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Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology
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Volume 6, Issue 6 - Dec 2012
Volume 6, Issue 5 - Oct 2012
Volume 6, Issue 4 - Aug 2012
Volume 6, Issue 3 - Jun 2012
Volume 6, Issue 2 - Apr 2012
Volume 6, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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An Implementation of Obesity Management System with Individually Adapted Complex Care
Noh, Si-Cheol ; Kim, Ju-Young ; Kim, Jin-Su ; Kang, Sang-Sik ; Choi, Heung-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 83~91
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.083
The obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent. It may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems such as lifestyle disease, hypertension, and diabetes. Furthermore, it may cause the mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, hyperphagia, and so on by shrinking psychologically. So, it is regarded as the serious worldwide social problem. Recently, although there are many general obesity care methods with various approaches, these can't be the radical obesity care because of the side effects such as surgery aftereffect, drug addiction, and so on. For these reasons, a methodical approach with a consideration of individual obesity pattern is strongly demanded. In this study, complex obesity care and management system which is overcome the weakness of non-surgical obesity treatment is proposed. And the individually adapted obesity treatment system with the far-infrared therapy module, oxygen therapy module, color therapy module, and microwave therapy module was developed. The complex obesity treatment system which is proposed in this study, could improve the efficiency of treatment by suggesting the various treatment protocols. And proposed system could be the foundation of the high quality obesity treatment system.
Ex vivo Morphometric Analysis of Coronary Stent using Micro-Computed Tomography
Bae, In-Ho ; Koh, Jeong-Tae ; Lim, Kyung-Seob ; Park, Dae-Sung ; Kim, Jong-Min ; Jeong, Myung-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 93~98
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.093
Micro-computed tomography (microCT) is an important tool for preclinical vascular imaging, with micron-level resolution. This non-destructive means of imaging allows for rapid collection of 2D and 3D reconstructions to visualize specimens prior to destructive analysis such as pathological analysis. Objectives. The aim of this study was to suggest a method for ex vivo, postmortem examination of stented arterial segments with microCT. And ex vivo evaluation of stents such as bare metal or drug eluting stents on in-stent restenosis (ISR) in rabbit model was performed. The bare metal stent (BMS) and drug eluting stent (DES, paclitaxel) were implanted in the left or right iliac arteries alternatively in eight New Zealand white rabbits. After 4 weeks of post-implantation, the part of iliac arteries surrounding the stent were removed carefully and processed for microCT. Prior to microCT analysis, a contrast medium was loaded to lumen of stents. All samples were subjected to an X-ray source operating at 50 kV and 200
by using a 3D isotropic resolution. The region of interest was traced and measured by CTAN analytical software. Objects being exposed to radiation had different Hounsfield unit each other with values of approximately 1.2 at stent area, 0.12 ~ 0.17 at a contrast medium and 0 ~ 0.06 at outer area of stent. Based on above, further analyses were performed. As a result, the difference of lengths and volumes between expanded stents, which may relate to injury score in pathological analysis, was not different significantly. Moreover, ISR area of BMS was 1.6 times higher than that of DES, indicating that paclitaxel has inhibitory effect on cell proliferation and prevent infiltration of restenosis into lumen of stent. And ISR area of BMS was higher (
) than that of DES (
), indicating that paclitaxel has inhibitory effect on cell proliferation and prevent infiltration of restenosis into lumen of stent. Though it was not statistically significant, it showed that the extent of neointema of mid-region of stents was relatively higher than that of anterior and posterior region in parts of BMS as showing cross-sectional 2-D image. suggest that microCT can be utilized as an accessorial tool for pathological analysis.
The Effect of glutathione contents of White Ginseng(WG) Extracts and Entomopathogenic Fugi Extracts on the liver in Mice that was irradiated by radiation
Ko, In-Ho ; Yeo, Jin-Dong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 99~106
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.099
The radioprotective effects of white ginseng and Entomopathogenic Fugi Extract on liver damage induced by X-ray were investigated. To one group of ICR male mice were given white ginseng(150 mg/kg/day for 7days, orally) and Entomopathogenic Fugi (200 mg/kg/day for 7days, orally) before X-ray irradiation. To another group were irradiated by 5 Gy(1.01 Gy/min) dose of X-ray. Contrast group were given with saline(0.1 ml). The levels of reduced(GSH) and oxidized(GSSG) glutathione in liver tissue were measured. The ratio of GSSG/total GSH was significantly decreased in the white ginseng and Entomopathogenic Fugi (200 mg/kg/day)(150 mg/kg/day) groups than irradiation group.
