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Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital

Third Affiliated Hospital of PLA Second Military Medical University (also known as Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital and Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Institute), developed from a small group of three people in 1956, is currently a specialized hospital that involves medicine, education and research. Under the guidance of Professor Mengchao Wu, a pioneer in hepatobiliary surgery and well-known hepatobiliary surgery expert, it has gone through 40 years of persistent efforts and has become a synthesis of specialized hospital and institute.

The hospital is now
*the national leading disciplines,
*the base of national further medical education,
*the key specialized center and institute of hepatobiliary surgery in the whole army,
*the most important key construction disciplines
*Shanghai leading academic disciplines in medical profession
*Shanghai clinical center.

In May 1993, Zemin Jiang, the former general secretary of CPC, president and CMC chairman, personally wrote the title for the hospital and the institute. In Dec 1996, it was approved by General Logistics Department as a Three A-level hospital. The hospital now has 712 beds and many advanced equipment.

Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital makes persistent efforts in integrating medicine, education and research together. It has come up to an advanced level at home and aboard in the following fields:

* Early diagnosis and treatment of primary hepatic cancer
* Comprehensive treatment of intermediate and advanced hepatic cancer
* Treatment of preventing recurrence in post-operations of primary hepatic cancer
* Immunotherapy and interventional therapy of cancer
* Surgical treatment of complicated bile duct diseases
* Endoscopic treatment of hepatobiliary diseases
* Liver transplantation

Besides the applications of traditional surgical treatment, the hospital also adopts many other new ways of treatment such as microwave therapy, radiofrequency therapy, cryosurgical therapy, laser sensitivity technology, ethanol injection treatment of hepatocarcinoma and embolization therapy between femoral artery and hepatic artery.

Every year there are more than 70,000 patients visit the hospital and over 11,000 patients are admitted to the hospital. Till Dec 2004, Mengchao Wu and his colleagues have performed successfully on nearly 17,000 hepatectomies, setting up the largest database and specimen bank for liver cancer in the world. The surgical success rate reached 98.5% with an overall 5-year postoperative survival rate of 48.6%, a 5-year overall survival rate of 79.8% for small liver cancer, the longest being 40 years and the patient is still alive now. It takes the lead in the world in the number of hepatectomy, the rate of excision and survival rate, etc. In 1996, there are 5 successful liver transplantations with the youngest patient of 9 years old. Except for one patient died after six months due to his old acute hepatitis, the other four patients all had a lon
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225 Changhai Rd, Yangpu, Shanghai, China, 200438

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  • Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center | shaphc.org
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