Giovanni Maconi, Milan

Evaluation of deep remission in IBD using ultrasound

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Giovanni Maconi, Milan

Evaluation of deep remission in IBD using ultrasound


Giovanni Maconi - Presenter

Presentation: Evaluation of deep remission in IBD using ultrasound


When: 13/09/2018
Giovanni Maconi – Curriculum Vitae
Academic Biography

Dr. Giovanni Maconi qualified from Pavia University in 1989 and trained in Gastroenterology at Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy under the mentorship of Professor Gabriele Bianchi Porro. He trained in gastrointestinal ultrasound at the gastroenterological departments of Catholic University in Rome and S.Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital in Bologna, Italy. He was appointed Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Milan in 2006 at the Luigi Sacco University Hospital, where he is actually the chief of the gastrointestinal ultrasonography unit of the Division of Gastroenterology. Dr. Maconi has published over 160 peer-reviewed article (IF>450; H-index: 40), 23 book chapters and is Editor of 3 international books on the imaging of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

He has been involved in the development of international guidelines on imaging in Inflammatory Bowel Disease of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO) and in the Italian guidelines for the management of diverticulitis and diverticular disease of the colon and H.pylori infection and associated diseases. Member of the Educational Commettee (Educom) of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organization (ECCO) and of the Task Force Group for bowel ultrasound of the European Federation of Societies in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB). He is also member of Board of Directors of the Italian Society of Ultrasonography (SIUMB).
He is Editor in Chief of Journal of Ultrasound and assistant Editor di Digestive and Liver Disease and also member of the Editorial Board of the following international scientific journals: Scand J Gastroenterol, World J Gastroenterol, Clinical Drug Investigation, Drugs, and Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica. He is as referee for more than 60 international journals including The Lancet, Lancet Gastroenterol & Hepatol, Gut, Nature – Clin Pract Gastroenterol & Hepatol, Am J Gastroenterol, Alim Pharmacol &Ther, Eur Radiol , Eur J Gastroenterol and Hepatol, Inflamm Bowel Dis, J Intern Med, J Crohn Colitis, Eur Radiol, J Clin Gastroenterol.

Research Interests

His research interests include clinical and therapeutics of inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease of the colon, treatment of H. pylori infection and imaging and ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract. He is also currently involved in trials and learning programs on ultrasound of the gastrointestnal tract, in particular in inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease of the colon and in diagnostics and therapeutics of inflammatory bowel diseases.

Educational activities

Giovanni Maconi has took part in the organisation and participated at several meetings and workshops on behalf of and endorsed by of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organization (ECCO), the European Federation of Societies in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE) , and Italian Group of IBD (ID-IBD) on Italian Society of Ultrasonography in Medicine and Biology (SIUMB) and others radiological imaging and ultrasound in inflammatory bowel diseases.
Since 2010, Giovanni Maconi directs the School of gastrointestinal ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Unit at Luigi Sacco University Hospital endorsed by the Italian Society of Ultrasonology in Medicine and Biology (SIUMB), where are organised theoretical and practical courses on ultrasonography of the gastrointestinal tract, mainly devoted to inflammatory bowel diseases.
Since 2014, Giovanni Maconi organised within the EduCom activities, and takes part as also a tutor, the Endoscopy and Imaging Educational Workshop organised by the European Crohn's and Colitis Organization (ECCO) at annual ECCO meeting
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