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Abstract Submission: 15 February-15 May 2017

Abstract submission for the 7th ESSD Congress, Swallowing and Ageing is open from 15 February to 15 May 2017. On 15 February, click on the link HERE and submit your abstracts online, please follow the instructions carefully.

Abstracts must be original research and not have been presented at other congresses or published.

Abstract must not exceed 2000 characters with spaces

Use the following subheadings if appropriate: Introduction / Material & Methods / Results / Conclusions

Up to two tables or images may be included, only simple graphs/images that don’t exceed 500 KB

Abstracts must be written in English and proof read and corrected before submission as no further correction will take place before publication.

Abstracts will be reviewed blind from 15 May to 15 June by an international review panel of experts in the field.

Authors will be informed of the acceptance or rejection of their abstract by June 30 and, if accepted, whether it is selected to be a poster or oral presentation (authors can choose poster presentation if they prefer).

Authors must register in the congress to be able to present, and will have time to benefit from early bird registration until 15 July

Authors must use the following style:

The title in capital letters and the authors and institutions, only the first letter capitalized, e.g.:


D. Melgaard1; T. Hansen2; B. Grønlund1; U. Baandrup1
1Vendsyssel Hospital, Denmark; 2Metropol, Denmark

All authors that were involved in the study should be entered in the order you wish them to appear and the presenting author indicated.

The Congress reserves the right to publish the abstract or any details or data submitted for the purposes of the Congress either in electronic format or on paper before, during and after the Congress. The abstract book will be subsequently published in Dysphagia Journal and available on the members’ section of the ESSD website. 

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