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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


EstevaoLima has 48 years old, married and father of 3 children. Professor of Urology at the School of Medicine - University of Minho, Braga– Portugal, Director of the CUF UrologyDepartment and Urology Division of the Hospital of Braga, Portugal.

Hecompleted his medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto,Portugal in 1993 and the urology residency at the “Hospital Geral de SantoAntónio”, Porto, in 2012. That same year, he became a “Fellow of the EuropeanBoard of Urology” (FEBU) (best European score). Subsequently, from 2002 to 2010he was Assistant of theUrology at the “Hospital Geral de Santo António” Porto and responsible for the endourologyand laparoscopy. Since 2010, Estevao Lima is the Director of the Department ofUrology - Hospital de Braga and recently he is also the Director of the CUF Urology Department, Portugal.

Estevao Limais a pioneer and an innovator, with international recognition in theapplication of minimally invasive surgical techniques and new technologies in thefield of urology and surgery such as Natural Orifice Endoscopic TransluminalSurgery, Endoscopy and Laparoscopy. Recently, he also has pioneered techniquesin percutaneous kidney accesses, surgical navigation and ureteral stenting. Hehas an enormous surgical curriculum and extensive experience mainly inlaparoscopic radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic radical cystectomy, endoscopictreatments of the benign prostatic hyperplasia and kidney stones treatment bypercutaneous and endoscopic methods.

Professor EstevaoLima is Researcher and Professor at the Institute for research in life sciencesand health (ICVS) of the University of Minho. He obtained his PhD in 2008 with the thesis “Development of TransvesicalPort for Scarless surgery”. His intense scientific activity is welldocumented.  In the "Scopus"has 63 documents referenced with 1398 citations in 940 documents, 12 book chapters, 7 of them with international Edition and h index of 19. He has received 16 research awards, many of them international. He is a member of several national andinternational scientific societies and reviewer of several internationaljournals. Estevao Lima has 5 patents. He participated in projects to obtainfunds and grants for research at the University of Minho in total accounted forEUR 826,238.00. He is a founding partner of "HydrUStent Company"(Spin-Off from University of Minho).

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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