A Case Report of Sequela of Operation of Talus Osteonecrosis

Journal of Pharmacopuncture. 2006;9(1):115-120 DOI 10.3831/KPI.2006.9.1.115

 

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Journal Title: Journal of Pharmacopuncture

ISSN: 2093-6966 (Print); 2234-6856 (Online)

Publisher: Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute

Society/Institution: Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Other systems of medicine: Miscellaneous systems and treatments | Medicine: Therapeutics. Pharmacology

Country of publisher: Korea, Republic of

Language of fulltext: Korean, English

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AUTHORS

Choi Sung-Hun (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Kim Kyung-Un (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Lee Yoon-Kyoung (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Lee Kyung-Min (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Lim Seong-Chul (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Jung, Tae-Young (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)
Seo, Jung-Chul (Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University)

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Time From Submission to Publication: 10 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Objective : The clinic study or report about Oriental Medical treatment about osteonecrosis is very insufficient. Therefore, we report a case about a sequela of operation of talus osteonecrosis treated by Oriental Medical treatments. Methods : The patient was managed by bee venom and Carthami Flos Herbal-Acupuncture, Sa-am and body acupucture, oxibustion, physical theraphy and herbal medicine. We evaluated the patient through Visual Analogue Scale(VAS). Results : After 25 days of treatment, the patient showed that clinical symptoms was decreased and VAS changed from 10 to 2. Conclusion : In this case, Oriental Medical treatments for a sequela of operation of talus osteonecrosis was effective. But further studies are required to confirm the effect of these methods