Who validates my contribution?
The peer-review committee is made up of qualified surgeons who are experts in their field. The committee is completely independent and is completely neutral when making decisions concerning contributions.
Can I be sure that my video will be published?
No, WebSurg aims to respect a certain number of criteria for the publication of videos, in order to maintain the quality of minimally invasive surgery content published on the website.
How long does the validation process take?
The validation process usually takes anywhere from 1 week to 1 month, depending on the availability of the committee’s members. In certain cases, it can take more than a month.
What are the criteria upon which the validation process is based?
Compliance with instructions
Scientific and surgical relevance
Compliance with medical principles (respect of patients, etc.)
What happens after my video has been published?
Once your video has been published, WebSurg mentions it in the monthly newsletter in order to communicate on our new contributions. You can also follow the evolution of your videos: comments, number of views, likes, shares, views depending on geographical location, etc.
What can I do if my video is not accepted?
A refusal does not mean that you cannot send more videos, making sure that WebSurg instructions are followed.
Do WebSurg industrial partners play a role in the validation process?
No our partners do not participate in the validation process in any way, and they are not part of the committee. The peer-review committee is made up of surgery experts in different fields, which accounts for a neutral decision-making process.
Which video format is accepted by WebSurg?
We accept a wide range of video formats: .mp4, .mov, .avi, 4K, etc.
The perfect video: HD (1920x1080) .mp4 H264 VBR 10-20 Mb/s. Progressive 25-60 fps.
Video we can accept: HD ready (1280x720). mp4 H264 VBR 5-10 Mb/s. Progressive 25-60 fps.
Maximum quality we can manage: 4K (3840x2160). mp4 VBR 30-60 Mb/s. Progressive 25-60 fps.
What is the maximum size for the video?
A file of up to 20Gb can be sent using our form. However, if your video is larger in size, please contact us so that we can find a solution together.