编者按：第二届剑桥国际胸外微创手术研讨会（The 2nd Cambridge International VATS Symposium）于 10 月 16-17 日在英国剑桥马丁利礼堂旅舍成功举办。此次研讨会上，来自英国米德尔斯堡詹姆斯库克大学医院的 Dr. Joel Dunning 就微创肺叶切除术（microlobectomy）进行了干货分享，让台下观众获益不少。AME 出版社编辑此次有幸邀请到 Dr. Dunning 进行采访。采访中，Dr. Dunning 从引流与疼痛两方面分析了微创肺叶切除术的优点，同时也与我们分享了微创肺叶切除术实践中应遵守的原则及其对年轻外科医生培养方面的建议。最后，Dr. Dunning 也与我们说出了外科于他的意义——Surgery keeps him active and exciting for 25 years！
Today your speech is about the microlobectomy. Would you like to tell us about the advantages and shortcomings of microlobectomy?
What principles should the thoracic surgeons observe when starting microlobectomy?
Would you like to give some suggestions about the training of the young thoracic surgeons?
In this year’s American College of Surgeons (ACS), there was a post board written, “what do you love about surgery”. Would you like to share with us—what do you love about surgery?
Dr. Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD, thoracic surgeon in James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. Dr. Dunning is a surgeon with an interest in thoracic surgery, including lung cancer surgery and particularly VATS lobectomy and Thymectomy, the Nuss procedure, rib plating and chest wall surgery. He has started, with his team, a new programme of Robotic Thoracic Surgery and is only the second unit in the country to offer this. Dr. Dunning is an associate editor of the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EJCTS), managing the Cardiac General Section of the EJCTS and the Best BETs section of the ICVTS. He is also the co-editor-in-chief of CTSNet and a co-founder of the CALS course, which teaches safer emergency care after cardiac surgery to units and clinicians all over the world.