New Delhi, India | November 15th - 17th 2018
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Abstract Guidelines

Each registrant may submit abstracts of his or her work for presentation during the 12th Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society (APCSS-2018) . It is expected that the abstracts will include original data not previously published in a peer-review journal or the proceedings of a national meeting. Only those abstracts that have been reviewed and selected by the abstract review committee may be presented. Abstract submission will only be accepted electronically through the abstract submission module.

Important dates
  • Opening of online Abstract submission – Now Open
  • Last date of Abstract Submission – 31st July 2018
Abstract submission in the following categories:
  • 1) Congenital
  • 2) Traumatic
  • 3) Inflammatory
  • 4) Infections
  • 5) Degenerative
  • 6) Neoplastic
  • 7) Motion preserving surgery
  • 8) Animal / experimental studies
  • 9) Newer techniques / innovations / concepts
  • 10) Difficult/ controversial cases – Interactive case discussion
  • 11) Complications- How would have I done it differently??
  • 12) Spinal Endoscopy
  • 13) Miscellaneous
Presentation Format:
  • Case Presentation
  • Oral Presentation
  • Poster Presentation
  • Video Presentation

Scientific Abstracts: Your scientific abstract must contain:

  • 1) A descriptive title, list of authors and institutions;
  • 2) An introduction/rationale to the study;
  • 3) The material and methods used;
  • 4) The results of the study including new data not previously published or presented at a major national or international meeting
  • 5) The conclusions of the study. The conclusion shall not state "The results will be discussed."

It is recommended that the abstract content shall be segmented by the following headings: Introduction/ Rationale, Material and Methods, Results and Conclusions.

Key Dates
  • Apr 25th, 2018 : Abstract submission opens
  • Jun 30th, 2018 : Early Bird registration Fee Slab Ends
  • Jul 31st, 2018 : Closing of Abstracts
  • Aug 1st to Aug 15th, 2018 : Reviewing of Abstracts
  • Aug 16th to Aug 20th, 2018 : Communication of Acceptance and Rejections
  • Oct 15th, 2018 : Discounted Registration Fee Slab Ends
  • Nov 13th to Nov 14th, 2018 : Pre Conference Live Operative Workshops
  • Nov 15th to Nov 17th, 2018 : Conference Dates