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Name: Estevão Augusto Rodrigues Lima


School Phone: +351 253 604 912

Email: estevaolima@med.uminho.pt




Keywords: urology endoscopy laparoscopy minimally invasive surgery surgery research


Estevao Lima has 50 years old, married and father of 3 children. Professor of Urology at theSchool of Medicine - University of Minho, Braga – Portugal, Coordinator of Urology in José de MelloSaúde and Director of Urology Division of the Hospital of Braga, Portugal.

He completed his medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine, Universityof Porto, Portugal in 1993 and the urology residency at the “Hospital Geral deSanto António”, Porto, in 2002. That same year, he became a “Fellow of theEuropean Board of Urology” (FEBU) (best European score). Subsequently, from2002 to 2010 he was Assistant of the Urology at the “Hospital Geral de Santo António”Porto and responsible for the endourology and laparoscopy. Since 2010, EstevaoLima is the Director of the Department of Urology - Hospital de Braga andrecently he is also the Director of the CUF Urology.

Estevao Lima is a pioneer and an innovator, with internationalrecognition in the application of minimally invasive surgical techniques andnew technologies in the field of urology and surgery such as Natural OrificeEndoscopic Transluminal Surgery, Endoscopy and Laparoscopy. Recently, he alsohas pioneered techniques in percutaneous kidney accesses, surgical navigationand ureteral stenting. He has an enormous surgical curriculum and extensiveexperience.

Professor Estevao Lima is Researcher and Professor at the Institute forresearch in life sciences and health (ICVS) of the University of Minho. He obtained his PhD in 2008with the thesis “Development of Transvesical Port for Scarless surgery”. Hisintense scientific activity is well documented. In the "Scopus" has 85 documents referenced with 1655citations in 1149 documents, 12 book chapters, 7 of them with international Edition and h index of 20.  He has received 16 research awards, many of them international.He is a member of several national and international scientific societies andreviewer of several international journals. Estevao Lima has 5 patents. Heparticipated in projects to obtain funds and grants for research at theUniversity of Minho in total accounted for EUR 826,238.00. He is a foundingpartner of "HydrUStent Company" (start-up).

Selected Publications

Autorino R, Cicione A, Rassweiler J, Lima E. Re: Willem M. Brinkman, Irene M. Tjiam, Barbara M.A. Schout, et al. Re: Willem M. Brinkman, Irene M. Tjiam, Barbara M.A. Schout, et al. Results of the European basic laparoscopic urological skills examination. Eur Urol. 2014 Mar;65(3):e38-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.11.041. Epub 2013 Dec 4.

Autorino R, Cadeddu JA, Desai MM, Gettman M, Gill IS, Kavoussi LR, Lima E, Montorsi F, Richstone L, Stolzenburg JU, Kaouk JH. Laparoendoscopic single-site and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery in urology: a critical analysis of the literature. Eur Urol. 2011 Jan;59(1):26-45. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2010.08.030. Epub 2010 Aug 27.

8. Autorino R, Zargar H, Mariano MB, Sanchez-Salas R, Sotelo RJ, Chlosta PL, Castillo O, Matei DV, Celia A, Koc G, Vora A, Aron M, Parsons JK, Pini G, Jensen JC, Sutherland D, Cathelineau X, Nuñez Bragayrac LA, Varkarakis IM, Amparore D, Ferro M, Gallo G, Volpe A, Vuruskan H, Bandi G, Hwang J, Nething J, Muruve N, Chopra S, Patel ND, Derweesh I, Champ Weeks D, Spier R, Kowalczyk K, Lynch J, Harbin A, Verghese M, Samavedi S, Molina WR, Dias E, Ahallal Y, Laydner H, Cherullo E, De Cobelli O, Thiel DD, Lagerkvist M, Haber GP, Kaouk J, Kim FJ, Lima E, Patel V, White W, Mottrie A, Porpiglia F. Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy: A European-American Multi-institutional Analysis. Eur Urol, 2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.11.044 [Epub ahead of print].

Rolanda C, Lima E, Silva D, Moreira I, Pêgo JM, Macedo G, Correia-Pinto J. In vivo assessment of gastrotomy closure with over-the-scope clips in an experimental model for varicocelectomy (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Dec;70(6):1137-45. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2009.04.054. Epub 2009 Jul 31.

Lima E, Rolanda C, Osório L, Pêgo JM, Silva D, Henriques-Coelho T, Carvalho JL, Bergström M, Park PO, Mosse CA, Swain P, Correia-Pinto J. Endoscopic closure of transmural bladder wall perforations. Eur Urol. 2009 Jul;56(1):151-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2008.06.010. Epub 2008 Jun 13.

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