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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

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Perfusion Art: “Life Swirl…”

Perfusion Art: “Life Swirl…” Photographer: Julie Mokry, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing: Multiple Filters   Narrative: N/A Time & Place: Santa Rosa, CA, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary: Hey, Frank!  If you want to use these…

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Perfusion Art: “Suckers On…”

Perfusion Art: “Suckers On…” Photographer: Julie Mokry, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing: Multiple Filters   Narrative: N/A Time & Place: Santa Rosa, CA, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary: Hey, Frank!  If you want to use these…

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Perfusion Art: “OVerTheTop”

Perfusion Art: “OVerTheTop” Photographer:  Adam Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters   Narrative: From behind a CellSaver Reservoir Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  An Unusual Angle 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “COLD Sweat”

Perfusion Art: “COLD Sweat” Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters   Narrative: Condensation on Cardioplegia Filter Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A fun picture 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “The Red Tower”

Perfusion Art: “The Red Tower” Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters   Narrative: These Colors REALLY pop! Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A fun picture 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “uNDER the hOOD”

Perfusion Art: “uNDER the hOOD” Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters   Narrative: Camera view of the Surgical Team From the Ground Up 🙂 Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A fun picture 🙂 Variant of the Original:

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Perfusion Art: “eVH Aside”

Perfusion Art: “eVH Aside” Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters   Narrative:  Camera view after completion of EVH Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A fun picture 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “LUFT-Balloons

Perfusion Art: “LUFT-Balloons Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Multiple Filters Narrative:  Pre Bypass- Blood Prime Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  2 units and and prime meds- ready to drop 🙂

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Perfusion Art: “Self Portrait”

Perfusion Art: “Self Portrait” Photographer:  Frank Aprile, CCP Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  None Narrative:  Pre Bypass Time & Place:   Northern Indiana, 2019 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  A different kind of Selfie 🙂 🙂 The Variant of this Picture 🙂

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“Perfusion Doodle Art”

“Perfusion Doodle Art” Photographer:  John Norico Sorio, Philippine Heart Center Equipment:  IPhone something Editing:  Cropping:   Narrative:  Doodle Art Time & Place:   Philippines 7/10/18 About The Artist:  Perfusionist Commentary:  Sent from my Huawei Mobile

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Perfusion Art: Insight from an LVADer

“Insight from an LVADer” Contributor:  ‎Michael-Joshua Morris‎  Equipment:  Cut N Paste 🙂 Editing:  Photoshop: Contrast Filter Narrative: Joshua is an on-line friend I met almost 6 years ago.  He has had a HeartMate II in for that entire duration plus I believe at least 1 or more years prior.  His story is amazing- and 5 years ago I…

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Perfusion Art: Flagellae

“Flagellae” Photographer: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  IPhone 6S Editing:  Photoshop: Metallic Filter:  Narrative: I like this picture because it demonstrates the variety of ECC shunts that are limited only by your imagination. Time & Place: Southern Indiana/  February 2017 About The Artist:  Locum’s Peerfusionist  

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Perfusion Art: “Thermal Cross Hairs”

“Thermal Cross Hairs” Photographer: John Campbell BSc (Hons) MSc FRSH ACCP FCCP Equipment:  DigitalSomething Editing:  Photoshop Narrative: Thermal image of a Sorin vanguard cardioplegia device in action in Nottingham. Blood temp in 34C blood out of Vanguard 4C. Time & Place: Trent Cardiac Centre/  October 2016 About The Artist:  Chief perfusionist, Trent Cardiac Centre  

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Perfusion Art: “TAVR Mondays”

Photographer:  Frank Aprile,CCP Equipment:  Digital, 6S Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  Following 3 TAVR’s it was one of those days that at the end of it- there was a serious storm- quick and relentless hail- but at the end of it?  This pretty much sums up our results for the day 🙂 Time & Place: Upper Midwest, September 2016 About…

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Perfusion Art: “Anarchy!”

Photographer:  Frank Aprile Equipment:  Digital, 6S Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  This wet setup had expired- so the prime was dumped, and a scary looking mess of a puzzle appeared. Time & Place: Upper Midwest, September 2016 About The Artist:  Cardiovascular Perfusionist/Locums

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Perfusion Art: “Bodhisattva”

“Bodhisattva” Photographer:  Margaret Relle Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  The bodhisattva—the renowned ideal of Mahayana Buddhism—is not a god or deity but a way of being all we can aspire to. Those who take the bodhisattva vow make one simple commitment: to put  others first, holding nothing back for themselves. Time & Place:   Syracuse, NY, August 2016…

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Perfusion Art: “Waiting”

“Waiting…” Photographer: Santiago Santiago Domenec Equipment:  Digital Editing:  None Narrative:  Primed and waiting to engage CPB… Time & Place:   Badelona, Spain 2016 About The Artist:  Perfusionist

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Perfusion Art: Perfusionista Amazonas

“Perfusionista Amazonas”    ________Click image to enlarge Artist:  Paulo Sergio Costa Equipment: Digital Editing:  None Narrative: Time & Place:   Brazil About The Picture:  A very cool picture of a perfusionist from Brazil.

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Perfusion Art: “CCP”

Perfusion Art: “CCP” Editor’s Note: This week is “Perfusionists Week” or day or minute or whatever.  We never used to have a day dedicated to us- because everyday we were dedicated to something greater with a more noble spark behind it than cookies and cream.   That would be “ByPass Baybee” 🙂 Even though the…

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Perfusion Art: “Angels of Mercy”

“Angels of Mercy” Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  I-phone 6s PLUS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  A medevac helicopter– waiting for the next call… Time & Place:   Iowa, Spring 2016 About The Artist:  Locums’ Perfusionist.

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Perfusion Art: “It Takes a Village…”

“It Takes a Village…” Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, LP, CCP Title:  Chandra Gall, MS, LP, CCP Equipment:  I-phone 6s PLUS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  There were 15 people in the OR at one point:   Time & Place:   Iowa, Spring 2016 About The Artist:  Locums’ Perfusionist.

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Perfusion Art: “Communion”

“Communion” Photographer: Frank Aprile. BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  I-phone 6s PLUS Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  Like a gathering of souls- focused on one thing… The patient 🙂 Time & Place:   Iowa, Spring 2016 About The Artist:  Locums’ Perfusionist.