Indian Society of Extracorporeal Technology

Indian Perfusionists


Journal - IJECT

IJECT is an open access, peer reviewed journal with a primary objective to provide an academic medium that support high-level learning, teaching and research in the fields of Extra -Corporeal Technology. The major areas covered in journal includes:

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass

  • Cardiac Surgery

  • Cardiac Anaesthesia

  • ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation)

  • ECLS (Extra Corporeal Life Support)

  • Mechanical Assist Devices

  • Fluid Dynamics

  • Blood Management

  • Coagulation

IJECT also publishes a selection of editorial comments, review articles, case reports, innovations, technical challenges, invited commentary and letter to editor. This Annual journal is intended, in its publications, to stimulate innovative ideas and foster practical application from the evidence based practice and research findings.

Aim & Scope

The aim and scope of the journal is to provide an academic medium and an important reference for the advancement & dissemination of research results that support high-level learning, teaching and research in the fields of extra corporeal technology including cardiopulmonary bypass, extra corporeal life support. Original theoretical work and application-based studies, which contributes to a better understanding of extra corporeal technological challenges, are encouraged.

Call for Papers: All Manuscripts must be submitted through e-mail at :

Indexing : Presently we are indexed in

Print ISSN : 2231-0665

Online ISSN : 2231-0673

Editorial Board


Mukta Tiwari


LM 341

Director Clinical Perfusion & DMS Cardiac Surgery.
Eternal Hospital & Research Institute.
An affiliate to Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.
Jaipur. Rajasthan


Alok Kumar


LM 454

Perfusionist, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Arijeeth Saxena


LM 640

Perfusionist, Department of C.T. Surgery, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Pasam Gopal Naidu


LM 369

Chief Consultant Perfusioinst, Apollo Hospital, Bangalore.

PVS Prakash


LM 243

Consultant Perfusionist & HOD, Narayana Health, Bangalore.

Vishwas K Paul


LM 209

Consultant Cardiac Perfusionist, Ashwini Cooperative Hospital & Research Center, Solapur, Maharashtra.


Alois Philipp



Chief Perfusionist & ECMO coordinator University of Regensburg, Germany.

Ashley Hodge



Cardiothoracic Surgery Quality and Safety Officer
Cardiovascular Perfusionist
The Heart Center |Nationwide Children's
Clinical Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University, College of Medicine.




Team Leader, Pediatric Perfusion and ECMO Services: Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Ajeet Bana



Chairman Cardiac Sciences, Eternal Hospital & Research Institute.
An affiliate to Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Jaipur. Rajasthan.

Dr. Deepak Tiwari



Chief Cardiac Anaesthetist & Intensivist, NIMS Heart Institute, NIMS Medical College & University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Dr. R. M. Mathur



Sr.Professor & Head, Department of C.T.Surgery, SMS Hospital & Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Dr. Ramesh Rao


LM 132


Julie Wegner



Editor-JECT, USA

Rajinder Kumar Raina


LM 057

Coordinator, Perfusion Sciences, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Fortis Heart Institute, Mohali, Punjab.

Thomaskutty J.Alumparambil





Gopi K Thalapathy


LM 188

Senior Perfusionist, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

Jyoti Nanjibhai Dharod


LM 217

ECMO coordinator, USA.

Manoj MC


LM 323

Chief Pediatric & Neonatal Perfusionist, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Mumbai.

Meeta Mathur


LM 230

Chief Perfusionist, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Mehul V Pandya


LM 219


P Mathavan


LM 666

Senior Perfusionist, Department of CTVS, JIPMER Hospital, Pondicherry.

Pradeep Pillai


LM 288

Senior Clinical Perfusionist, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE.

Rohit Srivastava


LM 359

Principal Perfusionist, Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, Delhi-NCR.



LM 413

Perfusionist, Bharath Hospital, Kottayam, Kerala.



LM 104

Chief Perfusionist, Department of CTVS, Sri Ramachandra University & Research Institute, Chennai.

