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Anesthesiology

Specialized medical services

YUUJI Fujino Acting Director of Anesthesiology

YUUJI Fujino
Acting Director of Anesthesiology

We provide medical treatment and care to patients with chronic pain (postherpetic neuralgia, lumbar disk herniation, spinal canal stenosis, trigeminal neuralgia, chronic headache, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), phantom pain, post-stroke pain, etc.), and cancer pain.
We perform pharmacotherapy, minimally invasive interventional pain therapy (nerve block, epiduloscopy, IDET, percutaneous nuclectomy, spinal cord stimulation, etc.), and psychological therapy to treat inpatients and outpatients.
In cooperation with Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Rehabilitation, and Palliative Care Team, we are able to treat a wide variety of pain.

Features

Pain specialists can safely apply nerve block therapy to patients as needed in the X-ray examination room built in the outpatient consultation room.
We perform gasserian ganglion thermocoagulation under general anesthesia to treat trigeminal neuralgia.
You can be hospitalized for short periods to receive minimally invasive interventional pain therapy.
We are performing advanced treatments including intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) to treat discogenic low back pain.
In addition, we strive to provide the appropriate medical care to improve the QOL for the individual CRPS patients.

Considerations for patients referred to Anesthesiology

Please bring your referral form and the list of your medications (prescribed and OTC), as well as laboratory data and images.

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Guide for Visitors
Outpatient consultation days
Monday to Friday
Non-consultation days
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays
New Year’s Holidays:
Dec. 29 to Jan. 3
Consultation times
First visit: 8:30 am to 11:00 am

First-time visitors to Osaka University Hospital must have a referral from a physician.

Revisit: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Revisit with appointment: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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