Please take note that to submit your abstract you need to be pre-registered to the congress (seeRegistration form page).

All abstract presenters must pay the registration fee ONLY after confirmation of their abstracts acceptance.

1. The title of the abstract must be entered in capital letters (maximum 100 words)

2. The text must fit entirely in the rectangular space allotted on this form (maximum 500 words)

3. The lines must be single-spaced.

4. All fields must be entered.

5. Personal data refers to those of the First Author.

6. The name of the First Author must be repeated in the "Authors" field too.

7. All authors' names and first author's name must be entered as follows: INITIAL. SURNAME (e.g. J. Smith).

8. In case of more than one affiliation please indicate them in the proper field, following the order pointed out for each of the authors.
(e.g. Authors: J. Smith 1, F. Lewis 2, A. Burton 3 Affiliation: 1 Saint Paul Hospital 2 Cambridge University 3 Oxford University).

9. Please note that the abstract needs to be structured, and to include the following sections:
a) Introduction/Background;
b) Patients and Methods;
c) Results;
d) Conclusion(s).

10. Case reports constitute an exception to this, and these should include the following sections:
a) Introduction/Background;
b) Case report;
c) Conclusion(s)

11. Please note that, if you do not visualize the sentence "Your abstract has been successfully submitted. Thank you for your cooperation." after filling in the Abstract form, it means that you have not submitted your abstract correctly. Please, repeat the operation.

Deadline for Abstracts: April, 29th 2013