Hospital da Luz Setúbal Otorhinolaryngologist Organizes Meeting on Positional Vertigo

Otorrinolaringologista organiza reunião vertigem posicional

Rosa Castillo, otorhinolaryngologist at Hospital da Luz Setúbal, organized the Winter Meeting 2017, of the Portuguese Otoneurology Association, this year dedicated to positional vertigo.

The monothematic meeting, which took place on February 18, at Centro de Ciência do Café, in Campo Maior, had the purpose of discussing several aspects of balance disorders, as a previous debate for a discussion panel in the next annual meeting of the association, scheduled for 19 and 20 May.

Positional vertigo is one of the major complaints of patients, not only in the area of otorhinolaryngology and neurology, but also in emergency services and in General and Family Medicine consultation context.

In the meeting, participated also Rosmaninho Seabra, otorhinolaryngologist at Hospital da Luz Setúbal, which approached the topic of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) of lateral canal.