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Approximation of Scimitar Vein to Atrial Septal Defect During Scimitar Syndrome Repair

By: Maxwell Kilcoyne, Chi Chi Do-Nguyen, Achintya Moulick, Vicki Mahan, Randy Stevens Kilcoyne MF, Do-Nguyen CC, Moulick A, Mahan V, Mesia CI, Stevens RM. Approximation of Scimitar Vein to Atrial Septal Defect During Scimitar Syndrome Repair. April 2020. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.12104028 Originally posted at: https://www.ctsnet.org/article/approximation-scimitar-vein-atrial-septal-defect-during-scimitar-syndrome-repair Introduction Scimitar syndrome is a rare congenital disease characterized by lung hypoplasia…
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Keystone Perfusion Services PC Ranks No. 1090 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000. Northeast Pennsylvania based Keystone Perfusion Services Ranks No. 1090 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 385%. NEW YORK, August 14, 2019– Inc.magazine today revealed that Keystone Perfusion Services PC, a provider of contracted perfusion services, is No. 1090…
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Protecting the Perfusion Field: How to Navigate the ECMO Staffing and Funding Crisis

Introduction to ECMO Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, is a life support technique used to deliver extracorporeal cardiovascular and pulmonary support using hemodynamic care and gas exchanges. Traditionally, perfusionists—highly specialized medical professionals who undergo approximately six years of training to earn their title—have been responsible for the initiation, monitoring, and troubleshooting of the heart-lung machines…
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