Andrea CorattiCurrent institution: University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy

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Keynote Lecture: Is robotic surgery hype, or the next best thing in colorectal surgery?

Learning objectives: To expose potential benefits of robotic technology in colorectal surgery

Clinical/research background

Dr Coratti has been a leading and pioneering surgeon in the field of robotic surgery since its inception and he has participated in the development and standardization of many novel robotic procedures.

From November 2007 to March 2014, he was the Chief of the Surgical department and Director of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division at the Misericordia Hospital of Grosseto. He is currently the Director of the Division of Robotic Surgery and oncology unit at the Careggi, Coordinator of the International School of Robotic Surgery in Grosseto, and Professor of Surgery at the School of General Surgery of the University of Florence and University of Siena.

Dr Coratti has performed more than 5000 surgical procedures, including 1200 laparoscopic and 650 robot-assisted. His minimally invasive experience includes major hepato-pancreato-biliary, upper gastrointestinal and colorectal procedures.

His scientific activity includes many scientific publications.

Relevant peer-reviewed publications

  1. Giulianotti P.C., Bianco F.M., Addeo P., Lombardi A., Coratti A., Sbrana F.. Robot-assisted laparoscopic repair of renal artery aneurysms. J Vasc Surg 2010; 51: 842-849.
  2. Giulianotti P.C., Sbrana F., Bianco F.M., Elli E.F., Shah G., Addeo P., Caravaglios G., Coratti A.. Robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreatic surgery: single-surgeon experience. Surg Endosc 2010; 24: 1646-1657.
  3. Giulianotti P.C., Coratti A., Sbrana F., Addeo P., Bianco F.M., Buchs N.C., Annecchiarico M., Benedetti E.. Robotic liver surgery: results for 70 resections. Surgery 2010; 149: 29-39.
  4. Giulianotti P.C., Giacomoni A., Coratti A., Addeo P., Bianco F.M.. Minimally invasive sequential treatment of synchronous colorectal liver metastases by laparoscopic colectomy and robotic right hepatectomy. Int J Colorectal Dis 2010; 25: 1507-1511.
  5. Malatesti R., Coratti F., Borgogni V., Ricci C, Cini M., Lo Gatto M., Marzocca G., Testi W., Tani F., Coratti A.. [Splenic artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare case of gastrointestina

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