编者按：3月16日至18日，由德国柏林Charité大学医院、西班牙拉科鲁尼亚大学医院以及同济大学附属上海市肺科医院共同主办的第3届国际单孔胸腔镜手术研讨会（the 3rd International Uniportal VATS Course）在德国柏林Campus Charité Mitte (CCM)成功举办。会议上，作为一名有着多年经验的心胸外科医生，来自葡萄牙Hopital Santa Maria的Dr. Javier Gallego就“Uniportal VATS in Cardiac Procedure”一话题进行了精彩分享。此次AME出版社有幸邀请到Dr. Gallego与我们共同分享心外科中单孔胸腔镜的相关应用经验。
图1. AME编辑与Dr. Javier Gallego的合影
Dr. Javier Gallego Poveda, MD, PhD, FETCS, currently is in the department of Cardio-Thoracic, Santa Maria University Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal.
He performed his Medical EducaFon in Spain, Faculty of Lleida, (1995-2001). He was a candidate for the Portuguese naFonal examinaFon to access to the training in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (October 2001). Dr. Gallego finished his training in 2008, aSer a naFonal examinaFon, first in rank. In the same year he was a candidate for the European Board of Cardio- thoracic Surgery, becoming a FETCS member.
He was invited to be a staff surgeon in the Cardio-Thoracic department where he was trained and where he is sFll doing more than 180 cardiac procedures and 100 thoracic cases per year.
Dr. Gallego is a Cardio-Thoracic surgeon in some private Hospitals in Lisbon, Cascais, Setúbal and Algarve. The interest for the minimally invasive techniques was showed in many fields, being one of the pioneers in Uniportal VATS lobectomies in Portugal in 2012.
In cardiac surgery he was interested in Minimally Invasive approach for Mitral Valve, and made a Fellowship for 2 months in 2014 at Sana Herzchirurgie Hospital in Stu^gart with Professor Nicolas Doll and Dr Markus Czesla; ASer that, he helped to implant the technique in his Department, having done more than 150 cases at the moment, some of them, totally endoscopic technique.
He is responsible for the Total Thoracoscopic Atrial FibrillaFon Surgery Program in his department, being, again, a pioneer in Portugal.
In September 15th Dr. Gallego Poveda defended his PhD, an internaFonal doctoral thesis based on the Minimally Invasive approach for the Cardiac Tumours. He was invited to conFnue his acFvity as an invited Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon.
￼He has experience on training courses of Uniportal VATS surgery and he was the director in the last year for two Trainings in Uniportal VATS courses and one InternaFonal MeeFng for Minimally Invasive Cardiac techniques. He has published many papers in several Cardiac and Thoracic surgery fields. More informaFon in www.UMICS.com.