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  • The Department of Orthopedics at Shanghai General Hospital Completed First Full Spinal Endoscopy Combined with Spine-specific Laser Treatment

    Recently, Dr. Fu Qiang, director of the Department of Spine II (North) of the Orthopaedic Clinical Medicine Center, treated a patient with a huge lumbar disc herniation using full spine endoscopy combined with a special spine laser. The patient had undergone five surgeries for a malignant bone tumor, resulting in severe adhesion in the lumbar spinal canal. Through a 5 mm incision, a laser fiber was used to excite the spine-specific laser to separate, ablate, and vaporize the adhesions around the nerve of the herniated disc, and the prolapsed disc was then successfully removed. The surgery bled only 5 ml and took only 23 minutes to complete. This was the first spinal endoscopy combined with laser surgery completed in the spine surgery department of Shanghai General Hospital.The patient,36 ye...

  • Multidisciplinary Cardiac and Macrovascular Surgery Department at Shanghai General Hospital Treated A Patient with Type B Aortic Dissection Complicated by Severe Intestinal Ischemia

    Recently, the cardiac and macrovascular surgery department at Shanghai General Hospital successfully treated a patient with type B aortic dissection complicated by severe intestinal ischemia with multiple disciples. They overcame the difficulties of acute aortic coarctation, postoperative infection, intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury, liver and kidney function damage through difficult emergency surgery, anti-infection, parenteral nutrition support, psychological care and other life-saving measures.The patient, Mr.Yu (pseudonym), suddenly felt pain in his chest and back one day in October last year, and the pain progressed after resting for some time. When he came to Shanghai General Hospital for emergency treatment, his superior mesenteric artery was entrapped, and the true lumen was na...

  • MDT Team for Chronic Skin Wounds Established at Shanghai General Hospital Providing Integrated Health Management Solutions for Patients

    MDT clinic time for chronic skin wounds: Monday afternoon (appointment only)MDT experts for chronic skin wounds: Gu Song, Gan Shujie, Lin Ying, He Jieyi, Lu Cong, Nie Shu, Zhang YuanChronic cutaneous wound occurs due to various and complex causes, and most patients are combined with various underlying diseases, which makes clinical treatment more difficult. In order to improve the diagnosis and treatment capacity of chronic skin wounds, further break the disciplinary barriers and explore the whole tracking mode of multidisciplinary treatment, the MDT team of chronic skin wound was officially established after months of careful preparation.According to the introduction, the MDT team is led by Dr.Gu Song, Assocaite Chief Physician of Trauma Center, and its members include Dr.Gan Shujie, Atten...

  • SGH Held the Webinar on Difficult Cases of Spinal Tumors with Rabin Medical Center in Israel

    On August 26, Song Dianwen, director of spine surgery of orthopedic clinical medical center of SGH, and Eyal Itshayek, director of spine surgery of Rabin Medical Center in Israel, conducted an academic discussion on the diagnosis and treatment of primary cases of spinal tumors. The two sides shared diagnosis and treatment of difficult cases and carried out in-depth exchanges and discussions. The conference was jointly broadcast online by the media platforms, attracting more than 15,000 audience online.Vice president Liu Jun attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Song Dianwen, director of spinal surgery, Yin Huabin, deputy chief physician, Dr. Saeed Yassin, spinal surgery of Rabin Medical Center, and Dr. David Samuel Felzensztein reported and discussed surgical treatment cases. Liu Fan...

  • Implantation of pedicle screws with Mazor robotics-Renaissance to drill the way and nerve monitoring with electrophysiological during the whole procedure: The spine surgery team completed an extremely complicated surgery for a patient diagnosed of severe degenerative scoliosis with spinal canal decompression

    Recently, the team of Fu Qiang, director of the Second Department of Spine (North campus) of Shanghai General Hospital, in collaboration with the Department of Neurology, Department of Cardiology, Department of Anesthesiology and the nursing team at the operating room, used the Mazor robotics-Renaissance and intraoperative electrophysiological monitoring technology with the concept of "intelligence+minimally invasive+monitoring" to perform an extremely complicated surgery for a patient with severe degenerative scoliosis and spinal canal stenosis. They performed an "one-stage" surgery combining scoliosis correction and spinal canal decompression for an elderly patient with severe scoliosis and spinal canal stenosis. In order to minimize the risk of the surgery, the spine...

