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Perfusion Art: “1st Responders”

Perfusion Art: “1st Responders” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Fighting Back!!! Giving Covid Hell! Time & Place:   2021 – Daniel Boone Country About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  ICU Nurse Elaine– Doesn’t quit- Doesn’t quit her patients- and she doesn’t back down from Covid! She definitely marches the halls like a Marine Corps Drill Sgt.…

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Perfusion Art: “It Takes a Village…”

Perfusion Art: “It Takes a Village…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: A lot of CO2 in the Hybrid Room… Time & Place:   2016- Somewhere in Iowa About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  This looks like a Medieval Painting- Very surreal 🙂 ___________________________________

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Perfusion Art: “Thoracic Park…”

Perfusion Art: “Thoracic Park…” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: End of a long day- TAVRs x 3 Time & Place:   2021- North of the Wabash River About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  We dodged a bullet today. A very nice save. Couldn’t help but notice how much our equipment resembles mechanical versions of Apex predators…

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Perfusion Art: “The DoorWay”

Perfusion Art: “The DoorWay” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: “What You Lookin At???” (Opening the Chest for CPB-) Time & Place:   A While Ago: West Texas About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  Two Amazing Clinicians- in a class of their own 🙂 _______________________________________

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Perfusion Art: “Anticipation”

Perfusion Art: “Anticipation” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: When Blood moves forward to meet a crystalloid Ocean… 🙂 Time & Place:   2021: MidWest About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  Things we look at every day … _______________________________________

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Perfusion Art: “Gradients”

Perfusion Art: “Gradients” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: Say hello to your little friend… Every day we see this so often- I think we forget we are looking at it 🙂 Time & Place:   2021: MidWest About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  Things we look at every day … _______________________________________ The Original Shot:

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Perfusion Art: “Crimson Tubes”

Perfusion Art: “Crimson Tubes” Photographer: Frank Aprile, CCP, BBA, LP Equipment: I Phone 8+ Editing: Photoshop Narrative: An Aortic Root Reconstruction Time & Place:   2021: MidWest About The Artist:  CCP Commentary:  There is a raw artistic beauty to the reshaping and re-sculpturing of the human heart

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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…