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Cardiac perfusion

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The Department of Clinical Perfusion provides services to the Cardiothoracic Surgery & Cardiology Department at Children’s Health Ireland.

Clinical Perfusionists are specialised healthcare professionals, who manage the heart lung machine during these procedures.

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Some of the things that a perfusionist does are:

  • connects the heart lung machine to the child's blood vessels
  • checks and adjusts the blood pressure, oxygen level, temperature and other factors
  • supports the child's heart and lungs after surgery or during illness
  • provides emergency care if needed

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We work along side cardiology in Children's Health Ireland.

Please contact us for information on referrals.

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