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Volume 29, Issue 3 - Aug 2016
Volume 29, Issue 2 - May 2016
Volume 29, Issue 1 - Feb 2016
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A Review of Economic Evaluations in Acupuncture for Allergic Rhinitis
Lee, Dong-Hyo ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.001
Objective : The purpose of this study is to analyze research trends on the cost-effectiveness in acupuncture for patients with allergic rhinitis. Methods : The literature and research in allergic rhinitis was searched in electronic databases, such as National Health Service Economic Evaluation Database(NHS EED) and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(CDSR). The general characteristics and the results of each economic analysis such as incremental cost-effectiveness ratios(ICERs) were extracted. Results : In total, thirty seven studies were searched, and two studies were analyzed. They were cost-utility analysis(CUA)s that measured quality-adjusted life years(QALYs). One study showed that the ICER was €22,798 per QALY and was robust in sensitivity analysis. Another showed that the ICER was between €31,241 and €118,889 from society`s perspective and between €20,807 and €74,585 from a third-party payer`s perspective. Conclusions : Any generalization of these results needs to be made with caution given the specific effects of acupuncture and the difference of cost data in the various countries. Further studies are needed on this topic in order to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness clearly.
Comparison between domestic and foreign Clinical guidelines and previous researches on Korean medicine for psoriasis to develop the clinical trial guideline of psoriasis using Korean medicine
Kang, Se Hyun ; Moon, Young-Kyun ; Jeong, Woo-Yeol ; Nam, Hae-Jung ; Kim, Yoon-Bum ; Lee, Jun-Hee ; Kim, Kyuseok ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 12~32
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.012
Objectives : The objective of this study is to develop the strategies of the psoriasis clinical trials guideline on Korean medicine by comparison between Clinical guidelines and domestic and foreign clinical trials papers of psoriasis on Korean medicine. Methods : This study is based on analysis of papers on Clinical trials guidelines, Clinical practice guideline and clinical trials about Korean medicine. The papers were searched from Pubmed, Medline, Oasis(Oriental Medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System), Korean Traditional Knowledge Portal and Google portal database. Results : A total 8 Clinical practice guidelines and 2 Clinical trials guidelines were found. Moreover, there were 15 foreign papers about clinical trials and 29 internal articles about case studies. They suggested the diagnostic strategy, classification, effective outcome measure, severity measure, precaution of combination therapy, precaution and treatment period of clinical trials, safety evaluation, patterns of Korean Medicine, clinical specific features on psoriasis.Conclusions : The criteria of every item to provide the clinical trials guideline using Korean medicine on psoriasis were developed by apply the results. If we accumulate the more clinical articles on Korean medicine, it will be great help to develop the reliable standard of that guideline.
A Literature Study of Korean Medicine for Seborrheic Dermatitis
Lee, Sung-Jin ; Hong, Chul-Hee ; Jung, Mi-Rim ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 33~55
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.033
Objectives : The aim of this study is to analyze research of Korean medicine for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. Methods : We searched domestic journals with the title `seborrheic, dermatitis, 脂漏, 面遊風, 白屑風, 紐扣風`. We searched The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, NDSL, RISS, KISS, The National Assembly Library and OASIS. Results : We selected 15 papers; 11 clinical trials, 4 systematic reviews. In clinical trial all studies showed positive effect, but less example used in the studies. Conclusions : Positive effect of Korean Medicine on seborrheic dermatitis is expected. But we find several limits in many papers, so we conclude that well-designed researches are needed.
Effects of Gardeniae Fructus on the metabolic process of antioxidant and anti-inflammation by JNK and NF-kB
Lee, Sang-Chul ; Sim, Sung-Yong ; Kim, Youn-Sub ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 56~64
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.056
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to observe the effects of Gardeniae Fuctus(GF) on the metabolic process of antioxidant and anti-inflammation. Methods : 4-HNE was injected into PC-12 cell to cause oxidative stress-induced inflammatory response, and then a western blot was conducted to observe the expression of Nuclear Factor-kB (NF-kB) and c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) protein that are important factors involved with inflammation. Results : 1. The Gardeniae Fuctus water extract 50 ㎍ and 100 ㎍ significantly suppressed the increase in JNK protein expression in PC-12 cell. 2. The Gardeniae Fuctus water extract 50 ㎍, 100 ㎍ and 200 ㎍ significantly suppressed the increase in NF-kB protein expression in PC-12 cell. Conclusion : These results suggest that the Gardeniae Fuctus water extract has antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activity through suppressing the activity of JNK and NF-kB.
