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The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology
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The Society of Korean Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Volume 28, Issue 4 - Nov 2015
Volume 28, Issue 3 - Aug 2015
Volume 28, Issue 2 - May 2015
Volume 28, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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Investigation of the 61 Cases with Korean Medical Therapy (KMT) after in Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Bae, Sang-Jin ; Jung, So-Youn ; Lee, Sang-He ; Kim, Hyung-Jun ; Lee, Dong-Nyun ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 1~10
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.001
Objectives : This study was performed to investigate the efficacy of Korean Medical Therapy (KMT) for patients undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Methods : We analysed clinical data of 61 patients who visited for KMT after IVF from January 2013 to December 2013. Results : 1. Above 2years (63.9%) was the most prevalent duration of infertility. 2. The mean age of patients was 36.0 years old. The most prevalent age was 31~35 (45.9%) and 36~49 (27.9%) was next. 3. Anjonicheon-tang was the most prevalent KMT prescription, followed by Sutae-hwan, Jogyeongjongok-tang . 4. Twenty seven patients (44.3%) succeeded in pregnancy. And twenty patients (32.8%) succeeded in delivery. 5. The average duration of KMT was 73.8 days. Pregnancy success group was treated for 78.1 days, and pregnancy fail group was treated for 57.0 days. As a result, pregnancy success group was more treated than pregnancy fail group by 21.1 days in KMT. Conclusions This study suggested that KMT affects improvement of the clinical pregnancy and delivery rate in IVF.
A Study on the Correlation between of Bone Mineral Density and Cold Hypersensitivity of Hands
Lee, Dong-Nyung ; Lee, Jeong-Im ; Go, Ho-Yeon ; Kim, Hyung-Jun ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 11~20
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.011
Objectives The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between cold hypersensitivity and bone mineral density. Methods 28 outpatients who visited OO University Oriental Hospital from July 11th, 2013 to August 28th, 2013 were analyzed. Patients were subjected to thermometer, and those with thermal difference greater than 0.3 ℃ between upper arm and palm and also with more than VAS 4 of cold hypersensitivity were diagnosed with cold sensitivity. Lumba spine (L2-4) and heel bone measurement were obtained on dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) and Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT). Results 1. There was statistically significant correlation between T-score of DEXA and body weight (0.522), BMI (0.643), OSTA (Osteoporosis elf-assesment Tool for Asians, 0.579), BMI, T-score and Z-score of QCT. OSTA and T-score of QCT (0.521) also had statistically significance. 2. There was no statistically significant correlation between body fat, abdominal obesity rate, degree of cold hypersensitivity, upper arm and palm`s temperature difference, palm temperature, height and Z-score, T-score of QCT or T-sore of DEXA. Conclusions Bone mineral density was lower in women who had cold hypersensitivity of hand and feet. But there was no statistically significant correlation between bone mineral density and degree of cold hypersensitivity, upper arm and palm’s temperature difference.
A Pilot Study on Pulse Energy Measured by 3D Blood Pressure Pulse Analyzer in Women with Mild Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Bae, Ju-Eun ; Yoon, Young-Jin ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 21~30
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.021
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of the pulse energy in women who complained mild hyperemesis gravidarum. Methods : We analyzed the values of pulse energy on 14 patients who suffered mild hyperemesis gravidarum. The patients’ symptoms were assessed by PUQE (Pregnancy-Unique Quantification of Emesis scale). Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS 18.0 for window program, one way ANOVA, pearson correlation coefficient. Results : The results were as follows. 1. There were no statistically significant pulse energy differences. 2. The Chon pulse energy showed negative correlations with each Kwan and Cheok. 3. PUQE score showed positive correlations with right Chon pulse energy and negative correlations with right Kwan pulse energy. Conclusions : The result suggested that PUQE score changes be positive related with spleen pulse energy and negative related with lung pulse energy.
