Aim: The Society of Thoracic Radiology will be the foremost cardiothoracic imaging society in the world. The assignment which is to endorse cardiothoracic imaging for the quality in patient care through study and edification.
To uphold education and research in the subject of thoracic radiology together with imaging and interventional radiology.
Activities: The main events of the society have been concerted on an annual meeting held instantaneously with the autumn congress of Japanese Society of Radiology (JRS). Elsewhere this, JSTR has tried to make stronger relations with other international organization. Especially, we have sustained partnership with the KSTR(Korean Society of Thoracic Radiology) with having the joint assembly which is consecutively conducted in Japan and Korea. Furthermore, JSTR had made assistances to establish ACTR(Asian Congress of Thoracic Radiology) and WCTR(World Congress of Thoracic Radiology) and several JSTR members have participated and made demonstrations there.