Nearly 2,000 gynecologists, obstetricians and other experts and researchers from across Spain will meet at the 37th National Congress in Córdoba from November 28 to December 1. Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO), in which the latest developments and advances in this field will be presented, and all aspects related to the research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to women’s health, improving their quality of life and other aspects of female sexual and reproductive Will be done. Health
It is the largest scientific conference in this field held in Spain and will serve as a meeting point to debate, analyze and share new studies, research and clinical practice experiences for better approaches. increasing and more frequent deformities in women’s health, as well as other innovations in treatments in this medical field.
According to the Chairman of the Congress Organizing Committee, jose eduardo arjonaHead of the Women’s Unit Service at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Córdoba and Treasurer of SEGO, among the materials and sessions of the meeting, four tables stand out that contain cross-cutting topics of great relevance to the field of health. Analysis will be done. Gynecology and Obstetrics, such as research, genetics, age and obesity.
“All of these aspects or factors impact women’s health care in a horizontal manner, and increasingly we see them combined with other pathologies or diseases that are creating new problems or complications in the health of many of them, so these implications It is important to know better and be able to act better,” he explains.
In these round tables issues like study of genetic diseases and their importance were discussed early cancer detection Or in reproductive health, the effect of age on pregnancy, childbirth, menopause or contraception, as well as the negative effects of obesity and its impact on both pregnancy and the treatment of possible diseases or the quality of life of patients, in addition to having the highest prevalence among Spanish women. Other advances in research on diseases or innovations such as artificial intelligence in urogynecology or the application of artificial placenta in pregnancy.
In addition to these tables on transversal issues, the phenomenon is also expressed in other thematic block With round tables and debates in which more than 170 technical presentations will be presented, drawn up in large areas of expertise: menopause, pelvic floor, oncological gynecology and breast pathology, contraception, perinatal medicine, personal care, infertility and infertility, Endoscopy, ultrasound and psychosomatic gynecology.
These blocks cover topics such as quality of life Menopause and Hormone Therapy, menopausal woman’s sexuality, management of genitourinary syndromes; New molecules in contraception, main disorders in reproductive and sexual health, female genital dysmorphia, preparation for childbirth in virtual reality, genotyping and quantification of HPV viruses, developments in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse, fibroids or endometriosis, health in patients Holistic approach to high reproductive risk, palliative care or chronic pelvic pain in gynecology.
Similarly, the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of various pathologies, management of endometriosis and gestational diabetes, Latest Advances in Robotics and endoscopy techniques, addressing the risks of premature birth, humanized birth by cesarean section, innovations in labor induction, or the latest developments in the treatment of gynecological cancers, among other topics.
Congress is also involved in the development of many Training Workshops and Practical Seminarsand the presentation of the scientific work of Spanish gynecologists through more than 1,500 communications on studies and research projects related to diseases and the improvement of health care for women in Spain.
“On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committee we have prepared a high-level scientific program for the Congress, which will be of great interest both to the participating gynecology and obstetrics professionals and to the city of Córdoba, which is hosting this national meeting. Will happen. For the first time”, says Arjona. The support of this program has been eleven local coordinatorsWho practices at the Reina Sofia University Hospital and the San Juan de Dios Hospital in the capital of Cordoba.
meeting, which will be held Exhibition Center Fairs and Conferences There will also be a space of 80 information stands in the capital of Cordoba in which the health industry will showcase some of the latest technological innovations in the field of gynecology and obstetrics.
Finally, Arjona highlights the fundamental role that gynecology and obstetrics professionals play in the health and care of women, and “especially at particular stages of their lives, such as adolescence, Pregnancy, childbirth, and prenatalOr in later life, where they face problems like cancer or menopause.
For example, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), Spanish gynecologists and obstetricians, together with midwives, assisted more than 332,000 births in Spanish hospitals in 2022, in which 337,380 babies were born. In addition, they participate in more than 7 million consultations per year in Spanish hospitals, where approximately 5,000 obstetricians and gynecologists work. 1.03 per 10,000 inhabitants (According to the latest data of 2020 from the Ministry of Health).
Currently, SEGO has more than 9,000 members, gynecologists and obstetricians throughout Spain.