Publication rates of studies presented at the international society of craniofacial surgery congress

Hannah Dobson, Steven Wall

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Background: The proportion of presentations achieving publication in a peer-review journal has been suggested to demonstrate the quality of research presented at a conference. No data is available examining the publication rate of research presented at Craniofacial Surgery meetings. Objective: The aim of the study was to examine the publication rate of abstracts presented at the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery Biennial Congresses from 2003 to 2011. Methods: A search was made of the PubMed database for publication of podium presentations of International Society of Craniofacial Surgery Congresses between 2003 and 2011. Results: Thirty-five percent of podium presentations were published in a peer-reviewed journal. Thirty-one percent of presentations were published within 4 years, and the rate of publication decreased 2 years following presentation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1943-1945
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Craniofacial Surgery
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Abstract
  • Craniofacial surgery education
  • Publication rates

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