General Medicine

Prof. Masanori Itou

【Research Keyword】
Metabolic syndrome, Liver fibrosis, Cholestatic diseases, Probiotics, Dyslipidemias, NAFLD, Medical Education, FUO, Helicobacter pylori and gastric carcinogenesis

【Recent highlights】
・Training for specialists and fellow, National surveys for intractable diseases; hepatolithiasis, PSC, FUO
・Guidelines for gallstones, intractable hepatobiliary diseases, acute abdomen

Profiles of Faculty and Research Scholars

【Education】
Communication skill, General Internal Medicine, Infectious diseases, Herbal Medicine, OSCE (History taking skill and Review of System)

【Research】
Basic: Mechanism(s) of liver fibrosis based on metabolic syndrome and cholestatic liver diseases; roles of nuclear receptors, carcinogenesis

Clinical: Epidemiology and pathophysiology of hepatobiliary diseases, NAFLD and gut microbiota, Lipid metabolism disorder and pharmaceutical approach, such as UDCA, diabetic agents, e-learning systems, FUO, Primary prevention of gastric cancer by H. pylori eradication

【Photo explanation】 Challenge to Doctor G


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