Clinical perfusion science

Perfusion is the term used to describe the passage of fluid through tissue.

Clinical perfusion scientists are members of the open-heart surgery team.

Working life

As a clinical perfusion scientist, you’ll work primarily in cardiac operating theatres, as a part of the open-heart surgery team.

As a clinical perfusion scientist, you’ll:

Who will I work with?

As part of the open-heart surgery team, you'll work with staff including cardio-thoracic surgeons, anaesthetists, cardiologists, healthcare scientists working in cardiac sciences, theatre nurses and operating department practitioners.

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