Organizers

Rela Institute and Medical Centre
Liver Transplantation Society Of India
National Foundation for Liver Research
Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation

Call for Abstracts

Master Class in Liver Disease – MCLD 10th edition


“Transcending barriers in living donor liver transplantation”
28th February to 1st March 2020
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India


Experts and trainees in the field of liver transplantation are invited to submit abstracts of their scientific research relevant to “Transcending barriers in living donor liver transplantation” to be considered for a poster or oral or video presentation at the Tenth Edition of MCLD. The abstract submitted will be reviewed by an expert panel for selection to present as a poster or oral presentation at the meeting.

  • There are prizes for Top 3 Abstracts.
  • Delegates selected for oral and video presentation will be awarded a travel bursary which includes free registration and a travel grant of maximum amount of INR 10,000/-.
  • Delegates with selected poster presentation will get complimentary registration.

Abstracts are invited under the following categories:

  • Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant Hepatology
  • Liver Transplant Anaesthesia & Intensive care
  • Liver Transplant Radiology
  • Liver Transplant Pathology


Kind Regards,

Organizing Committee – MCLD 2020

  • Completed abstracts should be e-mailed to mcld.abstract@relainstitute.com
  • Please mention your preference for type of presentation on the email: Oral only or Poster only or Video Submission
  • Video files should be accompanied by abstract describing the video. The video abstract should be emailed to above email address. Please share the video via https://wetransfer.com/ to the above mentioned email id. The video file should be no longer than 5 mins.
  • Last date for the receipt of abstracts is 9th February, 2020.
  • All contributors will receive a notification of acceptance or rejection by middle of February 2020.
  • Request for the withdrawal of abstract should be received no later than 15th February 2020.

The following information is required during the submission process.

  • Abstract title – The title should be brief but long enough to identify the nature of the study.
  • Author information – Please note, the presenting author is the contact author. Please include details of designation and the institution. List all the authors and also state their affiliation.
  • The body of the abstract – It should be organized as follows:
    • A introductory sentence stating the study’s purpose.
    • A brief description of the methods.
    • A statement of conclusion reached. Do not simply state that the results will be discussed. The abstracts without final results will not be accepted.
    • The word limit for the body of the abstract is 300 words.
  • Abbreviations - Avoid abbreviations in the abstract title. Use abbreviations in parenthesis, after a full word, the first time it appears. Restrict abbreviations to less than 3.
  • Tables and graphs – Use no more than 1 table and 1 graph, if required.

Informed Consent: Any studies involving human subjects must conform to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association and must meet all the requirements of informed consent of the country in which the study was performed. Any transplant procedures permitted must meet with the prevailing ethical standards.

Use of Animals: All studies involving the use of animals must conform with 1991 Revision of Guiding Principles of the Care and Use of Animals.

Conflict of Interest: If the research was partially or fully funded by a proprietary organization, you must describe the nature of the relationship. Presenters must avoid the endorsement of commercial products in their abstract and during the presentations.


Kind Regards,

Organizing Committee – MCLD 2020

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ITC Grand Chola

No 63, Anna Salai, Little Mount, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032