Department of Thoracic Surgery deal with clinical management, basic and clinical research, and education of thoracic surgery, which includes surgical diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases.
・Minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer
・Multimodal treatments for thoracic malignancies
・Surgery for metastatic lung tumors
・Clinico-pathological studies on lung cancer
Department of Thoracic Surgery has a mission to educate medical post-graduates for expert thoracic surgeons. Thoracic surgeon requires the Board of Surgery and the Board of Thoracic Surgery to perform clinical cares as a specialist. We provide clinical specialty course for thoracic surgery and graduate course for thoracic surgery, and support to obtain the boards.
Clinical Services & Other Works
Out-patient Clinic: Tuesday, Thursday,Friday
Operative Day: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Clinical Conference: Monday
Chest Conference : Monday
Clinico-pathological Conference: Wednesday
Medical Round: every morning
Professor's Round: Tuesday
Journal Club: Tuesday (every other week)
Mortality & Morbidity Conference: Tuesday (every other week)
Lab Meeting: Tuesday (monthly)
Scientific Meeting: Japan Surgical Society, Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery, Japan Lung Cancer Society, Japan Society for Respiratory Endoscopy
Thoracic Surgery deal with surgical treatment for lung, mediastinum, pleura and chest wall. We provide high-grade medical care as a university hospital. We offer less invasive surgery for early-stage lung cancers or benign diseases, and multimodality treatment for locally advanced thoracic malignancies.