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Department Information

Urology

Medical Services

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Chairman:
Prof. Tomohiko Ichikawa

Patients with urologic cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, and related organs are evaluated and managed with emphasis on an integrated, multidisciplinary and stage-specific approach. A full range of conventional and advanced or novel treatments are provided, including: robotic and minimally invasive surgery for a wide variety of urologic cancers; radical cystectomy and continent urinary diversion; nerve sparing techniques for cancers of the prostate; nephron-sparing surgery; chemotherapy or molecular target therapy for advanced or metastatic urologic cancers; conventional conformal radiation therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy.

Target Diseases

  • Urologic cancers (prostate, kidney, bladder, renal pelvis & ureter, testis, penis, adrenal gland)
  • Stones (kidney and bladder)
  • Urodynamics and reconstructive urology
  • Male infertility & Male sexual dysfunction
  • General urology

Major surgeries:

  • Robot-assisted surgery (radical prostatectomy, radical cyctectomy, partial nephrectomy) using the da Vinci system
  • Laparoscopic surgery (nephrectomy, nephroureterectomy, adrenalectomy)
  • Microscopic surgery (vasovasostomy, epididymovasostomy, varicocelectomy, testicular sperm extraction)

Staff

Associate Professors Akira Komiya Shinichi Sakamoto
Kazuyoshi Nakamura
Staff Yusuke Imamura Tomokazu Sazuka
Mayuko Kato Satoshi Yamamoto
Nobuyoshi Takeuchi

Contact

TEL: +81-43-226-2134
URL: http://www.m.chiba-u.ac.jp/class/urology/english/

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