The Objective of the Specialist Qualification System of the Japanese Society of Neuro-Endovascular Therapy (JSNET) is to train Neuro-endovascular surgeons with special skills and to contribute to the national welfare.
The committee serves a two-year term (Since May 2018).
Specialists: 1443 (Consulting specialist 367; As of April 1st, 2020)
Training facility: 221 (As of April 1st, 2020)
Certification committee for the specialists/consulting specialists
Chair: Shinichi Yoshimura (Hyogo medical university)
Vise chairs: Masaru Hirohata, Yasushi Matsumoto, Kenji Sugiu
Directors: Koji Iihara, Akira Ishii, Yasushi Ito, Hirotoshi Imamura, Masayuki Ezura, Yukiko Enomoto, Masahiko Kawanishi, Hiro Kiyosue, Naoya Kuwayama, Nobuyuki Sakai, Ttsu Sato, Kenji Sugiu, Tomoaki Terada, Toshio Higashi, Yu Hirohata, Toshiyuki Fujinaka, Yuji Matsumaru, Yasushi Matsumoto, Hiroshi Yamagami, Shinichi Yoshimura
Officers: Takashi Izumi, Naoyuki Uchiyama, Hidenori Oishi, Yoshihiro Kiura, Kittipong Srivatanakul, Makoto Sakamoto, Junichiro Satomi, Masaaki Shojima, Michihiro Tanaka, Tomoyuki Tsumoto, Wataro Tsuruta, Yasunari Niimi, Jin Hasegawa, Koichi Haraguchi, Nobutaka Horie, Osamu Masuo, Shigeru Miyachi
Committee for the Board certification system (2016/12/1-2018/11/30)
Chair: Akira Ishii (kyoto University)
Vice chair: Masayuki Ezura (Sendai Medical Center)
Directors: Shiichi Yoshimura, Shigeru Miyachi, Yuji Matsumaru, Hiro Kiyosue, Hiroshi Yamagami
|Examination||Written, oral, and practial examinations||By means of documents|
|Training requirements||- More than 5 years of basic training in neurosurgery, radiology, emergency medicine or internal medicine (Board certified specialists of the Japan Neurosurgical Society, Japan Radiological Society, Japanese Association for Acute Medicine, or Japanese Society of Internal Medicine).
- More than 1 year of endovascular training under supervision of consulting specialists
|Case experience requirements||- Applicant should have 100 cases as the operator or 1st/2nd assistant. (At lease 20 cases are required as an primary operator. )||200 cases as an primary operator|
|Cerebral aneurysm||10 cases or more||40 cases or more|
|brain/spinal AVM||5 cases or more||5 cases or more|
|AVF (dural/other AVFs)||10 cases or more|
|Revascularization||15 cases or more||30 cases or more, includinf 10 cases of carotid artery stenting and 10 cases of revascularization therapy for acute ischemidc stroke|
|Tumor (head/neck/spine)||N/A||10 cases or more|
|Other requirements||200 cases or more of diagnostic catheter angiography as an primary operator in carrer|| - Presentations at an academic meeting at least 10 times.
- Published 3 or more peer-reviewed papers as the first author
|Renewal of the certification (every 5 years)||Activity report of interventions (including supervised cases) during the 5-year certification period.|
|List of 50 interventions during the 5-year certification period.||List of 100 interventions (including supervised cases) during the 5-year certification period.|
- Participation in the annual meeting of JSNET at least 3 times (or 2 JSNET and 3 regional meetings) during the 5-year certification period.
|Written test||Oral test|
|Device test||Procedure test|
|Human requirement||At least 1 consulting specialist|
|Case requirement||30 or more cases/year or 90 or more cases/last 3 years|
|Certification period||1 year (from April to March)|
|Renewal||Every 1 year|
Office: Shinanomachi-Rengakan, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0016, Japan
International Medical Information Center, Secretariat of the Skill Qualification System, The Japanese Society for Neuroendovascular Therapy
Executive office director: Yuji Matsumaru
Deputy general: Akira Ishii
Officer: Chiaki Sato, Rie Yamaguchi, Mariko Kawanishi