International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty


13th International Congress of ISKSAA

In Collaboration with

BESS COPELAND UK (British Elbow & shoulder Society)
SMAW2019 (Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Workshop 2019)
SESI (Shoulder & Elbow Society of India)

2nd – 3rd March 2019,
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Mahipalpur,
National Highway 8, New Delhi, India.

Theme: See them do it & Do it yourself.


Submission of Abstracts

Submission of Abstracts for ISKSAA BESS 2019 is now CLOSED

We are happy to announce that submission of abstracts is now officially closed. We have received over 200 paper & poster presentations relating to current and emerging techniques and technology in the field of Elbow & Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty & Trauma Surgery. 8 – 10 best peer reviewed innovative research papers will be selected for Award podium presentation ( 8 minutes ) and the rest will be presented as free papers / posters. There are several Prize awards for both posters and paper presentations. All the selected presenters will be informed.

Journal of Arthroscopy & Joint Surgery ( JAJS ) is the official Journal of ISKSAA. All the scientific proceedings of ISKSAA BESS UK 2019 can be published on JAJS platform from this year onwards. This means that all the podium presentations and posters shall be considered as publications with listing on Scopus.

Guide to Abstract submission

  • All abstracts can only be submitted and presented in English.
  • Results that have already been published cannot be submitted.
  • The Abstracts need to be submitted by email to
  • Your abstract should have the following structure.
    • Title, objectives, methods, results, conclusions.
    • Concerning the methods it has to be clear if it is a prospective or a retrospective study and how the data has been obtained. Statistical data have to be specified. The test execution of experimental studies has to be understandable. The described methodology of data entry and data evaluation of clinical papers must be traceable. The abstract has to contain all relevant data and figures.
    • You need to submit the name of the presenting author, the presenting author's contact information, and the names and e-mail addresses of all co-authors.
    • Please ensure the e-mail address & mobile number of the presenting author is accurate, as this will be the sole method of communication regarding acceptance.
    • There is a limit of 300 words for each abstract. Provide the abstract in plain text; graphics, images & tables are not accepted.
    • Submitting authors are responsible for ensuring spelling, grammar, and terminology is accurate
  • Abstracts cannot be edited after submission.

Time line

  • Abstract submission closed: December 31st 2018.
  • Acceptance of Free papers / Award session & posters will be mailed soon.

Guidelines for accepted paper presentation

  • Results that have already been published cannot be submitted.
  • Presenting authors may be asked to complete a copyright license agreement so that the chosen abstracts can be published in the Journal of Arthroscopy & Joint Surgery (JAJS).
  • Your Presentation should be 6 minutes of slides and oral presentation followed by discussion and questions at the end of the session hosted by the session moderator. The moderators will be asked to strictly enforce the time limit on your talk.
  • You will be sent the final program by email once it is ready (January 2019) which will state the date and time and duration of your presentation. The final program will also be available online at the website.
  • Authors must submit their Podium Presentation to the e-mail address mentioned on the conference pages on the website by 15th February 2019. After this date authors will need to bring their presentations to the meeting on a USB stick.
  • Podium Presentations can only be loaded at a meeting before the meeting begins or during the coffee and lunch breaks. There will be an author’s pre-view room available at the meeting, this is for use by presenting authors only.

Guldelines for accepted Poster presentation

General specifications

  • The Posters will be displayed on Poster stands of 4 feet height and 3 feet width.
  • You will be assigned a number which will be your identification for the final award.
  • In case of large numbers of posters, you will be assigned a date for your poster display which will be sent to you closer to the date.

Queries and Correspondence

Dr Lalit Maini
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