Guidelines

Please read the essentials for abstracts carefully as abstracts not prepared correctly, will not be considered for presentation.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the online scientific program. Abstracts accepted as oral and poster presentations will be published in a dedicated online supplement of the Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM) following to the ESSM Congress 2020 after being presented during the congress.

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Accepted abstracts will be published in the online JSM supplement only after completed registration of presenting authors, payment of the congress registration fee and presentation during the ESSM Congress 2020.

Abstract Submissions

Applications can be submitted via the online dedicated service only. Applications sent by fax or email will not be accepted.

Abstracts should be prepared in American English, contain up to 300 words and a title that clearly indicates the nature of the investigation. Abbreviations should be avoided in titles but may be used in the text if they are defined at first usage.

Abstracts should be as informative as possible

Objectives indicate the purpose of the study or the hypothesis that was tested
Methods include the setting for the study, the subjects, the diagnosis or intervention, and the type of statistical analysis. if references are needed, they should be given in the text
Results present as clearly as possible the outcome of the study and statistical significance if appropriate
Conclusions briefly discuss the data and emphasize the significance of the results

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Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. It is possible to upload one image which will not be counted against the number of words in the abstract text.

Poster Submissions

A maximum of 3 abstracts may be submitted by each author. If the author is not the presenter, a presenter must be added. A presenter can present up to 3 posters during the congress

Video Submissions

Submissions for a video surgery session require the upload of a video with duration of 5 minutes in addition to the abstract. Videos of up to 1,5 GB as mp4 files are required.

Conflict of Interest

Abstract submission must be accompanied by a declaration of any potential conflict of interest for all authors since scientific sessions are intended to focus on educational content that is free from commercial influence or bias.