Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Introduction of departments

Anesthesiologist is responsible for directly to the life of the patient undergoing surgery. From the intensive care and pain medicine, to palliative care from critical care, technology and clinical experience have the anesthesiologist, can be applied widely, the anesthesiologist is a doctor in charge of the broad field of medicine. Our department has celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. During this time, we have been sent off to society anesthesiologist many who are active in many different fields of medicine.

That not only Hiroshima, the location of the active could involve the country, it has the pride and satisfaction as one of the department parties. In order to foster the motivation of anesthesiologists and safety of anesthesia care, we are continuing our effort further.

To everyone of citizens;
 Critical care and pain medicine is a medical field with many opportunities to interact with patients directly. Because there are many facilities also affiliated hospitals, please refer. However, please understand that it does not respond to medical consultation and even if I have contacted from this site.

To everyone of doctors;
 Long-term training is required to develop the anesthesiologist of competence. For this reason, you need to study hard early on. From 2007, subject to anesthesiologists including the residents, “anesthesia expert seminars” of higher level have been held in our department. There are many programs of initial training course for, but because there is no so many seminars of higher level for specialists for unexpectedly. In order to acquire the knowledge and skills that can be used really, please use the “anesthesia expert seminars” by all means.

To everyone of anesthesiology specialists;
 Our atmosphere has been airy. If you are interested in our department, please contact us.

Research content

Pathophysiology-physiological system;
  Study on ischemia-reperfusion injury and organ shock
  Basic and clinical research malignant hyperthermia (MH)
  Study on treatment and pathogenesis of pain

Control and treatment;
  Autonomic nervous system function and shock
  Endocrine system function and general anesthesia
  mmune system function and general anesthesia
  Organ damage and in vivo metabolism of general anesthetics

Environmental and Social Medicine;
  Diagnosis and prediction of anaphylaxis
  Diagnosis and predictive testing of malignant hyperthermia

Development of Medicine;
  Diagnosis and muscle biopsy of malignant hyperthermia
  Cell function and gene transfer into ryanodine receptor
  Vascular elasticity diagnosis, including basic and clinical research field.

Treatment achievements

Anesthetic management and intensive medicine;
 We continued efforts to reduce the burden of staff and ensure the previous year's medical record by efficient operation. We have treated 7300 surgical cases (excluding hybrid operating room) in FY 2018, including 4600 cases of anesthesia care. We have contributed to improve the quality of perioperative patient management to be involved to the ICU management. We have contributed to the management of palliative care and foreign participation in the palliative care team, and also to the start of operation planning of a new building surgery center concept and functions, specifications and development of facilities.

Pain medicine;
 Chronic pain, such as post-herpetic neuralgia pain after surgery, and herpes zoster, migraine, tension-type headache, trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, head facial pain, intercostal neuralgia, lower back leg pain, facial nerve paralysis, facial spasm, and we are clinics blepharospasm, pain of blood circulation failure, sudden deafness, hyperhidrosis, CRPS, such as phantom limb pain.
 In recent years, opportunities for participation in palliative care have also increased.


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