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The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology
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The Korean Oriental Medical Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology Society
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Volume 28, Issue 4 - Nov 2015
Volume 28, Issue 3 - Aug 2015
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Study on the Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Remedy Prescripted with Lonicera japonica and Scutellaria baicalensis Radix in U937 cells
Lee, Yong-Suk ; Jung, Myung ; Lim, Kyu-Sang ; Yun, Yong-Gab ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 1~13
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.001
Objective : This study investigated the inflammatory reaction is characterized by over production of inflammatory mediators due to an up-regulation of inflammatory pathways.Methods : We investigated the anti-inflammatory effects of water extracts fromLonicera japonicaandScutellaria baicalensisin lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated U937 cells. Each extract suppressed the production of inflammatory mediators (NO, IL-1
, and PGE
) and the expression of inducible NO synthase and cyclooxygenase-2 in LPS- stimulated U937 cells in a dose-dependent manner.Results : These suggest that the suppression effects were synergistically increased by their combination. Their combination extract also inhibited NF-
-DNA complex of NF-
binding activity and translocation of NF-
from cytosol to nucleus.Conclusions : Our study suggest that the combination of water-extractable components ofL. japonicaandS. baicalensismay be useful for therapeutic drugs against inflammatory immune diseases, probably by suppressing the production of inflammatory mediators.
Effect of Sagunja-tang on Immune Function of Mouse Immune Cells
Lee, Sang-Hyun ; Jung, Myung ; Lim, Kyu-Sang ; Yun, Yong-Gab ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 14~29
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.014
Objectives : The extract of Sagunja-tang has been traditionally used for restorative treatment of constitutional weakness, vascular and immune disorder, and nervous disease in Oriental country. This study investigated the regulatory effects of Sagunja-tang on the expression, production, and activity of immune mediators.Methods : In this study, the extract of Sagunja-tang was prepared by extracting with distilled water at 100
for 2.5h. The extract was freeze-dried following filtration through 0.45
filter. The extract was dissolved in Hank`s balanced salt solution (HBSS) and filtered again through 0.45
filter before use. The level of nitrite, an oxidative product of nitric oxide(NO) was measured in the culture medium by the Griess reaction. The levels of prostaglandin E
), Th1 cytokines (IFN-
, IL-2) and Th2 cytokines(IL-4, IL-5, IL-13) were measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and the protein levels of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression were determined by Western blot analysis. Also examined the effects of the extract on T-cell proliferation and cytotoxic activity of natural killer cells.Results : In this investigation, Production levels of Th2 cytokines (IL-4, IL-5, IL-13) was inhibited in a dose dependent manner by treatment with the extract. I also found that the extract increased T-cell proliferation and cytotoxic activity of natural killer cells in a dose-dependent manner.Conculsions : These results suggest that the water extract of Sagunja-tang may be useful for a therapeutic drug against a sickly constitution and immune diseases, probably by regulating the production of immune mediators.
The Comparison Consideration on Experimental Articles about Melanoma Published in Journals of Korean Medicine
Kwon, Kang ; Kim, Nam-Kwen ; Kim, Sung-Young ; Lee, Dong-Jin ; Kim, Chul-Yun ; Seo, Hyung-Sik ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 30~47
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.030
Objective : Melanoma is a very critical and devastating disease. Although many people have depended on surgical operation in melanoma treatment, they have placed importance on non-invasive methods constantly. So we planned to establish a research methodology by analysing existing articles containing conservative melanoma treatments in Journals of Korean Medicine published in Korea.Methods : Using search words of anti-cancer, B16, cancer, lung metastasis, melanoma, metastasis, S-100, SK-MEL, tumor, tyrosinase, we collected 26 articles by searching internet portal sites as following;Using search words of anti-cancer, B16, cancer, lung metastasis, melanoma, metastasis, S-100, SK-MEL, tumor, tyrosinase, we collected 26 articles by searching internet portal sites as following
.Result : The number of articles is 26 and in the year of 2003, 2004 is ranked the highest number in publication. The journal of acupuncture & moxibustion society ranked the highest(30.8%). 2 and 4 authors ranked the highest(26.9%) in number of authors. T-test ranked the highest(58.1%) in statistics methods. P.O. med indicated in 11 articles and Pharmacopuncture in 15 articles. B16 murine melanoma cell was indicated in 25 articles by cancer-induced methods. In measurement, T cell activity was indicated in 14 articles, NK activity in 4 articles, IL-2 in 6 articles, apoptosis in 1 article, lung metastasis in 14 articles.Conclusion : Considering overall results, it is necessary to diversify cancer-induced methods and measurement methods in experimental melanoma research.