A Study on the Relationship between Primary Dysmenorrhea and Pulse Energy Measured by 3D Blood Pressure Pulse Analyzer
Lee, Ji-Yeon ; Yoon, Young-Jin ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 31~45
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.031
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea and pulse energy of Chon, Gwan and Cheok. Methods The subjects of this study who had certain range of dysmenorrhea symptom. The degree of dysmenorrhea were assessed by Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Multidimensional Verbal Rating Scale (MVRS), Cox Menstrual Symptom Scale (CMSS) and measured by 3D Blood Pressure Pulse Analyzer(3D-MAC) tests at menstruation start date. Data analysis included descriptive statistics and multiple linear regression using the SPSS/WIN 18.0 program. Results : The induced results are as follows;The induced results are as follows 1. There were no significant relationship between the pulse energy and the sum values of VAS, MVRS and checking part of severity of CMSS. 2. The frequency domain of CMSS were significantly associated with pulse energy. 3. In linear regression models, the model of Left Chon had the especially highest value of explanatory power. (R
A Study on the Correlation of Heart Rate Variability and Coldness of Hands
Nam, Eun-Young ; Yoo, Su-Jeoung ; Kim, Hyung-Jun ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 46~56
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.046
Objectives : Cold hypersensitivity has been regarded to be associated with Autonomic Nervous System (ANS). This study aims to investigate the indicator of cold hypersensitivity of hands and evaluate the correlation between indicator of coldness of hands and Heart Rate Variability (HRV). Methods : We studied 55 patients with cold hypersensitivity of hands who visited in SeMyung University Hospital from 17 August 2015 to 21 August 2015. Thermometer and VAS scale were used for the diagnosis of cold hypersensitivity. After careful examination to rule out other disease which may affect thermometer and HRV data, patients were taken thermometer, those with thermal difference between upper arm (L4) and palm(P8), also asked to answer a VAS scale of cold hypersensitivity of hands, VAS more than 4 were enrolled for evaluation. Results : There was significant correlation between L4-P8 temperature difference and VAS score of cold hypersensitivity. In HRV data, normalized high frequency (HF normal) was significantly correlated with L4-P8 temperature difference, which was objective indicator of cold hypersensitivity of hands. Conclusions : L4-P8 temperature difference using thermometer is objective indicator of cold hypersensitivity, based on VAS scale. Cold hypersensitivity is highly related with ANS, regulating body heat and temperature. HRV is considered to be widely used in cold hypersensitivity in hands for evaluation of ANS.
A Study on the Relationship between Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI), Kupperman’s Index (KI) and Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) of Postmenopausal Women
An, Ddeul-E-Bom ; Kim, Dong-Chul ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 57~64
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.057
Objectives : To study correlation between Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging, Kupperman’s Index (KI) and Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) of Postmenopausal Women Methods : We analyzed 114 patients visiting Pohang Oriental Hospital from 1
January 2014 to 30
September 2015. The evaluating indexed of this trial were Age, DITI, KI, MRS. Temperature and different of temperature, such as In-dang (HN3), dan-Jung (CV17), gwan-won (CV4), hyup-back (LU4), no-gung (PC8), bock-to (ST31), and tae-chung (LR3). Results : Age was no correlation with DITI, KI, and MRS. There were positive correlation with KI and MRS significantly. DITI was not correlated with Age, KI and MRS, while ⊿T1 (LU4-PC8) was correlated with ⊿T2 (ST31-LR3) and ⊿T3 (CV17-CV4). Conclusions : There were non-significant correlation between DITI and Menopausal scale, but significant correlation in DITI themselves, Menopausal themselves. The More studies ar needed for the more accurate oriental medical diagnosis
A Case Report on Pregnancy-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Worsened after Birth by Korean Medicine
Im, Ji-Yeong ; Han, Kuk-In ; Lee, Eun-Hee ; Lee, Ah-Yeong ; Kim, Jong-Uk ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 65~76
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.065
Objectives : This study is to report the effect of Korean medical treatment on a patient suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurred in pregnancy and worsened after birth. Methods : We treated the patient diagnosed as carpal tunnel syndrome by Korean medical treatment such as acupuncture, pharmacopuncture and herbal medicine at ⃝⃝Hospital of Korean Medicine from July 31th 2015 to August 6th 2015. And we evaluated changes of symptoms by Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Tinel sign, Phalen’s test, and Digital Infrared Thermographic Imaging (DITI). Results : 1. Through Korean medical treatment, postpartum carpal tunnel syndrome was significantly improved. VAS was decreased from 4 to 2, Phalen’s test was manifested from 10 seconds to 26 seconds and Tinel sign was changed from positive to negative. 2. We compared the gap of temperature between palm and forearm before and after Korean medical treatment through DITI. The temperature on the right side was changed from 0.74℃ to 1.01℃ and the left one from 0.63℃ to 1.01℃. Conclusions : This case report shows that Korean medical treatment is useful to treat pregnancy-related carpal tunnel syndrome worsened after birth.
