Kangwon National University Hospital



Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Medicine provides not only the general anesthesia for safe surgery, but also obstetric anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, cardiopulmonary anesthesia and neurosurgical anesthesia. In addition, the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine prepars for transplantation and operates a Pain Clinic for acute and chronic pain treatment.

In modern medicine, anesthesiology is essential for surgical operations. The remarkable development of anesthesiology has laid a foundation stone to enable diverse and highly risky surgeries. In particular, advancements in local anesthesia have led to an increased knowledge about pain, diversification of treatment methods and expansion of applications of such knowledge and treatments for patients and thus  contributs in to improving patients’ quality of life.