António Setúbal performs «Live Surgeries» at Gynaecology International Meeting

The coordinator of Hospital da Mulher and of Hospital da Luz gynaecology and obstetrics unit, António Setúbal, was one of the special guests of the international conference «New Face of Gynaecological Surgery 2015», held in Kiev, Ukraine, last December. António Setúbal performed live surgeries and participated as speaker in several lectures, in a meeting that gathered specialist from all over the world.

This year, the conference main theme was the surgical treatment of infertility, with special emphasis on problems related with uterine myomas and endometriosis in women of reproductive age. As it is usual in these international meetings of specialists, the theme was approached practically and technically, with participants debating and questioning specialists during live surgeries, transmitted from the operation theatre to the conference room in real time. 

António Setúbal was, once again, in this conference as main speaker, performing several live surgeries that were commented with the other participants on the meeting. In Kiev, French, German, Russian and Ukrainian specialists were present, among many others.

António Setúbal is a member of the General Medical Council (GMC) and of the Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal College, both in the United Kingdom, and a member of the Accreditation Council of Gynaecological Endoscopy, in the United States, being also a founding member of the Ukrainian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy and Pelvic Surgery. 

Moreover, he is an international expert on evaluation of new surgical products and drugs (essentially in the field of adherence) and on consensus over many pathologies (essentially in the field of severe endometriosis).

The Hospital da Luz gynaecologist is also editor of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology and author or co-author of over 20 articles in magazines and books of the specialty, national and international.