编者按：羊城九月，秋意尚浅，但硕果累累。9月15-17日，中国腹腔镜胃肠外科研究组临床研究国际研讨会（CLASSIC 2017）在广州顺利召开。会议由中国抗癌协会胃癌专委会和广州抗癌协会主办，南方医科大学南方医院承办。AME出版社编辑有幸在此次会议上采访到来自韩国Seoul National Bundang Hospital的Hyung-Ho Kim教授。
Hyung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD, is Professor in Seoul National Bundang Hospital, Korea. He is a pioneer in minimally invasive surgery of gastric cancer treatment in Korea. He started to perform laparoscopic gastrectomy from 1996 and achieved 500 laparoscopic gastrectomy in 2006, which was the first in the world. His unit is one of biggest minimally invasive gastric cancer surgery center in the world. His team reported 3000 cases laparoscopic gastrectomy in 2014 with lower morbidity and higher survival rate than those of historical reports. The cumulative number of laparoscopic gastrectomy of his team currently has reached to 5000 cases. His team performed many onsite and tele-live surgery of laparoscopic gastrectomy for international and regional scientific meeting.
He is one of the foundation members of Korean Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Study Group (KLASS) which was established from 2004. He was the president of KLASS from 2012 to 2015 and principal investigator of KLASS 01 trial to compare laparoscopic gastrectomy with open gastrectomy in phase III setting. He has been working in the editorial board on World Journal of Gastrointestinal surgery, Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine, World Journal of Gastroenterology and taking a role as a director in many Korean professional societies. He has been conducting many clinical trial to evaluate the role of MIS for gastric cancer which included sentinel navigation surgery, image guided surgery, and function preserving proximal gastrectomy with double tract reconstruction and making progress in various translation research as well.
Would you like to briefly introduce yourself, your specialties and interests to our readers?
Your speech title is “Perspective of clinical research of laparoscopic gastric cancer surgery in Korea”. Could you please summarize the main points of the perspective?
Gastric cancer is a very big issue in the world, especially in Asia. Could you please share with us the current situation of gastric cancer in Korea, and the differences compared to Japan and China?
What are the differences of laparoscopic gastric cancer surgery in Asian countries and the western countries?
Why did you choose to be a surgeon in the field of gastric cancer?
图. Professor Kim与AME编辑采访后合影
采访编辑：唐雪琴 AME Publishing Company
视频编辑：陈国豪 AME Publishing Company