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Perfusion Art: “Hoofs”

“Hoofs”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Retracting the heart on a distal anastamosis Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the…

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Perfusion Art: “Shrink Wrap”

“Shrink Wrap”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  About the pic: it was taken today in Strasbourg (France) during a training with suine heart using Transmedics OCS Heart system. Time & Place:   2012: Ircad research centre About The Artist: I Think this says it…

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Perfusion Art: “Cryo Incubation”

“Cryo Incubation”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera Editing:  None Narrative:  About the pic: it was taken today in Strasbourg (France) during a training with suine heart using Transmedics OCS Heart system. Time & Place:   2012: Ircad research centre About The Artist: I Think this says it…

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Perfusion Art: “WaterColors”

“WaterColors”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist, Villa Verde, Taranto – Italy Equipment:  samsung phone SII Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  perfusionist at work Time & Place:   15 june 2012 – surgery room of cardiac surgery About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 346 +  members.…

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Perfusion Art: “The RaceWay”

“The RaceWay”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  Squeezing out a cardiac output … Time & Place:   2012 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the…

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Perfusion Art: “Suitcase & Pump”

“Suitcase & Pump”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist Equipment:  samsung digital camera Editing:  Photoshop Narrative:  Old heart pump Time & Place:   2008 – Rome – Italian Congress of Cardiac Surgery About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 330+  members. Click to Donate Click…

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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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Perfusion Art: “Aesthetics”

“Aesthetics”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Valerio Speciale Equipment:  BlackBerry Pearl 9110 Editing:  None Narrative:  A pretty neat little ECC package … Time & Place:   2012/5/6 in “Clinica S. Michele” MADDALONI (CE) near Naples About The Artist: Valerio Speciale (Photographer & Perfusionist) Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the…

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Perfusion Art: “Looking Glass”

“Looking Glass”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Manoj Sharma Equipment:  Unknown Editing:  None Narrative:  photograph of Dr.Ashwani Suri, Chief Cardiac Surgeon in Tagore Hospital & Heart care Centre , Jalandhar, Punjab (India) Time & Place:   India About The Artist: Perfusionist in India, is passionate about this family, life, and the profession. Click to Donate Click…

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Perfusion Art: “The Oscillator”

“The Oscillator”    ________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Valerio Speciale Equipment:  BlackBerry Pearl 9110 Editing:  None Narrative:  Median Sternotomy  using an oscillating saw, patient with aortic bioprosthesis that has developed an aortic ascending aneurysm. Time & Place:   2012/5/6 in “Clinica S. Michele” MADDALONI (CE) near Naples About The Artist: Valerio Speciale (Photographer & Perfusionist) Click to Donate Click here…

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Perfusion Art: “Road Map”

“Road Map”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer: Manoj Sharma Equipment:  Unknown Editing:  None Narrative:  This picture was shared on a Facebook page.  I have asked permission to include it in the gallery. Time & Place:   India About The Artist: Pending Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and…

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Perfusion Art: “gETTING cONTROL”

“gETTING cONTROL”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Gyüge Sándor Equipment:  Unknown Editing:  None Narrative:  This picture was shared on a Facebook page.  I have asked permission to include it in the gallery. Time & Place:   Hungary About The Artist: Pending Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development…

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Perfusion Art: “Explant”

“Explant”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Adam Richman Equipment:  Samsung Mesmerize Galaxy S Editing:  Instagram Narrative:  My patient that night received a total artificial heart (SynCardia CardioWest) explant followed by an orthotopic heart transplant. Time & Place:   February 2012, Milwaukee, WI About The Artist: I just graduated, accepted a position, and am excited to start soon.  B.S.…

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Perfusion Art: “The Corner”

“The Corner”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera, using instangram app Editing:  Instagram ? Narrative:  Taken on may the 24th  in the night during an aortic arch reconstruction procedure, at Padova University Hospital Time & Place:   2012: Padova University Hospital About The Artist: I Think this says…

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Perfusion Art: “Clarity”

