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IMAD 2016 abstract competition winners

Raymond Limet Prize
1st prize
Can aortic root replacement with a graft affect cardiac function in patients with Marfan syndrome?

Raymond Limet Prize
2nd prize
Inflammation as a Predictor of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth and Rupture: A Systematic Review of Imaging Biomakers

Raymond Limet Special prize
750€ award
ULUG Pinar
Meta-analysis of the current prevalence of screen-detected abdominal aortic aneurysm in women

Camillo Di Croce Prize
1st prize
Resveratrol Inhibits Aortic Root Dilatation in the Fbn1C1039G/+ Marfan Mouse Model

Camillo Di Croce Prize
2nd prize
The role of hemodynamics and shear stress on the ascending aortic wall in patients with a bicuspid aortic valve   

You can view the program of short oral communications and eposter presentation here


  • APF will award the four best posters and/or short communications as such:

    - Raymond Limet Prizes (750€ and 500€) will be attributed to the two best posters/short communications on natural history of aortic dissections (Type B) and aortic aneurysms.

    - Camillo Di Croce Prizes (750€ and 500€) will be attributed to the two best posters/short communications on familial and/or genetic aspects of aneurysms and aortic dissections..

  • Abstract should be written in English, and not exceed 2500 signs / characters, spaces included (or 300 words). Figures or tables (max two) should be submitted as separate files. Figures must be of a 300 DPI resolution and registered in a EPS or TIFF format.
  • The content of each poster should be clearly divided into sections including introduction, experimental aim (or problem definition), work summary, results and conclusions. Diagrams, graphs, data, pictures and a small text.
  • Suggested sizes are a minimum graph size of 10" (25 cm), section heading letters of 3/4" (2 cm) and text and figure lettering not less than 3/8" (1 cm).
  • A heading label including the title, the author name and the address of the primary author should be included.
  • All figures and tables should be titled.
  • The entire size of the poster material(s) is limited to 48" X 48"