Welcome to GEST 2021 Best of GEST

GEST 2021 invites researchers from around the world to share their work with peers and industry. All submitted abstracts and trainee cases will undergo a blind peer review for overall quality, novelty, impact, and execution. 

NEW FOR 2021 ONLY: In response to professional obligations in light of COVID and to allow additional time for timely research to be submitted for consideration, accepted abstracts or trainee cases will not be presented in conjunction with GEST 2021. A separate day of Best of GEST Abstracts and Trainees Case Competition sessions will occur on Saturday, July 31, 2021 where the top oral abstracts and trainee cases will be presented live while the top 3 poster presentation abstracts will be announced. In addition, all accepted oral and poster abstracts will be available for viewing on the GEST website beginning July 31, 2021.

The top selected oral presentations will present at the BEST of GEST Abstracts session on Saturday, July 31, 2021 to compete for a GRAND prize for:
1st Place – $5,000
2nd Place – $2,500
3rd Place – $1,250

Important Abstract Timelines

Initial Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Notifications of Abstract Acceptance: Monday, June 14, 2021
Final Oral Presentation* Recordings and Poster Presentations Deadline: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Live Broadcast of Top Oral Abstract Presentations at "Best of GEST": Saturday, July 31, 2021

               *If not selected to present at Best of GEST Abstracts on July 31, 2021. However, you may be invited to provide a short talk on your abstract at a future session in addition to your recording.

Important Trainee Case Competition Timelines

Initial Trainee Case Submission Deadline: Sunday, May 30, 2021
Notifications of Trainee Case Acceptance: Monday, July 5, 2021
Live Broadcast of Trainee Case Competition Presentations at "Best of GEST": Saturday, July 31, 2021

Click below to access your submission.

Abstract Categories

 Ablation Lymphatic Interventions Peripheral Arterial/Aortic
 Vascular Malformations
 Bone and MSK: IO and Non-IO Men's Health: PAE, Varicocele
 Pre-Clinical/New Devices/Lab Sciences
 Veins and Fistulae 
 Gastrointestinal (GI): Hemorrhoid, Hemorrhage, Bariatric Neurovascular
Portal Interventions and Hypertension
 Visceral Aneurysms/Pseudoaneurysms
 Imaging Non-Vascular
 Renal: IO and Non-IO Women's Health: UAE, UFE, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
 Immuno-Oncology Other Thoracic: IO and Non-IO

 Liver: IO and Non-IO
 Pediatric Trauma and Other Hemorrhage