Recent Clinical Research of Acupuncture for the Treatment of Tinnitus
Lee, Kyou-Young ; Hong, Chul-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 48~65
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.048
Objectives : The aim of this study is to analyze recent clinical research of the acupuncture for the treatment of tinnitus.Methods : We searched pubmed for foreign journals with the title/abstract `tinnitus, acupuncture` published in the last 10 years, and for domestic journals we searched NDSL, RISS, KISS, The National Assembly Library, The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology with the same conditions as foreign journals.Results : We selected total 10 papers: 7 RCTs, 1 RCT protocol, 1 clinical trial, 1 Systematic Review. In RCT, all studies showed positive effect, however in comparison with the control groups, only 2 studies showed meaningful effects.Conclusions : Positive effect of the acupuncture on tinnitus is expected, but because of several limits observed in many papers, we can`t draw defined conclusions. Further well-designed researches are needed.
The Study on the Korean and Western Medical Literatures for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Jung, Yu-Jin ; Ko, Woo-Shin ; Yoon, Hwa-Jung ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 66~75
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.066
Object : The purpose of this study is to understand age-related maculardegeneration(AMD) with both western and Korean medicine.Methods : We investigated the comprehension of general AMD degenation in both western and Korean medicine through literature review.Results : The results are as follows.1. AMD prevalent increasing as the population ages; however, treatment options remain limited and incompletely defined.2. Generally macular degeneration has been affected by aging and is associate with the function of kidney(腎) and liver(肝) in Korean medicine.Conclusion : Further studies are needed to apply comprehension of AMD in Korean medicine to clinical stage.
The Effect of Shinchulsan on the Rat Model with Allergic Rhinitis
Bae, Hyeon-Jin ; Jo, Ga-Won ; Heo, Eun-Sun ; Hwang, Chung-Yeon ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 76~87
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.076
Objectives : Allergic rhinitis is highly increased in these days. We aimed to investigate therapeutic effect ofShinchulsanby observing changes in blood cells and the protein expression level of IL-4 in spleen of Sprague-Dawley(SD) rats with allergic rhinitis.Methods : Fifteen SD rats were divided into three groups: normal, control, and sample group. Allergic rhinitis was induced in the control and sample group by intraperitional and intranasal sensitization with 0.1% and 0.4% Ovalbumin solution. ThenShinchulsanwas orally administered only to the sample group for 28 days, while the rats in the control group was given normal saline.Results : 1.Shinchulsanshowed significantly decreased eosinophil level on the serum of the rat model.2.Shinchulsanshowed significantly decreased IgE level on the serum of the rat model.3.Shinchulsanshowed significantly decreased the protein expression levels of IL-4 in spleen of the rat model.4.Shinchulsanhad no hepatoxicity, according to AST and ALT on the serum.Conclusion : According to the above results, it is considered thatShinchulsanis helpful in treatment of allergic rhinitis.
Retrospective Clinical Study of Soyangin Chronic Urticaria Patients
Yang, Dae-Jin ; Kim, Ji-Eun ; Lee, Kyoo-Ho ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 88~100
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.088
Objectives : This study was designed to assess the effect of Soyangin Medicines on Soyangin chronic urticaria patients by retrospective methods.Methods : We treated 37 Soyangin chronic urticaria patients who visited Haneulmaeum Korean Medicine Clinic from September 1st 2011 to June 30th 2014. We administrated the Soyangin patients with Soyangin Medicines such as Hyeongbangsabaek-san(荊防瀉白散), Yanggyeoksanwha-tang(凉膈散火湯) and so on for 3 months. We measured the effect biweekly by using Urticaria Activity Score(UAS). We analyzed the information and medical history of patients by Frequency analysis, and UAS by Repeated measures, ANOVA.Results & Conclusions : Every items of UAS were improved by Soyangin Medicines. And the improvement was statistically significant(p<0.05).
Clinical Study of Twenty-seven Case of Treating Acne scar Using Microneedle Therapy and Subcision Combined with Beevenom Pharmacopuncture Therapy
Kim, Hye-Yoon ; Hong, Seok-Hoon ; Park, In-Hae ; Heo, Eun-Sun ; Noh, Hyeon-Min ; Shin, Sun-Ho ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 101~113
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.101
Objectives : Microneedle therapy and Subcision are commonly used for therapeutic modalities of acne scars in Korean medicine. Beevenom could promote the expression of various cytokines, enzymes and receptors related to increasing collagen content of connective tissues. Through this mechanism, we considered that Beevenom pharmacopuncture therapy is applicable to the treatment of acne scars. We investigated twenty-seven patients with acne scars treated by Microneedle therapy and Subcision combined with Beevenom pharmacopuncture therapy and evaluated the clinical effect.Methods : Twenty-seven patients with acne scars were treated by Microneedle therapy and Subcision combined with Beevenom pharmacopuncture therapy and evaluated the clinical effect. for twelve weeks. The severity of acne scars and treatment effect were evaluate by standardized photography, GASC, ECCA scale and patient`s satisfaction. And side effects was also checked.Results : After twelve weeks for treatment, there was an improvement in GASC, ECCA scale. 77.8% of patient replied excellent or good on patient satisfaction survey. One patient sufferied from pruritus, papules and comedones as side effect of treatment.Conclusion : It can be considered that Microneedle, Subcision, Beevenom pharmacopuncture combining therapy are effective method for treating acne scars.
