Call for abstracts


Abstract Submission is closed now.


Why submit?

  • Submit and present your research in the field of Stroke - Heart Interaction, ranging from risk factors to diagnostics to treatments to secondary prevention or rehabilitation
  • Discuss with peers, clinicians and researchers alike and industry from around the world
  • Widen your network of clinical and scientific interaction across specialties and across continents
  • Win a free registration and a travel grant to Heart & Stroke 2023 (conditions apply)

General advice

Accepted abstract presenters will have to present a poster who will be on display in the Poster Area. Presenters will have time to meet and exchange on their study during the breaks and the Networking event on 13 May.

The three finalists win:

  • A free registration to Heart & Stroke 2023
  • A 200 € travel grant for Heart & Stroke 2023
  • A certificate


Abstracts must be original and must not have been published or presented at any other meeting prior to the ESC Heart & Stroke 2022. Abstracts of unfinished researches will not be evaluated. Abstracts stating ‘data will be discussed in the presentation’ will not be accepted. Clinical case submissions are accepted. The abstract body must not include any indication of the personal details of authors. Avoid also reference to institutions, locations or funding sources.

Abstracts must be submitted using exclusively the online abstract submission form you will find in this website. Abstracts submitted by email or fax will not be accepted. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered. The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.

The Presenting author must be the Contact author in the submission form and he/she must be listed the first in the list of authors. There is no limit to the number of abstracts an author/individual may submit, but the same research cannot be submitted twice, even with a different title. The Presenting author must register for the meeting before 11th April 2022 to ensure the abstract is included in the program and scheduled for presentation.

Accepted abstracts will be presented in poster format only, but a short presentation on the poster-board, chaired by a Faculty member, will be organised during breaks. More information will be included in the Abstract acceptance letter.

Abstracts must not exceed 300 words and must be submitted in English. Please do not leave blank lines to separate paragraphs. Special characters and symbols are accepted in the abstract except in the title. We suggest to type the text in a Word processing programme in a common font, and copy-paste it into the corresponding field. Bold, italic and underlined texts are not accepted.

The abstract must follow the following structure:

  • Background
  • Material and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions


Tables, pictures, graphics can be attached as a JPEG file (maximum 1Mb) with a maximum size of 800×600 pixels and a resolution of at least 300 ppi. You can only enter one figure or table.

How to use the online abstract submission form

First of all, you will be required to Create a ‘New Account’ to sign in to your personal portal. Your personal portal will allow you to submit abstracts and register to the meeting after the review process. If you do not click on the Submit button, your abstract will be saved as a draft. You will then be able to review it and submit it later (but only before the deadline). Abstracts that are in draft status after the deadline cannot be processed and therefore will not be considered for selection.

For any further information related to abstract submission please contact the Technical Secretariat by email at

Evaluation and acceptance

The final selection will be made by the Scientific and Organising Committees that will determine the format and schedule of presentation for each abstract. No rescheduling or changes will be possible.

All abstract submitters will be notified by e-mail, around the 31st March 2022, about the outcome (accepted or not accepted) of the review and selection process. Please ensure that the email provided is accurate as all correspondences will be sent via email. If the abstract is accepted, further instructions will be provided at the time of results announcement.