Call for Abstracts

    Paper submission deadline

    November 10th, 2019


    The Scientific Committee of the 6th MASTCOURSE welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral or poster presentation.


    Please read the below information before entering the online abstract submission system:

    • Shoulder & Elbow
    • Knee Recon
    • Hip Preservation
    • Hip Recon
    • Oncology Recon


    1. The first step to follow before submitting an abstract online is to login, by creating your own username and password required by the system. The same login details are to be used for any other services booked through the 6th MASTCOURSE online platform (registration, hotel accommodation, etc.).

    2. Abstracts must be submitted in English through the online abstract submission platform. Abstracts sent in other languages and/or by fax, e-mail or hard copy (paper copy) will not be accepted for evaluation.

    3. During your abstract’s online submission, you will be requested to choose the topic of your preference, as well as your preferred type of presentation (oral or poster). Please note that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to request the change of your abstract’s presentation type and/or topic, according to the Scientific Program’s specifications and needs.

    4. Your abstract should be submitted until November 10th, 2019 the very latest.

    5. Pre-registration of at least one of your abstract’s authors until November 10th, 2019 is a prerequisite for its presentation in the Scientific Program and its publication in all printed and electronic material.
    All received abstracts will be evaluated by the 6th MASTCOURSE Scientific Committee.

    6. Your abstract’s corresponding author will be notified of the evaluation procedure’s results until November 20th, 2019. Abstract texts should have the following structure: Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion.

    7. The text must be a maximum of 250 words.

    8. Please refrain from using tables or pictures to support your abstract, as they will be excluded from publication in the Abstract Book. Detailed numbered references should also be avoided; references are to be mentioned inside parenthesis within the abstract text.

    9. If the study has been supported by a grant, please indicate the source of funding at the bottom of your abstract.

    10. If an author wishes to withdraw a submitted abstract, a written request must be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    11. Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address. If necessary, you may access the abstract and make changes until the submission deadline. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    It is the author's responsibility to submit a fully finalized abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.

    For further information regarding abstract submission and presentation, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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