Submission Deadline Extended To:
Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00 PM PDT
Abstract Submission Supporting Document:
2020 NASBS Manual for Abstract Submission Site»
NASBS will be accepting online submissions for either oral or poster presentation. Topics include:
- Adjuncts To Skull Base Reconstruction
- Anatomy Of The Skull Base
- Biology Of Skull Base Neoplasms
- Cavernous Sinus Tumors
- Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
- Chemotherapy And Immunotherapy
- Chiari Surgery
- Clival Tumors/Chordoma/Chondroid Tumors
- Complications Of Skull Base Surgery
- Cost Utility Of Skull Base Treatments
- Cranial Nerve Functional Outcomes Following Skull Base Surgery
- Craniofacial Surgery
- Development Of Novel Technology
- Diseases Of The Craniocervical Junction
- DTI And Cranial Nerves Identification
- Endoscopic Assisted And Keyhold Approaches
- Endoscopic Transnasal Skull Base Surgery
- Head And Neck Tumors
- Imaging Of The Skull Base
- Inflammatory And Infectious Skull Base Conditions
- Innovative Techniques, Technology, And Approaches To The Skull Base
- Intraoperative Imaging And Image Guidance
- Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
- Lateral Skull Base Surgery
- Medical Management Of Skull Base Neoplasms
- Microvascular Decompression
- Minimal Requirements Of A Skull Base Team And/Or Program
- Modern Evaluation Of Vision And Ocular Function
- Molecular Drivers Of Skull Base Neoplasms
- Novel Techniques and Treatment
- Oncologic Outcomes
- Orbital Tumors
- Other Cranial Nerves Schwannomas
- Pediatric Skull Base Surgery
- Pineal Tumors
- Pituitary Tumors
- Quality Of Life Following Skull Base Surgery
- Radiotherapy (IMRT, Proton, Chemoradiotherapy) and Its Complications
- Sinonasal Neoplasms
- Skull Base Reconstruction
- Skull Base Surgery Around The World
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery
- Surgical Simulation
- Temporal Bone Tumors
- Training And Education
- Training The Future Skull Base Surgeon
- Transorbital Skull Base Surgery
- Vascular Malformations/Tumors
- Vestibular Schwannomas
There is a 500-word limit and four (4)-image limit for abstracts. No reference to the authors or the institution should appear within the body of the abstract or in the abstract title. Images must be no larger than 1MB in file size, and no larger than 900 pixels wide by 900 pixels high. Tables may be included in the abstract submission but will go against the abstract’s 500-word limit.
Important Notice: The following Abstract Submission Policies will be firmly enforced:
- No Previously Published Submissions: The abstract submitted must present original work that has not and will not be published or presented prior to the 2020 NASBS meeting.
- No Dual Submissions: The abstract must not have been submitted to any other upcoming meetings.
- No Previously Presented Data: All abstracts must be new and original content OR include at least 50% new data if previously presented at a meeting.
NOTE: ALL content authors are required to disclose any financial relationship(s) with an ACCME-defined commercial interest. Also, no content author may be an employee of a commercial interest.
President Dr. Ricardo L. Carrau, on behalf of the NASBS, will be awarding four $500 Awards for the following categories:
- Best Clinical Abstract
- Best Basic Science Abstract
- Best International Abstract (Institution from outside North America)
- The Rhoton Award: This award recognizes the best abstract addressing skull base anatomy via cadaveric dissection, morphometric analysis, radiographic modalities, or computer simulation. This award is being given in special recognition of Dr. Al Rhoton and his remarkable impact on the Anatomy of the Skull Base.
The four awards are open ONLY to presentations that are selected for Oral Presentations at the 30th Annual North American Skull Base Society Meeting. All authors who intend to apply for one of the awards must submit a completed manuscript to NASBS by Friday, December 15, 2019 to be eligible (More specifics will be provided in abstract acceptance notifications). If you are selected as an award winner, you MUST submit your final manuscript to the Skull Base Journal by February 2, 2020.
Best Poster Award
On site at the meeting, one Poster will be selected for the Best Poster Award.
We encourage everyone to submit an abstract, whether or not you are a member of the NASBS.