Effects of Haedoksamul-tang on Trimellitic Anhydride-induced Contact Hypersensitivity in a Mouse Model
Jeon, Young-Kyun ; Jung, Myung ; Bok, Young-Ok ; Lee, Eun-Hye ; Lim, Kyu-Sang ; Yun, Young-Gab ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 65~81
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.065
Objectives : Haedoksamul-tang (HSTE), a water extract from a mixture of Phellodendri Cortex, Coptidis, Scutellariae Radix, Gardeniae Fructus, Angelica acutiloba Radix, Cnidii Rhizoma, Paeoniae Radix, Rehmanniae Radix, has been traditionally used for allergic skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis in oriental countries. However, little is known about the effects of aqueous extract of HSTE on trimellitic anhydride (TMA)-induced contact hypersensitivity (CHS) in a mouse model. Methods : In this study, we investigate the pharmacological effects of HSTE on TMA-induced CHS in Balb/c mice. Contact hypersensitivity was induced in mice by topically sensitizing and challenging with TMA in flank skin and ears during oral administration (for 17 days) and topical treatment (30 min before challenge) with HSTE. We examined the effects of HSTE on IgE and IgG1 levels, inflammatory parameters in ear tissues, CD4
ratio, cytokine and chemokine production in sera, tissues, and immune cells from TMA-sensitized mice.Results : Oral and topical administration with HSTE reduced, in a dose dependent manner, thickness and leukocyte infiltration of ear tissues and IgE levels in serum from mice sensitized with TMA. In addition, auricula lymph node cells isolated from TMA-sensitized mice significantly elevated the expression ratio of CD4
as well as increased the production of IL-4, IL-5, IL-13 and IFN-γ by ex vivo stimulation with antibodies against CD3 and CD28, and these inflammatory indexes, except for IFN-γ, were significantly suppressed by orally and topically administration of HSTE. Furthermore, stimulation of auricula lymph node cells from TMA-sensitized mice with antibodies against CD3 and CD28 increased the production of MCP-1/CCL2 and MIP-1α/CCL3, and these effects were inhibited in a dose-dependent manner in cells from mice treated with HSTE. Conclusions : These results suggest that HSTE can be used for treating contact hypersensitivity by inhibiting leukocyte infiltration as well as production of serum IgE and chemokine/Th2 cytokine in an animal model.
Analysis on the herbal combinations in Korean medicine for atopic dermatitis
Kim, An-Na ; Kim, Sang-Kyun ; Seo, Jin-Soon ; Kim, Sang-Hyun ; Kim, Young-Eun ; Jang, Hyun-Chul ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 82~97
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.082
Objective : The aim of this study was to search and analyze the herbal combinations in formulas used to treat atopic dermatitis in Korean medicine. Methods : Articles on the atopy were searched for from among those registered on the OASIS up to December, 2015. After the articles were reviewed, information on both internal and external formulas for atopy was constructed. Then, the herbal combination in the formulas was analyzed by using frequency distribution, network analysis, and data mining. Results : The combination of `Saposhnikovia Radix - Schizonepetae Spica` and `Scutellariae Radix - Phellodendri Cortex ` was mostly used in both internal and external formulas to treat atopy in articles. By using the network analysis and data mining, twelve combinations including ` (Saposhnikovia Radix, Ponciri Fructus Pericarpium) - (Platycodi Radix, Schizonepetae Spica) ` were discovered. Five effective combinations were also searched for external formulas.Conclusions : This study could help researchers to analyze the formulas in various ways. Moreover, the herbal combination in atopy formulas could be used to search for atopy formulas in other databases or make a new prescription.
A Case of Korean Medical Treatment of Relapsing sudden hearing loss occurred three months later
An, Jae-Hyun ; Jung, Hyun-A ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 98~105
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.098
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the Korean medical treatment on sudden sensorineural hearing loss(SSNHL). Methods : The patient who has been diagnosed SSNHL had symptoms with hearing loss, tinnitus, and aural fullness. The patient was received outpatient to Dunsan oriental hospital for 3 months and was treated with oriental medicine(acupuncture, herbal-medicine, converting of Hominis placenta, warm needling and vapor treatment). Two approaches were used in order to evaluate the effect of the treatment. The hearing recovery was measured with pure tone audiometry, and the decrease of tinnitus and aural fullness was identified by patient`s subjective expression. Results : The patient has his hearing restored fully and the symptoms of SSNHL accompanied with adjunctive symptoms including tinnitus and aural fullness were improved.Conclusions : This study shows that the Korean medical treatment effects on the SSNHL.
