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Deadline for Abstracts
Instructions for Authors
Once an abstract is accepted as Brief Communication (or as Brief
Communication with modificaton) the authors should submit the proper Brief Communication,
in no more than 3 (three) pages of length, following the same format as for the Abstracts
(see Instructions for abstract submission).
Deadline: September 30, 1999
The next order of presentation should be followed:
Material and Methods
Up to 7 (seven) images (Tables, Graphs, Pictures, etc., in .gif or .jpg
format, up to 500KB), or presentations in .ppt format up to 500KB, or video in .avi format
up to 1MB), could be included independently from the 3 (three) mentioned pages of text.
Announcement for Prizes
to the best works presented during the FVCC.
The authors of the Brief Communications presented for evaluation by the Scientific
Committee of the FVCC, will be able to choose to compete for the Prizes to be conferred to
the best work in the following areas:
1- Best scientific work presented at the FVCC (US$2,000)
2- Best work (US$1,000 each):
2.a. in Basic Research.
2.b. in Clinical Research.
2.c. in Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Prevention (auspice: InterAmerican Heart
2.d. performed by Physicians In Training.
2.e. performed at an Iberoamerican Institution.
These are the requirements:
a) The abstract must have been approved by the Scientific Committee at the proper time.
b) The work must be complete (deadline September 20, 1999) according to
the Instructions for Authors. Works presented only as Abstracts will
not be included
c) Works must be written in English, or in English and Spanish, or in English and
Portuguese. Works presented only in Spanish or Portuguese will not be included.
d) All authors must be registered in the FVCC. We remind you the all can register with the
same e-mail address.
e) A e-mail must be sent to:
written in this way:
The work <Title>, the authors of which are <name of all authors as stated in the
work>, applies for competing for the <prize for which it is presented> Prize.
Original as well as investigations published within the last two
years will be accepted.
A Selection Board will analyze each submission. All
accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of
the Argentine Federation of Cardiology.
Submissions will be received from February 1st, 1999, in the form of
Abstracts (see below Instructions for abstract submission).
Deadline: July 31,
Instructions for abstract
They should be sent:
- as a file of a word processor, preferably Word 6 onwards or WordPerfect,
on diskette, to FVCC, Patagonia 113, (3100) Parana, Argentina, or
Language: the Abstracts should be sent in
English, or Spanish and English, or Portuguese and English.
The text should be presented in the following format:
Font: Times New Roman 11.
Space: 1 and ½ spaces.
Margins: Left 2.5 cm; Right 1.5 cm; Top and Bottom 2 cm.
No more than 300 words.
Work Title: in upper and lower case, without abbreviations, Times
New Roman 14, bold, centered.
Authors: surname followed by given name (s) of each author separated by a
semicolon, Times New Roman 12, bold, centered.
Origin: name(s) of institution(s), adress, e-mail, city and country. Times New
Roman 11, normal, centered.
Contents: The contents should be presented in Times New Roman 11, normal, left
alignement, according to the following order:
Material and Methods
Use of Sotalol in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure
Rousseau Alain; Bistro FrançoisVincent;
Bouchet Martin; Bour Christine.
Hôpital Broussais. 96, Rue Didot, Paris,
Introduction: Congestive heart failure...
Objectives: The present study was...
Material and Methods: Nineteen patients (8 men...
Results: Group A: For these 10 patients...
Discussion: Recent interest has focused...
Conclusion: In conclusion, treatment with...
Thematic units: The Abstract should be
registered under one or two of the following thematic units (which could be modified by
the Selection Board):
Cardiovascular Risks and Prevention Factors
Coronary Artery Disease
Informatics and Cardiology
If desired, include the following information about each Author:
Institution(s) where scientific activity is performed.
Address, Phone No, Fax No, and E-mail address (at least one E-mail address for each work
should be included).
Attention: Every author should be registered in the 1st Virtual
Congress of Cardiology (click here to
access registration form [free]).
A Selection Board will analyze each submission,
categorizing it as:
- Accepted as Brief Communication (see below Brief
- Accepted as Brief Communication with modifications.
The abstracts will be received by the Scientific Committee.
The Committee will send copies to 3 (three) members of the Selection
Board, without information about the author or origin of the work.
The 3 members will asses the Abstract, and include:
- Grading obtained.
- Resultant category (Brief Communication, with modifications or Rejected).
- The necessary corrections and modifications for its acceptance as a Brief
- Justification in case of Rejection.
Each member of the Selection Board will send back these results to the
Scientific Committee, that will communicate the results to the authors. The definitive
result will rise from the majority of opinions from the 3 assessing members (e.g.: if two
of the three members consider that a given Abstract should be rejected, it will; if one
considers that it should be accepted and two that it should be rejected, it will be