Twenty-two Case of Acne Treated by Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture Therapy Combined with Herbal Medicine and Extrusion
Kim, Hye-Yoon ; Hong, Seok-Hoon ; Park, In-Hae ; Shin, Sun-Ho ; Kwon, Young-Mi ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 114~125
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.114
Objectives : The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Herbal medicine, extrusion and Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture therapy for treating Sil-Yol(Excess heat) type acne.Methods : Total of 22 patients with Sil-Yol(Excess heat) type acne were treated with the Herbal medicine(Chungsangbangpoong-tang, Yangkyuksanwha-tang, Hwalhyeolsano-tang, Galgeunhaegi-tang, Daeshihotang) and weekly Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture & extrusion therpay. By the standardized photography before and after treatment, KASG and survey for patient`s satisfaction, we checked effect of Herbal medicine and Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture therapy for treating acne.Results : 1. In 22 patients who underwent the Herbal medicine, extrusion and Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture therapy, there was an significant improvement in KASG. Mean value of KAGS before treatment is 3.59±0.80, mean value of KAGS after treatment is 1.95±65.2. The responses to the survey for satisfaction revealed that 5 patients were very satisfied with their outcomes, 11 patients were satisfied, 5 patients were somewhat satisfied, 1 patient was dissatisfied.Conclusion : In Korean medicine, Herbal medicine and Hwangryunhaedok-tang Pharmacopuncture therpay might be effective method for treating Sil-Yol(Excess heat) type acne.
A Case of Contact Dermatitis by Pain Relieving Patch Deteriorated after Taking Lotus Root
Lim, Kyeong-Min ; Choi, Jung-Hwa ; Park, Soo-Yeon ; Kim, Jong-Han ; Kim, Seon-Jong ; Shin, Jeong-Cheol ; Jung, Min-Yeong ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 126~134
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.126
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report that Korean medical treatment is good for deteriorated moderate allergic skin after taking lotus root while getting treatment for contact dermatitis by pain relieving patch.Methods : A 54-year-old woman patient with allergic contact dermatitis received treatment with acupuncture, herbal medicine, etc. We used observation and Visual Anologue Scale(VAS) to evaluate recovery from erythema, pruritus and skin damages.Results : A visible symptoms to the naked eye and VAS scale were effectively decreased after Korean medicine treatments.Conclusions : Korean medical treatments were effective for allergic contact dermatitis deteriorated by lotus root while getting treatment contact dermatitis by pain relieving patch.
A Case of Nummular Dermatitis with Allergic Dermatitis
Lim, Kyeong-Min ; Choi, Jung-Hwa ; Park, Soo-Yeon ; Kim, Jong-Han ; Kim, Seon-Jong ; Shin, Jeong-Cheol ; Jung, Min-Yeong ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 135~144
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.135
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to transcribe the effect of Korean medical treatment on nummular dermatitis with allergic dermatitis.Methods : A 42-year-old man patient suffering from nummular dermatitis with allergic dermatitis was treated with herbal medicine, acupuncture, etc. We observed progress of patient with Visual Anologue Scale(VAS) and used comparative observation through camera photographing.Results : After Korean medical treatment, patient`s chief complaints with erythema, edema, pruritus, and keratin were significantly declined.Conclusions : Korean medical treatments were an effectual cure for nummular dermatitis with allergic dermatitis.
Four Cases of Tinnitus with Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Treated by Daehamhyung-tang
Jo, Hyung-Rae ; Hwangbo, Min ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 145~160
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.145
Objective : The purpose of this study was to report a significant improvement of Tinnitus with Sudden sensorineural hearing loss(SSHL) after treatment with Daehamhyung-tang.Methods : We experienced four cases of tinnitus with SSHL treated by Daehamhyung-tang. To evaluate the results of this treatment, we used the visual analogue scale(VAS)Results : After using Daehamhyung-tang, VAS and clinical symptoms of 3 patients were improved remarkably, but 1 case was no interval change.Conclusion : This study suggests that using Daehamhyung-tang is effective on tinnitus with SSHL.
Four Cases of the Patients with the Groin, Inner thigh Eczema Treated with Sihochunggan-tang gagambang
Cho, Jae-Myung ; Ko, Young-Hyup ; Park, Seon-Jeong ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 28, issue 3, 2015, Pages 161~172
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2015.28.3.161
Objective: The purpose of this study is to report the effectiveness of Sihochunggan-tang gagambang in the four patients with eczema on
roin, inner thigh.Methods: This case study was conducted for four groin, inner thigh eczema patients who have visited Korean Medicine Clinic. Sihochunggan-tang gagambang was prescribed to all four patients and evaluated the symptom change through photographs and two assessment methods. The assessment methods are Atopic Dermatitis Severity Index(ADSI) and Visual Analogue Scale(VAS). ADSI was used to evaluate the objective symptom change and VAS was used to evaluate the subjective symptom change.Results & Conclusion: The ADSI and VAS were decreased compared to the first in all four patients in our study. And most symptoms of four patients were improved. As a result of examining ADSI, VAS scores and photographs, Sihochunggan-tang gagambang can be effective on the groin, inner thigh eczema in four cases in our study.