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Super Minimally Invasive Interventions, Ad hoc Committee

The mission of the Super Minimally Invasive Interventions Ad hoc Committee is to focus on curing the disease while preserving the integrity of human organ anatomy and achieving a therapeutic effect similar to that of surgical treatment without damaging organ structure and function.


This Committee is chaired by Enqiang Linghu (China).


The Committee’s goals are:

  • To promote best practices of the super minimally invasive interventions (SMIIs), also known as super minimally invasive surgery (SMIS), worldwide 
  • To establish a set of standardized theory systems and consensus
  • To train more doctors through lectures, meetings, live demonstration, and hands-on training
  • Engage international co-operation.

Committee members:

  • Ningli Cai (China)—Vice-chair
  • Qiang Cai (USA)
  • Philip WY Chiu (Hong Kong, China)
  • Zhining Fan (China)
  • Mouen A Khashab (USA)
  • Deliang Liu (China)
  • Ahmad Madkour (Egypt)
  • Dong Wan Seo (South Korea)