Indian Society of Extra Corporeal Technology (ISECT) is constituted in 1983 with 13 Founder Members after lot of struggle and Registered under Tamil Nadu Society Act in 1985. This was made possible due to the support and encouragement given bY some senior most pioneer Cardiac Surgeons. Shri V.M. Joshi - Mumbai and Shri S. Kuppuswamy - Chennai were founder President and General Secretary respectively.
After six years of fighting with Government of India in the year 1984 we got recognition as perfusionist in Government of India HRD department. To achieve this mission perfusionists called three days strike in AIIMS. They got success and upgraded and got arrears of six years from Government of India. ISECT is the only body representing the perfusion community all over India and is a member of international perfusion/extra corporeal clinical Perfusionist association community. ISECT is the only body to give us Identification as "PERFUSIONIST".
ISECT was holding joint annual conferences along with Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (IACTVS) till year 2000. Since 2001 the annual conferences are being held independently. A steady economic growth led the association to stay on its feet.
At annual conferences half a day is dedicated for continuing perfusion education programme and eminent cardiac surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, scientists from various national institutes and eminent perfusion colleagues from abroad are invited to deliver guest lectures. The young upcoming research oriented perfusionists are honored every year at its annual conference with Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Momentoes, Cash awards with certificates.» Read More