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Welcome to the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association 2020 Abstract Submitter!

DEADLINE: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
  1. Presentation Types:
    • Oral Presentation | Manuscript submission to HPB is encouraged, however, there is no manuscript submission required. If your abstract is not selected as an Oral presentation, it will automatically be considered for a Mini Oral or ePoster presentation.
    • Video | Video submissions must not exceed 8 minutes in length, sound is optional and MP3, MP4 or MOV formats. As part of the video submission process, a written abstract must be submitted. No institutional branding or author names are permitted to appear within the video. If your video is not selected for podium presentation, it will be considered for a Video ePoster.
    • Mini Oral/ePoster | Mini Oral/ePoster submissions will be considered for a non-podium presentation. Case reports welcome.
    • Advanced Practice Provider Paper | Submissions will be considered for the APP 2020 Symposium. Any submissions that are not accepted, will automatically be considered for an ePoster presentation.
  2. Format:
    • The abstract body (not counting abstract title or author string) must not exceed 500 words.
    • Only 1 graph, photo and/or table is accepted per submission (.jpg format only).
    • Video format: Must not exceed 8 minutes, sound optional (.MOV, .MP3 or .MP4 formats only).
    • No reference to the authors or the institution should appear within the body of the abstract.
    • DRUG NAMES:
      • At the first mention of a drug, the nonproprietary generic name in lower case is required followed by the proprietary name capitalized and in parentheses, e.g. furosemide (Lasix)
    • TERMINOLOGY:
      • Please use Brisbane 2000 terminology to describe liver resection and anatomy. Click here to view terminology descriptions and informational graphic.
      • For survival analyses, include the median follow-up interval for the cohort. Comparing long-term outcomes beyond the median follow-up time point is discouraged.
  3. AHPBA DUPLICATE SUBMISSION POLICY
    • Any abstract/data that has been presented at a National or International English language meeting or published in an English language journal prior to the annual AHPBA meeting and is presented at the annual AHPBA meeting will be considered a duplicate presentation or publication, which is impermissible. The one exception for those individuals submitting to the IHPBA. Investigators are allowed to submit to both within the same calendar year. Presentations at the local, state, or regional level at meetings that do not publish in English language journals are exempt. Presentations in languages other than English are exempt. The penalty is that both the submitter and the senior author will be barred from submitting abstracts/data to the AHPBA for 2 years. The department chair of the submitter and senior author will be notified by letter.
  4. SUBMISSION CHECKLIST
  5. You will need the following information before you submit your abstract.
    • Principal Contact & Presenter Information (name, phone number and email address)
    • List of Authors
    • Abstract body (500 words or less)
    • 1 photo/chart/table - .jpg only (optional)
    • 1 Video - .mov, .mp3, .mp4 (video submissions only)
    • 2 Self-Assessment Questions


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