Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission


19th Annual meeting of the European Venous Forum,

28 – 30 June 2018, Athens, Greece


The EVF invites you to submit an abstract(s) for consideration of presentation at the EVF Athens 2018 meeting.

Abstracts should be submitted by Sunday 18 February 2018 and typed in English.  Selection will be based on originality and quality of work. Abstracts previously presented and/or published will not be considered. All abstracts will be reviewed, blind, by the Scientific Committee. Authors will be notified on the committee’s decision by mid March 2018.

Each abstract should include:

  1. Title
  2. Authors names: presenter’s names first (Surname, initial)
  3. Institution, City and Country
  4. Type abstract in English. Maximum of 425 words (excluding title, authors’ names and institution). Abstracts exceeding 425 words will be rejected. Abstracts should include: Background/Aim (Background), Methods, Results, Conclusions.
  5. Indicate if your wish the abstract to be considered for the EVF Prize


The official language of the Conference is English. All presentations will be in English. 

Abstracts accepted for presentation will be printed in the Final Programme/Book of Abstracts distributed during the meeting and published in Phlebology.

The EVF prize will be awarded to the three best abstracts according to originality and quality. 

To be eligible for the EVF Prize the presenter should:

  1. Be a Trainee/Junior Doctor
  2. Under 40 years of age
  3. Confirm that the material has not been presented or published elsewhere



Abstracts submitted for the EVF Prize and selected for Oral Presentation at the meeting will receive an EVF Prize Grant. The presenting author of the paper will receive a grant of up to Euro 500 towards hotel accommodation (3 nights) and travel (economy). The registration fee will be waived.

Please indicate on the Abstract Submission Form if you wish your presentation to be considered for the EVF Prize. It is also a requirement to complete the EVF Prize Form and return to the EVF Office at admin@europeanvenousforum.org


EVF Prize:

The winners of 1st and 2nd place are awarded a Travelling Grant (to a maximum of £1,500) to attend the annual meeting of the American Venous Forum. The abstracts of the three winning papers will be submitted to the Scientific Committee of the American College of Phlebology (ACP). They will select one paper and provide a grant to attend the next ACP meeting to present the paper.

The 3 winning abstracts are also submitted to the Japanese Society of Phlebology (JSP) who will accept two to be presented at the next meeting of the JSP. The JSP will award a grant up to £2,000 to cover the travel, registration and accommodation expenses in attending the meeting.

The Prizes will be awarded during the Congress Dinner on Friday evening.

All Abstracts are to be submitted online – Click here to submit your abstract



It is a condition of submission that should your abstract be accepted for presentation that the presenting author will register for the congress at least 4 weeks prior to the date of the meeting. Failure to register will mean removal of your abstract from the programme.

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