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Welcome to the 2023 AVF Abstract Submission Site

Abstract Guidelines

  • AVF only accepts electronic abstract submissions via the official abstract submission website. No more than two abstracts from the same institution will be selected for speaking slots (oral presentations and quick shots).
  • All work submitted to the AVF Annual Meeting must be original and not previously published or presented. All work at the time of presentation at the Annual Meeting must also be original. All authors must attest that the presentations given at the meeting have never been presented or published before the date of presentation at the AVF Annual Meeting. Those found to be in violation of this policy will be prohibited from presenting at the AVF Annual Meeting for the next two years.
  • Titles need to be submitted in Title Case (Not ALL CAPS, and not Sentence case).
  • Abstract length is 425 words or less, excluding title and authors.
  • Each table and/or graph will count as 25 words in the total word count. (Limit two images per abstract). If you do upload a table or graph it is mandatory that it has a title and the table or graph is referenced in the abstract components section.
  • All uploads (tables/graphs) must be cited within the abstract text.
  • All uploads must be in jpg or png format ONLY.
  • Three presentation types will be offered, you will need to select one: Oral Presentation, Quick Shot Presentation, or Poster Presentation. Your presentation will be given every consideration; however, the final determination will be made by the Program Committee.
  • The following submission categories will be offered, you will need to select the one that best fits your abstract: Basic Science, Chronic Vein Obstruction/Compression, Diagnostic Testing and Imaging, Miscellaneous, Lymphedema, Pelvic Venous Disease, Superficial Vein Disease, Vascular Medicine, Venous Thromboembolism/IVC Filters, Wound Care.
  • Abstracts must be submitted with 4 components: Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • No reference should be made in the abstract to the names or institutions of the authors.
  • All accepted Oral Presentations will be published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
  • Announcements of accepted and rejected abstracts will be made in late September/early October.
  • Complete instructions for presentations will be provided with your notification of acceptance.
  • ALL presenting authors ARE REQUIRED to register/pay for their attendance at the meeting (full meeting registration, based on your AVF membership status).

  • For technical questions regarding how to upload your abstract, contact CadmiumCD at (410) 638-9239 or email

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