16TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR DISEASES OF THE ESOPHAGUS (ISDE)
University of Vienna *VIENNA, AUSTRIA Visit the Venue to read more
After Singapore (2016), the next ISDE World Congress will be held in Vienna. On behalf of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus, it is my honor, privilege and pleasure to invite you all to the 16th World Congress of the ISDE in Vienna, Austria in 2018.
The ISDE is the premier multi-disciplinary international organization focused on esophageal diseases. Its biennial congress aims to gather together all specialties involved in the clinical management and research of patients with esophageal diseases. This congress will provide an excellent platform not only for the exchange of clinical and scientific knowledge on the latest developments, but also for unique networking opportunities.
Vienna is a beautiful city with a rich cultural and architectural heritage mixed with modernity, and easily accessible from all over the world. You can enjoy Austrian cuisine and the beauty of various arts as well as academic exchanges in this congress.
Save the date and we are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna 2018.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Hilton Vienna Plaza
Schottenring 1, 1010 Vienna (6 minute walk from the venue)
With a 1920s Art Deco flair, the Hilton Vienna Plaza offers the perfect combination of historical splendor and modern comfort. The hotel is proudly located on the famous Ringstrasse in the center of Vienna, close to many important sites and architectural masterpieces – the State Opera, Art History Museum, City Hall, the Burgtheater, and Vienna Stock Exchange.
Rate includes taxes and fees as well as complimentary basic WIFI in all guest rooms for ISDE delegates. Rate includes breakfast.
Room Type 1: Hilton Twin Room
Description: Work desk, easy chair, marble bathroom, two twin beds
Rates (EUR): € 299.00 single / € 319.00 double occupancy
Room Type 2: Hilton King Room
Description: Work desk, easy chair, marble bathroom, bathtub upon availability, king-sized bed
Rates (EUR): € 299.00 single / € 319.00 double occupancy
The Program Committee for the 16th World Congress of the ISDE is inviting the submission of scientific abstracts. Authors are asked to submit abstracts under one of the following categories:
Barrett’s Esophagus: Pathology and Pathophysiology
Barrett’s Esophagus: Noninvasive Neoplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Esophageal Function Testing
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Sensitivity and Hypersensitivity
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease
Genetics of Esophageal Disease
Iatrogenic Esophageal Disease, Perforation and Postsurgical Complications
Pediatric Esophageal Disorders
Benign Disease Other
Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Non-Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
Role of Stem Cells in Esophageal Cancer
New Diagnostic Modalities (Including PET, PET-CT, New Tracers)
(Re-) Staging before and after Neoadjuvant Therapy
Barrett‘s Esophagus: High-Grade Dysplasia
Management of Early Invasive Cancer
Adjuvant and Neo-Adjuvant Therapies
Management of Oligo-Metastatic Organ Diseases
Management of Distant Lymphatic Diseases
Re-do Surgery for Local Recurrence
Esophageal Cancer Other
Abstracts will be accepted in English only
An international panel of reviewers will review all abstracts anonymously
There is no fee for submitting an abstract
There is no limit to the number of abstracts you may submit (however an individual may not be offered more than 2 oral presentations)
All Abstracts accepted by the Scientific Committee will be published in the Journal of Diseases of the Esophagus (DOTE) and the Conference website prior to the meeting and it is mandatory to agree to this at the time of submission
ISDE 2018 also accepts short videos (maximum 3 minutes) to be reviewed for a video presentation at the congress. Please see below for video submission guidelines
Start your abstract submission by creating an account for the ISDE 2018 abstract submission system. Please note that the abstract submission system account is different from your ISDE membership account.
Step 1. Title & Topic
The abstract title must not exceed 150 characters in length; this includes spaces.
