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Instruction to Authors

The Indian Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology (IJECT) is the official journal of the Indian Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology (ISECT). Editor of ISECT welcomes original articles and papers on topics interest to perfusionists, pertaining to extracorporeal- circulation and cardiovascular surgery.

The articles are grouped as follows


Max. words

Original Articles based on study/Research


Review Articles


Case Reports


Practical Techniques


Short Communications


Article presentation

Manuscript must be in MS Word in .doc or .rtf only. Layout in single column, and double space and 12 point Times Roman lettering. Charts may be patterned in black & white. Pictures should be 300 dpi JPEG or TIFF. Legends to figures with picture number, illustrations and photographs etc. should be neatly given in a separate sheet.The manuscript should be submitted on CD to the editorial office. Alternatively, data may be sent as e-mail attachment to: rajev76perf@yahoo.co.in

Manuscripts should be organized as follows: (a) Title page; (b) Abstract and Key words; (c) text with the following sections: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements; (d) Tables; (e) Figure legends; and (f) References. Case reports should be divided into abstract, keywords, introduction, case history, discussion, acknowledgements, and references.

Title page

The title page should include a brief and descriptive title of the article (no abbreviations allowed), the first name and surname(s) of the author(s) the name of the department(s) to which the work should be attributed; disclaimers, if any; the name and address of the author responsible for correspondence about the manuscript; should be typed at the bottom of the title page. If the manuscript was presented at a meeting, the meeting name, venue, and the date on which it was read should be indicated.


The abstract is an essential and the most read part of the paper. It should be factual and free of abbreviations except for SI units of measurement. All original articles must have a structured abstract with Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions, written on a separate page. A short abstract (not exceeding 100 words) must accompany all Case reports and How to do it articles.


Following the abstract, 3–6 key words should be given for subject indexing. They should be taken from Index Medicus or composed on similar lines.


Introduction: should state the purpose of the investigation and give a short review of pertinent literature.

Materials and methods: must indicate clearly the steps taken to acquire the information. It should be detailed and may be seperated into subsections. Generic names of drugs and equipment should be used throughout the manuscript, with brand names (proprietary name).

Results: should be reported concisely and regarded as an important part of the manuscript. Should be presented either in tables and figures, and briefly commented on in the text, or in the text alone. For statistical analysis, numbers of patients or subjects should be given, with percentages in brackets. Results of statistical tests should be reported as well as the p values.

Discussion: is an interpretation of the results and their significance with reference to pertinent work by other authors. It should be clear and concise. The importance of the study and its limitations should be discussed.

Acknowledgements: of personal assistance should, if appropriate, be placed at the end of the text.

References: should always be relevant: more is not necessarily better. They should be numbered in the order in which they appear in the text, and should be given in the ‘Vancouver style’ [1]. Journals should be indexed and their abbreviations confirm to, Index Medicus. References format should be as follows:

Journal author(s), title of the article, name of the journal, volume number, page numbers (inclusive).

Book—author(s) title of the book, place of publication, publisher, year, page number used.

The editor reserves the right to accept any article, which has scientific significance, and or reject, or edit any article. Obtaining due permission for any copyright material included in the article rests with the authors. Any liability or legal dispute shall be borne by them.

Manuscript may be addressed to

Rajeev Gupta, Editor, IJECT
    House No. 341/1C1, Street No. 06
    Shalimar Park Extension, Bhola Nath Nagar Shahdara, Delhi-110032, India
    Mobile: 09868234117, 08802709152 e-mail: rajev76perf@yahoo.co.in

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