Luís Lopes

  • Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Health Technology Evaluation

Luís Lopes (MD) is a Gastroenterologist Consultant, with a PhD in Medicine . He has also an MBA in Finance and a Master in Economics from Catholic Porto Business School. Currently, he occupies the position as Director of the Gastroenterology Department in Hospital Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo. Its main areas of practice and research are advanced therapeutic endoscopy, Medical devices evaluation and Healthcare Policies.

Scientific Highlights

Alexandrino G, Lopes L, Fernandes J, Moreira M, Araújo T, Campos S, et al. Factors Influencing Performance of Cholangioscopy-Guided Lithotripsy Including Available Different Technologies: A Prospective Multicenter Study with 94 Patients. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2021:1–9.
Canena J, Lopes L, Fernandes J, Alexandrino G, Figueiredo L, Moreira M, et al. Efficacy and safety of primary, early and late needle-knife fistulotomy for biliary access. Scientific Reports 2021;11:1–9.
Fernandes J, Canena J, Moreira M, …, Lopes L. Needle knife fistulotomy in flat and diverticular papillae – is it time for redemption? Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International 2021.
Fernandes J, Canena J, Alexandrino G … Lopes L. Outcomes of single-endoscopist-performed needle-knife fistulotomy for selective biliary access in 842 consecutive patients : learning curve and changes over a 14-year period in a retrospective study over a 14-year period in a retrospective study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2021;0:1–8.
Canena J, Lopes L, Fernandes J, Costa P, Arvanitakis M, Koch AD, et al. Influence of a novel classification of the papilla of Vater on the outcome of needle ‑ knife fistulotomy for biliary cannulation. BMC Gastroenterology 2021:1–13.
Lopes L, Canena J, Fernandes J, Moreira M, Costa I, Gomes-Fonseca J, et al. Should we use papilla morphology to estimate the size of the terminal common bile duct during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography? European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2020;32:181–6.
Testoni PAPA, Mariani A, Aabakken L, Arvanitakis M, Bories E, Costamagna G, …, Lopes L, …, et al. Papillary cannulation and sphincterotomy techniques at ERCP: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline. Endoscopy 2016;48:657–83.
Lopes L, Dinis-Ribeiro M, Rolanda C. Gaining competence in needle-knife fistulotomy – can I begin on my own? Endoscopy International Open 2016;04:E383–8.
Lopes L, Dinis-Ribeiro M, Rolanda C. Early precut fistulotomy for biliary access: Time to change the paradigm of “the later, the better”? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2014;80:634–41.
Lopes L, Dinis-Ribeiro M, Rolanda C. Safety and efficacy of precut needle-knife fistulotomy. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2014;49:759–65.