New Cardiovascular Horizons 21st Annual Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana
May 26 - 29, 2020


Registration Rates
$299 Early Bird
ENDS 12/26/19
$599 Advance Registration
12/27/19 - 3/6/20
$699 Standard Registration
3/6/20 - 5/15/20
$799 Onsite Registration
5/25/20 - 5/29/20
$299 One-Day Onsite Registration
5/26/2020 - 5/29/2020
Dates to Remember
  • Aug 26, 2019 – Abstract Submission Opens
  • Apr 17, 2020 – Abstract Submission Closes (at 11:59 PM Central Time)
  • May 15, 2020 – Digital Posters Due (at 11:59 PM Central Time)
  • May 26 – May 29, 2020 – Conference Dates
  • Jun 15, 2020 – Digital Archives and Proceedings Publication Available

For submissions and/or questions, contact or 337.993.7920.

Email notifications confirming receipt will be sent within 72 hours of submission.  Every attempt will be made to notify the primary author of acceptance status within two weeks of original submission so registration and travel arrangements can be accommodated in a timely manner.
Accepted abstracts will be distributed via print format in the “Proceedings of New Cardiovascular Horizons 2020” publication. Complimentary copies will be available onsite at the conference May 26 – May 29, 2020 and can be downloaded in PDF format at

Accepted abstracts will be presented in digital poster format on a touchscreen display. This all-digital format will allow for vivid graphics and looping videos to be imbedded into posters in addition to or in lieu of still photographs.  Click here to view a sample.

Abstracts are not presented orally at this conference, however, if the course directors chose to add the abstract content for presentation during the CME program, you will receive a separate faculty invitation.

Digital poster specifications for submission and display:

  • Size: 1920×960 (16:8 aspect ratio)
  • Format: PPTX (PowerPoint), PDF (with embedded fonts), PNG or JPG
  • Quality: 300 dpi
  • Videos: MP4 (send as an individual 30 second file and will be imbedded in poster on a loop)

Primary authors for accepted abstracts will receive complimentary registration for the entire 3-day meeting.  Upon acceptance, a promo code will be emailed to the primary contact for use in our online registration system.
The registration fee will be waived for fellows or residents with an accepted abstract following verification of active fellowship status from the program director.

Content Guidelines 

Abstracts should address an area of cardiovascular disease, peripheral artery (or vascular) disease, diabetes, critical limb ischemia, podiatry, wound care and/or limb salvage. Content must constitute original research, but may include portions of prior abstracts and/or manuscripts presented elsewhere. Clinical studies, basic investigation and animal studies are equally encouraged to be submitted for review.
Abstracts must be submitted in English.
You MUST include Title, Author(s), Author Affiliation(s) and Category data in your abstract before the actual text of the abstract. (See example template below)

Abstracts must include: Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion.

Submission Categories

  • Peripheral Artery Disease              
  • Critical Limb Ischemia               
  • Venous Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease                
  • Podiatry/Wound Care               
  • Limb Salvage

Abstract Title 

Abstract titles should be concise and should not contain abbreviations. The first letter of each word should be capitalized.

Abstract Authors 

The submitting author is automatically designated as the primary/presenting author.

Abstract Format 

Please submit a correctly formatted Microsoft Word Document, example provided below.
Abstract Title

John D. Smith, MD1; Joe M. Smith, MD2, John W. Doe, MD1

Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA1

Southwest Medical Center, Lafayette, LA, USA2






  • The maximum number of words allowed is 450 (title, authors and affiliations do not count as part of the 450 words). The addition of a table deducts 50 words from the 450 word total.
  • Use zeros before decimal points: 0.05, not .05. Use decimal points, not commas: 0.05, not 0,05. Use lowercase “p” values (p<0.05).
  • Provide manufacturer name and location in parentheses for all brand or trade names. For brand drugs, include generic names in parentheses. 
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out in parentheses the first time it is used. Do not include references, credits or grant support.


Abstract Withdrawal 

Requests for abstract withdrawals must be received electronically by April 18, 2020 (at 11:59 PM Central Time). Withdrawal requests should be sent to:

Abstract Review and Notification 

Abstracts are peer-reviewed by the NCVH peer-review committee selected by the NCVH course directors. All grading is blinded prior to peer-review.
For questions regarding abstracts, please contact Tom Best at or 337.993.7920.

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Updated March 30, 2020

NCVH is adjusting as new information becomes available every day. It is our goal to promote the safety and health of the medical community we serve. Current CDC movement and travel restrictions have been extended through April 30, 2020. We want to share current updates regarding NCVH events.

The NCVH Annual Conference, New Orleans, scheduled for May 26 to May 29, 2020, has been postponed. We do have a target date of late July 2020. Currently, all registrations, faculty assignments, and sponsorship participation are pending new date selection. Once the new dates are selected, each registered attendee, faculty member, and sponsor contact will be notified by e-mail, and your options, should changes be necessary.

NCVH will publish our next e-mail update on Monday, April 6, 2020. Until then, please follow us on social media and check our website for continued updates.

Thank you,
New Cardiovascular Horizons Foundation