Sunil Mekala


LM 311

Cardiac Perfusion Specialist, Almoosa Specialist Hospital, Al-hasa, Saudi Arabia.

Vijaylakshmi Vincet




Instructions to Author

The Indian Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology (IJECT) is the official journal of the Indian Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology (ISECT). We welcome the original articles and papers on topics interest to perfusionists, pertaining to clinical perfusion and extracorporeal- circulation.

Types of Papers

  • Original article : word limit 5000 (excluding references), 40 references maximum, not more than 10 tables/figures.

  • Mini review article : word limit 2500 (excluding references), 20 references maximum, not more than 5 tables/figures.

  • Review article : word limit 6000 words (excluding references), 60 references maximum, not more than 10 tables/figures.

  • Case report : word limit 2000 words (excluding references), 10 references maximum, not more than 3 tables/figures.

  • Innovations : word limit 2000 words, 3 figures, 10 references (these articles describe new techniques or instrumentation).

  • Technical Challenges & pitfalls : word limit 2000 words, 3 figures, 10 references.

  • Correspondence (Letter to editor) : word limit 1000 words (excluding references), 5 references maximum, and not more than 2 figures, no tables allowed.

  • The following are by invitation only

  • Invited commentary : word limit 1500 words, 0 references (this is an invited discussion on an original article that is of significance and will accompany the article when published).

  • Book review : word limit 1000, no references or figures.

  • Editorial : word limit 1500 words (excluding references), 10 references maximum.

Manuscript Submission

Manuscript must be in MS Word in .doc or .rtf only. Layout in single column, and double space and 12 point Times Roman lettering. Charts may be patterned in black & white. Pictures should be 300 dpi JPEG or TIFF. Legends to figures with picture number, illustrations and photographs etc. should be neatly given in a separate sheet. The manuscript should be submitted on CD to the editorial office. Alternatively, data may be sent as e-mail attachment to:

Manuscripts should be organized as follows: (a) Title page; (b) Abstract and Key words; (c) text with the following sections: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements; (d) Tables; (e) Figure legends; and (f) References. Case reports should be divided into abstract, keywords, introduction, case history, discussion, acknowledgements, and references.

Title page

The title page should include a brief and descriptive title of the article (no abbreviations allowed), the first name and surname(s) of the author(s) the name of the department(s) to which the work should be attributed; disclaimers, if any; the name and address of the author responsible for correspondence about the manuscript; should be typed at the bottom of the title page. If the manuscript was presented at a meeting, the meeting name, venue, and the date on which it was read should be indicated.


The abstract is an essential and the most read part of the paper. It should be factual and free of abbreviations except for SI units of measurement. All original articles must have a structured abstract with Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions, written on a separate page. A short abstract (not exceeding 100 words) must accompany all Case reports and How to do it articles.


Following the abstract, 3–6 key words should be given for subject indexing. They should be taken from Index Medicus or composed on similar lines.


Introduction : Should state the purpose of the investigation and give a short review of pertinent literature.

Materials and methods : must indicate clearly the steps taken to acquire the information. It should be detailed and may be separated into subsections. Generic names of drugs and equipment should be used throughout the manuscript, with brand names (proprietary name).

Results : should be reported concisely and regarded as an important part of the manuscript. Should be presented either in tables and figures, and briefly commented on in the text, or in the text alone. For statistical analysis, numbers of patients or subjects should be given, with percentages in brackets. Results of statistical tests should be reported as well as the p values.

Discussion : is an interpretation of the results and their significance with reference to pertinent work by other authors. It should be clear and concise. The importance of the study and its limitations should be discussed.

Acknowledgements : Of personal assistance should, if appropriate, be placed at the end of the text.

References : Should always be relevant: more is not necessarily better. They should be numbered in the order in which they appear in the text, and should be given in the ‘Vancouver style’ [1]. Journals should be indexed and their abbreviations confirm to, Index Medicus. References format should be as follows:

Journal author(s), title of the article, name of the journal, volume number, page numbers (inclusive).

Book—author(s) title of the book, place of publication, publisher, year, page number used.