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The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Volume 25, Issue 4 - Nov 2012
Volume 25, Issue 3 - Aug 2012
Volume 25, Issue 2 - May 2012
Volume 25, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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Effects of Cuscutae Semen Extract on Prevention of Osteoporosis in Ovariectomized Rats
Kim, Jong-Hyun ; Kim, Ho-Seok ; Jun, Jae-Yun ; Jeong, Da-Won ; Cho, Chang-Young ; Sohn, Young-Joo ; Jung, Hyuk-Sang ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 1~11
Objectives: Osteoporosis, which occurs after menopause, is a kind of metabolic bone disorder. It develops when the bone mass begins to decrease radically, and its main symptoms are bone fracture and height-shortening. This thesis aims at what effects the Cuscutae Semen Extract(CSE) has on the prevention of osteoporosis in SD-rat that is caused by ovariectomy. Methods: The 24 female white rats, after removing their ovaries, were divided into the Normals, the Control group, and the CSE administrated group. For the next 8 weeks, distilled water to the normals and the control, and the CSE(45.9 mg/100 g) to the CSE administrated group were given in the mouths of them. After 8 weeks the rats were sacrificed. Weight, albumin, aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, total-cholesterol, triglyceride, phosphorus, calcium, tetraiodothyronine, estradiol, the weight of the femur, the amount of tibia ash, the area of trabecular bone, and the thickness of trabecular bone were measured. Results: The serum analysis shows that the calcium and phosphorous of the CSE administrated group significantly increased compared to that of the control group. Aspartate aminotransferase, alkalinephosphatase, total cholesterol, tetraiodothyronine of CSE group were decreased, but not so significant. Albumin, alanine aminotransferase, triglyceride and estradiol of the group showed the tendency to increase, but the significance wasn't admitted. Regarding the variation of bone, the femur weight and the ash content of tibia, CSE group was more increased than the control group but the significance wasn't admitted. The histological observation shows that the trabecular thickness was more increased than the control group, and trabecular area increased significantly compared to those of the control group. The number of osteoclast and osteoblast area of the CSE groups decreased significantly compared to those of the control group. Conclusions: From the result of the above study, CSE should be effective for the osteoporosis cure and precaution and deeper study through bedside and clinical demonstration is much needed from now on.
Effects of Sagunjatang-Gami on Uterine and Ovarian Function in the Ovariectomized Rat Postmenopause Model
Maeng, Yu-Sook ; Choi, Min-Sun ; Ahn, In-Suk ; Kim, Dong-Il ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 12~26
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of Sagunjatang-Gami(SGJT) on uterine and ovarian function in the ovariectomized rat postmenopause model. Methods: SGJT was administered in ovariectomized Wister albino female rats for three month. After that, uterine weight, uterine index, serum estradiol-
levels and phosphorylation of ERK or AKT, and histological analysis of uterus were measured to assess the impact on uterine and ovarian function in ovariectomized rats. In addition, phosphorylation of
, ERK, AKT by SGJT in MDA-MB-231 cells were measured. To identify safety of SGJT, the cell cytoxicity in MDA-MB-231 cells and serum GOT, GPT levels were measured in ovariectomized rats. Results: The results were as follows. 1. SGJT decreased the viability of MDA-MB-231 cells in a dose-dependent manner. 2. The level of serum GOT, GPT in SGJT-treated group showed significant decrease in comparison with control group. 3. Phosphorylation of
, ERK, AKT by SGJT in MDA-MB-231 cells were increased. 4. Uterus index in SGJT-treated group showed significant increase in comparison with control group. The level of serum estradiol-
in SGJT-treated group showed significant increase in comparison with control group. Phosphorylation of ERK or AKT by SGJT in the uterus of ovariectomized rats was increased significantly. 5. Uterus index and the level of serum estradiol-
in SGJT-treated group increased at higher rates in comparison with estrogen-treated group. Conclusions: Taken together, we suggest that SGJT has been shown to be effective in preventing postmenopausal uterine and ovarian degeneration and curing postmenopausal low estrogen related symptoms.
