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Abstract submission


  • Opening of abstract submission: October 1st,  2015
  • Abstract submission deadline: March 31st, 2016, 11:59 pm.
  • Notification on abstract acceptance: May 20th, 2016

How to submit an abstract:

  1. Abstract password Request
    To submit an abstract, you must first apply for a password. You can do this by clicking the abstract submission button below and selecting "password request" in the upcoming window.
  2. Receive Abstract Submission password by e-mail
    The system automatically sends you a password by e-mail when you have finished previous step. Receiving the password into your mailbox depends on the traffic load of the internet, and there may be a delay. Should your password not arrive within 3 hours, please send a short note to the email below instead of making a double registration.
  3. Your Abstract Log-in Name and Password
    Please make a note of your login name and password which are case sensitive. You need your personal password to submit or edit abstracts.
  4. Ask for help
    Should you need help on how to use the abstract system please send a message to casm@asszisztencia.hu

Main topics

  • IFSHT Congress 
  • IFSSH Congress Topics:
    • Trauma
    • Congenital
    • Nerve
    • Tendon
    • Microsurgery
    • Arthritis
    • Wrist
    • Basic Research
    • Tumor
    • Miscelanea 

Abstract submission rules

  • Abstracts must only be submitted using the online submission system available through the link below.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Each abstract may only be submitted to either the IFSSH or IFSHT Congress.
  • Papers should be original. Those presented in previous International Meetings or Published in Scientific Journals will not be accepted.
  • Only plain text is allowed: do not use tables, tabs, listings, any other formatting (bold, colours, etc).
  • You must choose one of the following three types of abstracts:
    • Only Oral presentation: this is the traditional podium presentation: the duration of the presentation will be specified after revision by the scientific committee.
    • Only e-Poster presentation: e-poster session will be organized during the congress, posters can be presented on computer stations in the exhibition  area.
    • Oral presentation or poster presentation: If the abstract is not selected for oral presentation, the authors agree automatically it will be reviewed for e-Poster presentation.
  • Maximum word count of the abstract is 500 words and should include the following sections: Objective/hypothesis; Materials and Methods; Results; Conclusions. 
  • Maximum five authors; one at least should be registered in the Meeting.
  • Abstracts should be blind as to the authorship. No reference to the authors or the Center where the research was developed  should be suggested in the text of the abstract.
  • All the accepted Oral Abstracts for IFSSH Meeting will be published in HAND Journal. ( Please note, IFSHT abstracts and e-Posters will be published in HAND Journal. IFSHT abstracts will be published online on the IFSHT website following the congress.)
  • The Scientific Comitee´s decision is final and cannot be appealed.
  • The general criteria for consideration of abstracts by the Scientific Program Committees are originality, clarity and concise presentation. Research papers will be additionally evaluated for purpose of study, methodology/design, results and conclusions.