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Cardiovascular Perfusion

Cardiovascular Perfusion

Should you or your child need a surgical or medical procedure that requires support or temporary replacement for circulatory and/or respiratory function, you may take advantage of the expert cardiovascular perfusion services you’ll find at OU Health.

Expert Perfusion Services

When you choose Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health for pediatric cardiovascular care, you’ll work with fellowship-trained and board-certified perfusionists skilled in selecting, setting up and operating advanced equipment needed during surgical and medical procedures. Care options may involve:

  • Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) equipment (heart-lung machine)

  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

  • Other innovative cardiovascular perfusion technologies and procedures

You also benefit from specialized approaches to care management that create an environment of safety while minimizing complications. These efforts typically help achieve superior outcomes for your or your child’s medical or surgical procedures.

Innovative, Research-Based Care

At OU Health, you and your loved ones gain access to expertise and information that comes from our participation in basic scientific research and clinical research projects.

As a result, you may benefit from innovative treatment options, such as mononuclear cell therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and others, that can lead to advanced procedures and caregiving practices for the particular health condition faced by you or your loved one.

Your Cardiovascular Perfusion Team

While working with one of Oklahoma’s most highly specialized and progressive cardiovascular perfusion teams, you benefit from the extensive experience of OU Health perfusionists and cardiovascular specialists who perform more than 350 bypass procedures each year.