Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology

AmSECT’s Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology is the premier source of the most current research and information related to extracorporeal technology including cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal life support, mechanical assist devices, and perioperative blood management.

We are an international journal with a subscription base of perfusionists, anesthesiologist, surgeons, and researchers from 31 countries. Our editorial board is comprised of leaders in our field from 11 countries.

The Journal is the longest continuously published periodical in the field of Perfusion and has served as the official publication of the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology since 1967.


Asanguinous Del Nido Cardioplegia for an Aortic Valve Replacement Patient with Cold Agglutinins

Michael Rosenbloom, Michael Hancock, Perry Weinstock, Allyson Paterek, Richard Highbloom, Frank Bowen, and Kinjal Patel

Aims and Scope
AmSECT’s Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology is dedicated to the study and practice of basic science and clinical issues related to extracorporeal circulation. Areas emphasized in the Journal include:

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Anesthesia
  • Hematology
  • Blood Management
  • Physiology
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Laboratory Science
  • Coagulation and Hematology
  • Transfusion
  • Business Practices
  • Pediatric Perfusion
  • Total Quality Management
  • Evidence-Based Practices

Individuals who subscribe to the print Journal can enjoy access to the entire database of the Journal reprints.

The Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology is indexed in Medline through PubMed and the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

Contact the Editor
Julie Wegner PhD CP, Editor-in-Chief

Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology
Four issues per year (ISSN 0022-1058)
Individual Rate: Complete Journal access is included with membership. To view, the online edition click Current Issue at the top of the page. Join AmSECT HERE.
Institutional Rate: $225 – $995
Single-Article Purchase upon request at $40
Full-Article Purchase upon request at $50

Address submissions or inquiries to:

Jessie Romanz
Managing Editor, JECT
AmSECT Headquarters
330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: (312) 673-6656

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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Contact AmSECT

AmSECT National Headquarters
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

  Phone: (312) 321-5156
  Fax: (312) 673-6656

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