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The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Volume 23, Issue 4 - Nov 2010
Volume 23, Issue 3 - Aug 2010
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Volume 23, Issue 1 - Feb 2010
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Experimental Studies on Antimetastatic and Immunomodulating Effects of Ulmus davidiana
Kim, Heung-Soo ; Cho, Jung-Honn ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 1~11
Purpose: This study was designed to investigate the antimetastatic and immunomodulating effects of extracts of Ulmus davidiana extracts(U. D. Ex.). Methods: Antimetastatic experiments were conducted in vitro and in vivo by using colon 26-M3.1 carcinoma, L5178Y-R lymphoma cell and Hela cell. To observe the immunomodulating effects of U. D. Ex., we measured IL-6, IL-10, IL-12 and TNF-
from peritoneal macrophages. And we evaluated the activation of NK cell by using anti-asialo-GM1 serum. Results: We found that the administration of U. D. Ex. significantly inhibited tumor metastasis in vivo. In vitro cytotoxicity analysis, cell growth are closer to 100% in case of Colon 26-M3.1 carcinoma, L5178Y-R lymphoma cell and Hela cell at low concentration. In case of macrophage, cell proliferation is closer to 100% less than
of U. D. Ex.. The level of cytokine such as IL-6, IL-10, IL-12 which stimulates U. D. Ex. was increased in dose-dependent manner compared to the control group. In case of TNF-
, the level was increased at concentration of
. The depletion of NK cells by anti-asialo GM1 serum partly abolished the inhibitory effect of U. D. Ex. on tumor metastasis. Conclusion: Ulmus davidiana appears to have considerable activity on the anti-metastasis by activation the immune system.
Effect on Factors Related Lactation after Administration of Palmul-tang
Song, Yun-Hui ; Kim, Tae-Hee ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 12~29
Purpose: This study was conducted to investigate the effect on factors related lactation after administration of Palmul-tang in postpartum C57BL/6N mice. Materials and Methods: Experimental groups were divided into control group post-par group and pre-par group. Pre-par and post-par group were administered Palmul-tang(p.o) twice a week for 4 weeks or 3 weeks respectively. Control group was administered normal saline for 3 weeks. Then we observed morphological change, immunohistochemical density and milk protein gene expression of factors related lactation within mammary gland of postpartum mice. Results: In post-par and pre-par groups, adipose tissue within mammary gland significantly decreased, and ductal branch and alveoli prominently developed than that of control group at 1~3 weeks after administraion of Palmul-tang. In post-par and pre-par groups, density of immunoreactivity on oxytocin, prolactin, estrogen and progesterone receptors in mammary glandular tissue significantly increased than that of control group. mRNA expression of
-casein and placental lactogen (PL)-1 in post-par group was more increased than that of control and pre-par groups. Conclusion: These results suggest that Palmul-tang significantly improved factors related lactation at postpartum period.
Effect of Herbal Decoction for Sitz Bath on Dermoepidermal Recovery to Wound Tissue in Rats
Kwon, Su-Kyung ; Choi, Min-Sun ; Yoon, Sang-Ho ; Kim, Dong-Il ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 30~41
Purpose: This study was to observe the effect of "herbal decoction for sitz bath" on dermoepidermal recovery to wound tissue in rat's skin. Methods: The samples were assigned to 3 groups: control group : without any treatment, positive control group : potarose 10% solution, experiment group : herbal decoction for sitz bath. We made the open wound of
size that cut deep into the dermis. Treating the open wound for 17 days, we observed the size of the wound diminishing. On 17th days, the cell viability was measured by MTT assay. The effect anti-inflammatory and dermoepidermal recovery were examined by H&E staining, immunohystochemical staining for MIP-2, FGF. Results: The experiment group showed more recovery from the open wound comparing the control group and the positive control group on 10th days after wounding. But there was not remarkable difference between the experiment and positive control group after 17th days post-wounding. The number of MIP-2 positive reacted cell were significantly decreased and that of FGF positive reacted cell were significantly increased than positive control group at 17th days. Conclusion: According to these results, we finally concluded that "herbal decoction for sitz bath" could be effective in recovery to wound tissue.
