Rules for abstract submission

Abstracts will be submitted via email. All texts must be typewritten in English with American spelling and submitted in an editable Microsoft Word OR rich text format document and have to show the date on which the manuscript was submitted. 

Please include the following:

  • Full name(s) of author(s).
  • Highest academic degree(s) of author(s). Do not include US fellowship designations or honorary designations.
  • Affiliation(s). Include only the department, institution name, city, state, and country.
  • Address, e-mail address, telephone number and fax number for one author as the corresponding author.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest and Sources of Financial Support 

Authors must state any financial interest they have in any commercial device, equipment, instrument, or drug that is a subject of the article. Relevant financial support and any conflicts of interest must be disclosed by all authors and reviewers. Authors must also disclose if the manuscript discussion includes the use of products for which they are not labeled (ie, off-label use).

The abstract should not include abbreviations, acronyms, footnotes, or references.

Original research abstract sections

  • Background and Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion [or Discussion] 

Case report/Operative technique abstract sections

  • Introduction
  • Case Description/Technique Description
  • Discussion 

Review article abstract sections:

  • Background
  • Database
  • Conclusion [or Discussion] 

Key Words

Key Words (from the standard Index Medicus MeSH terminology) in maximum number of six

The abstract must not exceed 3.000 characters.

Names must be written with only the first letter capitalized, and unabbreviated. 

Abstracts are accepted in the following categories:

  • Clinical and experimental surgery
  • New operative technique
  • Review articles
  • Case reports
  • Articles concerning emerging technology or new instrumentations

Powerpoint presentations must not be longer than 8 minutes. 

IInstructions for accepted abstracts for poster presentations. Posters must be 70 cm wide and 90 cm high and should be designed to be legible from at least one meter away. The date, place and number of the stands where posters will be exhibited shall be announced by the organizing committee. 


  • You will be required to write an Abstract for your video and send the Abstract to the Secretary Office with main title followed by “Video Presentation”.

  • All video presentations must be edited and narrated. Narration must be in English. 

  • Productions must not be longer than 8 minutes including titles and a spoken narrative explaining the objectives of the procedure and the methods used during the procedure. Conclude with the results or purpose of the procedure. 

  • Video size should not exceed 2 GB The preferred format is MPEG4 format, but also .MOV, .AVI, .MV, .MPEGPS, .FLV, 3GPP,WebM are accepted.
  • Recommended Video Format is 16:9. Video resolution : 720 pixels (1280 x 720)


Please submit your video abstract by mail, upload your video at in ISGE Events on the Toolbar.
Follow the Instructions and Fill in the Form.
Please upload your Videos no later than June 30, 2015.