Clinical Department & Center

Gastroenterology and Hematology


The Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology provides medical care for patients with digestive diseases and with hematologic diseases.


Medical care system

Specialty outpatient clinics are established for digestive diseases and hematologic diseases. Hospitalization treatment was provided to 1,110 cases with digestive diseases and 114 cases with hematologic diseases in FY 2007.  

Treatment policy

Each disease is diagnosed as quickly and accurately as possible to provide appropriate treatment. We aim to improve patients’ treatment by cooperating with the endoscopy division and other clinical departments.  

Areas of medical care

Digestive diseases
  • Digestive tract diseases
  • Liver diseases
  • Biliary tract and pancreatic diseases

Consultation hours

Days for first-visit consultations at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology are as follows:
  • Digestive tract diseases: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • Liver diseases: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Biliary tract and pancreatic diseases: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
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Medical care results

Number of inpatients in FY 2011

Total number of inpatients (people × days): 13,958
Average days in hospital: 10.4
Bed occupancy rate: 95.2% (32 beds in ward 12-2, 12 beds in ward 2-2)
Counting method: Cases by DPC-determined disease name were counted based on inpatients at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014.
Disease Number of cases
Digestive tract diseases
Colorectal polyps 181
Stomach cancer 179
Esophageal cancer 151
Colorectal cancer 56
Large intestinal adenoma 34
Crohn’s disease 26
Ulcerative colitis 12
Rectal carcinoid 11
Gastric submucosal tumor 11
Esophageal stenosis 11
Cecal cancer 7
Lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage 7
Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage 5
Duodenal neoplasm 5
Small intestine ulcer 4
Gastric adenoma 4
Ileus 4
Anal canal cancer 3
Acute gastroenteritis 3
Ischemic enteritis 3
Duodenal submucosal tumor 3
Duodenal cancer 2
Small intestine malignant lymphoma 2
Rectal adenoma 2
Peritonitis 2
Other digestive tract diseases 10
Liver diseases
Hepatoma 174
Hepatic cirrhosis 23
Chronic hepatitis 16
Autoimmune hepatitis 7
Esophageal varices 7
Hepatic tumor 6
Primary biliary cirrhosis 3
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis 3
Acute hepatitis 2
Portal hypertension 2
Acute hepatic insufficiency 1
Biliary tract and pancreatic diseases
Pancreatic cancer 95
Cholangiocarcinoma 43
Choledocholithiasis 26
Acute cholangitis 26
Gallbladder cancer 25
Chronic pancreatitis 25
Cholangioma 23
Acute cholecystitis 22
Pancreatic tumor 19
Obstructive jaundice 14
Bile duct stricture 9
Autoimmune pancreatitis 9
Duodenal papilla tumor 8
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm 7
Acute pancreatitis 5
Pancreatic pseudocyst 3
Intrahepatic calculi 2
Primary sclerosing cholangitis 2
Pancreatic endocrine tumor 4
Retroperitoneal neoplasm 2
Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm 2
Others 30
Total 1383