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Recent advances in fetal diagnostic technology have enabled us to begin post-natal treatment quickly and efficiently. At the same time, there are diseases for which a better prognosis can be expected if treatment is begun before birth. In the care of such diseases, a new medical care system is required which regards the fetus as a patient. CFDT aims to provide better treatment for childen to be born and their mothers through the cooperation of all medical care departments involved in fetal diseases.
CFDT was established at Osaka University Hospital in October 2015.
The center is headed by the director OKUYAMA Hiroomi, director of pediatric surgery, and deputy director ENDO Masayuki, lecturer of obstetrics & gynecology. Utilizing the features of a university hospital, we actively conduct highly specialized treatment during the fetal stage or after birth, by teams from multiple departments, for fetal diseases diagnosed before birth. We have a system which can respond quickly in each specialized field of pediatric medicine and surgery, including obstetrics & gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery and oral surgery, are equipped with cooperative systems for clinical psychologists and genetic counselors, and many cases for fetal diagnosis are introduced not only from the Hokusetsu region, but from all over Osaka, and the Keihanshin area.
The specific medical content is as follows.
CFDT is a cooperatibve medical care department of the sections, departments and centers of Osaka University Hospital and Dental Hospital.
|Cooperating departments||Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Oral Surgery, Department of Genetic Counseling. Department of Nursing, Social Service Department, Center for Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Center for Pediatric Diseases, etc.|
A letter of introduction from the current clinic or hospital is required for a consultation. In order to visit CFDT, please contact this hospital's Social Service Department for an appointment. Otherwise, please make a direct first visit on Tuesday or Friday to CFDT for outpatients in Obstetrics & Gynecology in order to consult CFDT. In principle, all who visit will be examined.
※Up to now, Obstetrics & Gynecology outpatients have been merged with CFDT outpatients.
※Our entire staff looks forward sincerely to introductions from everyone.
|First visit||8:30 am to 11:00 am|
|Revisit||8:30 am to 11:30 am|
|Revisit with appointment||8:30 am to 3:00 pm|
※First-time visitors to Osaka University Hospital must have a referral from a physician.
Monday to Friday
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