2018 Abstracts 

Tuesday, May 1, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

8:00 AM - 8:12 AM

"Maintaining an Optimal Fluid Balance Before, During and After Cardiopulmonary Bypass" A Study Report

Presenter: Mary Claire McGarry, BS RRT LP CCP FPP, Texas Children’s Hospital

Authors: Mary Claire McGarry, BS RRT LP CCP FPP, Texas Children’s Hospital; Maryann West Mueller, Texas Children's Hospital; Richard Blake Denison, Texas Children's Hospital

8:14 AM - 8:26 AM

Translational Research Helping Optimization of Pediatric/Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass Practices: An International Multicenter/Multidisciplinary Approach

Presenter and Author: Luiz Fernando Caneo, InCor-HC-FMUSP

8:28 AM - 8:40 AM

Dogma, The Division of Waters and 30-Day Wet-Priming Storage

Presenter: Brian C. Forsberg, MPH CCP FPP, Novick Cardiac Alliance

Authors: Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli, Novick Cardiac Alliance; Cynthia P. Cervantes, MHSA, CCP, Barry University; Jorge Lopez, Barry University; William M. Novick, Novick Cardiac Alliance

8:42 AM - 8:54 AM

Perfusion Strategies and Colloid Osmotic Pressure

Presenter: Zaheer Ud Din Babar, Maastricht University Medical Center

Authors: Zaheer Ud Din Babar, Maastricht University Medical Center; YM Ganushchak, Maastricht University Medical Center; Patrick W. Weerwind, Maastricht University Medical Center

8:56 AM - 9:08 AM

Massive Air Embolism: ECMO is not Always the Culprit Presenter and Author: Akshay Kumar, MD
9:10 AM - 9:22 AM Therapeutic Effects of Ace-inhibitors

Presenter: Chul Shim, NSUH-LIU School of Cardiovascular Perfusion

Authors: Chul Shim, NSUH-LIU School of Cardiovascular Perfusion; Richard Chan, NSUH-LIU School of Cardiovascular Perfusion

9:36 AM - 9:48 AM The Transition of the SUNY Upstate Perfusion Education Program From a BS to a MS Degree: The driving Educational Philosophy and Resultant Programmatic Structure

Presenter: Bruce Searles, MS, CCP, LP, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Authors: Bruce Searles, MS, CCP, LP, SUNY Upstate Medical University; Edward Darling, SUNY Upstate Medical University; Jeff Riley, SUNY Upstate Medical University

9:50 AM - 10:02 AM Are​ ​Perfusionists in the​ ​United States​ Satisfied​ with​ ​their​ ​Career?

Presenter: David C. Fitzgerald, MPH, CCP, MUSC

Authors: Shem Gossage, MUSC, Taylor Broome, MUSC, TD Davis, MUSC, Dave Fitzgerald, MUSC, Joe Sistino, MUSC

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