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IV WCMISST Paris 2014 thanks
all orators and participants
to the June 11-14th Paris meeting

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


IV WCMIST Paris 2014 June 11-14th 2014 occurred as scheduled in the Marriott St Jacques Hotel in Montparnasse, Paris and has truly set a milestone in the international recognition of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.

With 500+ participants from 56 countries (102 from the USA, 50 from France, 34 from Brazil, 23 from South Korea, 20 from Russia, 19 from Germany, 18 from Italy, 15 from Belgium, 13 from Switzerland, 13 from Mexico, 13 from United Kingdom, 12 from Saudi Arabia, 11 from Chile, 10 from Turkey, 10 from Spain, and about 100 from the other 40 countries), and a very thorough program, an amazing panel of international experts from all countries in the world, and a very high academic standard, exchanges and discussions allowed participants from the whole world to share, educate, set up new ideas and go forward as we spread the World internationally as a new era in the world of Spine Care has started. IV WCMISST was indeed a true academic success.

We appreciated the efforts generously dispensed from all parts and acknowledge the work of all participants and orators. We even did not communicate enough on all the great speakers and experts who were present at the meeting since top participants were so numerous giving enough credit was clearly not possible.

Please note CME credits will be available on the website (www.spineparis2014.com) very soon.

We are working to have the full content of the meeting available online including presentations, video, and audio, so that all the great talks are not lost forever. We will communicate when this will be completed, so please stay tuned!

Also, abstracts of the 76+ scientific publications are scheduled to be available online as soon as possible.

We kindly ask all participants and orators to join in the further development of WCMISST and MISS in the world, in the WCMISST association and the Vth WCMISST meeting already set to occur in Jeju Island in Korea in 2016 under the presidency of our dear colleague and friend Dr Gun Choi, MD.

We hope to see you soon and we hope participate in the upcoming Jeju Island meeting.

Thank you.

Kind regards,

Daniel Gastambide
IV WCMISST Paris 2014, President

Frederic Jacquot
IV WCMISST Paris 2014, executive president
WCMISST president 




Invitation Letter from the President

Dear Colleagues,


It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend the Fourth World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques (IV WCMISST) 2014 will be held in Paris, France.

In the momentum that was initiated at the First WCMISST in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2008, and the progressive success of the Second WCMISST in Las Vegas and last year with the Third WCMISST in Bahia, Brazil, we continue the tradition of increasing collegiality among MIS colleagues internationally to provide a comprehensive platform for interactive discussions to further advance the innovation of MIS techniques and technologies.

The IV WCMISST 2014 is pleased to be partnering with numerous MIS societies, as well as other well established spine societies that are furthering their educational scope of MIS such as AOSpine and NASS.

In addition to the presentations by global innovators and leaders of MIS, interactive discussions and workshops, we are also preparing discussions on MIS training education, healthcare policy and outcomes, as well as, governmental and industry discussions which will offer new highlights.

We look forward to personally welcoming you to the IV WCMISST in Paris. 


Daniel Gastambide, MD

President of IV WCMISST 2014

Frederic Jacquot, MD

Executive-President of IV WCMISST 2014

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