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Call For Abstracts

The program committee invites abstract submissions for podium, video and ePoster presentations:

These must be related to hip arthroscopy and hip preservation surgery and should be included in the proposed categories. Abstracts should be written in English, limited to 300 words and submitted on-line, through this portal. Authors should indicate in which format they would prefer to present their work, and whether they are prepared to present in an alternative format. The ISHA Program Committee will make final decisions on the mode of presentation; however, efforts will be made to comply with the stated preference.

Abstracts for Video presentations are being invited for the first time. It should be noted that posters will be presented in ePoster format.

Podium Presentations

Abstracts may be on any topic related to hip arthroscopy or hip preservation surgery. Abstracts should be written in English, limited to 300 words and submitted on-line, through this portal. All abstracts submitted for podium presentations will be also be considered for ePoster presentation.

ePoster Presentations

Abstracts may be on any topic related to hip arthroscopy or hip preservation surgery. Abstract should be written in English, limited to 300 words and submitted on-line, through this portal. Poster presentations will be in electronic format only.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ABSTRACT CATEGORY LIST FOR THE SUGGESTED TOPICS INVITED FOR PODIUM AND EPOSTER PRESENTATION.

Video Presentations

The video submissions must be related to hip arthroscopy and hip preservation surgery and be related to one of the proposed categories. Videos should be limited to 15 minutes, include commentary in English. A written description of the video content limited to 300 words should be submitted on-line, through this portal and the video uploaded with your submission*.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ABSTRACT CATEGORY LIST FOR THE SUGGESTED TOPICS INVITED FOR VIDEO PRESENTATION.

If you are having difficulties uploading your video submissions, it may be due to the size of the video attachment.  If you are experiencing this, please complete the Abstract Submission within the portal but either use www.wetransfer.com to send your video or upload your video to www.dropbox.com and send the link for the video to abstract@ishaconference.com. Please state the title of the video in the saved file.

Abstract Category List

For Podium and ePoster Submissions

  • Femoro-acetabular impingements
  • Other impingements
  • Labrum
  • Cartilage
  • Dysplasia
  • Instability
  • Capsule and ligament
  • Deep Gluteal syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Rehabilitation

 

For Video Submissions

  • Hip Arthroscopic techniques
  • Hip Endoscopic techniques
  • Open hip preservation techniques
  • Tips and Tricks on a specific techniques
  • Rehabilitation protocols
  • Rehabilitation specific exercises

Abstract Review

Will be based on the following criteria:

  • Scientific Merit (0 – 6)
  • Is the problem clearly stated?
  • Are the statistics sound?
  • Are there adequate numbers of subjects?
  • How is the methodology (are there controls, is this prospective vs. retrospective)?
  • Is the abstract clear / well written and are the results clear?
  • Are the conclusions supported by the results?
  • Originality of project (0-2)
  • Clinical Usefulness (0-2)
  • Level of Interest to ISHA Members (0-2)

Video Review

Video review will be based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the images (0-2)
  • Quality of the commentary (0-2)
  • It is good education? (0-2)
  • Is the topic interesting? (0-2)
  • Originality of the topic (0-2)

Information Required for Abstract Submission

Authors need to have the following information readily available when submitting an abstract or a video:

  • Complete contact information for the presenting author including the research institution.
  • Provide the abstract/video title in full for publishing.
  • Submit the abstract text as plain text into a text box located in the online application. Please note, graphics and tables are not accepted. Submit the video as an attached file.
  • Completed the Financial Disclosure Statement and Copyright License Agreement on behalf of all authors.
  • Author warranty: authors must read and abide by the guidelines below to be considered for presentation.

General Guidelines

  • The same First Author may submit a maximum of 4 abstracts and 3 videos for consideration for inclusion at the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting 2018.
  • Authors do not have to be ISHA members to submit an abstract or a video.
  • Abstracts and videos are only accepted for consideration via the online abstract application form.
  • Abstracts and videos submitted to the ISHA Program Office in any other fashion will not be considered for presentation.
  • The deadline for submission is 1st May, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. (GMT) Abstracts and videos will not be accepted after that date.
  • If the abstract is accepted for podium presentation, all presenters must present in English, and be prepared to answer questions from the audience in English.
  • Please indicate the preference of presentation method for the submitted abstract: podium, eposter or video presentation. The ISHA Program Committee will make final decisions on the mode of presentation; however, efforts will be made to comply with the stated preference.
  • All presenters, co-authors, faculty members, etc. who will attend ISHA 2018 are expected to register for the meeting and pay all registration and travel costs. No exceptions are made. If attendance depends on outside funding, please secure financial assistance before submitting an abstract.
  • Persons submitting an abstract or a video to ISHA must complete a Financial Disclosure Statement.
  • Although ISHA is an international society, it receives continuing medical education accreditation and is planned and implemented with the essential areas and policies of the EACCME). ISHA does not view the existence of disclosed interest or investments as necessarily implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. These disclosures will not be seen or taken into consideration when the abstract or the video is considered for presentation.
  • Persons submitting an abstract or a video to ISHA must complete a Copyright License Agreement so the chosen abstracts can be published in the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 proceedings, and on the ISHA website.

Why submit an abstract?

  • International networking: Discuss your findings with other experts and specialists in hip preservation from around the world and meet with your colleagues who are interested in your topic.
  • Visibility: Your name will be recognized in the online programme, as well as in the congress mobile App and within any future ISHA Content Library.
  • Personal Development: Develop your presentation and engagement skills, an essential competency for advancing you career. It is an added value to your resume to make you stand out among other candidates, demonstrating your wider accomplishments.
  • Be Creative submission allows you to be creative in visually sharing your presentation as either an ePoster, video or oral presentation.
  • Opportunity for oral presentation: Authors of outstanding abstracts will have the opportunity to present their work in varied podium sessions at the ISHA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Sharing advances knowledge – Sharing your research improves the treatment of individuals with hip disorders requiring surgery around the globe
  • Support – Are you a trainee or physiotherapist? You have the opportunity to apply for travel award.

Publication

All accepted abstracts and videos will be published on the ISHA conference website as well as on the, ISHA 2018 Mobile App and may be included in a future ISHA Online Content Library.

Full text of regular abstracts will be published a week prior to ISHA 2018 on the ISHA conference website.

Personal Data Protection

By submitting an abstract you are consenting to ISHA, via its appointed third-party agents, to storing your data. The personal data provided in the submission process will be used to engage and correspond with you and corresponding authors regarding your ISHA 2018 abstract submission, annual scientific meeting registration and information regarding ISHA activities.

In accordance with UK Data Protection Act 1998, we guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data. Therefore, the collected personal data in the present document (name, academic titles, e-mail, address, phone/skype/social media contacts) will be used only for the purposes that are specified above.

You can exercise the right of access, modification, cancellation or opposition by a written request to ISHA Program Office (info@ishaconference.com).

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