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American Venous Forum - Call for Abstracts Open

The American Venous Forum (AVF) will hold its 27th Annual Meeting on February 25-27, 2015 in Palm Springs, CA. The AVF Annual Meeting offers high-quality scientific analysis to those physicians interested in research, education and clinical investigation in the field of venous diseases. AVF encourages all of its colleagues to participate in this growing educational program by submission of a formal abstract for standard oral, quick shot presentation, poster presentation or poster display.

New York, NY, August 14, 2014 --( Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:59 pm (EST)

-- Rules for Submission--
Visit to link into the abstract submission site. Once on the abstract submission site, login using an existing login and password or create a new user account. Residents/Fellows should indicate their interest in being considered for awards during the abstract submission process.

Please Note: The AVF only accepts electronic abstract submissions via the AVF website. Only two abstracts per institution will be selected for oral presentation and quick-shot presentation.

-- Abstract Criteria --
* The work should be original and not previously published or presented.
* No reference should be made in the abstract to the names or institutions of the authors.
* Abstracts must be structured as follows: 1) Background 2) Methods 3) Results 4) Conclusions
* Abstract text must be between 50 (minimum) and 425 (maximum) words.
* Each table and/or graph will count as 25 words in the total word count.
* Abstracts must be submitted under one of the following categories:
- Anti-Coagulation
- Basic Science
- Chronic Vein Obstruction
- Compression/Wound Care
- Diagnostic Testing and Imaging
- Lymphedema
- Superficial Vein Disease
- Venous Thromboembolism/IVC Filters

-- Presentation Types --
* Oral Presentation: 10 minutes in length
* Quick Shot Presentation: 5 minutes in length and will feature case reports, preliminary results, early data, small series or interesting cases
* Poster Presentation: Authors will be given the opportunity to provide a 3-minute oral presentation of their work during a moderated “poster grand rounds” session.
* Poster Display: Posters are displayed during the meeting. There is no presentation.

Presentation preference will be given every consideration; however, the final determination will be made by the Program Committee.

-- Publication Policy --
Authors accepted for oral presentation, poster and quick shot presentations at the AVF Annual Meeting are strongly encouraged to submit a formal manuscript to be considered for journal publication. The Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders is the official journal of the American Venous Forum.

The American Venous Forum (AVF) is dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease through education, research and technology. Membership is open to vascular surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals engaged in the care of patients with venous and lymphatic diseases.
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