  • Our Hospital Scored A++ in the “National Examination”, Ranking Twelfth in the Country and Third in Shanghai

    On March 30, the National Health Commission announced the assessment results of the national monitoring indicators for the 2019 tertiary public hospital performance appraisal. Our hospital was scoredA++, ranking twelfth in the country and third in Shanghai. In 2019, the General Office of the State Council issued the Opinions on Strengthening the Performance Appraisal of Tertiary Public Hospitals (hereinafter referred to as "Opinions"), which officially kicked off the "national examination" for tertiary public hospitals nationwide. The assessment aims to promote the reformof the tertiary public hospitals, to improvehospital quality and operational efficiency, and to provide quality medical services to the patients. According to the Opinions, the performance assessment ind...

  • Six Application Cases Were All Shortlisted-Our Hospital Was Awarded "the Grade A Unit of Outstanding Cases of 5G Healthcare Standard Industry"

    On February 22, the 5G Healthcare Industry Standard Project Group of the National Health Commission announced the results of the first batch of outstanding cases of 5G healthcare applications, and our hospital stood out from the first batch of more than 30 hospitals and was awarded the grade A unit of outstanding cases of 5G healthcare standard industry. Since our hospital signed a strategic cooperation with China Mobile to jointly build the 5G Smart Medical Innovation Center, both have laid a solid foundation for the exploration and practice of 5G telemedicine business by transforming the 5G digital network deployment in our hospital, thus empowered the hospital to produce a number of in-depth exploration products. The six 5G cases applied by our hospital are 5G pre-hospital emergency, ...

  • Multidisciplinary Cooperation to Resect Colon Tumor Causing Intestinal Obstruction: 100-year-old Patient with Giant Colon Tumor Treated in Our Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Recently, the Comprehensive Colorectal Cancer Center (CRCC) of our hospital cooperated with the emergency critical care department, general surgery center-gastrointestinal surgery, anesthesiology department, nursing group of operating room and other departments, performed a tumor resection for a 100-year-old patient with a huge colon tumor who suffered from multiple underlying diseases. In late January, the patient, Mrs. Zheng, came to our emergency department for help due to unbearable abdominal distension and pain. After detailed consultation and CT scan, the emergency doctor on duty found that the old woman had intestinal obstruction, which was most likely caused by colon tumor. At this time, the Comprehensive Colorectal Cancer Center (CrCC) of our hospital opened comprehensive diagno...

  • The Vascular Surgery Ward of Our Hospital Is Officially Opened ----Four Cases of Operation Were Completed the Next Day After the Establishment of the Specialty

    Vascular surgery is an important branch of general surgery. In order to treat diseases of the vasculardiseasesin a more specialized way, our hospital established a special specialty of vascular surgery and opened a vascular surgery ward on March 1, 2021. On the opening day, three outpatients and one in-hospital patient treated with MDT were admitted. The surgery were performedwithin 40 minutes the next day. The patients were discharged from the hospital recently. Vascular surgery features small trauma, short operation time and fast postoperative recovery. The traditional open-heart and open-abdomen surgery,which often last several hours, weregreatly shortened to about 40 minutes. The recovery time, nomally15-30 days after surgery, wasalso shortened to 5-7 days. In this way, the patient’s e...

  • Professor Wang Honglin of the Precision Research Center for Difficult Diseases in Our Hospital Was Awarded the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 2020 Original Exploration Program in Medical Sciences

    Recently, Prof. Wang Honglin from the Center for Precision Research of Difficult Diseases (formerly the Center for Clinical Translational Research) was awarded the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 2020 Original Exploration Program in Medical Sciences (expert recommendation category) for his research on the Mechanistic Investigation of Nerve Blocking Using Scopolamine for Treatment of Psoriasis, with a total funding of 3 million RMB. It is reported that this project focuseson the key role of neuro-immune system interactions in psoriasis, and providesnew strategies and methods for targeting the nervous system to effectively treat psoriasis and prolong the relapse time....

