Abstract Submission

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens November 2, 2015
Abstract Submission Deadline January 16, 2016
Notification of Acceptance (via Email) February 18, 2016

Abstract submission is now closed.

Abstract Categories
01 - Anaesthesia Techniques
02 - Intensive Care Medicine
03 - Cardiac Anaesthesia
04 - Cardiopulmonary Bypass
05 - Thoracic Anaesthesia & Surgery
06 - Vascular Anaesthesia & Surgery
07 - Transplantation
08 - Postoperative Care
09 - Organ Function & Protection
10 - Myocardial Protection
11 - Haemostasis
12 - Drugs & Fluids
13 - Evaluation of Methods & Techniques
14 - Monitoring
15 - Echocardiography
16 - Risk Factors & Outcome
17 - Quality Management
18 - Other

Typing and formating 

  • The abstract should be written in English. Use British spelling, e.g. anesthesia, oesophagus, crystalloid. However, you can easily eliminate many typing errors and misspelling by using the spell-check feature of your word processing software. 
  • The layout of the abstract should be the following: 
  • Title Box must only include the Title. Total numbers characters allowed including spacing is 150. 
  • Text Box, starting a new line for each subheading: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and References. The title should be brief and in Bold capitals. Headings of the text (Introduction, Methods, etc.) should be Bold sentence case. The total numbers of characters allowed including spacing is 2800, which includes figures and tables. 
  • The preferred font is Arial (or similar) with a size no smaller than 11 point (9cpi). Note that the accepted abstracts will be reduced to approximately 80 % of the original size when they are printed. Smaller size will result in unreadable text. The maximum amount of letters is 450 words.
  • Use the SI-system for all units of measurement (e.g. ml, kg, kPa) with the exception of mmHg for blood pressures. With two items or more, negative exponents should be used, e.g. ml 
  • min-1. The use of abbreviations should be minimized, and they must be defined the first time they are used. 
  • One figure or one table within the borders of the abstract is allowed. Figure and tables should be aligned with the text. Text in the figures or tables will also be reduced to 80%. Be sure that all text in the figure or table is readable. Ensure that lines on figures are thick enough to bear reduction for printing. All figures should be in black-and-white. 
  • You may use one and but no more than three relevant references, numbered () in order of appearance in the text and listed at the end of the text. They should have the following sequence: author(s), title, journal (as abbreviated in Index Medicus), year, volume and pages. For example: Latimer RD. Inhaled nitric oxide in the management of pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve surgery. Br J Anaesth 1994; 72: 185-9. 
  • Key Words are not needed 

Scientific Abstract Commitee

The Scientific Abstract Committee is responsible for the assessment of scientific abstracts, it will be composed of Delegates from each Subcommittee.

It is supervised by the Chair of the Annual Congress

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