Table 1

Weighted research attention to main liver diseases in the two most attended international liver conferences, 2010–2014

Weighted values
Titles of sessions†144278100164501104244
Oral—general presentations‡7843.52113.527633
Oral—parallel presentations§3354263913201116
Poster presentation¶945.51708423.51135231475.598.5135
Total weighted points147821316631401356621.5179.5213
  • *Incidence multiplied by 5 research points. It includes courses, joint workshops and industry-supported satellite symposia.

  • Incidence multiplied by 4 research points. It includes titles of entire oral parallel session and poster categories.

  • Incidence multiplied by 3 research points. It includes plenary sessions, presidential lectures, state-of-the-art lectures and European Liver Patients Association (ELPA) workshops.

  • §Incidence multiplied by 2 research points. It includes early morning workshops, meet-the-professor luncheons and grand rounds.

  • Incidence multiplied by 1 research point.

  • AASLD, American Association for the Study of the Liver; ALD, alcoholic liver disease; EASL, European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; NAFLD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.