Upon submission, authors will receive a confirmation by email. Please ensure that your email address is correct at the time of submission. It is therefore incumbent upon the author to ensure that the spelling, grammar, and syntax are of an academic publishing standard.
The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select and assign the abstracts relevant to the sessions for oral or poster presentation. All presenting authors of the abstracts (oral, poster or video) are required to register and pay for the registration fee by the deadline. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the final programme.
All accepted abstracts would be published in the final programme of the Congress only upon receipt of registration fees in full
Open for abstract submission: July 1, 2021
Deadline for abstract submission: December 31, 2021
Notification of acceptance for presentation: January 14, 2022
Deadline for registration of abstract presenters: February 28, 2022
There will be Best Oral and Best Poster Presentation Awards.
Journal of the AOFOG and Japan Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Preparation Of The Manuscript ▼
• Submission should be, double-space, on one side only of A4 paper.
• The top bottom and side margins should be 30 mm.
• All the pages should be numbered consecutively in the top right-hand corner, beginning with the title page.
• Indent new paragraphs.
• Turn the hyphenation option off, including only those hyphens that are essential to the meaning.
• After submission, authors cannot be changed or modified.
Manuscripts should be presented in the following order:
abstract and key words,
As articles are reviewed single-blind, material that might identify authorship of the paper should be placed on a cover sheet which will be detached before the paper is sent to referees.
The title page should contain (i) the title of the paper, (ii) the full names of the authors and (iii) the addresses of the institutions at which the work was carried out together with (iv) the full postal and email address, plus facsimile and telephone numbers, of the author to whom correspondence about the manuscript, proofs and requests for offprints should be sent.
Original article ▼
Original articles should provide full-length reports of current research in either basic or clinical science.
The length of an article (including abstract and references) should not exceed 5000 words.
The maximum number of authors is ten (10), if you wish to include more than ten (10) authors, please explain the reason in your cover letter and describe the individual contribution of each author.
Case report ▼
Case reports should provide new information that enhances our knowledge of the clinical aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Authors are requested to clarify in the Discussion section what readers can learn from the case.
Information that can be linked to the patients' identification must be carefully masked.
Case reports should not exceed 2000 words (including 150 words abstract, up to 15 references).
Figures/tables should be up to 3 in total.
The maximum number of authors is six (6), if you wish to include more than six (6) authors, please explain the reason in your cover letter and describe the individual contribution of each author.
Abstract and key words ▼
All articles except case reports must have a structured abstract that states in 250 words or fewer the purpose, basic procedures, main findings and principal conclusions of the study.
Divide the abstract with the headings Aim, Methods, Results, Conclusions.
Case reports should have an unstructured abstract of 150 words or fewer.
The title of the article should be described on the top of the abstract.
The abstract should not contain abbreviations or references.
Five key words (for the purposes of indexing) should be supplied below the abstract, in alphabetical order, and should be taken from those recommended by the US National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) browser list.
Authors should use subheadings to divide the sections of their manuscript: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgments, Disclosure, References.
The source of financial grants and other funding should be acknowledged, including a frank declaration of the authors' industrial links and affiliations. The contribution of colleagues or institutions should also be acknowledged. Thanks to anonymous reviewers are not allowed.
At the time of submission, the Corresponding author must include a disclosure statement in the body of the manuscript. The statement will describe all of the authors' relationships with the companies that may have a financial interest in the information contained in the manuscript. This information should be provided under the heading titled 'Disclosure' which should appear after the 'Acknowledgements' section and before the 'References' section. The absence of any interest to disclose must also be stated.
We recommend the use of a tool such as EndNote or Reference Manager for reference management and formatting.
The Vancouver system of referencing should be used.
In the reference list, the references should be numbered and listed in order of appearance in the text.
Cite the names of all authors when there are six or fewer; when seven or more list the first three followed by et al.
Names of journals should be abbreviated in the style used in Index Medicus.
Standard Journal article
Dunn JM. A large mesenteric cyst complicating pregnancy. JAMA 1967; 200: 1129-1131.
Standard journal article using DOI; articles published online in advance without volume, issue, or page number. The DOI will remain valid and allow an article to be tracked even after its allocation to an issue:
Furuya R, Takahashi R, Furuya S, et al. Is urethritis accompanied by seminal vescu-litis? Int. J. Urol. Published online: 12 May 2009;DOI:10.1111/j.1442-2042.2009.02314.x.
Rock JA, Thompson JD (eds) Te Linde's Operative Gynecology, 8th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 1996.
Chapter in a Book
Lindheimer MD, Katz AL. Fluid and electroytes metabolism in normal and abnormal pregnancy. In: Arieff AL, DeFronzo RA (eds) Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid Base Disorders, 2nd edn. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1995; 839-875.
Morse SS. Factors in the emergence of infectious diseases. Emerg. Infect. Dis. (Serial online). 1995 Jan-Mar; 1(1):(24 screens). [Cited 5 Jun 1996.] Available from URL: (xxx)
These should be placed at the end of the paper, numbered in Roman numerals and referred to in the text. If written by a person other than the author of the main text, the writer's name should be included below the title.
Tables should be self-contained and complement, but not duplicate, information contained in the text. Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals. Each table should be presented with a comprehensive but concise legend. Tables should be double-spaced and vertical lines should not be used to separate columns. Column headings should be brief, with units of measurement in parentheses; all abbreviations should be defined in footnotes. Footnote symbols: †, ‡, §, ¶, should be used (in that order) and *, **, *** should be reserved for P-values. Statistical measures such as SD or SEM should be identified in the headings. The table and its legend/footnotes should be understandable without reference to the text.
All illustrations (line drawings and photographs) are classified as figures. Figures should be cited in consecutive order in the text. Line figures should be supplied as sharp, black and white graphs or diagrams, drawn professionally or with a computer graphics package; lettering should be included. Individual images forming a composite figure should be of equal contrast, to facilitate printing, and should be accurately squared. Images need to be cropped sufficiently to prevent the subject being recognized, or an eye bar used. Magnifications should be indicated using a scale bar on the illustration. Images should be supplied as high resolution (at least 300 d.p.i.) files, saved as .eps or .tif format. Digital images supplied only as low-resolution print-outs and/or files cannot be used.