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A Case Report of Postpartum Syndrome with Coccygodynia (출산으로 유발된 미골통 환자 치험 1례)

  • Cha, Ji-Hea;Kim, Yoon-Sang;Lee, Eun-Mee
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.22 no.3
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    • pp.257-266
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    • 2009
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to report the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Korean therapy on coccygodynia and depression of postpartum. Methods : The patient in this case was 27-year-old female. The chief complains were coccygodynia and depression. She was treated by Traditional Korean medicine, acupuncture and Chuna Manipulation. The progress of symptoms was evaluated by visual analogue scale(VAS) and Oswestry Disability Index(ODI). Results : After those Traditional Korean therapy, most symptoms were improved. Coccygodynia and uncomfortableness in normal life improved, and ODI was decreased from 35 to 17. Conclusion : This case shows that Traditional Korean therapy might be effective in decreasing symptoms on coccygodynia and depression of postpartum.

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Case of Complete Remission of Breast Cancer Metastasized to Lung Treated by Traditional Korean Therapy (한방 치료로 완전관해에 이른 폐로 전이된 유방암 1례)

  • Han, Jae Bok;Ha, Tai Hyoun;Kim, Sung Su;Seong, Shin
    • Journal of Physiology & Pathology in Korean Medicine
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    • v.27 no.6
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    • pp.818-822
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    • 2013
  • This report is aimed to investigate the effect of Traditional Korean Therapy (TKT) in treating recurred breast cancer metastasized to lung. A 53-year-old woman who was diagnosed as left breast cancer and underwent surgery, adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy in early 2009 was admitted for the treatment of recurred, metastatic lung cancer in late 2012. She was treated with TKT including acupuncture, moxibustion and pharmacopuncture. The effect was evaluated with positron emission tomogram and computed tomogram (PET-CT). The metastatic tumors in both lungs were disappeared after the treatment for about 2 months. These results suggest that TKT is a therapeutic method to treat metastatic lung cancer originated from breast cancer.

A Case Report of Separation of Symphysis Pubis after Delivery (분만 후 치골결합분리 환자 1례의 임상보고)

  • Jo, Hyun-Jung;Gu, Hui-Jun;Yang, Seung-Jeong;Park, Kyung-Mi;Cho, Seong-Hee
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.21 no.2
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    • pp.263-272
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    • 2008
  • Purpose: Separation of symphysis pubis during delivery is a rare condition. The separation might cause pubic pain, radiating pain of both leg, inguinal pain, and gait disturbance. The purpose of this case was to report the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Korean Treatment on decreasing those symptoms. Methods: The patient in this case was 34-year-old female, The chief complains were pubic pain(right side was severe), radiating pain of right inguinal pain, gait disturbance and low back pain. She was treated by Traditional Korean medicine, acupuncture, and Placenta Herbal Acupuncture. The progress of symptoms were evaluated by visual analogue scale. Results: After those Traditional Korean therapy, most symptoms were improved. But width of symphysis pubis remained unchanged. Conclusion: This case shows that Traditional Korean therapy might be effective in decreasing symptoms on separation of symphysis pubis during delivery.

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A Case of Hepatic and Pulmonary Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patient Treated by Traditional Korean Therapy and XELOX Chemotherapy (한방치료와 XELOX 요법을 병행하여 호전된 간, 폐 전이 대장암 환자 1례)

  • Im, Chang-Rak;Kwon, Kang;Sur, Young-Chan;Bang, Sun-Hwi;Kim, Sung-Su;Seong, Shin
    • Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology
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    • v.17 no.1
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    • pp.17-25
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    • 2012
  • Objective : This report is aimed to investigate the effectiveness of traditional korean therapy including intravenous Cultivated Wild Ginseng Pharmacopuncture (CWGP) and Soram immunopharmacopuncture with XELOX chemotherapy in treating metastatic colorectal cancer patient. Methods : A 47-year-old woman who was diagnosed as metastatic colorectal cancer on Oct 2011 was concurrently treated with traditional Korean therapy (TKT) and XELOX (capecitabine plus oxaliplatin) for 7 months. TKT includes intravenous CWGP, Soram immuno-pharmacopuncture, acupuncture, moxibustion, and herbal medicine. The effectiveness of therapies was evaluated with computed tomography and tumor marker levels such as carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9). And pain on the lateral abdomen was recorded with Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Results : The tumor mass size of metastatic liver was decreased from 10 cm to 4.3 cm. The tumor marker levels such as CEA and CA19-9 are also decreased. From these results, this case report suggests that the TKT with palliative chemotherapy may be a useful method to treat unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer.

