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Late Breaker Abstract Submission will open on February 22, 2019



Before preparing and typing your abstract, please read carefully the following instructions:

  • Abstracts can be submitted via the online Abstract Submission Service only. Abstracts sent by fax or email will not be accepted
  • Abstract must be in English
  • Late Breaker Abstract Submission will open on February 22, 2019. The deadline for submission will be midnight Central European Time on March 22, 2019. Abstracts submitted after this date will not be accepted
  • The complete abstract must not exceed 180 characters for the TITLE and 340 words / 2800 characters for the BODY
  • Type the text, including tables and figures, in single-line spacing and using Times New Roman 11. Do not use smaller type
  • TITLE: capitalize the entire title. Spell out words. Do not use abbreviations and check that your title is complete in case you copy and paste it into the field
  • AUTHORS/AFFILIATIONS: you may enter up to 20 authors in the authors list and 10 affiliations. The presenting must be part of the authors list included in the submitted abstract. The names of authors will be published as listed on the submission form. Please make sure you have enter the full list of authors. The authors’ order and details (names, cities, country codes) will be published as entered in the form
  • TEXT: begin the text on a new line. The text should be arranged using the following headings: objective, design and method, results and conclusions
  • Do not include authors, institutions, city and abbreviations in the title or in the text since the grading and selection process is blinded
  • Do not include grant acknowledgements in the abstract content. Do not cite keywords or references in the abstract, as they are not allowed and will be deleted
  • Abstract will be accepted according to scientific merit
  • ESH 2019 allows the submission of abstracts for original contribution to the field only.

Final selection of abstract will be made by the Scientific Committee by middle March, 2019. All abstract corresponding authors will be then notified about the outcome (accepted or not accepted) of the review process. Please ensure that the email provided during the abstract submission is accurate as all correspondences will be sent via email.

Please be informed that the scientific programme of the congress, including the list of all abstracts and related presenting authors, will be submitted to AIFA (Italian Ministry of Health) for a Pre-request of authorization.

Starting from April 5, 2019 the submitted abstracts cannot be withdrawn and no change to the titles or to the authors will be allowed.


  • Registration is compulsory in order to present an abstract during the Meeting
  • Each presenting Author is allowed to present up to 3 abstracts with one paid registration
  • Presenting Authors of accepted abstracts, who are younger than 35 years old, are entitled to a special registration fee of € 150,00 until April 5, 2019
  • If the presenting Author has been awarded a grant, a paid registration is not needed

For any further information, please contact: esh2019.abs@aimgroup.eu