The call for abstracts is now closed.

Call for Abstract :
 

At JATS60, any topic related to cardiac or general thoracic surgery may be discussed. Presentations on any clinical work or basic research concerning cardiac or general thoracic surgery are welcomed.


Abstract Submissions :
 

February 15 - May 1, 2007, 12:00 noon (Japan Standard Time: GMT + 9 h)

 

* Abstract submissions will be accepted only via the meeting website.
* Fill in the necessary items and an abstract text on the Call for Abstract page.
* You will be requested to specify a password (6-8 roman-alphabet one-byte characters) before registering your abstract.
* Use this password and ID (your registered e-mail address) to edit or delete your abstract until 12:00 noon, May 1, 2007.
* You are responsible for remembering your password and abstract registration number, and keeping them confidential. Editing your abstract will not be possible if you lose or forget them. For security reasons, no responses will be sent to any inquiries regarding lost passwords.
* You will be requested to register Mini-Abstract within 100 words.


Length of the Title and the Text :

Title: within 200 characters
Text (including title, author's name, and institution) : within 2,400 characters

* Abstract title, author's name, institution, and a text of the abstract will be printed in the abstract book exactly as shown in the submitted abstract.
* One table or diagram in GIF or JPEG format of less than 300 KB in size may also be included. If you include a table or diagram that is taller than it is wide, or vice versa, the size will be adjusted to approximately 6 cm x 4 cm.
* Because the number of characters for a registered file for a table or figure is counted as 400, please note that 2000 characters are available for the remainder of an abstract that is to be registered.


Presentation Category :
 

1. Select either oral or poster session for your abstract.
2. The secretariat has the authority to make the final decision regarding the type of session (oral or poster).
3. Indicate the topic number for your abstract. (See the category list.)


Heart/Great Vessels
Lung/Mediastinum
H-1
Congenital Disease
L-1
Lung Cancer
H-2
Valvular disease
L-2
Metastatic Tumor
H-3
Valvoplasty
L-3
Mediastinum
H-4
Endocarditis
L-4
Thymus
H-5
Coronary disease
L-5
Pleura/Chest Wall
H-6
Myocardial infarction
L-6
Trachea/Bronchus
H-7
Great Vessels
L-7
Emphysema/Cystic disease
H-8
Pacemaker
L-8
Inflammatory disease
H-9
Arrhythmia
L-9
Benign tumor
H-10
Cardiac Tumor
L-10
Pediatrics
H-11
Cardiomyopathy
L-11
Thoracoscopy
H-12
Heart/Heart-Lung Transplantation
L-12
Lung Transplantation
H-13
Myocardial protection
L-13
New Technique
H-14
Extracorporeal Circulation
L-14
Perioperative management /complications
H-15
Artificial Heart/Assist device
L-15
Examination/Diagnosis
H-16
Cardiac Function
L-16
Artificial material/Device
H-17
Perioperative management /complications
L-17
Gene/Molecular
H-18
Examination/Diagnosis
L-18
Regenerative therapy
H-19
Gene/Molecular
L-19
Others
H-20
New technique
H-21
Minimally invasive surgery
H-22
Regenerative therapy
H-23
Others

Esophagus
Teaching/others/
E-1
Malignant disease
T-1
Education
E-2
Benign disease
T-2
Medical economy
E-3
Barrett disease
T-3
Healthcare Management
E-4
Resection, LN dissection
T-4
Others
E-5
Reconstruction
E-6
Thoracoscopy/Laparoscopy
E-7
Endoscopic Treatment
E-8
Adjuvant Therapy
E-9
Conservative Therapy
E-10
Perioperative management /complications
E-11
Examination/Diagnosis
E-12
Multiple Cancer
E-13
Recurrence/Convalescence
E-14
Gene/Molecular
E-15
Experiment/Pathology
E-16
Others

Notice of Acceptance :
 

Notice of acceptance will be sent by e-mail by late July 2007.


Travel Grants :
 

A travel grant will be awarded if an abstract is accepted and presented at the meeting. The grant is limited to the first author or a presenting author.
Travel grants will cover the meeting registration fee and the hotel accommodation fee including breakfast for single person (Sendai Washington Hotel) for a maximum of four nights during the meeting (October 16-20, 2007). The travel grant does not include airline, rail or bus tickets, lunch, dinner, refreshments and any personal expenses.(i.e. laundry, telephone calls, postage, etc.)


Inquiries on Abstract Submission :
 

Secretariat for the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine
1-1 Seiryo-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan
FAX : +81-22-717-7227