Azzolini Francesco

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role: Senior Assistant
unit: Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
gsd facility:Ospedale San Raffaele
LANGUAGES:Italian, English

Dr. Azzolini is the Chief of Operative Endoscopy Service at the Gastroenterology & G.I. Endoscopy Unit, the San Raffaele Research Hospital, Milan.

Over 18,000 endoscopic procedures, more than 2,000 EMR and polypectomies, more than 200 stenting treatments in the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and colon.

One of the most experienced operators on ESD (Endoscopic Submucosa Dissection) in Italy having carried out over 350 procedures in the oesophagus, stomach and colon.

Expert of oesophageal achalasia treatment with all endoscopic techniques including Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM). Member of the Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy.

Editorial board member of "Giornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva", an official journal of the Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SIED).

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