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Abstract submission

53rd Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Nephrology (09.-10.12.2021)


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There is no limit to the number of abstracts that an individual may submit.

Hard copy abstracts (sent by email, fax or post) will not be considered.

Please adhere to these rules:

Language: Abstracts should be submitted in English only 

Title: Do not use capital letters
►NCCR: Abstracts resulting from an NCCR project must be labelled with "(NCCR project)" at the end of the title.

Authors: Author and co-authors first names and family names (e.g. Marcus Smith); there is no limit on the authors allowed

Affiliation: Affiliation details of all authors must contain (in this order):
Department, Institution/Hospital, City, Country

Abstract body:
The body of the abstract must be uploaded as text document and is limited to 300 words (title, authors and tables/figures do not count).
Organize it as follows:
* Background:  A statement of the purpose and the hypothesis of the study.
* Methods: A concise description of the methods used.
* Results: A summary of the results presented in just enough detail to support the conclusions.
* Conclusions: A statement of the conclusions reached based on the presented data.

Tables/Figures: A maximum of three (3) is possible and must be submitted separately ("jpg", "gif", "bmp" or "png" are acceptable formats) in black and white only. As a rule the table/figure is placed after the results.

Other: Use only standard abbreviations. Use generic names of drugs. Express numbers as numerals.

Submission deadline is Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 11.59 p.m. CET - sorry absolutely no prolongation possible!

♦ Clinical Nephrology / Hypertension / Mineral / Electrolytes
♦ Basic Science / Genetics / Experimental Nephrology
♦ Hemodialysis (HD) / Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)
♦ Transplantation

►NCCR: Abstracts resulting from an NCCR project must be labelled with "(NCCR project)" at the end of the title.


Abstracts submitted by YSN authors (< 40 years old) can apply to participate in the " Young Swiss Nephrology Award": please, answer “YES” to the additional question. The first author will be asked to mention his/her date of birth. The 3 best papers will have the possibility to present their work as Oral Presentation during the YSN Session, on Thursday, December 9, at 16.45-18.00 in Room A. One of them will be awarded “Young Swiss Nephrology Award 2021” with a prize money award.

Keine Veröffentlichung von Patientendaten ohne schriftliche Einwilligung

Pas de publication des données des patients sans consentement écrit.

No publication of patient data without written consent

All abstracts will be reviewed by the SGN-SSN Scientific Committee. Based on several criteria (originality of the project, quality of methods and results, interest of the conclusion, etc.) an overall quality score is assigned to each abstract which serves as the basis for the ranking of an individual abstract.

The choice of format (oral presentation / poster) is determined by the Scientific Committee.

Please note that the number of oral presentations is limited.

If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt within two business days of submission, please email the SSN Congress Office  straightaway.  Lack of email confirmation indicates that we did not receive the submission.

Notification of acceptance will be sent to you by e-mail in week 40.
Please check your SPAM mail on regular intervals if you do not receive the notification!

The presenting author of all accepted abstracts must register for the Annual Meeting and pay the appropriate registration fees. If the presenting author is not registered he/she will not be allowed to present the poster or oral presentation.

Online Registration

You can edit and withdraw your abstract (status "submitted" and "pending") until September 11, 2021 at 11.59 p.m.  CET

In just a few easy steps you can edit the abstract.

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Go to the log in address, enter your email, press the return button on your keyboard and click 'Forgot my password'. You will receive an email with information on how to proceed.

Unless otherwise stated, the time slot for oral presentations is 10 minutes (8 minutes presentation and 2 minute-discussion).
Please note that only digital material will be allowed for presentations (please use an USB stick).
Oral presentations must be given in English.
A speaker center will be at your disposal, where you can prepare your presentation.

All posters will be considered for the poster award of the SGN-SSN annual meeting.
The evaluation of the posters by the Poster Prize Jury will take place during the poster walk on Thursday December 9, 2021 from 17h50 to 19h in the poster area.
The poster format is DIN A0 (120cm x 85cm) (height x width).
The poster needs to be written in English.

If you wish to withdraw your abstract or if you are unable to attend the meeting immediately inform the SSN Congress Office.

Please indicate the exact title & authors of the abstract.

After submission deadline, withdrawal requests will be accepted on a case-by-case basis, but the abstract may still appear in meeting publications.