For Those Who Seek Treatment at Kobe University Hospital

Advanced Medical Treatment

At Kobe University Hospital, we provide the following advanced medical technologies. If you would like to hear about these options in more detail, please ask the clinical department where this advanced treatment is being offered.

Fees for these advanced medical treatments are not covered by usual medical insurance policies, since those only cover generalized treatment, laboratory examinations, and drug treatment. Please understand that advanced medical treatments are not subject to health insurance or major medical expense coverage.

These are the technologies that have been approved by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. (as of November 1st, 2013)

DNA diagnosis of growth abnormalities

Indications:Idiopathic Dwarfism

Clinical department providing this service:Endocrinology

Advanced medical treatment fee:Per test:95,800 yen

Genetic diagnosis of Familial Alzheimer's disease

Indications:Familial Alzheimer's disease

Clinical department providing this service: Psychiatry and Neurology

Advanced medical treatment fee: Per test: 62,400 yen

Testing for genetic diagnosis of congenital blood coagulation factor abnormalities

Indications:Anti-thrombin deficiency/Factor VII deficiency

Clinical department providing this service: Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology/Department of Clinical Laboratory

Advanced medical treatment fee: Per test: 40,000 yen

Testing for drug-resistant genes in antineoplastic chemotherapy.

Indications:Malignant tumors

Clinical department providing this service: Neurosurgery

Advanced medical treatment fee: Per test: 54,900 yen

Quantitative PCR using immune system gene rearrangement of acute lymphocytic leukemia cells to measure minimal residual disease (MRD) volume

Indications:T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Clinical department where treatment is available: Pediatrics

Advanced medical fee: 93,000 yen per treatment

Other state-of-the-art medical treatment

In addition to the advanced technologies shown above which are approved by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, we also provide other cutting-edge medical care. For details please call in directlyto the relevant clinical department

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