Case Study on Treating Acne Scar Using Hani-maehwa Laser
Lee, Deuk-Joo ; Kim, Chul-Yun ; Kwon, Kang ; Seo, Hyung-Sik ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 106~111
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.106
Objective : The aim of this study is to report the effect of Hani-maehwa laser(fractional mode) treatment on acne scar. Methods : The patient with atrophic facial acne scars was treated with 5 sessions of laser therapy at 4-week intervals. The therapeutic response to treatment was assessed at 3 months after last laser session. The treatment effect was evaluated by standardized photography, anti aging, skin brightness and flatness. That was measured by micro fluorescence measurement camera(ECO SKIN, Cuvitz Inc.) in 16(left zygoma) and 26(right zygoma) spot. And side effects were also checked. Results : Atrophic facial acne scars have improved markedly. Anti aging, skin brightness and flatness were improved. Especially anti aging and flatness were noticeably improved. Adverse effects were not reported.Conclusions : Korean medicine cautery method applies to high level laser(CO
Hani-maehwa laser). These are different designs but same principle. It can be considered that laser therapy is effective method for treating acne scars.
A Case of Pemphigus vulgaris with Generalized Pruritus
Lee, Sung-Eun ; Yoon, Hwa-Jung ; Ko, Woo-Shin ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 112~122
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.112
Objectives : The purpose of this report is to know the effect of Korean medical treatments on pemphigus vulgaris with generalized pruritus. Methods : We treated a 44-years-old woman patient with pemphigus vulgaris on the whole body with Korean medicine. After Korean medical treatment for 17 weeks, we measured the extinction of blisters and decrease of pruritus. We recorded pictures of changes on symptoms. Results & Conclusions : The symptoms of pemphigus vulgaris were significantly improved. The blisters and itching were decreased and skin damages were almost recovered. Thus Korean medical treatments are effective on pemphigus vulgaris.
A Clinical Study on Abducens Nerve Palsy Patient Improved with Traditional Korean Medicine
Jo, Eun-Hee ; Noh, Hyeon-Min ; Park, Sung-Gu ; Lee, Young-Jun ; Park, Min-Cheol ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 123~129
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.123
Objectives : The aim of this report was to evaluate the effects of Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM) in a patient suffering from abducens palsy. Methods : Acupuncture was applied to Left Sojangjungkyuk(BL66, SI2, GB41, SI3) for 15 minutes in all visits. Herbal medicine (Banggihwanggi-Tang) was administered regularly three times a day after each meal. Results : Patient`s main symptoms remarkably improved after treatment. Conclusions : TKM therapy may be helpful in the treatment of ocular abnormalities related to abducens palsy.
Six Cases of Acne Vulgaris Treated by Sasang Constitutional Treatment with Herbal Steam Therapy
Kim, Ki-Bae ; Kim, Tae-Wook ; Choi, Sung-Hee ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 130~141
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.130
Objectives : This study was to performed to investigate the effect of herbal steam therapy on acne vulgaris. Methods : 6 patients with acne vulgaris were treated with korean medicine therapy (herbal medicine and acupunture) including herbal steam therapy. We evaluated the effect by Korean Acne Grading System(KAGS) and Pictures. Results : After treatment, the KAGS Grade of all patients treated with korean medicine therapy including herbal steam therapy is 1. Based on this, we could find that korean medicine therapy including herbal steam therapy is effective and available to ameliorate for the symptoms of acne vulgaris. Conclusions : This clinical cases study shows us that korean medicine therapy including herbal steam therapy seem to be effective to improve symptoms of acne vulgaris. Further studies will be needed to identify herbal steam therapy is beneficial to acne vulgaris.
