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Hospital Departments and Illnesses Treated surgery

Surgery 1

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Aortic diseases (aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection), ischemic heart diseases, valvular diseases,
congenital heart diseases

Division of Thoracic Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Lung cancer, metastatic lung tumors, benign tumors, mediastinal tumors, chest wall tumors,
pleural mesothelioma, carcinomatous pleurisy, inflammatory diseases
(tuberculosis, mycosis, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary suppuration), pyothorax, pneumothorax

Division of Breast Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Malignant breast tumors, other breast diseases

Division of General Surgery & Endoscopic Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
General digestive diseases ; esophageal, gastric, and colon cancers, hepatic, gallbladder, and pancreatic tumors, small intestinal tumors,
Diseases amenable to laparoscopic surgeries ; gallstone, esophageal achalasia, reflux esophagitis, gastric submucosal tumors, gastric cancer, colon cancer,
small intestinal tumors, splenic diseases, adrenal gland diseases, inguinal hernia, abdominal incisional hernia,
treatment of hernias, surgical diseases involving multiple organs,
disease groups that are difficult to treat at specialty outpatient care units, emergency diseases

Surgery 2

Division of Esophago-Gastric Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Gastric cancer, other malignant gastric diseases (malignant lymphoma), gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer,
esophageal cancer, benign esophageal tumors, reflux esophagitis, hiatal hernia, esophageal achalasia,
reconstruction following resection of head and neck region, thyroid tumors, hyperthyroidism,
Basedow's disease, hyperparathyroidism

Division of Colorectal Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Behcet's disease, familial colonic polyposis, anal diseases

Division of Hepato-Pancreatico-Billiary Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Primary liver cancer (hepatoma, intrahepatic bile duct cancer), metastatic liver cancer,
biliary cancer (gallbladder cancer, bile duct cancer), pancreatic cancer, pancreatic tumors,
duodenal papillary cancer, intrahepatic gallstones, choledocholithiasis, gallbladder stones, gallbladder polyps,
biliary dilatation, pancreatico-biliary maljunction, acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis,
splenic diseases (portal hypertension, hematologic diseases), adrenal tumors

Division of Vascular Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, arteriosclerosis obliterans, Buerger's disease,
acute arterial occlusion, Raynaud's syndrome, varicose veins and thrombophlebitis,
deep venous thrombosis, diabetic peripheral circulatory disturbance,
internal shunt placement against chronic renal failure, lymphedema

Neurosurgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Brain tumors (glioma, malignant lymphoma, germinoma, meningioma, pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma,
neurilemoma, metastatic brain tumors, childhood brain tumors), cerebrovascular accidents
(subarachnoid hemorrhage, hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral infarction,
transient ischemic attack), functional neurosurgery (surgical treatment for Parkinson's disease,
trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm), spinal and spinal cord diseases, peripheral nerve surgery
(lumber spinal stenosis, lumber disc herniation, ossification of cervical posterior longitudinal ligament,
cervical spondylotic myelopathy, cervical disc herniation, Chiari malformation, carpal tunnel syndrome,
cubital tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, piriformis muscle syndrome, severe spasticity,
intractable pain, low back pains), chronic subdural hematoma

Orthopedic Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Lumber disc herniation, hip osteoarthritis, anterior cruciate ligament injury, brachial plexus injury,
recurrent shoulder dislocation, osteosarcoma, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital hip dislocation,
limb length inequality, primary osteoporosis

Rehabilitation

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Musculoskeletal diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cerebrovascular accidents, respiratory diseases, neurodegenerative diseases

Dermatology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Herpes zoster, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous malignant lymphoma, malignant melanoma, collagen disease,
drug eruption, psoriasis, urticaria, autoimmune bullous disease, parapsoriasis, alopecia, skin cancers

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Burns, facial trauma, facial fracture, facial palsy, congenital facial anomalies (cleft lip, cleft palate, microtia, congenital auricular fistula, congenital ptosis), hand and foot anomalies (polydactyly, syndactyly),
skin and soft tissue tumors (nevus, hemangioma, ganglion, soft tissue tumors),
malignant tumors and reconstruction (skin cancer, malignant melanoma, breast reconstruction,
reconstruction following surgeries of head and neck tumors), scarring, keloid, skin ulcer, decubitus, senile ptosis,
incurvated nails, hircismus, double eyelid formation, rhinoplasty

Urology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Urological cancers (tumors of kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, prostate gland, urethra, testis, penis,
and retroperitoneum), renal transplantation (cadaveric renal transplantation), endocrine diseases
(adrenal gland and parathyroid gland), prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis,
overactive bladder, urolithiasis, female pelvic organ prolapse (cystocele), male infertility,
urinary tract malformation, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, male climacteric symptoms

Ophthalmology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, strabismus and amblyopia, keratoconjunctive diseases,
pediatric eye diseases, chorioretinal diseases, uveitis, age-related macular degeneration,
hereditary eye diseases

Otorhinolaryngology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Head and neck tumors, dizziness, ear diseases, severe hearing loss, sleep apnea syndrome, facial palsy

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Normal pregnancy and delivery, abnormal pregnancy and delivery, complicated pregnancy and delivery,
other pregnancy and delivery management, threatened abortion and threatened premature delivery,
uterine cervical cancer and endometrial cancer, uterine myoma, uterine tumors, endometriosis,
ovarian cancer, ovarian cyst, ovarian tumors, vulvar and vaginal diseases, menopausal symptoms,
menstrual irregularity and anovulation, infertility

Radiology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Radiation therapy
 ・External beam radiation therapy (many malignant tumors, some benign diseases such as keloid)
 ・Brachytherapy (uterine cervical cancer, prostate cancer)
 ・Nuclear medicine treatment
  (thyroid cancer, Basedow's disease, metastatic bone tumors, malignant lymphoma)
Endovascular therapy
 ・Liver tumors, malignant tumors in head and neck, primary aldosteronism, Cushing's disease,
   pancreatic endocrine tumors

Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Herpes zoster, low back pain, frozen shoulder, trigeminal neuralgia, palpebral and facial spasms, torticollis,
facial palsy, hyperhidrosis, lower limb ischemia, pollinosis

Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Impacted wisdom teeth, temporomandibular joint disorder, oral mucosal diseases, trauma, cyst, benign tumors, malignant tumors, jaw deformity, congenital malformation, inflammation,
preprosthetic surgeries and implants for tooth loss, cleft lip and palate, PDT, facial trauma, oral tumors,
oromandibular reconstruction, bone transplantation

Pediatric Surgery

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Congenital diseases of digestive organs, urogenital organs, mediastinum, and lung,
childhood malignant solid tumors, inguinal diseases (inguinal hernia and cryptorchidism), lymphangioma,
funnel chest, biliary atresia, biliary dilatation