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About us -- JSAO

Dr. Yoshiyuki Taenaka
Director General, Research and Development Initiative Center,
National Cardiovascular Center (NCVC)
Suita, Osaka

Year of Establishment

Year of Joining the Japanese Society of Medicine

Official Japanese Journal

Official English Journal

Journal of Artificial Organs
Impact Factor 1.441 (2014)
Impact Factor 1.393 (2013)
Impact Factor 1.414 (2012)
Impact Factor 1.593 (2011)
Impact Factor 1.488 (2010) 
Impact Factor 1.532 (2009)

Editorial Board
Aims & Scope
Subscription Information
Instruction for Authors
Copyright Information
On-line Submission/Review System

Guidelines for Conflict of Interest Issues
Related to Clinical Studies inArtificial Organs

Guidelines for Conflict of Interest Issues Related to Clinical Studies in Artificial Organs.pdf

Number of members
3,143 (regular member 2,907, as of March 31, 2015)
2,964 (regular member 2,766, as of October 31, 2013)
2,823 (regular member 2,625, as of December 31, 2012)
2,788 (regular member 2,587, as of December 31, 2011)
2,651 (regular member 2,459, as of December 31, 2010)
2,624 (regular member 2,425, as of December 31, 2009)



Board of Trustees of JSAO

Yoshiyuki TAENAKA

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Vice Presedent HANAZAKI Kazuhiro Dept. of Surgery, Kochi Medical School, Kochi Univ.
Goro MATSUMIYA Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Chiba Univ. Grad. Sch. of Medicine
Director Ryoichi ANDO Japanese Red Cross Musashino Hospital
Mitsuo UMEZU Waseda University TWIns
Akio KISHIDA Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Yasuyuki SAKAI Dept. of Chemical System Eng., Grad. Sch. of Eng, Univ. of Tokyo
Yoshiaki TAKEWA National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Shigehiko TOKUNAGA Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, JCHO Kyushu Hospital
Koichi TODA Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka Univ.
Tadasshi TOMO Oita University Hospital
Takashi NISHIMURA Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hosp.
Auditor Eisuke Tatsumi National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center 
Auditor Toru MASUZAWA Ibaraki University

Member Societies
International Federation for Artificial Organs(IFAO
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs(ASAIO
European Society for Artificial Organs(ESAO