IFAA (International Federation of Associations of Anatomists) Türk Anatomi ve Klinik Anatomi Derneği
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Submission Guidelines  

Deadline: June 4th, 2022

Abstracts for the congress will be collected via an online platform. Please prepare and submit all abstracts according to the below mentioned recommendations.

1. Title of the Abstract
2. The abstract title must specify the species or animal group used in the study if relevant.
3. List the full Names and Surnames of all authors.
4. The full address / affiliation details of all authors must be given.

  • The affiliation needs to contain what follows: Unit or Section, Department, University and/or Hospital, City, Country (in this order, the street address is not needed)

5. The abstract text must reflect what will be presented at the Congress and authors should aim for a clear summary.

  • The abstract for an original article should be structured under sections Objectives (briefly state the purpose of the study (what question was asked limitations and why), Methods (briefly state the methods used), Results (briefly state the findings), and Conclusion (briefly state the significance of the findings, please avoid such phrases as ‘the significance of the findings will be discussed’).
  • The abstract for a case report should be structured under sections Objectives (briefly state the purpose and provide an introduction of the case reported), Case Report (description of the case), and Conclusion (briefly state the significance of the findings, please avoid such phrases as ‘the significance of the findings will be discussed’).

6. Following the abstract, 3 to 5 keywords that are relevant to the study should be added in alphabetical order.
7. There is a 250 word limit for the abstract text, excluding Title, Author Names, Affiliations, and Keywords.
8. References should not be included.
9. The text should include a statement about ethical approval.

  • It is important when describing experiments using living animals that any anaesthetic and surgical procedures are described, and if necessary the way in which the animals were killed is described.
  • Where abstracts refer to experiments on living human subjects they must include a statement that the experiments were performed with the understanding and consent of the subject.
  • Descriptions of research on human cadavers must describe the legal/ethical framework under which the work was performed. If no ethical approval was required please add a statement to confirm this at the end of the abstract.