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 and an important reference for the advancement and dissemination of research and evidence based practice 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

  • Technical Challenges & Pitfalls

IJECT also publishes a selection of review articles, innovations, correspondence, invited commentary and letter to editor. This Annual journal is intended, in its publications, to stimulate innovative

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

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 extracorporeal technology including cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal life support. Original theoretical work and application-based studies, which contributes to a better understanding of Extracorporeal technological challenges, are encouraged.

Indexing : Presently we are indexed in indianjournals

Print ISSN : 2231-0665

Online ISSN : 2231-0673

Instructions to Authors

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

Editorial Board


Mukta Tiwari



Alok Kumar


Arijeeth Saxena


Pasam Gopal Naidu


PVS Prakash


Vishwas K Paul



Alois Philipp


Ashley Hodge




Dr. Ajeet Bana


Dr. Deepak Tiwari


Dr. R. M. Mathur


Dr. Ramesh Rao


Julie Wegner


Rajinder Kumar Raina



Gopi K Thalapathy




Manoj MC




Mehul V Pandya


P Mathavan


Pradeep Pillai








Sunil Mekala




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.

Title page

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.