International Perfusion Association


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Perform Report

Perfusion Measures and Outcomes (PERForm) Registry: First Annual Report

The first annual report of the Perfusion Measures and Outcomes (PERForm) registry details patient characteristics and cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) practices from 2019 to 2022 across 42 hospitals. Covering data from 40,777 adult patients, the report highlights trends in myocardial protection, glucose, anticoagulation, temperature, anemia, and fluid management. Key findings include the stability of hematocrit levels and increased pump sucker termination before protamine administration, indicating improved compliance with evidence-based guidelines but identifying areas for enhanced patient safety.


FTC Announces Rule Banning Noncompetes

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a final rule banning noncompete agreements nationwide, aiming to enhance job mobility, increase innovation, and stimulate new business growth. The rule is anticipated to create over 8,500 new businesses annually and could raise worker wages by an average of $524 per year. It also projects to reduce healthcare costs by up to $194 billion over the next decade and potentially increase patent registrations significantly.

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Mastering the Best Practices: A Comprehensive Look at the European Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Adult Cardiac Surgery

The European guidelines, developed collaboratively by EACTS, EACTA, and EBCP, address the critical role of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) management in cardiac surgery, encompassing training of clinical perfusionists, CPB procedures, and anticoagulation to improve patient outcomes. These comprehensive guidelines aim to standardize CPB practices across Europe, based on evidence and best practices, to reduce CPB-related complications and enhance the quality of life for patients undergoing cardiac surgery.


Cookie Policy: International Perfusion Association

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Privacy Policy

The International Perfusion Association collects visitor data, including comments, IP addresses, and browser information, employing cookies for various purposes such as login convenience. The policy covers aspects like Gravatar usage, image uploads, embedded content, and user registration, emphasizing user control over personal data with options for export or erasure, while highlighting the commitment to automated spam detection and overall transparency.


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