5th International Interventional Oncology (RFA & MWA) Training Program is now available!
Shuichiro Shiina, M.D., Ph.D. Organizer representative, Study group of Multidisciplinary Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer Professor, Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Oncology, Juntendo University May 7, 2018
It is our pleasure to inform you about the 5th International Interventional Oncology (RFA & MWA) Training Program at Juntendo University Hospital. RFA and MWA treatments have become standard treatment modalities for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, their treatment outcomes and skills are different significantly among facilities. This program is organized to improve these circumstances and to disseminate skills and know-hows for RFA and MWA treatments. Until today, we have held domestic training programs ten times, and a total of 170 doctors participated in. We also have held international training programs four times, which were successfully completed with 49 participants in total. Some articles to introduce previous training programs are posted on our blog. For those who would like to participate in this program, please fill in the application form, the personal resume, and send them with a recommendation letter from your superior.
【Recommended participants】 Doctor who has experience in RFA or MWA operation as a main operator (this training program is designed for intermediate to senior experienced doctors).
【Number of availability】 Maximum 18 doctors (Minimum number of participants: 5 doctors)
【Date】 From August 21th (Tue) to 25th (Sat), 2018 5 days session with lectures, live demonstrations and case studies If you would like to extend your stay after the 5 days, please contact us beforehand. We are ready to accept you.
【Venue】 Juntendo University Hospital (3-1-3 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8431, Japan)
【Participation Fee】 60,000 JPY Note: The costs for accommodation, flight ticket, transportation expense, etc. are not included.
【Application due date】 June 11th (Mon)
【Accommodation】 Below is a list of hotels close to our hospital (price and distance as a reference).#Hotel nameDistancePrice (JPY, per person)URL1.Tokyo Garden Palace0.2 km9,700/nighthttp://www.hotelgp-tokyo.com/english/sty01_e.html2.Ochanomizu St. Hills Hotel0.5 km8,800/nighthttp://www.sthills.co.jp/e.index.htm3.Hilltop Hotel0.7 km17,000/nighthttp://www.yamanoue-hotel.co.jp/eng/index.html4.Tokyo Dome Hotel1.0 km22,772/nighthttp://www.tokyodome-hotels.co.jp/e/
【Dietary restriction or allergies】 If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please let us know.
【Required Documents】 ・Juntendo University Application (Observer Application) ・Passport Copy ・Personal Photo ・International Interventional Oncology IVO Training Program Recommendation Letter ・Employment Certificate ・Pledge ・Health Examination Certificate ・Immunization Records and Requirements ・Personal Health Insurance (may be submitted after acceptance)
Note 1: Please refer to the following link for more information about the application procedures: http://www.juntendo.ac.jp/english/clinical_observership.html Note 2: Juntendo University International Center will contact accepted applicants about the application procedures. Additional items may be required. Note 3: You do not have to fill in any sections if you do not know or understand, such as Your Whole Names in ひらがな, in カタカナ.
【Immunization requirement (Important)】 For the attendance to the program in our university, all participants are required to submit immunization records on: Measles (Rubeola), Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken P), Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis, and Influenza Note: Please see the following link for details: http://www.juntendo.ac.jp/english/juic/doc/immunization_record.pdf
【Place for application】 Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Oncology, Juntendo University 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8421, Japan TEL: +81-3-3813-3111 (Ext. 3382) FAX: +81-3-5684-5960 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
【Training Program Schedule (Tentative)】DateTimeCourses 21th(Tue.)AfternoonOpening remarks + Course introduction, LectureEveningCase presentation, Planning & Ultrasound examinations for the next-day live demonstration Welcome party22th (Wed.)MorningLive demonstration of IVO (RFA & MWA)Lunch timeLunch + Case presentation of newly hospitalized patients at Gastroenterology DepartmentAfternoonWard roundEveningCase presentation, Planning & Ultrasound examinations for the next-day live demonstration23th (Thu.)MorningLive demonstration of IVO (RFA & MWA)Lunch timeLunch + LectureAfternoonLectureEveningImage evaluation of cases treated with IVO (RFA & MWA) on the previous day Case presentation, Planning & Ultrasound examinations for the next-day live demonstration24th (Fri.)MorningLive demonstration of IVO (RFA & MWA)Lunch timeLunch + Case studiesAfternoonLive demonstration of IVO (RFA & MWA)EveningImage evaluation of cases treated with IVO (RFA & MWA) on the previous day Case presentation, Planning & Ultrasound examinations for the next-day live demonstration25th (Sat.)MorningLive demonstration of IVO (RFA & MWA)Lunch timeLunch + Case studiesAfternoonConferment of certificates & Closing remarksEveningFarewell party
<The contents of the lectures (Tentative)> ・The current status of IVO (RFA & MWA) ・IVO (RFA & MWA) devices ・Ultrasonography ・Indications & Complications of IVO (RFA & MWA) ・IVO (RFA & MWA) for metastatic liver cancer
<Clinical case study> ・Presentation & Discussion of difficult to ablate cases from participants’ hospitals or Juntendo University
【Contact】 ・Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Oncology, Juntendo University