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Conor Delaney教授带来了关于加速康复项目的发展与现状的精彩分享。此次，AME出版社有幸邀请到Conor Delaney教授与我们分享其在腹腔镜手术方面的技术与对未来的展望。
Fig 1：与Prof. Delaney合照
作为此次DDI Week会议的主管人之一，Prof. Delaney认为此次会议不仅议程讨论热点丰富，而且更邀请了来自国际的多位消化领域大腕专家共同参与，从质与量上都达到了高水平，对消化疾病治疗的发展有一定影响力。
此次会议第二日上，设立了关于直肠癌最佳治疗手术选择的专家辩论环节，各专家就此主题进行了热烈讨论。而对于直肠癌最佳治疗手术的选择，采访中，Prof. Delaney则认为对于直肠癌的手术治疗并没有唯一的最佳方法，而是应该根据病人具体情况而选，Prof. Delaney借此也简要说明了各种手术的适用情况。
提及腹腔镜结直肠手术的重要技巧时，Prof. Delaney以此前其相关书籍引出了解剖平面的重要性。而对于今后腹腔镜结直肠手术的发展方向，Prof. Delaney则认为应该朝两个方向发展—提高技术教育水平与标准化。
Q Many topics are covered in this symposium. As the director, here would you like to share with us the highlights of the symposium? And which part you think is the most attractive or significant for our surgeons?
Q We know that you’re going to share with us the topic about “The Evolution & Current Status of Enhanced Recovery Programs”. Here would you like to preview some information about this topic?
Q There was a section of expert debate in the symposium, discussing about the Best Technique for rectal cancer. In your opinion, what do you think is the best technique for rectal cancer?
Q We know that you’re quite an expert in the laparoscopic colorectal surgery and previously also wrote a book about its operative technique. Here would you like to summarize some important technique note about laparoscopic colorectal surgery that you’ll like to share to our young surgeons to improve their skill?
Q With the fast development of technology, what do you think the future direction of development of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal diseases?
Q What makes you feel proud of your role as a doctor?
Q What’ll you do to update yourself with the latest progress?
Prof. Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD, is Chairman of the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, with responsibility for the Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Surgery. He holds a Master of Surgery and PhD degree from the University College Dublin in Ireland. His postgraduate education included a residency through the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Cleveland Clinic. Prof. Delaney holds the Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery.
Prof. Delaney has received a number of prizes, scholarships and awards over the course of his career in training, education and research. He is a member and serves on administrative committees of many national and international professional societies, serves on the editorial board of eight national and international journals, and is the founder and past-president of the International Society for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, and Midwest Surgical Association. He has a number of patents, and several years ago founded a healthcare analytics company called Socrates Analytics based on his his interest in IT, healthcare finances, process and operations.
Prof. Delaney has given over 300 lectures nationally and internationally and has published eight books and about three hundred other manuscripts in scientific journals on topics relating to surgical education, colorectal cancer surgery, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and peri-operative care for intestinal surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, carcinoma of the colon, rectum and anus; Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, sphincter-saving surgery, re-operative abdominal surgery and colonoscopy. His research interests include various aspects of colorectal surgery, cost-efficiency in surgery, and surgical education.
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