Ka Hyun Kim

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BACKGROUND The risk of coronary artery disease increases in women after menopause. This increased risk may be associated with alterations in the lipid profile characterized by changes in LDL particle size and buoyancy. Characterization of lipoprotein levels and LDL buoyancy across the stages of the menopausal transition has yet to be reported. METHODS(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the carpal arch widths between baseline and 6 months after open carpal tunnel release, and to determine whether any increase in the carpal arch width was associated with clinical outcomes of surgery. METHODS We measured carpal arch widths in standardized carpal tunnel radiographs before, and 6 months after,(More)
The T score represents the degree of deviation from the peak bone mineral density (BMD) (reference standard) in a population. Little has been investigated concerning the age at which the BMD reaches the peak value and how we should define the reference standard BMD in terms of age ranges. BMDs of 9,800 participants were analyzed from the Korean National(More)
Accurate sizing and positioning of a meniscal allograft is an important factor for successful outcomes of meniscal allograft transplantation. The objectives of this study were (1) to search a proper rotational landmark, (2) to determine the sagittal slope of meniscus, and, thus (3) to determine the meniscal positioning. A total of 121 consecutive patients(More)
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