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- Movie: A Lone Scalpel
- Romaji: Kokou no Mesu
- Japanese: 孤高のメス
- Director: Izuru Narushima
- Writer: Roran Takayama (novel), Masato Kato
- Producer: Takashi Hirajo, Chiharu Nakasone
- Cinematographer: Junichi Fujisawa
- Release Date: June 5, 2010
- Runtime: 126 min.
- Genre: Drama / Medical
- Distributor: Toei
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Surgeon Touma (Shinichi Tsutsumi) became a doctor after losing his mother at a young age due to a faulty diagnosis. Now working at at a local hospital in 1989, Touma faces the realities of a flawed medical system, but continues to help his patients regardless of past customs. One day, the mayor (Akira Emoto) of the local city is admitted into the hospital in critical condition. To save the mayor's life, the mayor must undergo the first liver transplant from a brain-dead donor procedure in Japan. The law currently forbids such operations ... what will Touma do?
- Based on novel "Kokou no Mesu: Gekai Toma Tetsuhiko“ by Roran Takayama (published January, 2005 by Gentosha Bunko).
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- A Lone Scalpel | Kokou no Mesu (2010)
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