16th International Symposium on Intracranial Pressure and Neuromonitoring
in conjunction with the 6th Annual Meeting of the Cerebral Autoregulation Research Network and the 3rd ICM+ User Meeting28 June-2 July 2016
Bringing together a diverse community of clinicians, scientists, and engineers, to advance the care of
patients with neurologic diseases and brain injuries.
Below, please find the abstract format and submission instructions. Abstracts are solicited in all areas related to intracranial pressure (ICP) and neuromonitoring. Traditionally, the conference has attracted clinical studies, engineering solutions, basic science and animal investigations in areas such as the following:
- Biophysics of ICP
- Cerebrovascular autoregulation
- Causes and consequences of intracranial hypertension
- Different types of acute brain injury
- ICP in relation to other clinical monitoring modalities (transcranial Doppler, NIRS, microdialysis, brain oxygenation, tissue carbon dioxide, perfusion)
- Treatment and outcome in acute brain pathologies
- Hydrocephalus and shunt technology
- Interstitial and cerebrospinal fluid flow
- Intracranial hypertension in non-injury brain pathologies (pseudotumor cerebri, craniostenoses, metabolic brain edema)
- Brain imaging, in particular in relation to elevations in ICP
- ICP in anesthesia and neurointensive care
- Neurointensive care informatics
As in previous ICP conferences, after the conference we will invite a subset of authors to expand their abstracts into four-page proceedings articles. We will be working with Springer Verlag to publish the proceedings as a Supplement to Acta Neurologica Scandinavica.
- Abstracts should be written in English and limited to 2,500 characters, including spaces, but excluding the title, author names and affiliations.
- Use a standard Arial or Helvetica font with 12 pt font size for the title and 11 pt font size for the author list, author affiliation and body of the text. Check here for a sample abstract in Word format.
- Abstracts should follow the structured format of
Indicate the purpose and objective of the research and state the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analyzed.
- Materials and Methods
Describe the study duration, setting, and population, study design, data collection and analysis methods used.
Present the key findings of your study in as much quantitative detail as possible.
Describe the significance of your findings and briefly explain their implications for further research or for patient care.
- You may submit up to two figures per abstract, though you should ensure that the abstract and figures do not exceed two (8.5″-by-11″ or A4 sized) pages. All figures will be printed in black-and-white.
- Convert your final abstract to pdf format for upload.
- To submit the pdf file of your abstract, you need to go to the abstract submission site and create a user name and password. Only the submitting author needs to create a user account.
- Log into the submission site with the user name and password you created.
- Follow the instructions. You will be asked to type in the title of your abstract and also the first and last names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of all co-authors.
- Provide the first and last name and contact information for the corresponding author.
- From the drop-down menu, pick the conference theme that best describes the topic area of your work.
- Finally, use the ‘Browse’ function to locate your abstract (in pdf format!) and hit ‘Save.’ This will save your abstract to the submission archive.
- The corresponding author should receive an e-mail confirmation of the submission along with a submission code. (If you do not get a confirmation e-mail, please check your spam folder. The e-mail confirmation will come from ‘firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of email@example.com.’)
Once an abstract is accepted, presenting authors commit themselves to attend the conference and to present the work. Regular registration is obligatory and binding and implies payment of regular registration fee. Presentations for which no author has registered 4 weeks prior to the conference will be removed from the program.