Independent, innovative and open to the world: The ESC brings together outstanding experts from all over the world!
Independent, innovative and open to the world: The ESC brings together outstanding experts from all over the world!

27th European Stroke Conference

11–13 April 2018 • Athens | Greece

27th European Stroke Conference

11–13 April 2018 • Athens | Greece

Congress Details


Abstract submission


We cordially invite you to submit your abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to the European Stroke Conference 2018. We are looking forward to receiving your contributions for the scientific programme and would like to thank you in advance for your support!

Accepted abstracts will be included as oral or poster presentations in the programme. All accepted abstracts will also be published in the journal "Cerebrovascular Diseases” of Karger. 

Thank you for submitting your results from research and practice on the following main topics:

  • Etiology of stroke, risk factors and comorbidities (New)                            
  • Epidemiology of stroke                    
  • Acute stroke management including new interdisciplinary concepts (New)                            
  • Intracerebral/subarachnoid hemorrhage and venous disorders   
  • Small vessel stroke and white matter disease                     
  • Stroke prevention including new interdisciplinary concepts (New)                      
  • Neurointerventional management and neuroimaging (CT-MR-Ultrasound) (New)
  • Stroke and vascular imaging (New)
  • Neuropsychology and -psychiatry after stroke                   
  • Vascular surgery and neurosurgery                        
  • Experimental and translational stroke research                          
  • Heart and brain              
  • Miscellaneous (e.g. economics, guidelines, statistics) (New)                       
  • Interesting and challenging cases – personalized stroke management (New)                            
  • Rehabilitation and reorganisation after stroke                            
  • Nursing and physiotherapy in acute and chronic stroke                         
  • Large Clinical Trials (RCTs), meta-analysis and Ongoing Trials              
  • Stroke Units, Stroke Intensive Care, Telestroke and acute stroke organization (New)
  • History of stroke (New)

Thank you for the numerous submissions!
Due to increased demand, the submission deadline will be extended until 19 January, 2018.

Different forms for abstract submission /abstract presentation

  • oral presentation (as usual presence on-site)
  • e-poster presentation (as usual presence on-site)
  • virtual e-poster presentation (virtually on the internet – for authors who cannot attend in person)

Travel Grants and Awards for Excellent Research
In the course of the anonymous abstract rating process, you will also be able to apply for one of 100 ESRF Travel Grants  amounting to 300 EUR per person for top scored abstracts. Please note that the presenting author must be under 35 years.
In addition, 10 Awards for Excellent Research (amounting to 1000 EUR each) will be selected (top 10 contributions) irrespective of age.

Please note that you must release the copyright (online e-book and e-book of the journal "Cerebrovascular Diseases" / KARGER, and, possibly, supplement of the journal with all e-posters, as well as possibly web documentary). 

After reviewing all submitted abstracts, authors will be informed about the decision by the end of January 2018. Authors of not accepted contributions will be reimbursed the participation fee minus a processing fee of 25 EUR, if cancellation is made before the expiry of the official cancellation deadline (11 March 2018).

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