FAQ’s


Should the questions outlined below fail to meet your enquiry, please contact us thru our contact page here

  • Instruction to Authors

NB: AS ALREADY STATED, ALL ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. PLEASE CHECK THE E-MAIL ADDRESS YOU QUOTE ON YOUR SUBMISSION ON A REGULAR BASIS, AS THIS IS THE ADDRESS WE WILL USE FOR ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE.

I WILL CONFIRM RECEIPT OF YOUR ABSTRACT WITHIN 5 WORKING DAYS. IF YOU DO NOT HEAR FROM ME WITHIN THIS TIME, PLEASE CONTACT ME.

Title of Abstract (first word must be capital and the rest lower case) eg On the growth and form of the mesentery

All authors names, middle initial and surname, (without degrees etc.) will be required . Eg. John P Murray, Sean A Turner, Joe J Daly, Patricia A O’Connor

The address (Department, Institution, Town, Country) should be listed next. Eg. Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

The text of an abstract (excluding title, authors, keywords and references) must not exceed 250 words. Tables are not allowed.

The text of the abstract must include data with clear descriptions of

  • Background:
  • Methods:
  • Results:
  • Conclusions:
  • Keywords: (required to help indexers and search engines find relevant papers.)

All abbreviations must be clearly defined eg (THA) total hip arthroplasty

The end of each abstract must include a brief statement regarding conflict of interest in the following format –
Conflict of interest:
Disclosures:
Abstracts are submitted on the understanding that they will be subject to editorial approval and submission does not guarantee publication.

 

  • I have not heard if my abstract has been accepted after five working days of submission
    Check your e-mail first to see if there is an e-mail waiting for you and then contact Kara thru the contact page, who will check for you and confirm
  • Can I bring my presentation for downloading on the day?
    No. We need the abstracts submitted 3 days prior for system checks and to ensure that there are no problems with them. This also is the main contributor for time delay at the meeting
  • What dimensions should my poster be?
    It should be A0 – Portrait (0.83m width x 1.15m Length) and the poster MUST be erected on Friday, 2nd March on the first floor of the GEMS Building before 10am.