Meeting on shoulder arthroplasty gathers Hospital da Luz and HBA

Encontro sobre artroplastia do ombro junta Hospital da Luz e HBA

The meeting «Shoulder course 2015 Hospital da Luz/Hospital Beatriz Ângelo» which took place on October 10, in Lisbon, gathered about a hundred health professionals, national and international, to discuss «shoulder arthroplasty».

The event had the high scientific patronage of SECEC – Sociedade Europeia para a Cirurgia do Ombro e Cotovelo (European society for shoulder and elbow surgery) and of shoulder and elbow section of SPOT – Sociedade Portuguesa de Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Portuguese society of orthopaedics and traumatology).

It was a combined initiative of the orthopaedic services from both hospitals, Luz and Beatriz Ângelo, thus representing, according to its organizers orthopedicians Raul Alonso and Eduardo Carpinteiro, «an example of the potential synergies between the two hospitals, conferring us in this case an incomparable position as a reference in shoulder and elbow pathology».