Correlations of Cold and Heat Pattern between Menstrual Symptoms and Whole Body Symptoms
Hwang, Jae-Ho ; Yun, Young-Jin ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 27~37
Purpose: Dysmenorrhea is mostly depending on the causative factor, which usually falls under the categories of Cold and Heat pattern in traditional Oriental medical theories and diagnosis. Thus, we investigated menstruation symptom and sign related to dysmenorrhea and verified the validity of Cold and Heat pattern identification. Methods: We investigated menstruation symptom and sign related to dysmenorrhea in total 14 gynecology-medical books including
Exemplar Of Korean Medicine (Dongui Bogam)
and whole body symptom and sign identifying Cold and Heat pattern at the same time. A survey based on this investigation was carried out targeting women of childbearing age. Results: According to 14 gynecology-medical books, polymenorrhea is relevant to Heat pattern, oligomenorrhea to Cold pattern and darkness of menstrual blood is relevant to Heat pattern. Among the total of 343 womens, 196 subjects suffered from dysmenorrhea. The number of dysmenorrhea with polymenorrhea(Heat pattern) was 6 person, with oligomenorrhea(Cold pattern) was 27 person. And the number of dysmenorrhea with darkness of menstrual blood(Heat pattern) was 39 person. As the result of checking correlations of menstrual symptom scores and whole body symptom scores, there was no significance of Cold and Heat pattern between menstrual symptoms and whole body symptoms. Conclusions: The results suggest that the period of menstrual cycle and the color of menstrual blood provides some informations of Cold and Heat pattern identification. But considering with other whole body symptom and sign is needed for more precise result.
Analysis of Factors that Can Affect the Assessment of Severity of Cold Hypersensitivity in Hands and Feet
Kim, Jin-Woo ; Park, Kyoung-Sun ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ; Lee, Jin-Moo ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 38~45
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find the factors that can affect the assessment on severity of cold hypersensitivity on hands and feet by comparing the temperature distribution among the seasons, the scan time and the laboratory temperature. Methods: We compared the temperature distribution of the arms and legs, according to the season and scan time on the basis of the results of Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging(DITI) conducted on 178 women who visited the hospital in summer and winter. We evaluated the correlation between the laboratory temperature and temperature distribution of the arms and legs. Results: The temperature distribution of the arms and legs was significantly different between summer and winter. The temperature distribution of the arms and legs was not significantly different according to the scan time. There was no significant correlation between laboratory temperature and the temperature distribution of the arms and legs in summer and winter. Conclusions: The diagnostic criteria to assess the severity of cold hypersensitivity on hands and feet need to be changed according to the season. The scan time and the small variation(
) of the laboratory temperature doesn't affect the assessment of severity of cold hypersensitivity.
A Study on The Correlation of Skin Character Between Mother and Daughter Pairs
Cho, Ga-Young ; Kim, Jee-Yeun ; Yeom, Myeong-Hun ; Cho, Jun-Chul ; Kim, Jong-Il ; Kim, Yoon-Bum ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 46~55
Objectives: It is well known that genetic factors and environmental factors play major role in aging skin. In general, son and daughter take after their parents in appearance. But comparability of skin properties in Korean family has not been well estimated. So we evaluated the correlation of skin properties in Korean mother-daughter pairs. Methods: 10 couples of mother and daughter pair(n=20) participate in this study. Mothers and daughters were aged
years, respectively. Skin moisture, sebum, skin color and elasticity is measured using non-invasive method : Corneometer CM825, Sebumeter(MPA580), Mexameter MX18, Cutometer MPA580. Statistical analysis program we used is Minitab 14 Korea. Results: The Skin moisture of mother group was significantly higher than daughter group. And skin elasticity(R2) of the daughter group was significantly higher than mother group. In the results of correlation analysis between mother and daughter pairs, skin elasticity(R2) had high positive correlation(r=0.729, p=0.026). But skin moisture, sebum, melanin index, erythema index and skin elasticity(R5) did not be confirmed a significant correlation. Conclusions: Skin elasticity(R2) is the only factor that showed high positive correlation significantly in mother and daughter pairs. Mother and daughter share the genetic factors and environmental factors that influence skin aging. So, mother's aging pattern will be a good guide for anti-aging of daughters.
