Abstract submission is closed

Late abstract submission closed on September 30, 2015 at 24:00 CET. 

The presenting author of an abstract must be registered by December 21, 2015.

Abstracts were submitted on the following topic categories:

1. Degenerative cervical 
2. Degenerative lumbar
3. Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adult)
4. Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adolescent)
5. Deformity—cervical
6. Trauma—cervical
7. Trauma—thoracolumbar
8. Trauma—other
9. Tumors
10. Arthroplasty—cervical
11. Arthroplasty—lumbar
12. Diagnostics clinical
13. Diagnostics non-clinical
14. Imaging
15. Minimally invasive spine surgery
16. Surgical complications
17. Epidemiology
18. Infections
19. Medical economics
20. Nonoperative clinical treatments
21. Spine biologics, bone—clinical
22. Spine biologics, bone—non-clinical
23. Spine biologics, other—clinical
24. Spine biologics, other—non-clinical
25. Disc biologics—clinical
26. Disc biologics—non-clinical
27. Disc degeneration—clinical
28. Disc degeneration—non-clinical
29. Back/neck pain—clinical
30. Back/neck pain—non-clinical
31. Basic Science—other
32. Biomechanics—other
33. Novel technologies—clinical
34. Novel technologies—non-­clinical
35. Navigation—clinical
36. Navigation—non-clinical


Notification of acceptance 

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author (the submitter) of the abstract by November 23, 2015 at the latest.

The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from abstractGSC_WFSR2016@oic.it are not marked as spam by your e-mail provider.

All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification. If an abstract presenter does not reconfirm his abstract presentation, register and pay the registration fee before December 21, 2015, his/her abstract will be cancelled.

Presentations of abstracts

The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract (if accepted) orally or as e-poster in the session and the time assigned by the GSC/WFSR Executive Program Committee.

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Global Spine Journal.

Abstract award

All abstract presenters are automatically entered in the competition of the Abstract Awards. There are two Awards. The winners will be announced on-site. The awards will be sent electronically after the events.

For abstract submission support please contact: 

Help Desk, Abstract Submission

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Phone: +39 055 50.35.1
Fax: +39 055 50.01.912
E-mail: abstractGSC_WFSR2016@oic.it

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