RAPP is a technique utilized to min. hemodilution associated anemia on cardiopulmonary bypass. Risks associated with RAPP: hypotension, acute hypovolemic shock and hypo - perfusionview event
ECMO is designed for those exposed to or working with ECMO patients who wish to gain a greater understanding of ECMO , physiology, patient selection, cannulation strategiesview event
This program will discuss the use of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) therapy and debate the use of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) as continuous dialysis or as a therapy to manage and create homeostasis in the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ECMO patient.
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John Ingram is a magna cum laude graduate from University of Texas, Texas Heart Institute and a board certified perfusionist currently specializing in adult perfusion as well as pediatric and adult ECMO. He has several medical patents and has served as a consultant for nearly every perfusion manufacturer. He has published seven research publications in the perfusion literature, and has presented both nationally and internationally. With fifteen years experience as a Chief Perfusionist, and thirty years perfusion experience in total, he presently provides nationwide temporary and long term locum tenens coverage.
Tammy graduated from Texas Heart Institute and had been practicing for nearly 17 years in the Houston and surrounding areas. She is employed with Houston Extracorporeal Technologies as a clinical perfusionist. Her professional interests are perfusion education, ECMO management and blood conservation.