Result of the First International Lung Surgery Competition (2019 Masters of Lung Surgery)

Published: 2020-03-12

The First International Lung Surgery Competition was jointly hosted by AME Publishing Company and Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital. The competition was held on an international background. All the videos for the competition were judged on the basis of how effective the videos are in promoting lung surgery’s techniques. Specifically, video clips were assessed based on the following 5-point criteria.

  1. Operative Difficulty(20%)
  2. The standardization and the fluency of the operation(20%)
  3. Originality(20%)
  4. Quality of the video(20%)
  5. Educational values of video demonstration (20%)

The competition here comes to a conclusion with the final scoring from a panel of judges. All prized videos will be published in Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery (CCTS, later.

  Following is the winner list:

  • First Prize:

Yun Liu, The First College of Clinical Medical Science, China Three Gorges University, China

Kaiyi Tao, Cancer Hospital of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  • Second Prize:

Honggang Liu, Tangdu Hospital, The Air Force Medical University, China

Min Cao, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China

Atsushi Ito, Mie University School of Medicine, Japan

  • Third Prize:

Jihong Lin, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, China

Desong Yang, Hunan Cancer Hospital and The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, China

Louqian Zhang, The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China

Zhuoqi Jia, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Yosuke Matsuura, The Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Japan

  Panel of Judges:

1. Hasan Fevzi Batirel, MD, PhD
The Ministry of Health of Turkey; Department of Thoracic Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

2. Kathleen K. Berfield, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

3. Diego Gonzalez-Riva, MD, FECTS
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Coruña University Hospital, Coruña, Spain

4. Gregor J. Kocher, MD, PhD, MBA(IHM), MEBTS
Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

5. Laureano Molins, MD
Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Clínic University Hospital, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain

6. Erino A. Rendina, MD
Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Rome "Sapienza", Rome, Italy

7. Alan D. L. Sihoe, MBBChir, MA(Cantab), FRCSEd(CTh), FCSHK, FHKAM, FCCP, FACS
Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China; Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tongji University Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China.

8. Miguel L. Tedde, MD, PhD
Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

9. Ricardo M. Terra, MD, PhD, MPH
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

10. Akif Turna, MD, PhD, FETCS
Department of Thoracic Surgery, İstanbul University, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

11. Yuming Zhu, MD
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China