“Clarity”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Dario Fichera Equipment:  Device:samsung galaxy s2 smartphone with 8 mpixel camera, using instangram app Editing:  Instagram ? Narrative:  Taken on may the 24th  in the night during an aortic arch reconstruction procedure, at Padova University Hospital Time & Place:   2012: Padova University Hospital About The Artist: I Think this says it…

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Perfusion Art: “A Student’s Notebook”

“A Student’s Notebook”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giorgiarobertandrea Isidoro Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photshop Narrative:  Italia Time & Place:   Chieti, Abruzzi About The Artist: I Think this says it all 🙂 Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations are for the cost and development of an International Perfusion Art Gallery, Framing, Printing, Matting,…

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Perfusion Art: “Remote Support”

“Remote Support”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Giuseppe Salerno, chief perfusionist Equipment:  Digital Editing:  picasa Narrative:  Description: centrifugal pump made MAQUET Time & Place:   taken in May 2012 About The Artist: A young Italian perfusionist:  Founder of the Facebook Group: Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!  Currently with 284 members. Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any…

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Perfusion Art: “Picture in a Picture”

“Picture in a Picture”    _______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Equipment:  Digital Editing:  Photoshop:  Cropping: Hue & Contrast adjustments:  Gradient filter. Narrative:  A high profile case gets the attention of the local news. Time & Place:   2011 About The Artist:  CCP in Texas:  Editor: Circuit Surfers: Click to Donate Click here to…

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Perfusion Art: “Missed Connections”

“Missed Connections”    ______________________Click image to enlarge Photographer:  Oliver Germany Equipment:  Digital Editing:  None: Narrative:  Scrub nurse playing Paper Toss !!! Time & Place:   Brussels About The Artist:  CHU Saint Pierre – Brussels Chief Perfusionist · Jan 1995 to present · Brussels, Belgium Chirurgie Cardio-Vasculaire & Thoracique To View The Entire Gallery- Click the Image Below…

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Perfusion Art: “The Navigator”

“The Navigator”  ________________________Click Images to Enlarge Photographer:  Emiliano Vitalini Equipment:  Pending Editing:  Photoshop:  Contrast Elements: Narrative:  This is the primary surgeon: Da Vinci Robot Time & Place:  Italia About The Artist: Mr. Emiliano Vitalini, CCP, is an Italian perfusionist that sent a note my way, and sent me a link to his impressive website https://www.perfusione.net/. I…

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Perfusion Art: “Chariots of the Gods”

Both color tones were good- So I offered up two pictures… “Chariots of the Gods”  ________________________Click Images to Enlarge Photographer:  Emiliano Vitalini Equipment:  Pending Editing:  Photoshop:  Contrast Elements: Narrative:   This is the surgeon helping the primary during the surgery… Time & Place:  Italia About The Artist: Mr. Emiliano Vitalini, CCP, is an Italian perfusionist that…

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Perfusion Art: “Clamps & Steel”

“Clamps & Steel” _____ Photographer:  Stefan Seiler Equipment:  Nikon Coolpix S80:   F/3,5: 1/40 Sek. Editing:  Photoshop:  Contrast Elements:  Cropping Narrative:   operating Room at the HLM Time & Place:  01/01/2012  About The Artist:  I’m a clinical perfusionist since 1988 and i work in Muenster   Click to Donate Click here to View Gallery Any Donations…

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Perfusion Art: “Meine Kastell”

“Meine Kastell” _____ Photographer:  Stefan Seiler Equipment:  iPhone 4 Editing:  Photoshop:  Gray scale layer conversion with color highlights Narrative:   EC with CVVH:  dialysier Patient with aortic arch replacement:  Von meinem iPhone gesendet Time & Place:  01/01/2012  About The Artist:  I’m a clinical perfusionist since 1988 and i work in Muenster Click to Donate Click here…

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Wanted: Perfusion Art for an International Gallery

Click Picture to Enlarge Welcome to the Perfusion Photo Gallery This is a beginning effort to develop a collection of Perfusion related pictures that have been submitted by perfusionists from all over the world. The intention is to develop an online photo gallery highlighting the lives and events of people in our profession. The hope…