Contribute to WeBSurg
A unique free-membership digital library in minimally invasive surgery
Your video(s) are most welcome to further complete our extensive educational resource.
Please make sure that ALL requirements are met; if they are not, the publication of your video will NOT be considered.Should you wish to submit video(s) to the peer-review committee for potential publication on WeBSurg.com, please make sure that they meet the following requirements:
- The video
must be recorded in High Definition and background music is forbidden.
- The video
transcription written narrative must be provided in English. It must be sent in a Word Document or Rich Text Format
(.rtf). It should include precise
details regarding patient clinical history, patient positioning, trocar and
surgical team placement, full description of the surgical procedure,
postoperative outcome. In addition, the written
narrative should be divided into several key operative steps, with a title for
each step (“case history”, “patient set-up”, "trocar placement",
"dissection", “suturing”, "specimen extraction", etc.) with their associated times in the video
(in minutes and seconds). The time sequencing will allow our audiovisual
technicians to properly synchronize sound, image and text.
Here is a good example of what your submission should look like: http://www.websurg.com/?doi=vd01en3466#media_chapters
- A short
abstract for the video (200 words or less) specifying clinical case presentation, main therapeutic objectives must
- Full name (first and last name) of each author along with their titles (MD, MS, PhD,
FACS, FRCS, etc.) must be provided.
picture(s) of each author involved in the video should be submitted (in
JPG/JPEG format). These pictures must have a neutral background.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO(S):
Download the contribution manual and consent form (this includes video format instructions).
Contact us on this page to request the necessary FTP information for video upload.
We will then reply to you shortly with the FTP address where you can upload your video(s).
Thank you very much again for your interest and cooperation. We look forward to hearing from you.
Should your contribution be accepted for publication, a consent form granting us permission to publish the video on WeBSurg will be sent to you. The form must be dated, signed, and a scanned copy (PDF format) must be sent back to us by email. The title of the film should be filled out in the appropriate space.