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Korean epidemiology and trends in hip joint replacements

Yoon JY, Moon JK, Kim CH, Lee S, Yoon PW

This study aimed to analyze the epidemiologic characteristics of patients who underwent hip arthroplasty using the Korean nationwide database and investigate the recent trends in implant fixation methods and bearing...
National Trends of Meniscectomy and Meniscus Repair in Korea

Chung KS, Ha JK, Kim YS, Kim JH, Ra HJ, Kong DH, Wang PW, Choi CH, Kim JG

BACKGROUND: Meniscus surgeries are frequently performed in orthopaedics. However, their current status is not well known in many countries, including Korea. This study aimed to investigate the national trends of...
Effect of Preoperative Bisphosphonate Treatment on Fracture Healing after Internal Fixation Treatment of Intertrochanteric Femoral Fractures

Lim EJ, Kim JT, Kim CH, Kim JW, Chang JS, Yoon PW

PURPOSE: There are concerns that administration of bisphosphonate (BP) can substantially suppress bone turnover, potentially interfering with fracture healing. We investigated the effects of preoperative BP administration before internal fixation...
Late Reoperation Following Ligation of the Left Main Coronary Artery in a Patient with Infective Endocarditis

Yoon DW, Lee SO, Park PW

We report the case of a female patient who underwent late reoperation following endocarditis surgery. The patient first underwent surgery at 22 years of age for endocarditis with aortic and...
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Encephalitis after Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Park IW, Kim YB, Chung PW, Moon HS, Suh BC, Yoon WT, Namgung DW, Kim HJ, Kim YK, Park SH

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis has clinical features of psychiatric symptoms, loss of memory, seizure, dyskinesia and autonomic dysfunction. While Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis was initially reported in young women with ovarian...
Severe Right Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis Mimicking Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia

Namgung DW, Kim YB, Chung PW, Moon HS, Suh BC, Yoon WT, Son WH, Kim HJ, Park IW

Many kinds of degenerative, psychiatric, and cerebrovascular diseases can mimic behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. We present a 73-year-old woman who presented with apathy, inappropriate social behavior, and persecutory delusion. A...
The Ross Procedure in Pediatric Patients: A 20-Year Experience of Ross Procedure in a Single Institution

Yoon DW, Yang JH, Jun TG, Park PW

BACKGROUND: The Ross/Ross-Konno procedure is considered a good option for irreparable aortic valve disease in pediatric patients because of its hemodynamic performance and potential for growth of the pulmonary autograft....
Spontaneous Thrombosis of Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysm Presenting as Cerebellar Infarction

Kim HJ, Chung PW, Kim YB, Moon HS, Suh BC, Yoon WT, Namgung DW, Park IW

Ischemic stroke caused by spontaneous thrombosis of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) aneurysm has been rarely reported. A 52-year-old man presented with sudden headache, dizziness, and gait disturbance. Diffusion-weighted MRI...
Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome

Kim CH, Park JI, Choi YH, Yoon PW

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) results from abnormal anatomic relationship between acetabulum and femoral head-neck junction, which causes secondary chondrolabral injury. FAI is the common cause of hip joint pain in young...
The Epidemiology and National Trends of Bearing Surface Usage in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty in Korea

Yoon PW, Yoo JJ, Kim Y, Yoo S, Lee S, Kim HJ

BACKGROUND: We analyzed the data for primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) in the Korean nationwide database to assess (1) the epidemiology and national trends of bearing surface usage in THAs...
Perioperative Pain Management in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Korean Hip Society Guidelines

Min BW, Kim Y, Cho HM, Park KS, Yoon PW, Nho JH, Kim SM, Lee KJ, Moon KH

Effective perioperative pain management techniques and accelerated rehabilitation programs can improve health-related quality of life and functional status of patients after total hip arthroplasty. Traditionally, postoperative analgesia following arthroplasty was...
Cobalt Intoxication Heart Failure after Revision Total Hip Replacement for Ceramic Head Fracture: A Case Report

Kim CH, Choi YH, Jeong MY, Chang JS, Yoon PW

In 1960s, toxic heart failure due to cobalt poisoning was firstly reported from Canadian industrial worker. Following development of bearing materials in hip arthroplasties, using cobalt-chrome alloy in bearing surface,...
Venous Thromboembolism Following Hip and Knee Replacement Arthroplasty in Korea: A Nationwide Study Based on Claims Registry

Lee S, Hwang JI, Kim Y, Yoon PW, Ahn J, Yoo JJ

The aim of this study was to examine the incidence and trends of clinically relevant venous thromboembolism (VTE) including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) after hip and...
Aspergillus Septic Arthritis of the Hip in an Immunocompetent Middle-aged Female with Undiagnosed Recurrent Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Yoon PW, Song JH, Yoon KS, Chang JS, Kim HJ, Rhyu KH

We present a case of Aspergillus septic hip arthritis in an immunocompetent patient with undiagnosed recurrent pulmonary aspergillosis who underwent arthroscopic surgery. Biopsy specimens of synovium revealed fungal hyphae, confirming...
The Usefulness of Proximal Radial Motor Conduction in Acute Compressive Radial Neuropathy

Kim KH, Park KD, Chung PW, Moon HS, Kim YB, Yoon WT, Park HJ, Suh BC

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to determine diagnostic and prognostic values of proximal radial motor conduction in acute compressive radial neuropathy. METHODS: Thirty-nine consecutive cases of acute...
Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Behavioral Recovery during Early Stage of Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats

Yoon KJ, Lee YT, Chung PW, Lee YK, Kim DY, Chun MH

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a promising technique that modulates neural networks. However, there were few studies evaluating the effects of rTMS in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Herein, we...
Characteristics and Trends of Published Adult Hip Research over the Last Decade

Kwak HS, Yoon PW, Park MS, Yoo JJ, Kim HJ

PURPOSE: We designed this study to demonstrate recent trends in the proportion of adult hip research in orthopedics, to identify countries leading the adult hip research, and to evaluate the...
Arthroscopic Treatment for External Snapping Hip

Yoon JY, Kwak HS, Yoon KS, Chang JS, Yoon PW

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of arthroscopic treatment for recalcitrant external snapping hip. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between September 2011 and June 2013, we evaluated...
Epidemiology of Hip Replacements in Korea from 2007 to 2011

Yoon PW, Lee YK, Ahn J, Jang EJ, Kim Y, Kwak HS, Yoon KS, Kim HJ, Yoo JJ

We analyzed national data collected by the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service in Korea from 2007 to 2011; 1) to document procedural numbers and procedural rate of bipolar hemiarthroplasty...
Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Femoral Head in Elderly People

Yoon PW, Kwak HS, Yoo JJ, Yoon KS, Kim HJ

We evaluated the clinical course of subchondral insufficiency fracture of the femoral head (SIFFH) and its characteristic findings with special regard to joint space narrowing (JSN). Thirty-one cases of SIFFH...

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