编者按：由美国Cleveland Clinic主办的一年一度的消化疾病周（Digestive Disease Institute Week，简称DDI Week）于2月14日至18日在美丽的阳光之州佛罗里达Boca Raton成功举行。该会议是消化病领域的世界级顶尖盛会，历经38年的发展和推广，目前已经成为全球消化病领域过去与未来、热点与难点、东方与西方争锋亮剑的平台。会议上，自克利夫兰医院的Raul Rosenthal教授就Mental Conditioning for Surgeons to Optimize Performance一题进行了精彩演讲。此次，AME出版社有幸邀请到Raul Rosenthal教授进行采访，与我们分享了他在此演讲及修正减重/代谢干预（Revisional Bariatric / Metabolic Interventions (RBMI)）方面的看法。
Fig 1 采访Prof. Rosenthal
采访中，Prof. Rosenthal不仅与我们讲解了医生心理条件反射建立的原理与训练项目，作为减重手术的重要领先人，Prof. Rosenthal更与我们分享了关于修正减重/代谢干预方面的经验，包括其适应症，现状，对病人带来的结果，未来的研究重心等等。
Q In your previous presentation, you shared with us a topic on “Mental Conditioning for Surgeons to Optimize Performance”, which is interesting. Here would you share with us some main points of your presentation? How should surgeons do to optimize performance via mental conditioning?
Q We know that you previously was president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a pioneer in the bariatric surgery. In the symposium, there’s also a section for Revisional Bariatric / Metabolic Interventions (RBMI). Here based on your experience, would you tell us what’s the indication for the RBMI? What you’ve discussed about the indication?
Q RBMI increases quite fast. In your opinion, why is the Prevalence of RBMI increasing dramatically?
Q Dose RBMI always have good result to our patients?
Q What should be the focus of RBMI in the future?
Q Would you tell us what’s in bariatric surgery that keeps you going ahead in this field?
Q As we know, you’re so busy. Then how do you update yourself with the latest progress?
Prof. Raul J. Rosenthal, M.D., serves as Scientific and Clinical Advisor of Barosense, Inc. Prof. Rosenthal serves as the Head of Section of Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery at CCF. Since 1999, he has been Chairman of the Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Prof. Rosenthal serves as a Member of Medical Advisory Board of M.S.T. - Medical Surgical Technologies, Ltd. Prof. Rosenthal serves as Member of Commercialization Council of Cleveland Clinic Innovations. Prof. Rosenthal serves as Professor of Surgery and Chairman of Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. Prof. Rosenthal serves as Program Director of Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. He is Graduate of Medical School in Rosario, Argentina. He trained as a general surgeon at the Provincial Hospital in Rosario Argentina between 1981 and 1983 emigrated to Germany to repeat medical degree and general surgical residency training between 1983 and 1990. He is Revalidated the MD degree and obtained title of general surgeon from the German Society of Surgeons. He worked as attending surgeon at the University Hospital, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt, Germany from 1990 to 1993. In 1993, immigrated to the US to work as a research fellow in MIS at UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical Center until 1996. Revalidated MD degree (ECFMG) and repeated surgical residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York from 1996 to 1999. Professor of Surgery Florida International University and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida. He holds Director of the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Fellowship Program. Cleveland Clinic, Weston Florida. He is Active Member of the Training Committee, Institutional Relations, Clinical Outcomes and Emerging Technology Committees of The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, Secretary and Board Member of the SAGES education and research Foundation. Prof. Rosenthal is the editor of Bariatric Times Magazine, is member of the editorial board of Obesity Surgery and Journal of Surgical Oncology. Prof. Rosenthal has published over 150 papers in peer reviewed journals, is conducting multiple FDA and clinical research trials. In addition, he is the editor of 3 textbooks in general and endoscopic surgery and author of over 50 chapters in general surgery books. He is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the German Society of Surgery and Corresponding Fellow of the Argentinian Society of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and Honorary Fellow of the German Society of Visceral Surgery. He is Active Member of the Board of Governors of SAGES, Chair of the International Centers of Excellence Program in Bariatric Surgery of the SRC, and Co-Chair of the Go Global Initiative, SAGES. He is Chair of the International Committee of the ASMBS and active member of the Executive Board of the Fellowship Council.
采访 | 高凤平
视频 | 麦雪芳