Call for Abstracts



Abstract Guidelines
Abstracts for the 9th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery can only be submitted electronically. Authors are invited to log in first, and then to submit their abstracts following the instructions of the electronic submission form accessible from the below link. An acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your e-mail address after the completed submission. Please consider that only completed submissions will enter the review process and all incomplete drafts will be deleted from the system.

Editorial Guidelines for all Abstract Submissions
Authors are invited to log in first, and then submit their abstracts following the instructions of the electronic submission form. An acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your e-mail address after the completed submission. If you do not receive any confirmation, your submission was probably incomplete and needs to be re-submitted.

Editorial guidelines for abstract submission:

  • The abstract language is English
  • The text should not exceed 400 words. The use of tables or figures are limited to 1 table and 1 picture.
  • The abstract must consist of four paragraphs labeled OBJECTIVE, METHODS, RESULTS, CONCLUSIONS
  • The text and the title must be free from abbreviations, except those commonly used (e.g. LVEF, CABG, VSD, ASD etc. for the cardiac abstract and CEA, EVAR, TIA, CAS etc. for the vascular abstract). It should concisely address the problem and the purpose of the study (OBJECTIVE); how the study was performed (METHODS); the main findings with numerical data and statistical significance (RESULTS); and the principal conclusions drawn from the study (CONCLUSIONS)
  • Each Word in the title of the abstract must be Capitalized; Please enter the FIRST NAME in full, followed by the LAST NAME, for each author without abbreviations (e.g. John Smith , and NOT J. Smith).
  • Since the abstracts will be judged anonymously, the text must not reveal the institutional affiliation.
  • Mark the category which describes best the subject of your abstract.
  • Please indicate the type of presentation: oral, poster or video presentation. Then select the most appropriate topic related to your abstract
    • Live Transmission: Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Live Transmission: ASD & VSD Closure
    • Live Transmission: Transcatheter AVR
    • Live Transmission: Transapical AVR
    • Live Transmission: Update in Heart Valve Repair
    • Live Transmission: Minimally Invasive AF Surgery
    • Live Transmission: Percutaneous AF Ablation
    • Live Transmission: Cardiac Resynchronization Treatment
    • Live Transmission: Endovenous Laser Treatment
    • Live Transmission: Endovascular Interventions
    • Live Transmission: Compex Coronary Interventions
    • Drug Eluting Stents 2013
    • Update in the Treatment of Hypertension
    • Risk Management in Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Update in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia
    • Imaging Techniques
    • Acute Coronary Syndromes
    • Robotic Surgery in 2013
    • Update in Acute Cardiac Insufficiency and Advances in its Treatment
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Role of Cardiologist and Radiologist in the Treatment and Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection
    • Advances in the Electrical Treatment of Arrhythmias: Ablation
    • ACD
    • Pacemaker
    • Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Update in the Medical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiac Resynchronization Treatment
    • Pregnancy and Heart Valve Disease
    • Hybrid Procedures
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease
    • Medical Treatment in Heart Transplant Recipients
    • Update in Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure
    • Update in Medical Treatment of Heart Failure
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Microcircuits in Cardiopulmonary Bypass
    • Diabetes Mellitus as Cardiovascular Disease
    • Treatment of Obesity and Diet in Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Gene Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease
    • Novel Strategies in the Protection of Cardiovascular Systems
    • Percutaneous Treatment in Congenital Cardiac Diseases: ASD
    • VSD and PDA Closure
    • Coronary Artery Disease Advances in Non-Surgical Treatment
    • Coronary Bypass Surgery
    • Stem Cell Therapy
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome
    • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
    • Peripheral Artery Disease and Treatment
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Medical Help in Giving up Smoking
    • Update in Treatment of Varicose Veins
    • Vein Diseases and Treatment
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment Aortic Aneurisms
    • Update in Diagnosis and Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
    • Perfusion Course
    • Cardiovascular Nursing
    • Hypertension Course
    • Update in Cardiac Imaging
    • Echocardiography Course
    • Carotid Artery Surgery
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurism
    • Aortic Aneurism
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Endovascular Surgery
  • You can submit the video file(s) for your presentation via the Abstract Agent system.
  • The maximum file size shall be 300 mb, the file shall be in one of the following formats: .mpg OR .mpeg OR .avi OR .wmv OR .mov OR .flv.
  • The number of the abstracts (which Abstract agent defines and is prompted on the submission screen) shall be indicated in the filename.
Submission Deadline: December 15th, 2013