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Submission Guideline

Abstract Submission Information

Important Dates

Abstract Submission System Open

August 15, 2022, 00:00 AM UTC/GMT+2

Deadline for Abstract Submission

September 10, 2022, 23:59 AM UTC/GMT+3

Notification of Acceptance (Late Abstract Submission)

September 15, 2022

Clinical Congress of IASGO in İstanbul

September 28-October 1, 2022

General Policy

  • All abstracts must be submitted and be received on or before 10 September 2022 through Online Abstract Submission System.
  • Notifications will be sent via email to the presenting or first author listed in the abstract no later than September 17.
  • Revisions are not accepted after the deadline, be they to the title, body, or author string of the submitted abstract.
  • Late abstract submissions are not accepted.
  • Abstracts must be original and have not been published or presented at any congress prior to the 33rd World Congress of International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO 2022). The accepted abstracts will be published in the supplement issue of 'Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology'. The journal is scanned in the Index Copernucus.
  • All abstracts will have blind-review process by the Scientific Program Committee of the 33rd International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO 2022), and review results will be announced by 15 August 2022 by sending an acceptance/rejection notification email to the authors.
  • The presenter must register as a participant.
  • The Scientific Program Committee of the 33rd World Congress of International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO 2022) reserves the right to accept or refuse an abstract, to designate abstracts either oral, poster or video presentation and to choose a suitable session for the abstract. The authors’ preference of the type of the presentation and theme will be taken into account.
  • Papers can only be sent via the online submission module. Papers sent by e-mail, fax, etc. methods will not be evaluated.
  • All submitted abstracts will be categorized as “clinical studies”, “experimental studies”, and “original case reports”.
  • An Author can submit maximum of 9 abstracts at each Study Category as Oral (3), E-Poster (3) and Video Presentation (3) listed.
    • Experimental Studies (Oral, E-Poster, Video)
    • Clinical Studies (Oral, E-Poster, Video)
    • Case Report (Oral, E-Poster, Video)
  • Those who have already reached this number can only be listed as co-authors.
  • Abstract presentation should not take more than 5 min for Spoken Presenters.
  • In case of slide video needs to be prepared in oral presentation, it takes not more than 2 minutes.
  • For POSTER, it is necessary to prepare 1 poster, 16:9 screen PDF file in vertical format.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correctly edited and accurate abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they contain no data or if the English is unacceptable.
  • Acknowledgement of the receipt of abstract submission will be sent to the Presenting Author’s email address immediately upon submission. The Presenting Author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time, via the email that is provided in the abstract submission.
  • All Presentations must be in English

Abstract Categories

  • Artificial intelligence in surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Biomarker-Driven Approaches for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Liver Transplantation (Interventional Managements)
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Liver Transplantation (Immunosupressiın & Infectious disease)
  • Cytoreductive Surgery (HIPEC & PIPAC)
  • Locoregional Therapies
  • Endoscopy
  • Management intraoperative and postoperative complications in HPB surgery (ie. Bleeding, Hemostasis, liver failure, etc.)
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
  • Medical Oncology
  • Esophogeal Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • EUS in Surgery
  • New Clinical Trials

  • Gastric Surgery
  • New Systemic Therapies in Cancer
  • GIST
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery
  • Nutrition
  • Image Guided Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Imaging on Oncology
  • Strategies for management of pain for cancer patients
  • Immunosuppression &Infectious disease
  • Surgical Complication Management
  • Infectious and complication in surgery and oncology
  • Surgical Education and Training
  • Innovative technologies in gastroenterology and endoscopy
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Transplant Oncologly
  • Intraoperative ultrasonography in HPB Surgery
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery


Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • The abstract must be written and presented in English.
  • All the works intended to present at the congress should be submitted as abstracts.
  • Abstracts must contain original data and meet international ethical standards.
  • The abstract title and the author(s) or names of institutions are not to be included in the abstract text.
  • Abbreviations should be defined in te text than can be used as alone. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time the full wording appears in the body of the text.
  • Non-proprietary (generic) names of drugs, written in lower case, are required at the first mention of a drug. Trade names are not allowed.

Instructions for Preparing Abstracts

  • Please read the following instructions carefully before preparing your abstract.
  • To ensure that the Abstract Submission System will work properly, the pop-up blocker of your internet browser needs to be turned off and cookies should be enabled. Abstract authors should not split data to create several abstracts from one data set. If splitting is deemed to have occurred may be abstracts simply rejected.

1. The Title of the Abstract:

  • The title of the abstract must be less than 20 characters. Identifying information such as author or institution names should not be included in the title. Each word should begin with a Capital Letter with the exception of transition words.

2. Abstract Format

  • The title of the abstract must be less than 20 characters.
  • A maximum of 300 words is allowed.
  • Images and tables may NOT be included in the abstract.

