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WeBSurg is a charge-free web-based educational resource in minimally invasive surgery. It provides the healthcare community a wide range of surgical procedures, videos, lectures, and case reports.

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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:

  1. A short abstract for the video (200 words or less) specifying clinical case presentation and main therapeutic objectives must be provided.

  2. Digital 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):

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 indicated in the appropriate space.


Please read following instructions:

VIDEO STRUCTURE

1. TITLE OF THE FILM (Dur. 10 sec)

Please mention the type of procedure and the technique 
used for the treatment of the specific pathology. 

2. LIST OF AUTHORS (Dur. 10 sec)

This list may contain from 5 up to 10 authors at the most, 
and it must include their town and country of origin. Authors 
hierarchic order of appearance must be respected.
Full name (first and last name) of each author along 
with their titles (MD, MS, PhD, FACS, FRCS, etc.) must be provided. 

3. CLINICAL CASE (Dur. 15 to 20 sec)

Patient’s age and gender, clinical and/or medical history, 
surgical indications… Views of CT-scans, MRI and/or 
other diagnostic tools must be provided. Find template on this page

4. PATIENT (Dur.15 to 20 sec)

Patient, trocar, and operating staff position must be indicated
Find template on this page

5. FILM (15 min max)

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. A full description of the surgical procedure and of the postoperative outcome must be provided. 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

6. CREDITS (5 to 10 sec)

Video credits to audio speaker and editing technicians will be given and clearly identified at the end of the film.


VIDEO TIMELINE

TITLE LIST OF AUTHORS CLINICAL CASE PATIENT, TROCAR, AND
OPERATING STAFF POSITION
FILM CREDITS
5 to 10 sec 5 to 10 sec 15 to 20 sec 15 to 20 sec 15 min max 5 to 10 sec

GRAPHIC STANDARDS

1. FONT

Arial, Myriad Pro or Trebuchet MS are 
recommended. Font color must be white.

2. BACKGROUND

You may find a template on this page

Neutral colors such as dark grey, black or Websurg-style green can be used

3. VIDEO EXPORT

Image resolution 
4/3 = 768x576  16/9 = 854x480

Format: *.mp4, *.mov, *.avi

Codec: H264  

Bitrate: 3MBps

Delivery modes:

- Data CD or DVD
- USB key
- Web Sharing service (available on request)
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).

Please click on this button to request us 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).

DON'TS

EDITING

1. Too long videos: 15 minutes at the most

2. Too short shots: the viewer needs some time to perfectly understand the image

3. Blurred images
 

GRAPHIC STANDARDS

1. Too bright background colors (blue, green, red)
2. Drop shadows
3.Text outline

SOUND ILLUSTRATIONS

Music is not allowed on WeBSurg videos

COPYRIGHT WATERMARK

Never place it at the bottom-right part in order not to hide IRCAD’s logo

Please click on this button to request us 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).