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Goal Directed Perfusion -Techniques for Reducing AKI and Post-operative Delirium

About this event

Join Terumo Cardiovascular for a free live-webinar exploring Goal Directed Perfusion (GDP) techniques for reducing Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and post-operative delirium. Our guest speakers will review literature examining the role of oxygen delivery (DO2) in GDP, the influence of DO2 on the incidence of postoperative delirium and Terumo Cardiovascular blood parameter monitoring solutions. A live Q&A will follow the presentation.

This event qualifies for the following Category 1 CEUs:

  • European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (EBCP) - 1 Credit Hour
  • American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) - 1.8 Credit Hours


Dr. Cristina Biagioli works as a clinical perfusionist in Rome at the second largest public hospital in Italy, Policlinico Umberto I° Hospital. The Policlinico Umberto I° of Rome is the polyclinic of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Sapienza Università di Roma. Cristina received her perfusion training and degree from Siena University. She was a visiting student at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London in 2001. Cristina also teaches a degree course titled Cardiovascular Perfusion Techniques.

Ed Overdevest, EKP, ECCP started his training as a perfusionist in 1991 at the Erasmus University Hospital in Rotterdam and has worked at the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven since 2004. There, he joined the private group European Perfusion Associates (EPA) in 2005. In 2016 EPA merged with Heartbeat, a larger perfusion company, which is currently responsible for all extracorporeal perfusion procedures in six hospitals in the Netherlands, and treats one third of the Dutch cardiac surgery population. He specializes in blood management, including autologous blood cell therapies, simulation training and automated data recording, with special focus on GDP. He recently completed a research project with Terumo and is preparing for publication.

Steven Dove, MA, PA, CCP Emeritus is a Principal Clinical Specialist for perfusion products at Terumo Cardiovascular. Prior to joining Terumo, Steven served as a physician assistant for six years in adult and pediatric cardiovascular surgery and twenty-six years as a clinical perfusionist. His perfusion career included roles as a perfusion manager and perfusion executive in contract and hospital-based settings.

Please note that the number of participants is limited and therefore registrations might be rejected.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Cristina Biagioli Cardiocirculatory pathophysiology technician and cardiovascular @ Policlinico Umberto

  • Team member
    Samantha Ernst Marketing and Communication Specialist @ Terumo Deutschland GmbH

  • Guest speaker
    Steven Dove Principal Clinical Specialist @ Terumo Cardiovascular

  • Guest speaker
    Ed Overdevest Clinical Perfusionist/ Certified Eusim Trainer @ Heartbeat VOF

Terumo Cardiovascular

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Terumo Cardiovascular provides medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and cardiac surgery. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, electromechanical products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical