In the 837th surgical conference held on June 13th, 2015, Dr. Yoshikazu Shinohara, a junior resident belonging to the department of thoracic surgery won the “resident-encouraging award” for his excellent case presentation. His reception of the award is a great honor to our department.
Cardiac and Thoracic Department
A woman in her 20’s suffering from interstitial pneumonia underwent successful bilateral living lobar lung transplantation in April. This was the first case of lung transplantation in the University of Tokyo. Two donors and the recipient are all doing well.