Call for Abstracts

Depending on the number of submitted abstracts and their quality, the abstracts will be selected for either platform or for poster presentation. All accepted abstracts will be distributed in the meeting abstract book.

You are invited to submit abstracts for the PAIRS Annual Scientific Congress 2019 to be held at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates during the period of February 27-March 2, 2019

Abstracts submissions are extended until January 3, 2019 (11:59 PM Dubai time +4 GMT). Any abstract received after the deadline will not be accepted. Upon completion of evaluation an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to each application submitted. The result of the evaluation will be send approximately 14 days after deadline submission.

Abstract Guidelines

  • All submitted abstracts must be in English


  • The content of the abstract is solely the responsibility of the author. The original abstract is reprinted exactly as provided. During submission, it must clearly indicate the name of the presenting author, who will be considered the contact person for all correspondence connected with the submitted abstract.
  • All submitted abstracts need to have the names and surnames of all co-authors, along with their positions in their affiliated institutions.


  • Poster & Oral submissions need to be limited to 300 words.


  • An abstract must have a short, specific title (no abbreviations) that clearly indicates the nature of the investigation. It is encouraged that the title is set so as to attract the audience and to hint to the conclusion of the investigation.


  • A well-written abstract typically has the following identified sections:
    1. Background/objectives: a brief introduction, which states the problem that you are addressing as well as some background information on the issue. The introduction of the abstract should include a very brief background 1-2 statements followed by the objectives of the investigation.
    2. Design and methods: the methodologies, number of test subjects and scientific approach used to conduct the research.
    3. Results: it is expected that authors present data that support their conclusion. Tables and graphs should include explanatory captions.
    4. Conclusions: further areas of research and overall conclusion of the research
    5. Citation: a reference list and acknowledgements, if applicable


A disclosure form identifying commercial relationships for all co-authors must be completed by the submitting author, if their abstract has been accepted for publication. The submitting author signs and verifies disclosure on behalf of all co-authors. Disclosure information for accepted abstracts will be made available to the meeting attendees.

Abstract Categories

  • Vascular interventions
    • Aortic interventions
    • Peripheral arterial diagnosis and interventions
    • Venous interventions
    • Dialysis interventions
    • Embolization
  • Neurointerventions
    • Stroke
    • Embolization
    • Carotid interventions
  • Interventional Oncology
    • Chemoembolization
    • Radioembolization
    • Locoregional treatments
  • Non vascular interventions
    • Hepatobiliary
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Genitourinary
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Thoracic
  • Diagnostic imaging topic pertaining to IR
    • HCC diagnosis and follow up after IO treatments
    • PAD and venous assessment.
    • Dialysis access evaluation
    • Radiation technology and safety/nursing/quality
    • Marketing of Interventional radiology business

Co-Author Approval

The submitting author must verify that all co-authors have read and approved the submission of the abstract.

Acceptance and Rejection

Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to authors. Upon acceptance of an author’s submission, the following instructions below are applicable:

  • The presenting author of the presentation should confirm their attendance upon receiving the acceptance email within one week.
  • The availability of any sort of grant for registration, travel and/or accommodation will be mentioned in the acceptance email, without any guarantees at the abstract submission stage.
  • Accepted authors will receive one complimentary registration pass that will be conducted by the PCO and sent up to 10 days prior to the congress
  • Authors who confirm presence will receive a free communication code based on their category of submission up to 10 days before the congress.