The scientific program will include an oral presentation session and only the abstracts that follow the submission rules listed below will be evaluated for presentation during PAAFIS 2020.
The abstract submission will start on January 10, 2021 and be over on August 15, 2021. The corresponding authors of abstracts will be noticed by August 25, 2021.
Abstracts should only be submitted if they or their main content have not been previously accepted for publication, published or presented at any other meeting. The names of the authors and their affiliations (institutions) will be written after the title. The presenting author should be indicated. At least one of the authors must register and be present during the meeting to make the presentation. Ethical approval should be obtained for animal or human studies. The rules of Institutional Ethics Review Board should be followed for retrospective studies.
The submitted abstract should be in English and in MS Word document. The preferred editing is Calibri font/10 points. The text should be single-spaced and justified. Abstract for original studies should be structured as Aim, Materials and Methods, Results and Conclusions. Case reports and video abstracts can be unstructured. The maximum allowed word count for an abstract is 250 words. A minimum of 4 key words should be provided for each abstract. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org
All abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the scientific committee according to the following criteria
An objective review process blinded for author and center is going to be made, therefore, the abstracts should not contain any identifying features such as the names of the authors or the affiliations. The accepted abstracts will appear on an electronic proceedings book.
Authors of accepted abstracts will be expected to submit manuscripts for consideration for publication in Journal of Turkish Association of Pediatric Surgeons ( Çocuk Cerrahisi Dergisi).