Borzio Mauro was born in December, 1952. He was a Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine, A.O. Melegnano, from 2002 till 2007, a Resident at Internal Medicine, Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Milano, between 1978 and 2002, and a Chief of Hepatology Unit, Gastroenterology Unit, A.O. Melegnano (since 2007). He received an M.D. degree from the University of Medicine, Milano, in 1977. He attended a Liver Disease Course at the Kings College Hospital, Liver Unit (December 1989) and the Course of Endoscopic Treatment of GE bleeding at the European Centre, School of Endoscopy, Policlinico Gemelli, Roma, Italy (June 2004). In addition, he has been a Member of Associazione Italiana Gastroenterologi Ospedalieri (AIGO), since 2000; a Member of AIGO Hepatology Commission, since 2005; a Founding Member of International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA), since 2009. Mauro has great competence in management of acute and chronic liver diseases: diagnosis (percutaneous or transjugular liver biopsy), treatment (HBV-HCV antiviral therapy, etc.), management of cirrhosis and its complications (encephalopathy, ascites, GE bleeding), management of hepatocellular carcinoma and focal liver lesions: diagnosis (US-guided biopsy, Contrast Enhanced US, and radiologic competences), treatment (alcohol injection, radiofrequency/ microwave, and TACE), endoscopy either diagnostic (EGDS, colonoscopy, etc.) and interventional (band ligation/sclerotherapy of varices, endoscopic polypectomy, stent procedures, and operative ERCP), and ultrasound either diagnostic or interventional. He is the author or coauthor of 90 full papers in international/national scientific journals and an invited speaker in several national/international congresses/meetings.
Biography Updated on 9 January 2012