TNOACON 2018 Nagercoil

9th, 10th & 11th, Feb 2018

Paper Submission

  • Guidelines for Scientific Papers
  • TNOA Prof. M. Natarajan Medal for trauma
  • TNOA Prof. Vyagareswaradu Medal For Orthopaedics
  • TNOA Prof. T.k. Shanmugasundaram Medal For rural centres
  • TNOA Prof. A. Subramaniam Medal for Basic Research in Orthopaedics
  • TNOA Prof. P. Dhanarajan Medal For Innovative techniques in Trauma
  • TNOA Prof. T. Xavier medal for Hand Surgery
  • TNOA Prof. M. Ramanathan Gold Medal For Consultants
  • Last date for submission of full text with abstract is 30th November 2017.
  • Only life members or associate members are permitted to present papers. Please mention your membership number or associate membership number.
  • Please do not submit abstract and full text separately. Should be submitted together, Abstract should be limited to 250 words.
  • All submissions should be online. Please log on to www.tnoacon2018.com
  • For medal papers, the author should indicate if the paper could be included in free paper session, in case the paper is not selected for the medal paper session.
  • One candidate can apply for one medal.
  • Please note that the audio visual system will shut down 30 seconds after the allotted time.
  • Medal papers should contain the following sections – Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Discussion, Conclusion and References.
  • The authors of the scientific papers should give consent for publication in TNOA Journal.
  • A delegate can present only one paper. Poster presentation could be additional.
  • The time slot for presentation :
    • Free papers - 6mts
    • Medal papers - 7mts and 2mts for discussion
    • Dr. A. Subramaniam medal - 10mts and 2mts for discussion
  • Materials for presentation should be handed over to the audio visual centre atleast 4 hours before the session.
  • Only CD / Pendrive is permitted. Laptops will not be allowed.
  • Acceptance letter can be downloaded 48 hrs after submission, use the same email id to logon and Paper Submission.
  • Papers with good materials and minimum of two years follow - up shall be considered for inclusion.
  • Single case reports and papers with short follow - up will not be considered for the medal.
  • The presenting author should not have completed 35 years on the last day of submission of full paper.
  • Papers with good materials and minimum of two years follow - up shall be considered for inclusion.
  • Single case reports and papers with short follow - up will not be considered for the medal.
  • The presenting author should not have completed 35 years on the last day of submission of full paper
  • Only paper from rural centers without any teaching facility shall be considered. (Rural centre is classified as one which does not fall within the area of a corporation or in the area of a Medical College)
  • There is no age limit.
  • Papers must involve studies in cadaveric, bio - mechanical, microbiological, design fabrication of instruments and implants etc.
  • There is no age limit.
  • The time for presentation shall be 10 minutes and 2 minutes shall be allotted for discussion.
  • Papers must be on innovative work on trauma.
  • The author himself must present the paper.
  • There is no age limit.
  • This medal is to recognize scientific work in the field of Hand Surgery.
  • A minimum of 2 years follow up is essential. This criterion may not be applicable n certain studies which do not require a long follow up. This will be decided by the Scientific Committee of TNOA.
  • There is no age limit.
  • There is no age limit.
  • Contestant should have had a minimum experience of five years in the practice of Orthopaedics after qualifying in Orthopaedics.
  • The presentation should be an original work by the author himself in any subspeciality.
  • The presentation should be made by the author himself.
  • A minimum of 2 years follow up is essential before presentation of the scientific work. This criterion may not be applicable in certain studies which may not require a follow up.
    This is to be decided by the Scientific Committee, TNOA.

Conference Secretariat

Dr. S. Krishna Kumar
Krishna Kumar Orthopaedic Hospital
15/82E, Near Overbridge,
Parvathipuram,
Nagercoil – 629 003.

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Phone: +91 9443375218

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