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Munchausen Syndrome in Orthopedics

Shim DM, Woo YH, Kim CS, Jang BJ, Park JS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):76-79.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.76
Munchausen syndrome is a rare factitious disorder in which a person repeatedly and deliberately acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness when he or she...
Pseudoaneurysm after Knee Arthroscopic Synovectomy in a Septic Arthritis Patient

Lee SJ, Sohn OJ, Ryu SM, Na H, Yun WS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):71-75.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.71
Arthroscopic synovectomy is a widely-used method to treat septic knee arthritis. To date, many authors have reported minimal complications related to arthroscopic treatment, especially vascular injuries. A three-dimensional computed tomography...
Conservative Treatment of Physeal Bar after Triradiate Cartilage Injury

Cha YH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):66-70.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.66
We report a patient who experienced no function problems during the 5-year follow-up after a conservative treatment for minimally displaced acetabular fracture that developed as a result of the formation...
Diagnosis and Treatment of Bizarre Parosteal Osteochondromatous Proliferation

Shin DS, Yang HS, Na HD, Ryu SM

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):58-65.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.58
PURPOSE: There have been a few reports of bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation (BPOP) in Korea to date. The purpose of this study was to investigate the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and...
Clear Cell Chondrosarcoma Mimicking Benign Bone Tumors

Kong CB, Lee SY, Song WS, Cho WH, Koh JS, Jeon DG

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):51-57.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.51
PURPOSE: Clear cell chondrosarcoma may have a benign appearance even on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Hence, it can be confused with benign bone tumors, such as a giant cell...
The Clinical Results after Posterior Ligaments Preserving Fenestration in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Port-Hole Decompression

Song WS, Na HY, Son EY, Choe S, Lee JH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):44-50.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.44
PURPOSE: To describe the technical skills and to estimate the clinical outcomes of port-hole decompression preserving the posterior ligaments during lumbar spinal stenosis surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between March 2014 and...
A Follow-Up Study of Rotator Cuff Tear Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Won JS, Lee WS, Park JH, Ko SN, Seo IW

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):38-43.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.38
PURPOSE: Rotator cuff disease (RCD) is a common cause of shoulder pain. However little is known about the progression of RCD during conservative management. This study aimed to identify the...
The Effect of Screw Apophysiodesis of Greater Trochanter in Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

Kim SS, Kim HJ, Jung SY, Im CS, Kim DR

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):29-37.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.29
PURPOSE: To evaluate the interstitial and appositional growth of greater trochanter post-screw apophysiodesis in Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCP) disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 17 patients, who were diagnosed with LCP and...
Etiology and Management of Nonunion

Park KH, Kim JW, Oh CW

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):19-28.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.19
Nonunion is caused by various factors related to fracture characteristics, patient characteristics, treatment, and infection. Aseptic nonunion, is divided into three categories in accordance with the biological activity of the...
The Current Concepts in the Management of Open Fractures

Park KC, Song YS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):9-18.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.9
Open fractures require infection prevention, injured soft tissue management, and fracture fixation. Moreover, it should be treated according to the emergency surgery. The main goals of treatment are life preservation,...
Management of Polytrauma

Kim JJ, Kim KH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2018 Feb;53(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2018.53.1.1
To optimize results for polytrauma patients, prompt evacuation and early management are critical. These patients also require a multidisciplinary team effort, involving multiple departments, as they are likely to have...

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