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Acute Calcific Prevertebral Tendinitis without Differentiated by Simple X-ray

Kim JH

Calcific tendinitis of the longus colli is an inflammatory disease caused by calcium hydroxyapatite crystal deposition in the longus colli tendon of the prevertebral space. It is also known as...
Three Cases of Osteomalacia with Fractures Induced by Adefovir in Chronic Hepatitis B

Kim AR, Choi YJ, Chung YS

Adefovir dipivoxil is used antiviral agent in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection. This drug is recommended for patients infected with lamivudine-refractory hepatitis B. Many studies of low-dose...
The Fate of Injected Cement on Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

Kim JH

INTRODUCTION: Percutaneous vertebroplasty(PVP) is effective surgical method for treating osteoporotic compression fracture. But there is a few data for long term follow-up radiologic result, especially injected bone cement features. We...
Bone Mineral Density of Young Korean Women and Its Correlation with Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Nam J, Lee SR, Youm HS, Song HK, Kim JS, Jeong KA, Chung H

OBJECTIVES: The bone mineral density (BMD) of young aged women was not fully investigated because of the limited indication of BMD test. This study was to investigate mean Z-score of...
Unpredictable Spontaneous Fusion after Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty in Osteoporotic Compression Fracture

Kim JH

INTRODUCTION: We found a spontaneous fusion at adjacent vertebrae after percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) or kyphoplasty in osteoporotic compression fractures and analyze the radiologic & clinical characteristics. MATERIALS & METHODS: Between January...
Medication Persistence for Osteoporosis and Its Related Factor in Patients with Osteoporotic Compression Vertebral Fracture

Kim SS, Lim DJ, Kim JH, Kim SK, Oh SY, Suk SI

INTRODUCTION: Osteoporotic vertebral fractures, which account for the largest part of the disease has become important and common diseases. We studied persistence for osteoporosis medication and its related factor in...
Severe Osteoporosis and Advanced Severe Osteoporosis

Kim JH

The definition of severe or established osteoporosis was identified as the reduced bone density, with a T-score value below the -2.5 SD determined by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, and the...
Issues of Compliance in Osteoporosis Medication

Lee DO

For the treatment of osteoporosis, patients' compliance for medication is one of important factor for fracture prevention. Though various medications were developed for osteoporosis, still patients' compliance for the medication...

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