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Name: Jorge Correia-Pinto

Office: G1.16

School Phone: +351 253 604 910

Email: jcp@med.uminho.pt






Full Professor of Pediatric Surgery & Human Physiology at University of Minho and Director of Pediatric Surgery at Hospital de Braga. Braga, Portugal. Coordinator of the Surgical Sciences Research Domain from ICVS/3B’s - Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal (55 Researchers | 18 PhD). Mentor and coordinator of the international program of hands-on courses from University of Minho in minimally invasive surgery for many surgical specialties/topics (Biliary Surgery, Digestive Surgery, ENT, Fetal & Neonatal Surgery, Therapeuthic Endoscopy, Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Urology) giving training in minimally invasive techniques to more than 300 surgeons / year.Coordinated several research and surgical training projects which in total accounted for over EUR 2 million. Supervised and/or co-supervised 11 PhD Thesis (completed) and 3 Post-Docs. Founder partner of iSurgical3D, Lda (Spin-Off from University of Minho).


Esophageal Regeneration by a Biodegradable Fibrous Mesh Implantion after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection  

Lung development orchestration by tissue macrophages  

Timing lung branching during development  

Ultra-minimally invasive sentinel limph node (SLN) mapping and excisional biopsy  

Selected Publications

Correia-Pinto J, Ribeiro A. Congenital duodenal obstruction and double-bubble sign. N Engl J Med, 2014; 371:e16.

Pereira-Terra P, Deprest JA, Kholdebarin R, Khoshgoo N, Dekoninck P, Boerema-De Munck AA, Wang J, Zhu F, Rottier RJ, Iwasiow BM, Correia-Pinto J, Tibboel D, Post M, Keijzer R. Unique Tracheal Fluid MicroRNA Signature Predicts Response to FETO in Patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Pereira-Terra P, Moura RS, Nogueira-Silva C, Correia-Pinto J. Neuroendocrine factors regulate retinoic acid receptors in normal and hypoplastic lung development. J Physiol, 2015; 593(15): 3301-3311.

Nogueira-Silva C, Carvalho-Dias E, Piairo P, Nunes S, Baptista MJ, Moura RS, Correia-Pinto J. Local fetal lung renin-angiotensin system as a target to treat congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Mol Med. 2012 Mar 27;18:231-43. doi: 10.2119/molmed.2011.00210.

Moreira-Pinto J, Correia-Pinto J. SCARLESS LAPAROSCOPIC REPAIR OF EPIGASTRIC HERNIA IN CHILDREN. Hernia, 2015 ; 19(4):623-6

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