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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 825–828 | Cite as

Publication rates of the abstracts presented at the annual meeting of International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Murat Şakir Ekşi
  • Emel Ece Özcan-Ekşi
Original Paper

Abstract

Introduction

Publication of a study is the end point of the process to contribute to the literature and confirm the scientific value of the study. Publication rates of the abstracts presented at the annual meetings of neurosurgery have been studied, previously. However, publication rates of the abstracts presented at the annual meetings of pediatric neurosurgery have not been reported, yet. We evaluated abstracts presented at the 38th annual meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN) held in South Korea, 2010.

Methods

We conducted this cross-sectional study by reviewing the abstracts presented at the annual meeting of the ISPN, 2010. Titles and authors of the abstracts were surveyed using Google Scholar and PubMed/MEDLINE. Time to publication, origin of the study, journal name in which the study has been accepted and published, and type of study has been analyzed for each abstract.

Results

The abstract booklet included 235 abstracts, consisted of 128 oral presentations (54%) and 107 electronic posters (46%). Fifty-nine (46%) of the oral presentations were published in a peer-reviewed journal. Laboratory studies were more likely to be published when compared to the clinical studies (72 vs. 39%). Thirty-two (30%) of the electronic posters were published in peer-reviewed journals. Most of the published abstracts were from Asia and Europe. Most of the abstracts were published in Child’s Nervous System and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.

Conclusion

Publication rates of the abstracts presented at annual meeting of the ISPN were comparable to the other similar congresses. Oral presentations were more likely to be published. High publication rates of the abstracts presented at the annual meeting of the ISPN suggested that the meeting had a high scientific value.

Keywords

Abstract Publication Oral Poster Journal Congress 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAcıbadem University School of MedicineIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Clinic of NeurosurgeryAntalya Atatürk State HospitalAntalyaTurkey
  3. 3.Clinic of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAntalya Atatürk State HospitalAntalyaTurkey

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