid

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Perfusion Art: Clouds or Hope?

Perfusion Art: “Clouds or Hope?” Photographer: Unknown- Taken from a Perfusion FB Group and shared by an International brother. Equipment: Your Eyes: How you choose to process random cloud formations. Editing: Anger Hair Filter Narrative: When there are so many bad things in the world… I’d prefer to believe that HOPE always prevails 🙂 Time & Place:   2021: North of the…

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Perfusion Art: “Sequester”

Perfusion Art: “Sequester” Photographer: Frank Aprile Equipment: IPhone 10 ish Editing: Anger Hair Filter Narrative: Sequestering Blood during Circ Arrest 🙂 Time & Place:   2021: South of the Savannah About The Artist:  CCP Commentary: Removing blood from unnecessary trauma and turbulence during the circulatory Arrest phase of an Aortic Arch reconstruction/repair

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Perfusion Art: “A Different Kind of Filter”

Perfusion Art: “A A Different Kind of Filter” Photographer: Frank Aprile Equipment: IPhone 10 ish Editing: Heavy Filters Narrative: Lunch Break- Selfie at Subway🙂 Time & Place:   2020: South of the Savannah About The Artist:  CCP Commentary: Chilling at a vendor table outside of Subway. Grabbing lunch before the next run

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Perfusion Art: “A Picture Within”

Perfusion Art: “A Picture Within” Photographer: Frank Aprile Equipment: IPhone 10 ish Editing: Heavy Filters Narrative: Taking a picture of them taking a picture 🙂 Time & Place:   2020: South of the Savannah About The Artist:  CCP Commentary: Reassessing VA ECMO Cannulation…

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Perfusion Art: “Put a Little LOVE in your Art…”

Perfusion Art: “Put a Little Love in your Art…” – = Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment: Iphone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative:   What stands out in this picture is not the first set of hands holding the crystal heart- RATHER the second set- supporting the first 🙂 Time & Place:  South of the Savanna River, 2020 About…

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Perfusion Art: “Access DENIED!”

Perfusion Art: “Access DENIED !” – Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment: Iphone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative:   And….   The Cryptic Reality of COVID-19-   This is our Chief Cardiac Anesthesiologist- Truly a gatekeeper to ALL things deleterious to our outcomes.  My sincerest respect 🙂 Time & Place:  South of the Savanna River, 2020 About The…

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Perfusion Art: “The G-Man Cometh…”

  Perfusion Art: “The G-Man Cometh…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment: Iphone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: And….   It’s AngioVac Day! Time & Place: South of the Ohio River, 2020 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  The 3rd of 3 consecutive A-Vac Cases–  G-Man brings it!!

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Perfusion Art: “IMPELLA MAN…”

Perfusion Art: “IMPELLA MAN…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment: Iphone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: A long Operation where Attention to the Mitral Valve and Grafts Overcome a Low EF- With a Little bit of Help 🙂 Time & Place: South of the Ohio River, 2020 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A new and…

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Perfusion Art: “Crimson Misfits…”

Perfusion Art: “Crimson Misfits…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment: Iphone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Errant Blood splatter during removal of an Aortic Root Cardioplegia Needle Time & Place: South of the Ohio River, 2020 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  The blood droplets look like glossy ladybugs on a translucent sheet to Plastic 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “The Learning Tree”

Perfusion Art: “The Learning Tree” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment: IPhone-8 Editing: Photoshop Narrative: A step by step narrative and demonstration of the Floating of a Swann-Ganz PA Catheter… Time & Place: August 2020, South of the Ohio River About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  The art of teaching renders back from the mythological tree under…

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Perfusion Art: “In the Zone…”

View Post Perfusion Art: “In the Zone…” Photographer: Annonymous Equipment: Canon AE1 ? Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Shiley S070 1980 Time & Place: THI  1980 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  I have the honor of working with this Perfusionist- A real Pioneer- and UNMATCHED Dedication!!! The Original:

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Perfusion Art: “Where Only Falcon’s DARE…”

Perfusion Art: “Where Only Falcon’s DARE…” Photographer: Unknown Equipment: IPhone Something? Editing: Just a tiny bit of Photoshop Narrative: That’s ALOT of MUTUAL TRUST going on there 🙂 Time & Place:   2020: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia About The Artist:  The best of the best is all I can say 🙂 Commentary:  I rarely put…

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Perfusion Art Gallery Reprint Order Section

Thank you for your interest in ordering art from CircuitSurfers.com.  All art is Original and International All art is presented on 24 x 36 Canvas or 20 x 30 metallic Finish 7 countries are represented by 11 Perfusionists/Artists = USA India Italy Macedonia Hungary Ecuador Ukraine Click on Images to Enlarge  (Click on Titles to…

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Perfusion Art: “This Is Our Life NOW…”

Perfusion Art: “This Is Our Life NOW…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment: iphone 8 plus Editing: None Narrative: Time & Place: 2020: Daniel Boone Country- Ohio River About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  Putting another Mask to bed for the night with his new Brother- after a late emergency heart.  TWINNING!

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Perfusion Art: “Social Distancing- Our New Normal”

Perfusion Art: “Social Distancing- Our New Normal” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment: iphone 8 plus Editing: None Narrative:  A look at what going out to dinner looks like now :). Time & Place: 2020: Daniel Boone Country- Ohio River About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  Working on Social Distancine

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‘Surfers Time Line- Though the Last 9 Years :)

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. Others were taken from various posts and…

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The Year in Review: Perfusion Art 2019

Merry Christmas 2019!  Be KIND- Allow Love into your Heart 🙂 Editor’s Note: Its been a heck of a year.  The world is less safe, things are heating up, heart surgery doesn’t stop, and our assertion as perfusionists- to deliver undiminished supreme performance each and every day- remains unaffected- because that is the nature of…

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Perfusion Art: “ParaCHute”

Perfusion Art: “ParaCHute” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment: iphone 8 plus Editing: None Narrative:  A salvaged unit of processed cell saver blood- waiting to be deployed. Time & Place: 2019: Daniel Boone Country- Ohio River About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  Available to be returned to the ECC or transferred to MDA post CPB 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “The Noble IMA”

Perfusion Art: “The Noble IMA” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment: iphone 8 plus Editing: Photoshop Art Filters  Narrative: Reducing extraneous tissue and debris from the IMA Time & Place: 2019: Daniel Boone Country- Ohio River About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary: A Naked silhouette of the IMA as it is surgically manicured 

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Perfusion Art: “Stay Focused”

Perfusion Art: “Stay Focused” Photographer: Saso Stoilov-CCP Equipment: iphone7plus Editing: Unknown  Narrative: Stay Focused Time & Place: Acibadem Sistina Hospital,Skopje 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary: NA