Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Open: May 1st 2017
Abstract Submission Closes: July 7st 2017 (Midnight Chile)

The Programme committee invites to submit in the following presentation categories:
Podium Presentations

Abstracts may be on any topic related to hip arthroscopy or hip preservation surgery. Abstracts should be written in English, limited to 300 words and submitted on-line, through this portal. All abstracts submitted for podium presentations will be also be considered for poster presentation.

Poster Presentations

Abstracts may be on any topic related to hip arthroscopy or hip preservation surgery. Abstract should be written in English, limited to 300 words and submitted on-line, through this portal. Poster presentations will be both board and electronic formats.

Online Abstract Submission Instructions

Suggested abstract categories are:

  1. Financial considerations in hip arthroscopy and preservation – economic impact of preservation and impairment on the individual and society
  2. Open hip preservation surgery
  3. Anatomy and biomechanics of the hip
  4. Diagnosis of hip related problems
  5. Rehab and recovery
  6. Future strategies and direction of biologics
  7. Hip and spine relationships
  8. Outcomes of conservative, arthroscopic and open hip techniques

Authors need to have the following information readily available when submitting an abstract:

  1. Complete contact information for the Presenting author including the institution of research.
  2. Provide the abstract title in proper case for publishing.
  3. Submit the abstract text as plain text into a text box located in the online application. Please note, graphics and tables are not accepted.
  4. Complete the Financial Disclosure Statement and Copyright License Agreement on behalf of all authors.
  5. Author warranty: authors must read and abide by the guidelines below in order to be considered for presentation.
General Guidelines
  1. The same First Author may submit a maximum of six abstracts for consideration to the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting 2017. Authors do not have to be ISHA members to submit an abstract.
  2. Abstracts are only accepted for consideration via the online abstract application form. Abstracts submitted to the ISHA Program Office in any other fashion will not be considered for presentation.
  3. The deadline for submission is 7st July, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. (Chile) Abstracts will not be accepted after that date.
  4. If the abstract is accepted for podium presentation, all presenters must present in English, and be prepared to answer questions from the audience in English.
  5. Please indicate the preference of presentation method for the submitted abstract: podium or poster (e-poster) presentation. The ISHA Program Committee will make final decisions on the mode of presentation; however, efforts will be made to comply with the stated preference.
  6. All presenters, co-authors, faculty members, etc. who will attend the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting 2017 are expected to register for the meeting and pay all registration and travel costs. No exceptions are made. If attendance depends on outside funding, please secure financial assistance before submitting an abstract.
  7. Persons submitting an abstract to ISHA must complete a Financial Disclosure Statement.
  8. Although ISHA is an international society, it receives continuing medical education accreditation and is planned and implemented with the essential areas and policies of the EACCME). ISHA does not view the existence of disclosed interest or investments as necessarily implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. These disclosures will not be seen or taken into consideration when the abstract is considered for presentation.
  9. Persons submitting an abstract to ISHA must complete a Copyright License Agreement so the chosen abstracts can be published in the ISHA final program, in the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting 2017 proceedings, and on the ISHA website.
Grading Criteria

Abstract Review will be based on the following criteria:

  • Scientific Merit (0 – 6)
    • Is the problem clearly stated?
    • Are the statistics sound?
    • Are there adequate numbers of subjects?
    • How is the methodology (are there controls, is this prospective vs. retrospective)?
    • Is the abstract clear / well written and are the results clear?
    • Are the conclusions supported by the results?
  • Originality of project (0-2)
  • Clinical Usefulness (0-2)
  • Level of Interest to ISHA Members (0-2)