  • Webinar on Intervention of Complex Coronary Artery Disease between Our Hospital and Rabin Medical Center of Israel Were Held in Our Hospital

    Recently, a webinaron "Interventional Treatment of Complex Coronary Artery Lesions" was held between our hospital and Rabin Medical Center ofIsrael. The team of Liu Shaojun, director of the cardiologydepartment of our hospital, and Ran Kornowski, director of the Cardiologydepartment ofRabin Medical Center, discussed two complex and difficult cases of percutaneous revascularisation for left main bifurcation lesions and percutaneous revascularisation for chronic total occlusion.Prof. Hana Vaknin Assa, director of the cardiac intervention department at Rabin Medical Center, shared a case of Takayasu Arteritis, a rare disease involvingtheleft main coronary artery. Prof. WenyiYang provided histreatment plan, and carefully compared the similarities and differences of the treatment plans...

  • Our Hospital Opens the First X-ray Free Green Electrophysiological Catheterization Laboratory in Eastern China

    On October 27th, the first standardized X-ray Free green electrophysiological catheterization laboratory (hereafter referred to as “zero X-ray catheterization laboratory”) in East China was officially opened at Shanghai General Hospital and a “green” electrophysiological radiofrequency ablation surgery was successfully completed. The zero X-ray catheterization lab at Shanghai General Hospital is the first of its kind in East China, marking that Shanghai Generalhospital has been in the leading position in the country in cardiac electrophysiologicaltechnology.According to Professor Liu Shaowen, Director of Cardiology of Shanghai General Hospital, Director of the Shanghai Emergency Center, and Chair of the Shanghai Heart Rhythm Society, the cardiology team has been exploring safer and more...

  • A Patient with A Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Was Treated by A Multidisciplinary Team of Our Hospital

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is not a “tumor” in the usual sense, but it is more dangerous than any other malignant tumor. A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is like a flat tire on the highway. Once ruptured, even if the patient receives timely surgery, the mortality rate would get close to 50%. Recently, the Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Department of our hospital, with the assistance of the Emergency and Critical Care Department, Anesthesiology Department, Blood Transfusion Department, Operating Room Nursing Team and other teams, treated a patient with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm with “endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair(EVAR)”.Due to the great amount of bleeding in the preoperative period, the patient’s hemoglobin was only 44 g/L before the surgery, and the estim...

  • Experts From Our Hospital Shared Chinese Experience in Combating COVID-19 with Kenya Medical Workers

    On May 20, experts from our hospital were invited by the Ministry of health of Kenya to have an online tele-conference with counterparts in Kenya through Global Medixchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC). The meeting focuses on the diagnosis, management and protection of the patients with novel coronavirus pneumonia, and is another important international exchange in combating the epidemic after connecting with African CDC at the end of April. Dr. Amit thakker, Chairman of Kenya Healthcare Federation, Dr. amoth, Head division of family health at the Ministry of Health Kenya, Dr.Jacqueline W. Kltulu, Director of Kenya Healthcare Federation, Dr.Mercy Mwangangi, Chief administrative secretary of Ministry of Health attended the meeting and made a speech. Zheng Junhua, Liu Jun and Wang Han, Vice...

  • Sharing Anti-epidemic Experience with Innovative Sheba Hospital of Israel

    The continuedspread of COVID-19 aroundthe world has become a testofthe strength ofworld’shealth systems.How does Isreal, the world’s leader in technological innovation, perform in combating theepidemic? On June 23, 2020, our hospital held aninternationalwebinarwith Sheba hospital on the prevention and control of the epidemic. As the leadinginstitutionof Israel in fighting against the epidemic, Sheba hospital has shown its strength in the fields of health care, scientific research and its amazing achievements. As one of the important forces in the anti-epidemic campaign in Wuhan and Shanghai, our hospital also activelyparticipates inthis battle. The two sides agreed to start an all-round cooperative partnership based on the sharing of the anti-epidemic experience. In addition, more than 2...

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