Hong Man Cho

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Following the implementation of a long-term care insurance system for the elderly in Korea, many nursing homes have been established and many more patients than ever before have been living at nursing homes. Despite the fact that this is a high-risk group vulnerable to hip fractures, no study has yet been conducted in Korea on hip fracture incidence rates(More)
Griseofulvin(GF) has become the drug of choice as an antifungal agent for patients who suffer from many kinds of fungal infection. In order to clarify hepatic injury by griseofulvin(GF) overload and the effect of UDCA on GF-induced hepatic injury, the authors carried out biochemical, histologic, and ultrastructural studies of liver following treatment with(More)
In 2003, Ganz et al. described anterior femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) as an under recognized cause of early hip osteoarthritis. Impingement is a purely mechanical hip disorder defined as abnormal contact between skeletal prominence of the acetabula rim or femoral head-neck junction that leads to painful, periarticular joint. If untreated, FAI can lead(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to evaluate and compare the clinical and functional outcomes of dynamic hip screw (DHS) and proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA) treatment of AO type 1 intertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 194 consecutive patients with type A1 intertrochanteric femoral fractures who were(More)
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