Clinical Services

Endoscopy Center

photo Chairman and Associate Professor
Hidetoshi Takedatsu
M.D., Ph.D.
 We provide a wide range of endoscopic approaches for a variety of diseases. Our mission is to provide a high level of endoscopic diagnosis and minimally invasive therapy for our patients. We have an excellent skill, knowledge and performance record regarding endoscopy.

 Our department consists of special endoscopic fields as below.

§ Gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum)
 Division: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Gastroenterological Surgery
 Disease: neoplasm (cancer, adenoma), non-neoplastic polyp, ulcer disease, and inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)
 Diagnostic procedure: esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonograpy, double-balloon small bowel endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, and intraoperative endoscopy
 Therapy: endoscopic polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic submucosal dissection, endoscopic hemostasis, endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy, endoscopic variceal ligation, endoscopic balloon dilation, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

§ Biliary tract, pancreas
 Division: Gastroenterological Surgery
 Disease: pancreas cancer, pancreatitis, biliary disease, biliary calculus, and obstructive jaundice
 Diagnostic procedure: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and endoscopic ultrasonograpy
 Therapy: endoscopic sphincterotomy, endoscopic biliary drainage, and percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy

§ Lung, trachea, bronchi
 Division: Respiratory Medicine, Thoracic, Endocrine and Pediatric Surgery
 Disease: lung cancer, allergic lung disease, sarcoidosis, and foreign body in the airway
 Diagnostic procedure: bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial aspiration, and virtual bronchoscopy
 Therapy: Laser therapy, and removal of foreign body

§ Larynx, Pharynx
 Division: Otorhinolaryngology, and Head and Neck Surgery
 Disease: laryngeal cancer, vocal cord polyp, and foreign body
 Diagnostic procedure: laryngoscopy
 Therapy: removal of foreign body

 Foreign language available to use: English
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