Liver Disease Medical Support Team

What is Liver Disease Medical Support Team?

Okayama University Hospital plays the role of the Core Hospital for liver disease treatment in Okayama Prefecture. The Liver Disease Medical Support Team, which is operated in cooperation with various specialists including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, clinical research coordinators and medical assistants. The Liver Disease Consultation Center of Okayama Prefecture, also located in our hospital, serves as a consultation counter for patients and local medical institutions. The specialists answer questions from liver disease patients about medication, symptoms, test result interpretation, lifestyle, etc. and provide continuous supports as needed. We also conduct educational campaigns on the subject of hepatitis not only for liver disease patients but also for the general public. The campaigns include classes related to liver diseases and free testing for hepatitis viruses.