Kwang-Bok Lee

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We present two patients who had acute paraplegia with sensory loss due to spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEH). One had myocardial infraction and the other had deep vein thrombosis, and the former was treated with anticoagulants and the latter was treated with thrombolytic agent. We analyzed the neurological status of our two cases each between its(More)
Stem cell research has been attained a greater attention in most fields of medicine due to its potential for many incurable diseases through replacing or helping the regeneration of damaged cells or tissues. Here, we demonstrated the functional recovery and structural connection of the central nervous system pathway innervating the sciatic nerve after total(More)
Despite that recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) has been reported as a stimulatory effecter of cancer cell growth because of its characteristic like morphogen, the biological functions of rhBMP-2 in human esophageal cancer cells are unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether rhBMP-2 has an inhibitory effect on the(More)
When anterior reduction fail in the surgical treatment of cervical bilateral facet fracture-dislocation with concomitant disc extrusion, it is necessary to perform a reduction using a posterior approach and then a third anterior procedure is often necessary to accomplish the anterior reconstruction. This presents difficulties for both patients and surgeons(More)
This report describes a 22-yr-old professional golfer with acute calcific periarthritis of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the 4th finger. We considered that the major cause for this condition may be the repeated minor traumas to the affected site. Also, since this condition is self-limiting, a correct diagnosis is required to avoid unnecessary tests(More)
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