A Study on Heart Rate Variability(HRV) of Women with Fibroadenoma
Ahn, Ji-Yoon ; Choi, Seok-Young ; Lee, Mi-Joo ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 56~65
Purpose: This study aims to analyze Heart Rate Variability(HRV) in women with fibroadenoma compared with non-fibroadenoma women. Methods: We studied 82 patients visiting Kang-Nam Kyung-Hee Korean Hospital Medical Examination Center from January, 2010 to November, 2011. The subjects were categorized in two groups, fibroadenoma group(n=16) and non-fibroadenoma group (n=66). We investigated the difference of HRV between two groups. Results: The square root of the mean squared difference of successive NNs (RMSSD) in fibroadenoma group is significantly lower than non-fibroadenoma group. LF/HF ratio in fibroadenoma group is significantly higher than non-fibroadenoma group. There was no significant difference in low frequency(LF) and high frequency (HF). However, normalized LF in fibroadenoma group is significantly higher than non-fibroadenoma group. In addition, normalized HF in fibroadenoma group is significantly lower than non-fibroadenoma group. Conclusions: Fibroadenoma group is related to autonomic nerve imbalances that is assumed by psychological problems.
Investigation of Clinical Research of Acupuncture Treatment on Hyperemesis Gravidarum in Medline
Kim, Eun-Gyung ; Hwang, Deok-Sang ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bok ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 66~80
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine acupuncture treatment suggested on the papers of hyperemesis gravidarum(HG) in medicine journals and to establish the future direction. Methods: The papers which were associated with acupuncture and HG published between 2000 and 2012 in Medline were searched. Results: 14 studies met the condition. They were 13 randomized controlled trial (RCT)s and 1 clinical study. 13 studies revealed that acupuncture has efficacies in HG. 1 study was shown to have no statistically significant efficacy. 2 studies revealed that acupuncture was safe treatment, and 1 study revealed that acupuncture was reliable treatment. Conclusions: From the paper research, acupuncture treatment seems to be effective on HG. However, due to the lack sufficient research of HG, it would be necessary to fulfill further study about the period of acupuncture treatment on HG and the selection of acupoint through well-designed study and establish standard of evidence of them.
A Study on Women's Body Type and Body Temperature in Relation to Gynecologic Disorders and Dysmenorrhea
Choi, Seok-Young ; Ahn, Ji-Yoon ; Lee, Mi-Joo ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Jang, Jun-Bock ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 81~93
Objectives: A women's body type or body temperature is often thought to be associated with gynecologic disorders or dysmenorrhea. The purpose of this study is to analyse the characteristics of body type and body temperature in relation to gynecologic disorders and dysmenorrhea. Methods: We studied 40 patients visiting Kangnam Kyung-hee Medical Center from Jan. 1st, 2010 to March 31st, 2012. Body type and body temperature were compared between Gynecologic disorder group and non-Gynecologic disorder group. Body type and body temperature were compared again between Dysmenorrhea group and non-Dysmenorrhea group. SPSS 18.0 for Windows was used to analyse the data. Results: There was no statistically significance difference in body type and body temperature between Gynecologic disorder group and non-Gynecologic disorder group. Dysmenorrhea group had more developed lower body and greater temperature difference between lower abdomen and foot compared to non-Dysmenorrhea group. Conclusions: The results suggest that women with developed lower body and greater temperature difference between abdomen and lower extremity are more prone to dysmenorrhea.
