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For student coming onto #cardiacsurgery: here’s a primer on cardiopulmonary bypass I usually give between rounds and incision

You won’t pass perfusion boards from this 🧵but hopefully you’ll feel more oriented at the table.

#cardiotwitter #surged #meded #CTSurgery
When I was a sub-I on cardiac surgery I was totally lost on what all the different tubes did and would see a diagram like this and think I should stick to belly surgery:
But it’s not actually that complicated. Basic idea:
Bypass helps us overcome some unique challenges of operating on the heart:
🫀It’s full of blood
🫀It moves
🫀If it’s not moving, then something else needs to perfuse the body while we interrupt it from doing that
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Thank you to everyone who came to our INTERFACE: Science + Art + Health event last week. We are pleased to share our virtual #ArtExhibition & the video recordings of the talks given by our artist & researcher duos! Visit our @Artsteps_ #ArtGallery now: 1/6
Video 1 features @SMQB_UoB Research Fellow Dr Leandro Junges & #LivedExperience artist @MellEJFisher talking about their joint art project which explores #Papilledema #Papilloedema #IdiopathicIntracranialHypertension @DrMollan @IIHUK @IIHDrBirmingham 2/6
In Video 2 @SMQB_UoB Research Fellow Danny Galvis & #Composer Pietro Bardini explore recovery response following #CardiacSurgery through a multi-channel #Soundpiece that mimics the interaction model between hormones & inflammatory mediators @ederzavala 3/6
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#BSEcho2020 Brace yourself for take-off
Dr. Stephanie Curties on Ebstein's disease
🌟Ebstein's more than downward displacement of tricuspid valve --> 💥RV myopathy
🌟Echo: imaging modality of choice
🌟TR is usually severe
🌟variable morphology
🌟Look for associated lesions
#BSEcho2020 Dr. Curties: The forgotten and easily ignored tricuspid valve
🌟Thin leaflets <3 mm
🌟cords insert into 2 adjacent leaflets
🌟3 sets of PMs
🌟No fibrous continuity with PV
🌟Close to AV node #cardiacsurgery
#BSEcho2020 Dr. Curties:The three leaflets of the tricuspid valve
ANTERIOR: large, usually semicircular, infundibular, varying number of scallops
SEPTAL: small, semi-oval, medial, PM may be absent
POSTERIOR: smallest
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