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Prof. Guido Costamagna

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Guido Costamagna is Professor of Surgery and Head of the Digestive Endoscopy Unit at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy. He is a world-renowned endoscopist with special expertise in therapeutic bilio-pancreatic endoscopy. He is the Scientific Director of the European Endoscopy Training Center at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (which he founded in 2002), Director of the Institute of Clinical Surgery, Past-President of the Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy and Past President of the ESGE (European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). He has performed approximately twenty world premieres in surgery in Italy. In 2015-2017, he is chair of digestive endoscopy at USIAS and member of the Institute for Research into Cancers of the Digestive System (IRCAD). He is author of over 600 publications including journal articles, book chapters and abstracts. He has respectively been an athlete, President of the Jury, Tournament Director, and Doctor for Italy's national fencing team in fourteen world championships and two preparatory phases to the Olympics (1984, 1988).
  • Roma, Italie
  • Professor of General Surgery, Catholic University of Milan
  • Italien, Français, Anglais, Espagnol

Expérience Professionnelle

Primary Operative Unit of Surgical Digestive Endoscopy

Policlinico Universitario “A. Gemelli”, Roma.

Consultant, Digestive Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

Policlinico Universitario, Libera Università Campus Bio-Medico, Roma.

Scientific Director of the European Endoscopy Training Center (EETC)

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma.


Specialization in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy


Università Cattolica del S. Cuore

Specialization in Gastrointestinal Surgery


Università La Sapienza

Training in therapeutic Digestive Endoscopy


Dipartimento MedicoChirurgico di Gastroenterologia ed Epatopancreatologia, Università Libera di Bruxelles, Belgio.


Endoscopic full-thickness resection of superficial colorectal neoplasms using a new over-the-scope clip system: A single-centre study.


Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver

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Gastroesophageal reflux after peroral endoscopic myotomy: a multicenter case-control study.



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Intra-channel stent release technique for fluoroless endoscopic ultrasound-guided lumen-apposing metal stent placement: changing the paradigm.


Endoscopy international open

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Associations professionnelles


Since 2011, General secretary

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2009 - 2010: President

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2007 - 2008: Elected president