Test your knowledge – EBCOG Examination

The EBCOG Examination assesses the knowledge gained by the candidates during their training in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The assessment is extended to the application of this knowledge to clinical cases and is based on the EBCOG training syllabus. Would you like to test your knowledge and see examples of exam questions?   1. ANTENATAL OBSTETRIC PROBLEMS – vaginal bleeding Options a. Placental abruption b. Pre-term labour c. Vasa Praevia d. Cervical Cancer e. Inevitable miscarriage f. Fetomaternal Haemorrhage g. Placenta accreta h. Placenta praevia i. Benign cervical polyp j. Pyelonephritis For each scenario described below, choose the most likely[…]

ISUOG invites you to a free webinar on 10th January 2021

ISUOG invites you to join over 40 leading experts in the field of obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound as we celebrate our 30th anniversary with a commemorative free educational webinar on 10th January (Sunday) 2021. The webinar will involve 15+ hours of non-stop learning and cover key topics in the speciality. The webinar will be the first of our series of free webinars to be delivered in 2021. Look at the program and register for the free webinar today: https://www.isuog.org/event/ultrasound-in-obstetrics-and-gynecology-the-current-state-of-the-art-around-the-world.html

EBCOG position statement on “Ethical analysis of cross-border reproductive care”

Cross border movement of couples to seek assisted conception treatments which are not available in their own countries are creating lots of ethical issues. EU countires should work together to deliver couple centered care within a legal framework. Below you can read the EBCOG position statement about this topic. ethics of cross border infertility treatment 20

EBCOG breaking news – Formative Assessment

Since 2016, EBCOG has been conducting a final summative examination for specialty trainee doctors for the award of “European Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology – EFOG-EBCOG”. Following the implementation of European Training Curriculum (PACT) by EBCOG-UEMS, trainees have requested new tools to be introduced for their interim assessment as they progress through their training. EBCOG is now introducing a formative assessment tool for doctors in early part of their specialist training. This tool will also help trainees to prepare for the final examination. This is open to both training and non training doctors all over the world and will act[…]

How to reduce the potential risk of vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during vaginal delivery?

The risk of vertical transmission during vaginal delivery in COVID-19 pregnant patients is currently a topic of debate. Obstetric norms on vaginal birth assistance to reduce the potential risk of perinatal infection should be promoted by ensuring that the risk of contamination from maternal anus and faecal material is reduced during vaginal delivery. Below you can find an EBCOG position statement about this topic. EURO_11337

Obesity and Obstetrics / Obesity and Gynaecology

Dr Tahir Mahmood, past president of EBCOG, has been working with two eminent supporters of EBCOG, Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran and Prof Frank Chervenak, for the publication of new edition of two volumes on obesity and obstetrics/gynaecology. Obesity and Obstetrics, Second Edition,brings together experts to examine the issues and challenges of obesity and obstetrics, also discussing how obesity affects fertility, reproduction and pregnancy. Beginning with the worldwide epidemic of obesity, chapters then go on to review obesity and hyperglycemia of pregnancy, management of labor, interventions to improve care during pregnancy, and long-term impact of maternal obesity. Obesity and Gynecology, Second Edition,presents[…]

Albania and Serbia are new ENTOG member countries!

On the 30th ENTOG Council Online, Albania and Serbia, by their representatives Arlinda Almaslari (Albania) and Alexandar Rakic (Serbia), presented an application to be part of ENTOG and were elected as members by the National Representatives votes! Congratulations!

New ENTOG treasure was elected!

At the 30th ENTOG council online, on 30th May 2020, elections for ENTOG treasure took place and Hajra Khattak was elected as new ENTOG Treasure! Congratulations!

Vacca Academy Free Course

Free online course in vacuum-assisted delivery for ENTOG members. During Covid-19 restrictions, Vacca Academy is opening its online Fundamentals of Vacuum-Assisted Delivery course to ENTOG members free of charge. The Fundamentals class delivers the comprehensive theoretical foundations of VAD, including the best-practice Vacca 5 Steps technique. The course is accredited for 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours and is the pre-requisite to Vacca Academy practical workshops. The course can be completed at your own pace and instruction is varied with videos, readings, workbooks and short tests. Students earn a certificate upon successful completion of the course. As a bonus, ENTOG[…]