A Case Report of Hyperprolactinemia Patient (고프로락틴혈증 환자 치험 1례)

  • Oh, Ja-Young;Jang, Se-Ran;Kim, Dong-Chul
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.26 no.3
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    • pp.125-132
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    • 2013
  • Objectives: The purpose of this study is to report the effect of Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM) on hyperprolactinemia Methods: The patient in this case was a 26-year-old female. The patient was diagnosed as hyperprolactinemia with oligomenorrhea a month ago. We treated by Ickibohyoultang-gami and evaluated treatment effect by serum prolactin and basal body temperature. Results: After treatment, the Hyperprolactinemia value reduced and returned normal approach. And disorder of menstruation and basal body temperature became stable. Conclusions: TKM treatment is effective in patients with Hyperprolactinemia and disorder of menstruation.

Clinical Study on the Effect of Chuna Manupulation in Treating Postpartum Patients with Low Back Pain and Pelvic Girdle Pain (산후 요통 환자의 추나 수기 치료 효과에 대한 임상적 고찰)

  • Lee, Sung-Cheul;Bae, Sang-Eun;Kim, Hee-Jeong;Kim, In-Joong;Shin, Joon-Sik;Kim, Chul-Soo;Ahn, Young-Tae
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.25 no.3
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    • pp.117-131
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    • 2012
  • Objectives: This study was designed to observe the effect of chuna manupulation in alleviating the symptoms of postpartum patients with low back pain and pelvic girdle pain. Methods: Targeted by outpatient 30 postpartum patients, A group was patients who were treated with acupuncture, traditional Korean medicine, physical therapy, B group was patients who were treated with acupuncture, traditional Korean medicine, physical therapy, and chuna manupulation. After 2-months, the progress of symptoms was evaluated by visual analogue scale(VAS) and Oswestry Disability Index(ODI) and Pain drawing. Results: 1. Group A and B were analyzed for general characteristics, with an average age of both groups, average weeks at admission after delivery, parity and method of delivery, weight gain and BMI during pregnancy were no significant differences in. 2. VNRS improvement in the rate of group A was $2.84{\pm}4.73$, VNRS improvement in the rate of group B was $4.85{\pm}1.49$. Between the two groups was statistically significant. 3. ODI improvement rate in group A was $10.14{\pm}4,39$, ODI improvement rate in Group B was $15.16{\pm}3.41$. Between the two groups was statistically significant. 4. Patients who received acupuncture, traditional Korean medicine, physical therapy, and chuna manupulation. in group B compared pubis, thighs, buttocks showing more effective in pain relief than group A, who received only acupuncture, traditional Korean medicine, physical therapy. Conclusions: In case of postpartum patients with low back pain and pelvic girdle pain, it is more effective to treat with Integrated traditional Korean therapy and chuna manupulation than to treat with only integrated traditional Korean therapy.

A case report of the effectiveness of endometriosis. (자궁내막증 환자의 치험 1례)

  • Jo, Hyun-Jung;Cho, Seong-Hee;Park, Kyung-Mi;Yang, Seung-Jeong
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.20 no.4
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    • pp.202-209
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    • 2007
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to report the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Korean Treatment on infertility patients with endometriosis. Methods: The patient in this case was 32 years-old female. The chief complains were lower abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea, infertility with endometriosis. She was treated by Traditional Korean Medicine, acupuncture and retention enema therapy. So the symptom of she complained was improved. Results: After the retetion enema therapy and Traditional Korean Medicine, the lower abdominal pain and dysmenorrhea of endometriosis was improved. And she was pregnant and delivered. Conclusion: This case study shows that the retetion enema and Traditional korean therapy were effective in treating endometriosis and fertility. So we make more studis about this disease, it will bring the high satisfaction of patient and the improvement of treatment rate.