Methodologic Lessons Learned from Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Peri- and Postmenopausal Women
Kim, Kun-Hyung ; Kim, Dong-Il ; Hwang, Deok-Sang ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Kim, Hyung-Jun ; Yoon, Hyun-Min ; Jung, Hee-Jung ; Kang, Kyung-Won ; Lee, Myeong-Soo ; Choi, Sun-Mi ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 42~52
Purpose: This report aims to administer methodologic issues around recently conducted multicenter study for evaluating the effects of acupuncture on menopusal hot flashes and discuss practical issues for further implementation of acupuncture clinical trial for hot flashes. Methods: Study process were mentioned, and issues related to avoiding risk of bias, designing appropriate control group, optimal outcome measurement, potential different effects of menopausal status on study outcomes, and suggestions for developing future clinical trials are discussed. Results: Shortcomings of our multicenter study include lack of allocation concealment and assessor blinding, subjective outcome measurement, short-term follow-up, and fixed acupuncture regimen despite pragmatic purpose of this study. Improving trial design, using objective or validated outcomes, assessing long-term effects of acupuncture, and individualizing acupuncture regimen are needed in future clinical trials. Conclusion: We expect these practical discussions to enable researchers to plan and develop future well-designed clinical trials for evaluating the effects of acupuncture on hot flashes or other women's health issues.
A Study about Correlation between Hot Flush and Pulse Wave Velocity(PWV)/Ankle-Brachial Index(ABI) in the Climacteric Women
Kim, Eun-Gyung ; Hwang, Deok-Sang ; Cho, Jung-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 53~64
Purpose: This study was performed to observe the correlation between Hot flush and pulse wave velocity(PWV), ankle brachial index(ABI) in the Climacteric women. Methods: We studied 63 climacteric women visiting OO hospital from 8th January 2007 to 22nd April 2009. The subjects were categorized in two groups, the hot flush group(37) and normal group(26). For the study, the subjects were selected by excluding the patients who receive treatment affect hot flush or have disease affect arterial states. We assessed PWV and ABI of two groups by Oscillometric method using VS-1000(Form PWV/ABI; Fukuda Denshi, Co., Ltd., Japan). From these results, we studied the correlation between hot flush and PWV/ABI by Wilcoxon Mann Whitney Test. Results: 1. It is shown that hot flush group was no significant correlation with normal group. There is no significant factor among R-PWV, L-PWV, R-ABI, L-ABI. However, L-ABI have shown relatively higher correlation with comparison to the other factors.(p-value<0.05) 2. R-PWV, L-PWV significantly increased in menopause group than in premenopause group though there is no relation to the hot flush. (p-value<0.01) Conclusion: Though the results showed no correlations between Hot flush and PWV/ABI in the Climacteric women, L-ABI showed relatively higher correlation with hot flush than others. R-PWV, L-PWV showed significant correlation between premenopause and menopause.
Review of Experimental Study on Antioxidant in Oriental Medicine - Within Oriental Medicine Journal since 2007 in Korea -
Jung, Jae-Joong ; Yoon, Sung-Hyeun ; Kim, Dong-Il ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 65~71
Purpose: To suggest for the following experimental study of antioxidant by reviewing recent oriental medicine journals that have been published since 2007 in Korea. Methods: We investigated various types of studies in relation to antioxidant through 79 articles that have been published from 2007 to 2009 in recent oriental medicine journals were registered National Research Foundation of Korea. Results: In this study, most of studies performed using herbs or medicinal plant for medical disorder such as liver, Cardiac & Vascular, Diabetes Mellitus etc. Most of these herbs have positive effects against oxidative stress and free radicals. Conclusion: This result will provide useful information of field of Oriental medicine for the development of new anti-oxidative prescriptions or antioxidant. We will have to carry out comparative study between each herbs or each extract method.
A Study on Socioeconomic Costs of Menopausal Syndrome Treated with Oriental Medicine
Kang, Jung-Ah ; Cho, Han-Baek ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 72~82
Purpose: This study was conducted to estimate the annual socioeconomic costs of menopausal syndrome treated with oriental medicine in Korea 2008. Methods: Study subjects selected were patients aged 40 years or older who had national health insurance(NHI) claims record with menopausal syndrome(KCDO codes: K04, K04.0, K04.2, K04.3, K04.4) for oriental medicine treatment in 2008. Direct medical cost of oriental medicine treatment for menopausal syndrome were measured from NHI claims records. Direct non-medical costs were estimated as transportation costs incurred when visiting hospitals. Indirect costs were defined as patients' productivity loss associated with office visits or hospitalization. Also, the costs of unpaid-household chores were calculated. Results: The total cost for the oriental medicine treatment of menopausal syndrome in the nation was estimated to be 743,091,219 Korean won(KRW) which included direct costs at 442,971,637 KRW and indirect costs at 300,119,583 KRW. Conclusion: This study provides an important perspective of socioecnomic influence due to menopausal syndrome treated with oriental medicine. And this results can be used as elementary data for menopausal syndrome-related health policy of oriental medicine.