The Usefullness of Percutaneous Transarterial Embolization in Patients with Severe Multiple Traumas
You, In-Gyu ; Lim, Cheong-Hwan ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 107~114
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.107
The study was conducted in patients who had undergone angiography and arterial embolization after being diagnosed with arterial bleeding among those registered with severe trauma at the admission to the department of emergency due to accidents. In the study, comparison was done between the survived group and the nonsurvived group to investigate the usefulness and the optimal performance timing of angiography and embolization as the survival-affecting factors and treatment methods for patients. The study was performed as a retrospective analysis in 45 patients who had undergone angiography and arterial embolization among those categorized as severe trauma patients from the emergency department of H hospital located in Gyeonggi-do from July, 2006 until December, 2010. The Injury Severity Score (ISS), the Revised Trauma Score (RTS), the hematocrit were the main outcome measurements. Arterial embolization was technically successful in all cases, transcatheter arterial embolization of arterial bleeding is a useful procedure in lowering the mortality and complication in severe trauma patients. and RTS, ISS, Hematocrit were the predictable early mortality factors. So bad vital sign patients must be progressed rapidly.
Study on the Role and Adoption of Medical Laser Safety Officer (MLSO)
Heo, Jin-Wook ; Park, Hyung-Jae ; Lee, Young-Woo ; Chon, Kwon-Soo ; Cho, Woon-Kap ; Kim, Yong-Min ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 115~120
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.115
According to the development of laser technology, applications of laser in medical area, and the resulting risks are increasing. To ensure the safe use of laser, it is necessary to assign a person who has the knowledge of laser safety as MLSO(medical laser safety officer). In many countries, the system of laser safety officer management is operating. MLSO has the responsibilities and duties of the operation of the laser safety program, training, and education. In this study, we analyzed the adoption of MLSO through the investigation of the MLSO management status in United States.
A Study on the Actual Conditions and Characteristics of Mammographic Units in Some Area
Park, Jin-Young ; Baek, Seong-Min ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 121~127
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.121
Of this study, it was found that there were 250 mammographic units in total installed and used in the areas for this study, and 36 units were used in general hospitals, 53 units in hospitals and 116 units in clinics. That is, the units in clinics accounted for 50% out of the whole units. As for the image acquisition method, it was found there were 131 units using F/S, 67 units using CR and 7 units using DR respectively. At present, F/S system was mainly used in the areas. As for the materials of target/filter, it was found that Mo/Mo was mostly used (66%), followed by Mo/Rh (25%). As for the size of focus, both 0.1 mm for small focus and 0.3 mm for large focus were mainly used for the units.
Comparison of Radiation Doses between 64-slice Single Source and 128-slice Dual Source CT Coronary Angiography in patient
Kang, Yeong-Han ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 129~136
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.129
The purpose of this study was to estimate radiation doses from 64-slice single source Computed Tomography(SSCT) coronary angiography(CA) and 128-slice dual source Computed Tomography(DSCT). With SSCT CA, the effective dose averaged approximately 13.86 mSv when two dose modulation was not. The mean effective dose for DSCT CA with retrospectively gated helical(RGH) technique was 11.87 mSv, when prospective ECG gating transverse(PGT) without dose modulation technique was 5.61 mSv. The one with dose modulation in PGT technique and flash mode were 3.04 mSv and flash mode was 0.98 mSv respectively. The lifetime attributable risk(LAR) of cancer incidence from SSCT RGH mode averaged approximately 1 for 1,176, and DSCT averaged 1 for 1,960(RGH mode), 1 for 3,030(PGT without modulation), 1 for 5,882(PGT with modulation). Because of CTCA is associated with non-negligible risk of cancer. Doses can be reduced by application PGT, FLASH than RGH using DSCT.
