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The 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery

Call for abstracts

Open at noon on Wednesday 27th February, 2019 (JST)

Close at noon on Wednesday 17th April, 2019 (JST)

The presenter and any co-speakers do not have to be Association members.

For those who is interested in becoming association member, please contact to The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery

1F Teral Koraku Building, 2-3-27 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004, JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-3812-4253 Fax: +81-3-3816-4560
URL: http://www.jpats.org/ E-mail: jats-adm@umin.ac.jp

For those who would like to submit abstract for primary sessions, do not miss the opportunity for the 3rd JATS Asian travelling fellowship

Click here! ↓

1. Presentations must be original material that is being presented for the first time.

2. Copyright over all presentations approved for use at the Congress reverts to the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery.

3. Application procedure

1- Application period

Open at noon on Wednesday 27th February, 2019 (JST)

Close at noon on Wednesday 17th April, 2019 (JST)

2- Submissions

1- Registration method, registration and password

You may choose your own password. The registration number and password can be used to log in and change your details at any time until the final deadline (noon, Wednesday 17th April, 2019). It is your responsibility to protect your password and other details. It is most important that the registration number and password are kept confidential, since these are required for registration, cancellation, changing and/or amending details and confirmation of receipt and acceptance of the presentation. The Association cannot respond to inquiries regarding security issues.

2- The UMIN Online Presentation

Registration System is compatible with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Safari only. Do not attempt the registration process using any other browser. Each browser should be the latest version.

3- Total length of presentation

The publication language must be in English. The total length of the presentation, including the title, the author's name and the institution, and the name of the co-speaker and the institution, plus the next extract, must be no more than 2,600 characters. Where figures and tables are used, the maximum length of the text extract is 2,199 characters. Figures and tables must be submitted as a single GIF or JPEG file no larger than 300KB (portrait or landscape accepted; size will be reduced to approximately 6*4 cm).

4- Notification of receipt of application

Conventional mail will not be used to notify applicants of receipt of the application and approval of the presentation for inclusion in the Congress. Instead, you will be notified automatically via email (using the email address supplied at the time of registration) once the registration process is complete. If you do not receive a notification email, you can use your registration number and password to check the progress of your application on the Change of Details screen.

5- Approval of presentation
  1. Approval of presentations for inclusion in the Congress is determined by the Chairperson based on the recommendations of the Program Committee.
  2. Notification of decision:
    Notification of the Chairperson's decision will be sent via email in tentatively early July 2019. The results will also be listed on the website. It is your responsibility to ascertain the status of your application.
6- Primary session such as Symposium, Panel Discussion, Workshop, and oral presentation are normally conducted with the use of computers.

Video Symposium, Video Workshop and Clinical Video Session is conducted with DVD and presenter must be operator.

Primary Session

Symposium Adult Cardiac

Long-Term Results of the Maze Procedure

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Long-Term Results of Mitral Repair for the Posterior Leaflet: Respect or Resect?

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Long-Term Results of CABG Comparing Between Single ITA and Bilateral ITA

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Surgical treatment for severe heart failure in childhood -Current results and future prospects-

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Comparison of Prosthetic Vascular Replacement and TEVAR for the Treatment of Aortic Arch Lesions Based on Long-term Results

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TEVAR and Prosthetic Vascular Replacement for the Treatment of Chronic Aortic Dissection

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Reoperation for Lung Cancer

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Video Symposium Aorta

Prosthetic Vascular Replacement after Indwelling Stent Graft Placement

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When registering your presentation, please upload the video footage for review (6 minutes) in the system for registering clinical video sessions.
The deadline for submission is Wednesday 17th April, 2019. (Registrations must be made online.)

Panel discussion Esophagus

Surgical treatment for advanced esophageal cancer supporting postoperative QOL

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Workshop Adult Cardiac

Surgical and Catheter-Based Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease: Present and Future

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Aortic Root Replacement Taking Long-term Results after More than 10 Years into Consideration

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New horizon for malignant pleural mesothelioma

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Surgery for thoracic malignancies in the era of immunotherapy

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Perioperative team medical care for esophageal cancer patients

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Video Workshop Lung

Salvage pulmonary resection

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When registering your presentation, please upload the video footage for review (6 minutes) in the system for registering clinical video sessions.
The deadline for submission is Wednesday 17th April, 2019. (Registrations must be made online.)

Clinical video Session

We also welcome a wide variety of video presentations, e.g., various modifications to surgical procedures and cases of interest, as well as measures against pitfalls and modifications to supporting measures. Please register such clinical video presentations according to the above provision. When registering your presentation, please upload the video footage for review (6 minutes) in the system for registering clinical video sessions.
The deadline for submission is Wednesday, 17th April, 2019. (Registrations must be made online.)

For those who submit abstract for above primary sessions, check the 3rd JATS Asian travelling fellowship.

Poster Presentation,
Clinical video
Combined surgery 00)Combined surgery (heart・aorta/ lung/ esophagus)
H. Heart 01)Congenital heart disease
02)Valvular disease-aortic
03)Valvular disease-mitral
04)Valvular disease-tricuspid
05)Valvular disease-combined
06)Valvular disease-MICS
07)Valvular disease-TAVI
08)Valvular disease-infective endocarditis
09)Valvular disease-others
10)Ischemic heart disease-CABG
11)Ischemic heart disease-minimally invasive CABG
12)Ischemic heart disease-complications of myocardial infarction
13)Ischemic heart disease-others
14)Aorta-type A dissection
15)Aorta-type B dissection
16)Aorta-complications of aortic dissection
17)Aorta-aortic root
18)Aorta-ascending, arch
22)Combined surgery (valve, coronary, aorta, etc.)
23)Arhythmia, pacemaker
24)Cardiac neoplasm
26)Cardiac or cardiopulmonary transplantation
27)Myocardial protection and metabolism
28)Extracorporeal circulation
29)Assisted circulation, ventricular assisted system
30)Perioperative management, complications
31)Examination and diagnosis
33)New surgical techniques
34)Development, innovation
35)Regenerative medicine
L. Lung 37)Lung cancer
38)Metastatic lung cancer
39)Mediastinal tumor
41)Pleura and chest wall
43)Emphysematous and bullous lung disease
44)Inflammatory lung diseases
45)Benign lung tumor
46)Pediatric lung disease
47)Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
48)Lung transplantation
49)New surgical techniques
50)Perioperative management and complications
51)Examination and diagnosis
52)Artificial materials and organs
53)Gene and molecular biology
54)Regenerative medicine
E. Esophagus 56)Esophageal malignancy
57)Esophageal benign disease
58)Barrett esophagus
59)Esophagectomy and lymphadenectomy
60)Reconstruction and function of the reconstructive organ
61)Endoscopic surgery
62)Endoscopic treatment
63)Adjuvant therapy
64)Definitive chemo(radio)therapy
65)Palliative treatment
66)Perioperative management and complications
67)Examination and diagnosis
68)Multiple cancers
69)Recurrence and prognosis
70)Gene and molecular biology
71)Experimentation and pathology
O. Others 73)Education
74)Medical economy
75)Medical policy
7- Presentation format

Information about presentation format and methodology requirements will be released in due course. These requirements are subject to change. Applicants are advised to check the website for the latest information.

Submission Page

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For more information about presentations and the registration process, contact the Congress Management Secretariat by email at the following address:
Congress Corporation
E-mail: jats2019@congre.co.jp

  • Head Office

    Department of Thoracic Surgery,
    Kyoto University
    54 Shogoin kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan

  • Congress Management Secretariat

    Congress Corporation
    3-6-13 Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0047, Japan