A Case of Melanocytic Nevi which was Treated with Crucial Incision Acupuncture Therapy
Kim, Hye-Yoon ; Park, In-Hae ; Hong, Seok Hoon ; Shin, Sun-Ho ; Kim, Hyo-Rin ; Park, Sung-Gu ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 142~148
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.142
Objectives : The objective of this study was to report the efficacy of the Crucial Incision Acupuncture Therapy(CIAT) for removing melanocytic nevi. Methods : CIAT is penetration acupuncture to remove a lesion by sticking needles like cross-shape. We used the CIAT for treating one patient with melanocytic nevi, and then we investigated efficacy and side effect for about 5 months. Results : In 16 melanocytic nevuses treated with CIAT, one of the nevuses recurred after about 3 months. And hyperpigmentation lasted for about 2-5 months was caused after the CIAT. Conclusions : In Korean medicine, the CIAT might be used for treating melanocytic nevi. But additional studies might be needed for improvement of treatment effect.
Two Cases Report of Oriental Medical Therapy for Sinusitis in the Overweight Children
Jang, Jung-Hee ; Park, Jun-Hong ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 149~160
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.149
Objectives : The purpose of this clinical study is to investigate effectiveness of oriental medical treatment for sinusitis in the two overweight children. Methods : This study was performed for two 5-years old of age and overweight (BMI>90th percentile) children with sinusitis who visited the clinic. The symptoms of sinusitis are rhinorrhea, poor sleep due to nasal congestion, cough, sputum. Oriental herb medicines(Kami-Hyunggyeyungyotang and Kami-Cheonggeumganghwatang), moxibustion, nebulizer and aroma nasal spray were treated to two children. The progress of treatment for sinusitis was evaluated through the subjective symptoms and endoscope inspection. Results & Conclusions : After oriental medical treatment, the subjective symptoms and endoscope inspection were improved in all two children. Our results suggested that oriental medical treatment have effective to alleviate the symptoms of sinusitis in overweight children.
Retrospective Study about the Effectiveness of Korean Medicine Treatment on 89 Severe Atopic Dermatitis Patients
Cho, Ah-Ra ; Han, Su-Ryun ; Park, Gun ; Seo, San ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 161~179
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.161
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the effectiveness of a Korean Medicine Treatment on 89 severe atopic dermatitis patients all through 12 months. Methods : The degree of atopic dermatitis was measured in Objective SCORAD Index (OSI) with photos of patients. Then, the OSI score was estimated according to gender, age and intensity. Results : 1. The ratio of male to female was 41.57 : 58.43. The 24.72% of patients were in 0~11 year-old group, 16.85% were in 12~18 year-old group and 58.43% were in the group above 19 years old. 2. The initial OSI score was 64.43 and the final was 37.03 after 12 months. After 3, 6, 9, 12 months, the OSI score was significantly lower than the initial visit. 3. There was no significant difference between male and female patients on age, OSI scores and OSI improvements. 4. The patients who treated acupuncture were significantly older then who not treated. The OSI improvement had no significant difference whether treated with acupuncture or not. 5. There was no significant difference among 3 different age groups on initial OSI scores. The OSI improvement of 0~11 year-old group was significantly higher than the other groups after 12 month treatment. 6. The OSI score of 97.75% was decreased after 12 month treatment compared to initial visit. 7. After 12 month treatment, the distribution of severe atopic dermatitis was decreased from 100% to 37.08%. 8. There was no significant difference betweent steroid group and non-steroid group on OSI scores at initial visit and after 12 month treatment. Conclusions : The OSI Score of severe atopic dermatitis patients was decreased on the significant rate with Korean medicine treatment for 12 months.
A Case of Anal and Perianal Condyloma Acuminatum in a 2 Years Old Boy
Lee, Eun ; Lee, Kyoung-Yeob ;
The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology, volume 29, issue 2, 2016, Pages 180~186
DOI : 10.6114/jkood.2016.29.2.180
Anal and perianal condyloma acuminatum(CA), which is a large cauliflower-like tumor, is a manifestation of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV may be acquired via sexual transmission, vertical transmission or nonsexual contact. It is an uncommon condition in children but the incidence in children has been increasing recently. There are many therapies for CA including chemical or physical destruction, immunological therapy, or a surgical excision. All these procedures have some degree of limitations such as limited clearance rate, high recurrence rate, pain, bleeding, release of potentially infectious aerosols and scar. It may be traumatic mentally to the children as well as physically. Korean Medicine included herbal treatment and herbal ointment for CA is no pain, and it doesn`t need an anesthesia. We present a case of anal and perianal CA in a 2 years old boy that was treated successfully with Korean Medicine, with no recurrence during the follow up 3 months.