Case Report of Each Example of a Female and a Male Patient Who Were Infertile and Failed in In Vitro Fertilization(IVF) Treatment
Cho, Jin-Hyong ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 94~104
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the effect of Korean medicine treatments on a female and a male patient who were infertile and failed to in vitro fertilization(IVF) treatment. Methods: The patients are a 30-year-old female who had been diagnosed with the ovulation dysfunction caused by the depression of ovarian function, and a 33-year-old male who had been diagnosed with sperm defect. The female patient alone underwent Korean medicine treatment after the eighth failure in IVF treatment and the male patient received Korean medicine treatment along with his wife after he failed in the first IVF treatment. The Korean medicine applied include herb-medicine administration, acupuncture, moxibustion, Jwa-Hun, and Du-Han-Jok-Yeol treatment. Results: Through Korean medicine treatment the female patient had succeeded in the IVF treatment and she also recovered completely from allergic rhinitis. The male patient whose wife also received Korean medicine treatment with him got his wife pregnant naturally. Conclusions: This result concludes that Korean medicine treatment is effective in infertile patients. Therefore, there needs to be more of subsequent research on infertile patients that is based on Korean medicine treatment.
A Clinical Study of Rheumatoid Arthritis after Parturition
Kim, Nam-Hoon ; Hwang, Deok-Sang ; Kim, Jin-Hwan ; Park, Seung-Hyuk ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ; Jang, Jun-Bock ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 105~112
Purpose: This study was to report the effect of Traditional Korean Medicine to Rheumatoid arthritis after parturition. Methods: A woman who complained of arthralgia, edema, sweating and chilling after parturition was enrolled in this study. We treated her by oriental treatments (herb medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion) to improve her symptoms. We checked her by symptoms and serologic test. Results: After treatments, the clinical symptoms and serologic signs improved. Conclusions: This case study shows that TKM treatment is effective for rheumatoid arthritis after parturition.
Clinical Comparative Report of Separation of Symphysis Pubis and Symptom-Giving Pelvic Girdle Relaxation after Delivery
Ban, Ji-Hye ; Lee, Eun-Hee ; Park, Ga-Young ; Park, Ji-Young ; Lee, Ah-Young ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 113~124
Objectives: This study is designed to compare clinical symptoms between Symptom-giving pelvic girdle relaxation and Separation of the pubic symphysis. And report the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Korean Treatment on two case. Methods: Two patients who delivery in one week ago had pain that located symphysis and around. Treatment was acupuncture, Placenta Herbal Acupuncture and herbal medicine. The progress of symptom and aggressiveness of pain and disability were measured by Visual Analogue Scale, McGill pain Questionnaire-short form, Oswestry Disability Index and Active Straight Leg Raise test. Results: After treatment most two patients' pain and disabilty were improved. At first case, width of symphysis pubis were increased in normal range. Conclusions: These cases shows that Traditional Korean therapy might be effective in decreasing symptoms on separation of symphysis pubis during delivery and Symptom-giving pelvic girdle relaxation.
A Case Report of Sanhupung Patient Diagnosed of Postpartum Thyroiditis
Kim, Mi-Rim ; Kim, Yoon-Sang ; Lim, Eun-Mee ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 125~133
Objectives: Postpartum thyroiditis patient's symptoms are very similar to symptoms of postpartum disease which can be called sanhupung. This study is to report the effect of herbal medicine on sanhupung patient diagnosed of postpartum thyroiditis. Methods: We treated a 32-year-old female patient who had symptoms of postpartum thyroiditis and sanhupung with Jaeumganghwa-tang and Jayumkeonbi-tang. Results: After herbal medicine treatment the symptoms of postpartum thyroiditis such as general weakness, hot flush on the palms and soles of the feet, fever pattern of malaria and symptoms of sanhupung such as arthralgia, depression, imsomnia, sweating were improved. Conclusions: This case report shows that herbal medicine can be used to treat patient with postpartum thyroiditis and Jaeumganghwa-tang, Jayumkeonbi-tang is effective for mitigating the symptoms of postpartum thyroiditis. However, patient is still in thyroxine treatment, and additional care is required.
