编者按：由 AME 出版社和 Medtronic 创新外科联合举办的第一届泛亚洲胸外科合作论坛在7月30日于北京成功召开。Lung Center of the Philippines 的 Danguilan 教授从菲律宾的视角出发，给我们介绍了菲律宾胸外科的发展与现状。会后，Danguilan 教授接受了 AME 的采访。在采访中，他表示，亚洲各国之间应该加强交流合作，以后希望能有更多的亚洲国家能够参与到合作中来。
Could you give us a brief introduction of yourself?
What do you think of this symposium?
Are there any innovations in thoracic surgery in Philippines?
In your opinion, what has to be done to promote Pan-Asian cooperation in thoracic surgery?
What is the predictable challenge in the cooperation?
How can we deal with the challenge?
What do you think of the future for Pan-Asian cooperation in thoracic surgery?
What is the biggest accomplishment in your career?
Dr. Danguilan currently serves as the Executive Director in Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP). Under his initiative, he was able to get funds to build a dedicated minimally invasive operating room and establish a training program in advanced VATS. Dr. Danguilan's interests also involve medical education and training of surgical residents and fellows aside from research activities. He has published around 80 articles in peer-reviewed local and international journals.