Step 2. Authors
The presenting author of an accepted abstract must be registered for the ISDE Congress by August 20, 2018
There is no limit to the number of co-authors per abstract
Financial Disclosure information needs to be completed for EACH co-author at the time of submission through the online abstract submission form; however, information can be provided by the submitting author
The submitter can view the status of co-author disclosures by clicking on ‘Authors’ sections of the abstract. Those with incomplete disclosures are denoted in red
If you would like an assistant or other person to receive notifications regarding the status of an abstract, please enter their email address on the text field provided below the list of co-authors
Please note your preferred presentation format. If you would not be comfortable giving an oral presentation, please select Poster Only. NOTE: Selecting Poster/Oral does not guarantee you will be assigned an oral abstract presentation upon acceptance; the final presentation type is determined by the International Scientific Abstract Review Committee
Author and institution information must NOT be included in the body of the abstract. The inclusion of either of these in the body of the abstract will result in rejection of the abstract
Step 3. Disclosure
ALL abstract co-authors are expected to disclose to the program audience any/all relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentation. Kindly note that all disclosures can be submitted by the submitter on behalf of the co-authors. The submitter will NOT be able to finish the abstract submission process without the disclosures of all co-authors. Please see below list of disclosure questions that will be asked during the abstract submission process.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per CME guidelines, industry employees cannot present an abstract if the content of the abstract relates to business lines or products of their employer.
Step 4. Abstract Text
Do not include title or author data in the body of your abstract as there are specific places for title and author (steps 1 & 2)
Author and institution information must NOT be included in the body of the abstract. The inclusion of either of these will result in rejection of the abstract.
Abstracts may be entered directly into the site or copied and pasted
Research work should be original and innovative. Work can be presented prior to ISDE 2018, but MUST include new information/data
Abstracts must not exceed 350 words in length (not including title and authors)
A maximum of 1 table may be included and will count as 100 words
A maximum of 1 image may be included and will count as 100 words
Tables, images and graphs must be uploaded in JPG or TIFF format at 300 dpi and 100% size. Any higher resolution is acceptable.
Abstract submissions must be structured with the following:
Video submissions must be structured with the following:
Description – what is in the video; why this video is unique or important for the congress
File Upload (avi, mpg, mpeg, mov, wmv – max. 250 MB)
Step 5. Preview & Submit
Please proofread your submission prior to submitting
Once submitted, you will no longer be able to make edits to the abstract. If you need to make changes prior to the submission deadline, please contact us at email@example.com
Please carefully review the affiliation of all your co-authors as this is how it will appear in the DOTE and as well as the ISDE 2018 Scientific Program
B.Braun | Booth # TBA
B. Braun is one of the world’s leading providers and manufacturers of healthcare solutions. Every service that B. Braun provides incorporates the entirety of our knowledge and skills, the understanding of users’ needs and extensive expertise. For oesophageal endoscopy, B. Braun presents Eso-SPONGE®, a unique endoluminal vacuum therapy for treating of perforations and anastomotic leakages with a minimal invasive approach. (www.bbraun.com)
Diversatek Healthcare | Booth # TBA
Diversatek Healthcare, the new face for Sandhill Scientific. From our ZepHr® Impedance/pH Reflux Testing to our inSIGHT Ultima® Manometry Platform, powered by our Zvu® GI Diagnostic Software, Diversatek Healthcare continues to be a leader in GI Diagnostic innovation. Visit Diversatek University, the most comprehensive training and education program in motility and reflux testing. (www.diversatekhealthcare.com)
Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH | Booth # TBA
Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH is a family owned enterprise specialised in the development and distribution of pharmaceuticals for hepatological and gastroenterological diseases. The Falk Foundation e.V. is a medical education organisation associated with Dr. Falk Pharma, offering a wide variety of congresses and media to support postgraduate education for doctors. (www.drfalkpharma.com)
Intuitive Surgical | Booth # TBA
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG), headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, is the global leader in robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures and markets the da Vinci® Surgical System. Intuitive Surgical strives to make surgery more effective, less invasive and easier on surgeons, patients and their families. (www.intuitivesurgical.com)
LABORIE | Booth # TBA
LABORIE is a global leader in development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative medical devices and consumables for diagnosis and treatment in gastroenterology. LABORIE takes great pride in improving patients’ lives through innovations in gastrointestinal health. (www.laborie.com)
Oxford University Press | Booth # TBA
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. (www.oup.com)
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