TV Tokyo Drama Special 2016 ~ Saijou no Meii


Date: From 9.00 p.m., 10 February 2016
Scriptwriter: Iwamura Masako (Kaito Royale, IS, Saijou no Meii)
Original Work: Saijou no Meii by Irie Kenzo
Cast: Saito Takumi, Saito Yuki, Kamiji Yusuke, Minamisawa Nao, Okouchi Hiroshi, Ikeuchi Hiroyuki, Izumiya Shigeru, Funakoshi Eiichiro
Synopsis: Pediatric surgeon Saijo Mikoto (Saito Takumi) had repeated occurrences of metastasis because of liver cancer five years ago. Nothing could be done about his situation. He became a clinical trial patient of the most advanced treatment in America and miraculously escaped death. He comes back to Japan after five years although there is the risk of a relapse and starts work at Kera General Hospital. But the pediatric doctors including Miyoshi Masayasu (Kamiji Yusuke) are worn out because of the exhausting work and many lawsuits. Saijo worries about the doctor Oda Reiko (Saito Yuki) who extremely detests risks and handles her duties mechanically. Reiko was transferred to the pediatric department from the department of surgery as a result of some incident three years ago. One day, Saijo notices that a baby girl diagnosed with asthma, is acting strange. He discovers a tumour from the results of a medical examination. Furthermore, this is not a mere tumour. On the other hand, Miyoshi’s nephew Kyusuke contracts an infection and Miyoshi and Saijo scramble about. They seek the permission of hospital director Hojo Chikage (Funakoshi Eiichiro) for a treatment method that has no precedents in the world but … … Saving children’s lives is saving the future of many. Saijo takes on difficult surgeries despite the risks and performs miracles for the small lives.
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