B.Sc. Perfusion Technology


B.Sc. Perfusion Technology [B. Sc. in Perfusion Technology ]

During an open heart operation the cardiopulmonary bypass (heart lung) machine maintains patient’s life by taking over the functions of heart and lungs. Perfusion technologist set up and operates the heart lung machine and other sophisticated equipments used in the operating room.

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.

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. Cardiac Perfusionists operate heart-lung machines, which take over the functions of a patient’s heart and lungs during heart surgery. This is a highly specialised job. 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.

In addition “perfusionist”, directed by surgeon and anesthesiologist, are responsible for regulating the patient’s level of oxygen and carbondioxide. At times, perfusionists administer anesthetic or other pharmaceutical agent through the cardio pulmonary bypass circuit.

To perform these tasks perfusionist must thoroughly understand the body’s circulatory system and must be able to operate complex equipments. Although perfusion technologists usually work in hospitals affiliated with large medical centers, they may also work in educational institutions as researchers or lecturers.

It is the best career option now a days if someone is looking for a career in medical field.  This course has  wide scope in ever expanding health care services and in the growth of multi speciality hospitals. Salary in this field is the best compared to other areas of medical assistants or Operating Theater assistants and depends upon the hospital or organization one joins.

A student can also think of doing M.Sc. Perfusion Technology of which the duration is two years with Biology or B.Sc. in Perfusion Technology as a minimum qualification from a recognized university with at least 60% marks.

Courses are available in diploma, degree and post graduation levels.

List of Colleges with B.Sc. Perfusion Technology course in Bangalore

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List of Colleges with Perfusion Technology course in Karnataka

1 A J INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES,, MANGALORE
2 FORTIS INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, BANGALORE
3 J.N.MEDICAL COLLEGE, BELGAUM
4 NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA, BANGALORE
5 SRI JAYADEVA INSTITUTE OF CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCES & RESEARCH [PERFUSION TECHNOLOGY COURSE], BANGALORE
6 SRI SATHYA SAI INSTITUTE OF HIGHER MEDICAL SCIENCES, (B.SC. PERFUSION TECHNOLOGY), BANGALORE
7 ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL COLLEGE, BANGALORE
8 KLE University, Belgaum
9 JSS University, Mysore

 

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16 thoughts on “B.Sc. Perfusion Technology”

  1. I have 87% in PCB…….
    Iam interested in taking perfusion technology as my UG course……
    plzz give me the necessary directions of good colleges with low fees

  2. Hello sir
    Please mention the date of entrance and interview of b.Sc. perfusion technology course…

    1. Sir is this course good for girls . What about its job oppertunity. Whats the minimum marks need in +2 . Which is the most good college in India ?

  3. Sir is this course good for girls . What about its job oppertunity. Whats the minimum marks need in +2 . Which is the most good college in India ?

  4. sir i woud like to get admission for perfusion technolgy in good collages pls give necessary details about collages and fee structure of it anddate of admission and also date of starting class

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