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Japanese Circulation Society

The Japanese Circulation Society is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Japan, JP



President: Prof Ken-ichi Hirata, FESC

Chairperson of International Relations Committee: Prof. Issei Komuro, FESC

Past-President: Prof. Issei Komuro, FESC


Number of members: 22 000

Year of foundation: 1935

Year of ESC affiliation: 2008


Annual Congress

JCS 2022 together with APSC 2022

The 86th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society with the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (APSC 2022)

11-13 March 2022

Online Meeting

The purpose of the Japanese Circulation Society 

To strive for the improvement and progress of research activities and studies as well as to contribute to the development of scientific research concerning the circulatory organs by holding presentations of reports on theories and applied studies relating hereto, maintaining contact and exchanging knowledge with members, other individuals and organizations, and providing information.

Activities of the society involves:

  • To hold study meetings and to give scientific lectures
  • To issue a bulletin (Circulation Journal), treatises, and other publications
  • To conduct studies and scientific research activities
  • To contact and cooperate with associations for related studies in Japan and abroad
  • To encourage and aid study and research, and commend achievements;
  • Other activities necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes set forth above

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The main publication is the English-language Circulation Journal (Circ J) which is issued monthly. The journal was founded in 1935 and contains: special articles, review articles, clinical investigations, experimental Investigations, case reports... More on Japanese language publications