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Perfusionist

Perfusionist

Perfusionist: A medical professional who controls external circulatory and respiratory functions, and temperature regulation of patients during surgery and severe illness.

Diseases or Medical Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Perfusionist:

The following list of diseases or medical conditions are some (but not all) of the medical issues that may be treated by Perfusionist (medical specialist) or where a Perfusionist may be involved:

Medical Tests Performed or Analyzed by Perfusionist

The following list of medical tests or medical diagnostic procedures are some (but not all) that may be performed, prescribed or diagnosed by Perfusionist, ordered by Perfusionist, or where a Perfusionist may be involved in such tests:

  • Assess blood tests
  • Assess blood oxygenation
  • Monitor arterial blood gas
  • Monitor anticoagulation and hemotalogy
  • Monitor physiology
  • Electrophysiological analysis

Medical treatments of Perfusionist

The following list of medical treatments or medical procedures are some (but not all) of the treatment activities that may be performed by Perfusionist, ordered by Perfusionist, or where a Perfusionist may be involved in such treatments:

  • Operate circulation equipment (heart-lung machine)
  • Auto transfusion
  • Administer blood/blood products
  • Counter pulsation
  • Circulatory support/ventricular assistance
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) / Extracorporeal life support (ECLS)
  • Myocardial preservation
  • Induce and reverse hypothermia/hyperthermia
  • Hemodilution
  • Hemofiltration
  • Isolated limb/organ perfusion
  • Organ preservation
  • Dialysis
 

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