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About Dr. Ken Endo, speaker of Special Lecture 2
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The 66th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists


Call for Abstract / List of accepted abstracts

IFAO 2019 (Nov. 12-15, 2019 in Osaka)

Abstract Submission Period

Call for Abstracts has closed.
Thank you for your abstracts submissions.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Travel Grant

IFAO2019 will be offering the following travel grants to participants from overseas who will be presenting at the meeting.

-IFAO Investigator Awards: JPY 50,000 to 90 oral or poster presentations
-IFAO Best Presentation Awards:JPY 100,000 to 10 oral or poster presentations

Sessions which you can submit abstracts

OPFree Papers (Oral/Poster)
NSFree Papers Nursing Session (Oral/Poster)
CEFree Papers Clinical Engineer Session (Oral/Poster)
SY1Artificial organs and regenerative medicine for failing organs
SY2Future-ability of Artificial Organs in US, Europe, and Japan (Designated speakers only)
SY3Robotics: new technologies and new techniques
SY4IFAO-APSAO joint symposium
SY5Acute circulatory support: ECMO, Impella, VAD and more
SY6Minimally invasive mitral valve procedures: MICS, MitraClip, NeoChord, and more
SY7Heart transplant and new devices
SY8Minimally invasive aortic valve procedures: MICS, sutureless, TAVI and more
SY9Pediatric VAD/ECMO
SY10ECMO and lung transplantation
SY11Long term outcomes of chronic hemodialysis: Japan as number 1 ?
SY12Renal - heart failure
SY13Home dialysis or hospital dialysis ?
SY14Hemofiltration and critical care medicine
SY15Intensive insulin therapy and artificial pancreas
SY16New devices and new ideas: Engineer's perspective
SY17IFAO-ISHLTjoint symposium (Designated speakers only)
SY18VAD coordinator symposium:Driveline, patient's education , caregiver and paplliative care
SY19Perfusionist symposium:Role of perfusionist in your heart team
Free Papers:

The final decisions of presentation styles are up to the president of IFAO2019.


OP1Artificial Heart
OP2Mechanical Circulatory Support
OP3Heart Failure, VAD, and Heart transplantation
OP4Pediatric VAD/ECMO
OP5Pacemaker, CRTD, ICD
OP6Artificial Valve (Ring, MitraClip, NeoChord, TAVI, Sutureless valve)
OP8Physiology and Pathophysiology
OP9Vascular Graft / Stent / Stent Graft
OP10Cardiopulmonary Bypass
OP11Tracheobronchial Stent / Artificial Tracheas
OP12Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
OP13Artificial Kidney / Hemodialysis
OP14Artificial Kidney / Hemodiafiltration
OP15Artificial Kidney / Peritoneal Dialysis
OP17Vascular Access
OP18Artificial Liver
OP19Artificial Pancreas
OP21Intensive Care Medicine
OP22Tissue Engineering / Regenerative Medicine
OP23Robotic Technologies
OP26Anesthesiology / Pain Control
OP28Endoscopic Surgery
OP29Abdominal Surgery
OP31Telemedicine and Telecare
OP32Complication and Device Malfunction
OP33Safety Measures and Risk Management
OP34New Device and New Idea

Nursing Session (Oral/Poster)

NS1Patient Management
NS2VAD Nurse session
NS3Nursing Education
NS4Patient Education
NS5Nursing Skills
NS7Home Nursing

Clinical Engineer Session (Oral/Poster)

CE1Cardiopulmonary Bypass
CE2Mechanical Circulatory Support and VAD
CE3Artificial Valve (Ring, MitraClip, NeoChord, TAVI, Sutureless valve)
CE5Pacemaker, CRTD, ICD
CE6Artificial Kidney / Hemodialysis
CE8Intensive Care Medicine
CE9Perfusionist Education

Disclosure of COI

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest (COI) is required.

Instructions for Authors

All abstracts must be formally submitted via online submission system. Please enter all required items according to the instructions on the submission system.

  1. Submitted abstracts will not be edited or proof-read before printing. The first author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.
  2. Abstract submission number will be provided on completion of online submission. If the submission number is not appear on the screen, your submission is not yet completed properly.
  3. Please keep your submission number and password. You need them when edit/check your abstract online. For security purposes, the congress secretariat is unable to answer any questions about passwords.
  4. On submission of abstract, you will receive a confirmation email.

Notification of peer-review results

Notifications of acceptance/rejection, presentation styles and session date and time will be sent to each registered email address.

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Inquiry about abstracts submission

Please contact the secretariat by email at ifao2019@congre.co.jp.