Analysis of Condition Changing on Dose Variation using Intraoral Radiation Devices
Kim, Young-Jae ; Lee, Yong-Tak ; Song, Hyeon-Cheol ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 137~142
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.137
This study is investigated dose change on intra-oral radiography when same conditions under the others unit and same unit under the different exposed conditions. Three different radiation devices were studied. Exposure to the upper anterior, premolar and molar on the variant time and dose measure was using semiconductor radiation dose meter. Obtained film density value was analyzed to the belong in the range of diagnosis. Results for dose of each region were less dissimilar between the maximum and minimum. Its value was different 10 times as many as 3 times. In addition, the range of film density was 2.10 ~ 2.95. These values were exceeded on the allow density of diagnostic value '0.25 ~ 2.0'. Even if the same device and the same condition, measured dose was considerable differance and film density was showed show the inappropriate density range. Those can be caused the patient's re-take and patient's diagnostic errors so patients has affected direct and indirect radiological harm. Therefore, dental radiography devices will be required periodical maintenance and also provided standard on the exposure and processing conditions.
Using CR System at the Department of Radiation Oncology PACS Evaluation
Hong, Seung-Il ; Kim, Young-Jae ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 143~149
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.143
Today each hospital is trend that change rapidly by up to date, digitization and introducing newest medical treatment equipment. So, we introduce new CR system and supplement film system's shortcoming and PACS, EMR, RTP system's network that is using in hospital harmoniously and accomplish quality improvement of medical treatment and service elevation about business efficiency enlargement and patient Accordingly, we wish to introduce our case that integrate reflex that happen with radiation oncology here upon to PACS using CR system and estimate the availability. We measured that is Gantry, Collimator Star Shot, Light vs. Radiation, HDR QA(Dwell position accuracy) with Medical LINAC(MEVATRON-MX) Then, PACS was implemented on the digital images on the monitor that can be confirmed through the QA. Also, for cooperation with OCS system that is using from present source and impose code that need in treatment in each treatment, did so that Order that connect to network, input to CR may appear, did so that can solve support data mistake (active Pinacle's case supports DICOM3 file from present source but PACS does not support DICOM3 files.) of Pinacle and PACS that is Planning System and look at Planning premier in PACS. All image and data constructed integration to PACS as can refer and conduct premier in Hospital anywhere using CR system. Use Dosimetry IP in Filmless environment and QA's trial such as Light/Radition field size correspondence, gantry rotation axis' accuracy, collimator rotation axis' accuracy, brachy therapy's Dwell position check is available. Business efficiency by decrease and so on of unnecessary human strength consumption was augmented accordingly with session shortening as that integrate premier that is neted with radiation oncology using CR system to PACS. and for the future patient information security is essential.
Availability and Reproducibility Evaluation of High-dose-rate Intraluminal Brachytherapy for Unresectable Recurrent Cholangiocarcinoma
Park, Ju-Kyeong ; Lee, Seung-Hun ; Cha, Seok-Yong ; Kim, Yang-Su ; Lee, Sun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 6, issue 2, 2012, Pages 151~157
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2012.6.2.151
General treatment for cholangiocarcinoma is complete surgical resection. However recurrence is common in those patients. In most of cases the purpose of the treatment for patients with recurrent is palliative. Therefore we adopt intraluminal catheter to treat a recurrent patient with high-dose-rate intraluminal brachytherapy. This study aims to evaluate the treatment procedure and set-up reproducibility of intraluminal brachytherapy in the recurrent patient. Study patient was diagnosed at rcT1N0M0 and undergone intraluminal brachytherapy after Arrow Sheath insertion. 3 Gy was delivered in every fraction with a total dose of 30 Gy. We planned dose normalization at distal, proximal and central axis point of narrowed bile duct far from 1 cm. To evaluate set-up reproducibility, we measured distance between distal, proximal treatment target volume point and anterior surface of the thoracic vertebral body respectively for five times before every treatment with dummy seed insertion. Mean distance between distal, proximal treatment target volume point and anterior surface of 10th and 11th thoracic vertebral bodies is 0.5 cm, 6.1 cm and standard deviation is 0.06, 0.08 respectively. In addition, set-up reproducibility was maintained significantly. The patient has been alive with no evidence of disease recurrence for more than a year and has not yet reported severe complications. In conclusion, high-dose-rate intraluminal brachytherapy for unresectable recurrence of cholangiocarcinoma maintains high set-up reproducibility without severe side effects.