Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology


AmSECT’s Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology is the premiere 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.


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 Cummulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

Contact the Editor
Robert C. Groom MS CCP, Editor-in-Chief
Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
(207) 662-6287

Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology
Four issues per year (ISSN 0022-1058)
Individual Rate: Complete Journal access is included with your membership,  Join AmSECT HERE.
Institutional Rate: $225 – $995

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Address submissions or inquiries to:
Barbara Tolan
Managing Editor, JECT
Maine Medical Center
Journal Office
Dept. Cardiac Services – R8
22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
Fax (207) 761-3009