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On-line submission only

Abstracts for the 60th ESCVS Congress can only be submitted by entering the website To submit your abstract, you should REGISTER at the website, which will allow you to enter your personal account (My Account) and to create and send your abstract by clicking the Create Abstract button.

The material must not have been published or presented elsewhere. Original contributions on any of the topics are welcome.

Abstracts submission deadline: February 10, 2011.

Dear Colleagues!
Due to popular demand, the ESCVS Executive Committee has decided to postpone the deadline of abstract submission to the 10th of February, 2011.

An acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your e-mail address.

Abstract submission from 01.11.2010 to 10.02.2011
Scientific Committee approval of the abstract before 28.02.2011
Abstract acceptance notice after 28.02.2011
Expiration date for sending e-poster presentation files 22.04.2011


  • The abstract language is English
  • The text should not exceed 400 words. The use of tables or figures is not allowed.
  • The abstract must consist of four paragraphs labelled 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 for the vascular abstract). It should 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)
  • The title of the abstract must be printed in CAPITAL LETTERS; the name(s) of the author(s) should be preceded by the initials (omit titles). There should be no more than 8 authors
  • Mark the category which best describes the subject of your abstract (Categories: cardiac, vascular, cardiovascular)

    If the paper is to be considered for any award or prize, mark the corresponding field when submitting the abstract (Prizes: ESCVS Young Vascular Surgeon Prize, ESCVS Young Cardiac Surgeon Prize). Competition for these prizes is for authors < 36 years old.
  • Indicate the preferred type of presentation: oral presentation or poster presentation or video presentation.

    Only Power Point presentations will be allowed. Be sure to bring your presentation on a CD Rom; floppy disks are discouraged; the use of personal lap-tops is not allowed. The time allocated for oral presentations will be 7 minutes + 3 minutes of discussion. Material for presentation will be uploaded in the Preview Room at least 2 hours before the presentation. We encourage you to check your presentation in the Preview Room well in advance.


    As per e-mail communications sent to all corresponding authors, please be advised that No actual poster will be on display on boards, but authors will have 3 minutes at disposal for a short oral presentation, with 3 jpg slides with the following technical features:
  • format – JPG
  • resolution 96 dpi
  • width: 1024 pixels, height: 675 pixels
  • orientation: horizontal
  • recommended font size: 12pt
  • There will be one dedicated room equipped with a screen, projector and computer, supervised by technical staff. We would like to remind you that the deadline for sending e-poster presentation files expires on April 22, 2011. Should you have any problems with JPG files creation please send your posters as Power Point slides. They will then be converted to demanded file. In case of any technical problems or questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Congress Secretariat.


    The maximum duration of the video must be 10 minutes. The video presentation must consist of a written abstract, to be submitted through the abstract submission system selecting the correspondent category (video), plus a copy of the video on a CD/DVD, that should be sent along with a short written summary to the ESCVS Scientific Secretariat.

    On the questions regarding abstract submission and following information you may consult Local Organizing Secretariat

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