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Thoracolumbar Intradural Schwannoma in a Patient with Osteopetrosis

Goh TS, Lim JM, Lee JS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):160-163.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.160
Schwannoma is a benign tumor derived from Schwann cells which are usually found in the head, neck, trunk, upper and lower extremities, and rarely in the thoracolumbar junction. Also, osteopetrosis...
A Medication for Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis in Patient with Lactose Intolerance

Son JH, Lee GW

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):156-159.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.156
The side effects of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medication, such as irritation and ulceration of the gastrointestinal mucosa, have been observed and many patients find it difficult to swallow tablets and...
Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Removal of Foreign Body Using Hydrodissection and Serial Dilators

Lee SM, Cho CH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):150-155.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.150
High-resolution ultrasound of the painful, swollen left heel of a 54-year-old man, who reported that his symptoms had lasted 4 months, showed retention of a wooden foreign body in the...
Avascular Necrosis of the Head of the Third Metacarpal Bone

Heo YM, Kim SB, Yi JW, Kim KK, Lee JB, Ryu SK

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):146-149.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.146
Avascular necrosis of the metacarpal head named as 'Dieterich disease' is a very rare condition. Because of the lack of information about the natural course and treatment of this disease,...
Comparison of Ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Measurement of Lumbar Spine Anatomic Structures

Shim DM, Kim TK, Oh SK, Lee SJ, Yang HS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):140-145.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.140
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the usefulness of ultrasonography for lumbar anatomical structure measurement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From January 2011 to April 2011, 41 patients (22 males,...
Prediction of Early Postoperative Infection after Arthroplasty Using the C-Reactive Protein Level

Suh YS, Choi HS, Nho JH, Won SH, Choi JW, Lee JC, Park JS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):133-139.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.133
PURPOSE: C-reactive protein (CRP) has been shown to be useful in the diagnosis of periprosthetic infection. This study analyzed the serial CRP measurements in patients with acute postoperative infection by...
Delayed Soft Tissue Coverage after Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Open Fractures of Lower Extremities

Park KC, Kim HS, Oh JH, Choi SS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):125-132.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.125
PURPOSE: To evaluate the delayed soft tissue coverage after previous negative wound therapy in treating wounds associated with open lower extremity fracture. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between June 2007 and February 2011,...
Analysis of Factors That Affect the Outcome of Skin Grafts

An KC, Choi JS, Kim JH, Kim DM

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):119-124.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.119
PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate factors that affect the successful outcome of skin grafts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One-hundred and one patients undergoing split-thickness skin grafts were reviewed between March 2000...
Recovery of Muscle Power Following Early Weight-Bearing and Ankle Exercise after Surgical Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture

Jun AY, Hwang BG, Cha SH, Kim DY, Kim HN, Park YW, Lee SS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):111-118.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.111
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical results of early functional treatment after surgical repair of acute Achilles tendon rupture and to evaluate the isokinetic and...
Comparison of Closing-Wedge and Opening-Wedge High Tibial Osteotomies

Cho SH, Hwang SC, Sohn KM, Kim HK

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):104-110.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.104
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to compare the clinical results and radiologic changes of closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy (CW HTO) and opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy (OW HTO). MATERIALS AND...
Arthroscopically Assisted Reduction and Internal Fixation of Intra-Articular Fractures of Tibial Plateau

Suh JT, Ahn JM, Kim TW, Cho HM

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):96-103.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.96
PURPOSE: To evaluate clinical and radiological results of arthroscopically assisted reduction and internal fixation of intra-articular fractures of the tibial plateau. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between July 2003 and June 2009, we...
The Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism in Korean Patients with Total Knee Replacement Arthroplasty

Lee JK, Chung KS, Baek SW, Choi CH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):86-95.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.86
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effects and problems of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis with a reduced dosage and administration period in Korean total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analyzed...
Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty with Cementless Femoral Stem for Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures

Lee JM, Nam HT, Lee SH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2012 Apr;47(2):79-85.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2012.47.2.79
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of bipolar hemiarthroplasty using a cementless femoral stem for treating unstable intertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This...

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