2016年11月9日至12日，由世界内镜外科医师协会联盟、亚洲腹腔镜与内镜外科医师协会主办的第十五届世界内镜外科大会暨2016年亚洲腹腔镜与内镜外科医师会议及中华医学会第十五届全国腹腔镜与内镜外科会议在苏州金鸡湖国际会议中心顺利召开。「AME 科研时间」邀请到了Hoon Yub Kim教授进行了专访。
Can you briefly introduce the mechanism of Injury of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve during thyroid surgery? How to avoid injury effectively？
Nowadays, more than 90% of your patients are suffering from thyroid disease, could you please briefly introduce the current situation of thyroid disease in Korea?
In recent years, your research mainly focuses on Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery, could you share with us the latest research results you have achieved in this area?
What’s the limitation of your research?
In your view, how to become a qualified endocrine surgeon?
Hoon Yub Kim, MD, PhD, FACS, is the endocrine surgeon who now serves as associate professor of surgery in Korea University, Seoul, Korea. He graduated from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, to earn his M.D. and later his Ph.D., and was trained in Seoul National University Hospital and Korea University Hospital, before joining Korea University as the full-time faculty.
Dr. Kim’s major academic interests for the research are the thyroid cancer and the related surgery, and in recent years, his research mainly focuses on the preservation of function of the laryngeal nerves with intraoperative neuromonitoring(IONM) during thyroid surgery and development of transoral thyroid surgery which might be referred as the NOTES(Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery) for thyroid gland. As the result, more than 70 articles in the various peer-reviewed journals and the five textbooks written in Korean and English language which he had authored have been published to date, and the number of the publication is rapidly increasing recently.