NEW TOPICS
■April 1, 2017: Insurance Coverage for Epidural Blood Patch Therapy Starts

■January 20, 2016: On the 20th of the month, the “Central Social Insurance Medical Council” (Chuikyo) which is an advisory council for the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, approved coverage for epidural blood patch therapy, which is effective for cerebrospinal fluid hypovolemia causing symptoms of headache, etc., due to the leaking of cerebrospinal fluid, based on the results of a study by the Advanced Medical Conference. It was officially decided in the report issued in mid-February.

1月20日の中央社会保険医療協議会総会の様子


■Submitted signature list (signed by 173,052 people) to Minister Shiozaki of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on December 24, 2015. The Minister gave the account, “I will positively respond to your long-standing cordial activities.”

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■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Shimane
Prefecture: March 26, 2017
Lecturer: Dr Eiji Moriyama Director of the Department of Neurosurgery
Fukuyama Medical center

■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Fukuoka
Prefecture: March 22, 2017
Lecturer: Professor Shigeru Nishizawa, Department of neurosurgery, University Of Occupational and Environmental Health

■16th Annual Meeting of the Japan CFS Hypovolemia Society March 4~5, 2017

Chairman of the Society:
Shinichi Ishikawa
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(Chief of Pain Clinic, Anesthesiology, Japanese Red Cross Society Himeji Hospital)


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Wakayama
Prefecture: March 3, 2017
Lecturer: Doctor Yasuo Ota, Acting Hospital Director, Sumiya Orthopedic Hospital

平成27年3月3日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Ishikawa
Prefecture: February 25, 2017 
Lecturer: Dr Norimistu Nakagawa Director of the Department of Neurosurgery  
Meimai chou Hospital

2月25日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Kagawa
Prefecture: February 12, 2016 
Lecturer: Dr Eiji Moriyama Director of the Department of Neurosurgery
Fukuyama Medical center

2月25日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Nagasaki
Prefecture: February 9, 2016
Lecturer:Dr Shinichi Goto Chief Anesthesiologist The Japanese Red Cross Society Nagasaki Genbaku Hospital

2月25日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Kagawa
Prefecture: November 6, 2016 
Lecturer: Dr Eiji Moriyama Director of the Department of Neurosurgery
Fukuyama Medical center

11月6日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Shizuoka
Prefecture: September 3, 2016
Lecturer:Professor Masamichi Shinonaga, Department of neurosurgery, International University of Health and Welfare Atami Hospital

9月3日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Yamaguchi
Prefecture: August 7, 2016
Lecturer: Dr Sadahiro Nomura Neurosurgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine

8月7日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Tottori
Prefecture: July 24, 2016
Lecturer: Dr Yoshizo Inagaki  Professor, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine

7月24日


■Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia Study Group held by Aichi
Prefecture: May 27, 2016
Lecturer: Dr Akira Ikeda Acting Hospital Director Cyukyo Hospital

7月24日


■16th Annual Meeting of the Japan CFS Hypovolemia Society Chairman of the Society: Koichi Takahashi

7月24日
March 16-17, 2016: A total of more than 200 participants Many subjects (Brain surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, anesthesiology/pain clinic, ophthalmology and otolaryngology, psychosomatic medicine, urology, and anatomy), etc.