Late Breaking Clinical Trials Abstract submission closes Monday, March 27 2017, 23.59 CET.

The ERA-EDTA will consider abstracts related to unpublished clinical trials for a special “Late breaking clinical trials” session. The following trials will be considered for evaluation if they comply with the required characteristics:
- a prospective randomised intervention in renal patients (medications, education, dietetics, physiotherapy, etc…), including at least 100 patients;
- a prospective observational study, including at least 500 patients;
- approved by an institutional ethical committee;
- not previously reported or published.

Abstracts may be accepted as oral communications or posters, after regular evaluation by the review committee.

Abstracts which do not meet the criteria above will not be considered for presentation.

Communications should concern all aspects of nephrology, the prevention and treatment of renal diseases and associated conditions or the scientific background to the study of the kidney.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically.
The abstract submission closed on January 27, 2017 at 23.59 CET.
Abstracts received after this date cannot be considered by the Paper Selection Committee.

You will automatically receive an e-mail confirming our receipt of your abstract.

The Presenting Author of each abstract accepted for publication will be notified by April 5, 2017. If the Presenting Author is unable to present the abstract, another co-author can take his/her place. A letter from the Presenting Author about the change is requested and must be received by the ERA-EDTA Operative Headquarters no later than April 20, 2017.

Submitted abstracts cannot be withdrawn or changed.
No exceptions will be made.


The presenting author must confirm that all co-authors agree with the submission and content of the work for the 54th ERA-EDTA Congress. ERA-EDTA cannot be deemed responsible for any infringement of this rule.

By submitting the abstract, the author assigns copyright to the ERA-EDTA.

Submitted abstracts must describe unpublished work which is not already in press and which is not awaiting possible acceptance by any other society that publishes its proceedings.

All abstracts must be written in English.

The abstract submission closed on January 27, 2017 at 23.59 CET.
All authors of correctly written and successfully submitted abstracts will receive confirmation by e-mail.
Should you experience any unforeseen problems with the electronic submission, please contact the ERA-EDTA Operative Headquarters at abstracts@era-edta.org.

Do not mail or fax your abstract to the ERA-EDTA Operative Headquarters.

All abstracts accepted for presentation (either oral or poster) will appear in NDT. Abstracts will appear exactly as submitted.
Any abstract considered unsuitable for reproduction will not be published.

Free Communications
The top scoring abstracts will be presented as free communications, combined with mini lectures from world-renowned scientists.

There will be two poster sessions (June 4 and 5, 2017). Posters will be sorted by topic and will remain on display from 7.30 to 17.00 hrs. Presenters will be by their poster during the dedicated session time to discuss their research with the visiting audience.
It will be possible to browse all posters online both onsite and after the congress. Also this year, the ERA-EDTA will be pleased to provide all poster presenters with the opportunity to have their posters printed and delivered free of charge to the congress venue.

Moderated posters   new
A selection of posters will be discussed by the first author and an expert moderator to cover the four main topics (Basic Science, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation). Posters will be on display from 9.30 to 10.45 hrs on large plasma screens

Best posters   new
The best posters (sorted by main topic: Basic Science, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation) will be on display on large plasma screens.


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