Four Cases Report of the Female Lower Urinary Tract Infection with Oryeong-san
Jung, Eun-Hye ; Yoo, Jeong-Eun ; Choi, Kyung-Hee ; Yoo, Dong-Youl ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 134~143
Purpose: This paper aims to report the effects of Oryeong-san on lower urinary tract infection. Methods: Four women were admitted to Dunsan Oriental Hospital with chief complaint that was not supposed to be a symptom of urinary tract infection. During the admission, urine test showed pyuria with white blood cell and their chief complain also accompanied. We prescribed Oryeong-san three times a day, and then took follow-up 4 days later. Results: After treatment, symptoms of lower urinary tract infection were decreased and the results of urine test improved also. Conclusions: These cases indicate that Oryeong-san is effective in treatment of the lower urinary tract infection.
A Case Report of Conversion Disorder with Climacteric Symptoms
Kim, Ji-Eun ; Yang, Seung-Jeong ; Cho, Seong-Hee ; Yeo, Eun-Ju ; Park, Kyung-Mi ; Kim, Kyung-Ok ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 144~153
Objectives: This case is that of a woman in her late forties who was diagnosed as conversion disorder. She suffered the climacteric while being treated with conversion disorder and the respective symptoms got worse. We investigated whether Korean traditional treatment is effective in patient with conversion disorder and menopausal symptoms. Methods: The prescription of Banhabaekchulchunma-tang, Gamisoyo-san, Bunsimgieum, acupuncture therapy and moxibustion therapy were used for the treatment. Results: After treatment, the chief complaint and accompanying symptoms were reduced to 40% compared with first visit day. Conclusions: We may conclude that Korean traditional treatment is effective in patients with conversion disorder and menopausal symptoms.
A Case of Intractable Cervical Dysplasia Patient Treated with Korean Medicine for Three Months
Han, Jae-Hyun ; Kim, Sung-Su ; Seong, Shin ; Bang, Sun-Hwi ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 154~160
Objectives: This report is aimed to investigate the efficacy of Korean medicine including intravenous Cultivated Wild Ginseng(Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) Pharmacopuncture(CWGP) with intractable cervical dysplasia patient. Methods: A 49-year-old woman who was diagnosed as cervical dysplasia on Feb 2012 was treated with Korean medicine for 3 months. Korean medicine includes intravenous CWGP, acupuncture, moxibustion and herbal medicine. The effect of therapies was evaluated with human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid(HPV DNA) testing. And lower limb cold sense and genital pruritus were recorded with Visual Analogue Scale(VAS). Results: Lower limb cold sense and genital pruritus were decreased from VAS 8-9(2012.04.11.) to VAS 1-2(2012.07.10.). HPV DNA test result was changed from positive to negative. From these results, this report suggests that the Korean medicine, especially CWGP may be a useful method to treat intractable cervical dysplasia. Conclusions: This report shows that Korean medical treatments are effective on intractable cervical dysplasia.
A Case Report of HNP at L-spine during Pregnancy
Cho, Hye-Sook ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 25, issue 4, 2012, Pages 161~170
Purpose: This study was to report the effect and safety of oriental medical treament in the pregnant woman diagnosed to herniated of nucleus pulposus(HNP) at L-spine. Methods: The patient was diagnosed with HNP at L-spine during Pregnancy. She was treated by herb medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion. Their symptoms was disappeared. Results: After treatment, most symptoms decreased, VAS score changed 10 to 2, ODI changed 41 to 20. Conclusions: The oriental medical treament(herb medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion) relieves HNP at L-spine during Pregnancy.