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A Case Report of the patient who has amenorrhea which oligomenorrhea has become worse (희발윌경에서 무월경으로 진행된 환자 치험 1례)

  • Kim, Jin-Woo;Jo, Jun-Young;Park, Kyoung-Sun;Jang, Jun-Bock;Lee, Jin-Moo
    • Journal of Oriental Medical Thermology
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    • v.9 no.1
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    • pp.29-36
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    • 2011
  • Purpose : The purpose of this study is to report the effect of Traditional Korean Medicine(TKM) on amenorrhea which oligomenorrhea has become worse. and to investigate the change of body temperature measured by Digital Infrared Thermographic Imaging(DITI). Methods : The patient in this case was 29-year-old female. The chief complain was amenorrhea which oligomenorrhea has become worse. We treated her by TKM. and evaluated the progress of symptoms by DITI. And then We compared DITI before treatment and after treatment. Results :After TKM treatment. the differences of temperature between Indang(印堂) and the four abdominal sites(CV4,6,12,17) were decreased on DITI. respectively. Conclusion : TKM treatment is effective on amenorrhea which oligomenorrhea has become worse. And DITI could be useful to assess the amenorrhea objectively. But more research should be needed.

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A Case Report of Cold Sensitivity of Hands and Feet Patient (수족냉증 환자 치험 1례)

  • Cho, Jun-Young;Kim, Jin-Woo;Park, Kyoung-Sun;Lee, Chang-Hoon;Cho, Jung-Hoon;Jang, Jun-Bock;Lee, Kyung-Sub;Lee, Jin-Moo
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.24 no.3
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    • pp.195-202
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    • 2011
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to report the effect of Traditional Korean Medicine(TKM) on cold sensitivity of hands and feet. And we wanted that cold sensitivity of hands and feet was measured objectively and diagnosed definitely using Digital Infrared Thermographic Imaging(DITI). Methods: The patient in this case was a 29-year-old female. The chief complaint was cold sensitivity of hands and feet. We treated her by TKM and evaluated the progress of symptoms by DITI. And then we compared DITI before treatment and after treatment. Results: After TKM treatment, the differences of temperature of hands and feet were decreased on DITI, respectively. Conclusion: TKM treatment is effective on cold sensitivity of hands and feet. And DITI would be valid to measure for treatment's effect of cold sensitivity of hands and feet.

Clinical Comparative Report of Separation of Symphysis Pubis and Symptom-Giving Pelvic Girdle Relaxation after Delivery (자연분만 후 발생한 치골결합분리 1례와 증상유발 골반이완증 1례 임상 비교 보고)

  • Ban, Ji-Hye;Lee, Eun-Hee;Park, Ga-Young;Park, Ji-Young;Lee, Ah-Young
    • The Journal of Korean Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    • v.25 no.4
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    • pp.113-124
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    • 2012
  • Objectives: This study is designed to compare clinical symptoms between Symptom-giving pelvic girdle relaxation and Separation of the pubic symphysis. And report the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Korean Treatment on two case. Methods: Two patients who delivery in one week ago had pain that located symphysis and around. Treatment was acupuncture, Placenta Herbal Acupuncture and herbal medicine. The progress of symptom and aggressiveness of pain and disability were measured by Visual Analogue Scale, McGill pain Questionnaire-short form, Oswestry Disability Index and Active Straight Leg Raise test. Results: After treatment most two patients' pain and disabilty were improved. At first case, width of symphysis pubis were increased in normal range. Conclusions: These cases shows that Traditional Korean therapy might be effective in decreasing symptoms on separation of symphysis pubis during delivery and Symptom-giving pelvic girdle relaxation.