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"This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Pritting, C.D., L. Sweedo, A., Tchantchaleishvili, V., Wang, D. and B. Zwischenberger, J. (2022), Highlights from the 67th annual meeting of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs in Chicago, IL. Artificial Organs, 46(9): 1942-1950, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions. This article may not be enhanced, enriched or otherwise transformed into a derivative work, without express permission from Wiley or by statutory rights under applicable legislation. Copyright notices must not be removed, obscured or modified. The article must be linked to Wiley’s version of record on Wiley Online Library and any embedding, framing or otherwise making available the article or pages thereof by third parties from platforms, services and websites other than Wiley Online Library must be prohibited."


Dr. Willem J. Kolff founded the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) in 1955. Each year experts in the fields of renal, pulmonary, pancreatic, cardiac, bioengineering, and orthopedic research congregate to discuss the latest developments in their respective fields. Throughout the conference's history, ASAIO has adapted to promote inquiry, ingenuity, and innovation. The congeniality partnered with the expertise of the conference's attendees has facilitated continuous progress since the conference's inception.

The 2022 ASAIO Annual Conference was held in Chicago, IL in an entirely in-person format, the first since the 65th conference in 2019. This year there were exhibits by Abbott (Austin, TX), ABIOMED, Inc. (Danvers, MA), Acelis Connected Health (Livermore, CA), ActiCare Health (Livermore, CA), Berlin Heart, Inc. (The Woodlands, TX), EvaHeart, Inc. (Houston, TX), Getinge (Sweden), Haemonetics Corp. (Braintree, MA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical (Waltham, MA), Medtronic Cardiac Surgery (Framingham MA), NxStage from Fresenius Medical Care (Lawrence, MA), Orthodynamics Company, Inc. (Noblesville, IN), Transonic Systems Inc. (Ithaca, NY), and Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA). Presentations, posters, and abstracts covered topics in the disciplines mentioned above as well as COVID for the second year in a row. All abstracts were accessible via the ASAIO App.

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