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The IDEAL Conference 2016, held at St Catherine’s College in Oxford on 7 April, closed with a presentation for Best Poster.

The judging team, comprising Riaz Agha (Balliol College, Oxford and SpR Plastic Surgery) and Natalie Blencowe (NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, University of Bristol), awarded the prize jointly to the authors of the posters entitled 'A Systematic Review of the Methodological and Reporting Quality of Case Series in Surgery' and 'Autologous plasma coating improves the biocompatibility of mesh implants. On the IDEAL way from bench to beside.'

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