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Hiroto Egawa M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Hepato-Biliary-Transplant Division
Organ Transplant Unit
Kyoto University

Liver Transplantation
Transplant Immunology
Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

Professor experienced 1080 cases in 1170 cases of living donor liver transplantation in Kyoto University and participated to all technical and medical innovation from 1989 to 2006. Especially he contributed to establishment of auxiliary orthotropic partial liver transplantation, termination of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder using quantitative EBV assessment, establishment of strategy for hepatopulmonary syndrome, disclosure of mechanism and establishment of strategy for biliary complication, and innovation in blood type incompatible liver transplantation. He also dedicates to education for medical students, residents, surgical fellows, and junior transplant surgeons in Kyoto University Hospital.