Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital (GMCH)
A Perfusionist, also known as a clinical Perfusionist or a cardiovascular Perfusionist, is a specialized health professional who operates the heart-lung machine during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass.
- Shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st Dec. of the year of admission.
- Must have passed 10+2 in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English be 40% & 45% for PH Category candidate instead of 50%.
The Perfusionist is a highly trained member of the cardiothoracic surgical team which consists of cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, surgical technicians, respiratory therapists, and nurses. The Perfusionist's main responsibility is to support the physiological and metabolic needs of the cardiac surgical patient so that the cardiac surgeon may operate on a still, unbeating heart. It is the best career option after B.Sc. and has a wide scope in ever expanding health care services and growth of multi specialty hospitals.
- Cardiac Perfusionist
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