A Case Report of Bell’s Palsy during Early Puerperium
Yoon, Soo-Hyeon ; Lee, Ji-Yeon ; Lee, In-Seon ; Cho, Hye-sook ; Jeon, Soo-Hyung ; Jeong, Jong-Hun ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 77~87
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.077
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the effect of traditional Korean medicine therapy on Bell’s palsy during early puerperium. Methods : The patient who had Bell’s palsy during early puerperium were treated with traditional Korean medicine such as Gunggwijohyeol-eum, Saenghwa-tang, Gunggwijohyeol-eumhabBulsu-san and Sasang constitution medicine. The progresses of symptoms were evaluated by House-Brackmann facial nerve grading system and Numeric Rating System (NRS). Results : After treatment, the patient’s symptoms of Bell’s palsy and puerperium were improved. Conclusions : This case study shows that the postpartum care in traditional Korean medicine therapy and Sasang constitution medicine is effective for the patient who had Bell’s palsy during early puerperium.
Case Report of a Pelvic Pain Patient with Pubic Fracture Caused by Traffic Accident
Lee, Ji-Hyun ; Song, Mi-Hwa ; Choi, Chang-Min ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 88~96
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.088
Objectives : This study is to report the effectiveness of Korean medical treatment in case of pubic fracture with pelvic pain. Methods : Pubic fracture patient with pelvic pain was treated by Gamigunggwui-tang and acupuncture. This study was evaluated by VAS (visual analogue scale) and radiography. Results : After treatment, VAS of pain decreased and radiography image showed that fracture is healing. Conclusions : We could prove Korean medical treatment is effective for recovery of pubic fracture and pelvic pain.
Treatment of Female Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris Patients: Three Case Reports
Yang, Ji-Eun ; Lee, Ki-Hoon ; Chang, Gyu-Tae ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 97~105
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.097
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to present three case reports on the treatments of pustulosis palmaris et plantaris patients. Methods : We administered herbal medicine to three patients who had pustulosis palmaris et plantaris and evaluated the results by Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI). Results : After the treatment all three patients showed improvements in PASI. PASI of patient 1 changed from 3.6 to 0.8; patient 2 from 4.2 to 0.8; patient 3 from 5.6 to 0.4. Conclusions : The results suggest that herbal medicine can be an effective treatment for female pustulosis palmaris et plantaris patients.
A Case Report of Endometriosis Patient: Evaluated by Total Symptom Distress and Short-From Endometriosis Health Profile Questionnaire
Kim, Se-Hwa ; Hwang, Deok-Sang ; Lee, Jin-Moo ; Lee, Kyung-Sub ; Lee, Chang-Hoon ; Jang, Jun-Bock ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 106~117
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.106
Objectives : This study is to report the clinical effect of oriental medicine on a patient suffering from endometriosis with chronic pelvic pain and other accompanied various symptoms. Methods : The 32 years old patient had suffered from endometriosis symptoms including pelvic pain, menstrual cramping, disuresia, and other pains over 8 years. The patient received herbal medication, acupuncture, abdominal moxibustion during 5 months of outpatient treatment. The clinical effects were evaluated through TSD (Total Symptom Distress) and EHP-5 (Short-From Endometriosis Health Profile Questionnaire). Results : The various clinical symptoms were improved during the treatment. The TSD and EHP-5 score also noticeably reduced. Conclusions : This case study showed that oriental medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion treatment appeared to effectively reduce various symptom of endometriosis.
A Case Report of a Triplets Pregnant patient by in Vitro Fertilization with Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Kim, Jung-Ah ; Kim, Dong-Chul ;
The Journal of Oriental Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 28, issue 4, 2015, Pages 118~125
DOI : 10.15204/jkobgy.2015.28.4.118
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the effects of herbal medicine and acupuncture on a triplets pregnant patient with hyperemesis gravidarum. Methods : A patient who was pregnant with triplets by in vitro fertilization (IVF) with hyperemesis gravidarum received treatment as an inpatient by herbal medicne and acupuncture. We evaluated the results of treatment by change of symptoms and visual analogue scale (VAS) about nausea. Results : After treatment, almost symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum were improved. Vomiting and VAS of nausea were reduced and intaking was increased as treatment. Conclusions : This study suggests that Korean medicine mainly herbal medicine and acupuncture is effective on a triplets pregnant patient by IVF with hyperemesis gravidarum.