The abstract must be split into the following sections:
Background and Purpose: A statement of the hypothesis or research question. (preferably one sentence).
Material and Methods: An explanation of the study design and experimental methods used
Results:A concise summary of the major findings of the experiment or study. Sufficient data must be provided to permit evaluation by the reviewers and public reading the abstracts. Statements such as "the data will be discussed" are not acceptable.
Conclusion(s):Summary of the overall findings and the importance of the study.
Keyword(s):A tool to help indexers and search engines find relevant papers. (Maximum of 5 keywords)

  • Title should be no more than 20 words
  • The maximum number of authors is 5.
  • Papers to be presented at the congress should be in the form of experimental studies, clinical studies and original case reports.
  • Authors are required to ensure the accuracy of the abstracts sent. Errors in the literature or scientific facts will be published as written.
  • Abstracts should not contain proprietary or confidential information.
  • It is the responsibility of all signing authors and investigators that all studies are performed with respect to national legislation, international legislation and ethical guidelines both with regards to humans and animals.
  • Submitting an abstract also certifies that at the time of submission, the scientific material found within the abstract has not been presented at any other meeting and will not be published in other than abstract form prior to the 33rd World Congress of International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO 2022).
  • Failure to adhere to these rules will result in the automatic rejection of the abstract.

Video Submission Rules

  • Please submit - along with your VIDEO - the textual abstract, following the Abstract Format instructions above.
  • Maximum size of the video: 100 MB. Videos should be in a standardized format. Acceptable video formats is: .mp4. Ensure audio is at a good volume, is not distorted, and is recorded in a quiet setting. Do not use audio from the OR unless it is relevant to the content. Name your file with reference ID#, last name, and video title: Example: 9999_Jones_HellerMyotomy.mp4
  • Videos must include verbal narration. Narration must use generic terms, and no use of commercial/proprietary names is allowed. Videos must not exceed 7 minutes together with video slided in length. Do not include authors or affiliations in the video or body of the abstract.
  • Video Production Reviewers rate the videos based on relevancy of the surgical procedure, production quality of the video, value as a teaching aid for inclusion in the ACS Video Library, and adherence to the submission guidelines.

Please be sure your video(s) comply with the following instructions:

1. Video must be an original production, in final edited form with a clear voice-over in English, connecting the narration with images shown. The video should not exceed 7 minutes in length and background music is not acceptable.
2. Display the video title, name of surgeon(s) and/or co-authors, institution where the surgery was performed, and the location (city, state/country) at the beginning.
3. Any conflicts of interest are to be shown on a disclosure slide following the title slide.
4. The video must be HIPAA compliant. Videos submitted with identifiable patient information or features will be rejected. Please obscure patient name on any images, removing personal information, and blur the patient’s face if it is not part of procedure.
5. If the information is about a clinical case, the narration must provide information about the case such as medical history, diagnostic work-up, and outcome. If the information is about a particular procedure, the video must address the components of the procedure and include information that addresses the various surgical techniques.
6. Do not use copyrighted images, illustrations, or video unless you are the copyright holder.
7. Ensure that text graphics are legible when the video is rendered to its final format.
8. If you are using PowerPoint slides in the video, keep the content at least 50 pixels from the screen edges.
9. Record open surgery using a camera mounted on a tripod. Use longer instruments when possible to optimize visualization.
10. External views of laparoscopy should be recorded with a video camera if possible and not with the laparoscope. When recording laparoscopy, use smoke evacuation if available to optimize image clarity while using energy devices. Be sure to record laparoscopic video in the highest quality possible.

Video Abstract Requirements
The abstract requires a 250-word summary of the video content, five keywords related to your video, and must highlight one educational or technical aspect addressed by the video. You must also choose category which most accurately reflects your video topic from the above table named abstract categories.

Presenting Author
Only authors listed in the author string at the time of submission are able to present. If one of the listed coauthors is unable to present, we will have to withdraw the video from the program
* If you have any problem submitting your abstract through the online system, please contact the Abstract Submission Team at iasgo_abstracts@dixitravel.com


Welcome to the Online Manuscript Submission

Peer-Review System

  • Submission process using our Peer-Review System is simple. Click on Instructions for Authors and read the guidelines.
  • Then, go to Submit Article and click. The first time you use the system, you will register for an account. You will use your account login and password each time you return to the site, whether to check on the status - Article List - "+" - Observations.
    In case you forget the password, you have the possibility to get a new one by using, the button Password Recovery.
  • After you log on, click on Add New Article and follow the steps to submit the manuscript. Manuscripts must be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript, and should not be submitted by anyone on their behalf.
  • During submission you will be asked to provide a cover letter.

*If you encounter any problem when submitting your manuscript, please contact us .

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