A Comparative Study on the Intake of Health Foods by Outpatients of Hospitals of Oriental Medicine and Oriental Medicine Clinic
Kim, Kyung-Sook ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Cho, Jung-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 83~96
Purpose: A survey was conducted by questionnaire to investigate outpatients' intake status of health food. Methods: The survey of visiting oriental OB&GY clinic in 4 hospitals of oriental medicine and 1 oriental medical clinic has found the status of health food intake. Results: 1. Total respondents were 339(Male: 54, Female: 264) and their average age was
. Outpatients of oriental medicine clinic were 113, outpatients of hospitals of oriental medicine were 226. 2. Among the respondents, 156(40%) persons were taking health food as of today and the proportion of health food intake by oriental medicine clinic's outpatients is higher than the proportion of outpatients of hospitals of oriental medicine. 3. There is no difference in educational background and income among the outpatients who visited the oriental medicine clinic or hospitals of oriental medicine. And the middle income group's health food intake ratio was the highest. 4. The survey showed that heath food intake ratio got higher as persons became old. 5. Among the health foods, the multi-vitamin was most frequently taken. And omega 3, Ginseng steamed red, Vitamin C, Glucosamine, Calcium m were also frequently taken. Conclusion: A study for health food intake status by clinic is indispensable to establish the standard for efficient intake of health food.
Clinical trial of Herbal Decoction for Sitz Bath on Postpartum Mother's Perineal Healing
Kim, Dong-Il ; Kwon, Su-Kyung ; Jung, Jae-Cheol ; Yoon, Sung-Hyeun ; Jung, Jae-Joong ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 97~107
Purpose: This study was designed to verify the effect of Herbal Decoction for Sitz Bath on postpartum mother's perineal healing. Methods: Women who had given birth vaginally and had an episiotomy were included in study. The primary outcome for study was severity of pain, discomfort, rated on a 10-cm visual analog scale from 0("no pain") to 10("worst pain ever"). As a secondary outcome, we also evaluated side effect and "feeling". Results: In clinical trial, perineal pain, perineal discomfort, after-pain were significantly low at postpartum 3th days, respectively. And mothers were satisfied with "Herbal Decoction for Sitz Bath". Conclusion: According to these results, we finally concluded that "herbal decoction for sitz bath" for perineal care could be effective in healing the perineum.
A Clinical Study of Postpartum Care in Oriental-Western Cooperative Medicine and Survey of Patients' Satisfaction
Park, Jang-Kyung ; Maeng, Yu-Sook ; Lee, Seung-Bok ; Kim, Dong-Il ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 108~123
Purpose: We analyzed the characteristics of women who gave birth at an obstetrician and those who received oriental medicine postpartum care, and investigated the level of their satisfaction to obtain fundamental data for Oriental-Western cooperative medicine treatment for postpartum care. Methods: The review was based on a 5-months' data, from August 1 through December 31, 2009. Information on age, labor record, level of education, and occupation of the patients who had received postpartum oriental-western cooperative medicine treatment was based on Electric Medical Record(EMR) of O O Oriental Medicine Hospital. The questionnaires were completed by the patients at the time of their discharge from the hospital. Results: The patients who were admitted to oriental medicine hospitals tended to be primiparae, and they were more likely to be younger women with higher education levels. The level of satisfaction on postpartum care program of oriental medicine hospitals was high. Conclusion: It is necessary to specialize the facilities, dietary formula, and staff training of oriental medicine hospitals through a survey of postpartum patients' demand and satisfaction level. In oriental-western cooperative medicine hospitals, it is needed to specialize the postpartum program for creating demand of premature delivery mothers.
Traditional Korean Medicine Management of Complications of Gynecologic Laparoscopy -A Case Report of Sciatic Neuropathy after Gynecologic Laparoscopy-
Choi, Min-Sun ; Kim, Dong-Il ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 23, issue 1, 2010, Pages 124~135
Purpose: To report the patient with sciatic neuropathy after gynecologic laparoscopy, who improved by Traditional Korean Medical treatment and to study Traditional Korean Medicine(TKM) management of complications of gynecologic laparoscopy. Methods: A patient with sciatic neuropathy after gynecologic laparoscopy was managed with herbal medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. Results: After about 2 months treatment, patient's symptoms and signs were improved. TKM management was effective in recovery of neurologic complication after gynecologic laparoscopy. Conclusion: We need to actively participate in management of complications of gynecologic laparoscopy as primary or adjuvant therapy. And more study is needed for developing Traditional Korean Medical indication of complications of Gynecologic Laparoscopy.