DZHK Retreat 2018

Abstract Guidelines

Abstract data

  • Submit all abstracts in English.
  • Abstracts containing identical or nearly identical data submitted from the same institution and/or individuals will be disqualified.
  • Proofread your abstract carefully to avoid errors before submission.

Formatting

  • Title 20 words max.
  • Abstract body 400 words max.
  • Novelty 100 words max.
  • Clinical relevance 100 words max.

Each abstract should contain

  • Clear statement of the research question/study objective
  • Brief statement of the methods, if pertinent
  • Summary of the results obtained
  • Statement of the conclusions
  • Novelty and clinical relevance are not part of the abstract but should each be stated individually

Evaluation criteria

  • Novelty and clinical relevance of the topic
  • Cardiovascular aspects
  • Translational aspects
  • Research question/study objective
  • Methods appropriate to research question
  • Results related to research question
  • Appropriate conclusion