编者按：第八届华西微创胸外科手术论坛（The 8th West China Forum on Minimally-invasive Thoracic Surgery）于 8月 13-14 日在云南昆明成功举办。本次会议上，来自西班牙 Coruña University Hospital 的 Dr.Diego Gonzalez-Rivas 就“The Advanced Instrumentation in VATS: Less Is More”一题进行了精彩演讲。会后，AME 编辑很荣幸邀请到了Dr.Diego 进行专访，一起来听听，why less is more?
The topic of your presentation is “the advanced instrumentation in VATS: less is more”. Why do you think less is more?
As we know, uniportal VATS has its advantages and disadvantages. Have you ever attempted to innovate it in combination with other surgical procedures?
Could you share your impressive things when traveling the world to teach and perform operations?
What’s the future direction of uniportal VATS ?
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas is currently Thoracic Surgeon in Coruña University center and an active member of lung transplantation program. He is the creator of Minimally invasive thoracic surgery Unit (UCTMI) working at Quiron Hospital, San Rafael and Modelo medical center. Actually he works in these 4 medical hospitals at Coruña city and in Shanghai Pulmonary hospital, in Shanghai (China). He is the director of the uniportal VATS training program at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital (biggest thoracic center in the world). Dr Gonzalez Rivas serves on several editorial boards. He is the Associate Editor of Journal of Visualized Surgery and is reviewer of many scientific journals.
采访编辑：王惠，南方医科大学外国语学院大三学生。因参加 “AME-南方医科大学外国语学院追梦计划” 第一届演讲比赛，并获二等奖，故获得 AME 出版社资助，提供见习机会，随 AME 科学编辑团队参加第八届华西微创胸外科手术论坛暨第三次中国西部胸外科论坛。