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Journal of Artificial Organs

Journal of Artificial Organs

The Official Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs

Editor-in-Chief: Yoshiki Sawa

ISSN: 1434-7229 (print version)
ISSN: 1619-0904 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10047

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Yoshiki Sawa,  Suita, Japan 

Honorary Editorial Board 
Tetsuzo Agishi, Tokyo, Japan 
Toshihiro Akaike, Yokohama, Japan 
Kazuhiko Atsumi,  Tokyo, Japan 
Motokazu Hori, Tsukuba, Japan 
Kou Imachi, Tokyo, Japan 
Shiaki Kawada, Yamanashi, Japan 
Yasunaru Kawashima, Suita, Japan 
Soichiro Kitamura, Suita, Japan 
Hitoshi Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan 
Hikaru Matsuda, Kobe, Japan
Takehisa Matsuda, Hakusan, Japan 
Michio Mito, Sapporo, Japan 
Toshio Mitsui, Tokyo, Japan 
Shinichi Nitta, Sendai, Japan 
Ryozo Omoto, Saitama, Japan 
Kiyotaka Sakai, Tokyo, Japan 
Hisateru Takano, Kusatsu, Japan 
Satoshi Teraoka, Tokyo, Japan 
Isao Yada, Tsu, Japan 

Editorial Board
Takaya Abe, Morioka, Japan
Hiroshi Egusa, Sendai, Japan
Kazuyoshi Fukunaga, Tokyo, Japan
Shingo Ichiba, Tokyo, Japan
Kenichi Kokubo, Sagamihara, Japan
Toru Masuzawa, Ibaraki, Japan
Kenichi Matsuda, Chuo, Japan
Goro Matsumiya (Chief Managing Editor), Chiba, Japan
Shigeru Miyagawa, Suita, Japan
Akira Myoui, Suita, Japan
Motonobu Nishimura, Yonago, Japan
Takashi Nishimura, Tokyo, Japan
Tomohiro Nishinaka, Tokyo, Japan
Eiji Okamoto, Sapporo, Japan
Tetsushi Taguchi, Tsukuba, Japan
Eisuke Tatsumi, Suita, Japan
Shigehiko Tokunaga, Kitakyushu, Japan
Tadashi Tomo, Yufu, Japan
Tomonori Tsukiya, Suita, Japan
Yoshifumi Yagi, Kyoto, Japan
Tetsuji Yamaoka, Suita, Japan

International Advisory Board
Robert H Bartlett, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 
Joseph B Zwischenberger, Lexington, KY, USA    
Stephen R Ash, Lafayette, IN, USA 
James W Long, Salt Lake City,  UT, USA 
Kyung Sun, Seoul, Korea  
Jörg Vienken, Usingen, Germany   

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    The aim of the Journal of Artificial Organs is to introduce to colleagues worldwide a broad spectrum of important new achievements in the field of artificial organs, ranging from fundamental research to clinical applications. The scope of the Journal of Artificial Organs encompasses but is not restricted to blood purification, cardiovascular intervention, biomaterials, and artificial metabolic organs. Additionally, the journal will cover technical and industrial innovations. Membership in the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs is not a prerequisite for submission.


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