Moon Kyoung Cho

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AIM Our purpose was to investigate lipid peroxide levels, total peroxyl radical-trapping anti-oxidative parameter (TRAP) values, and anti-oxidant vitamin levels in umbilical venous plasma and placental tissues, and to evaluate their roles in the pathophysiology of pre-eclampsia. METHODS Samples of umbilical venous plasma and placental tissue homogenates(More)
This study was undertaken to compare the complications of outside-in transobturator tape procedures (TOT) and inside-out transobturator tape procedures (TVT-O) with concomitant gynecologic surgery for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). A retrospective review of 206 consecutive patients who underwent either TOT or TVT-O with(More)
Epithelial ovarian carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the parenchyma of the stomach. A 55-years-old woman presented with epigastric pain and a feeling of fullness for one month. A subsequent contrast-enhanced CT scan demonstrated a 4.5x4 cm submucosal mass with focal ulceration in the gastric antrum, and this finding was suggestive of GIST. After gastric(More)
We present here the case report of a postmenopausal woman who complained of recurrent pus-like vaginal discharge and perianal pain 1 year after Le Fort colpocleisis, which was subsequently identified as a primary invasive carcinoma of the vagina. Biopsy confirmed a squamous cell carcinoma in the vagina, and the disease was classified as stage III according(More)
Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is an intraepithelial neoplastic disorder which is included as a rare malignant condition. However, it sometimes shows aggressive behavior of local recurrence and coexisting malignancy. We had experienced nine cases of EMPD involving the scrotum for seven years. Two cases of them presented metastasis. The first case(More)
The thyroid hormones act on nearly every cell in the body. Moreover, the thyroid gland continuously interacts with the ovaries, and the thyroid hormones are involved in almost all phases of reproduction. Thyroid dysfunctions are relatively common among women of reproductive age, and can affect fertility in various ways, resulting in anovulatory cycles, high(More)
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 is used as the threshold for treatment decisions. This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the Hybrid Capture II assay (HC2) and the human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA chip test (HDC) for detecting HPV in high-grade cervical lesions CIN2 or greater, including adenocarcinoma (CIN2+). Seven hundred(More)
An internal hernia associated with intra-abdominal blood vessels after a pelvic lymphadenectomy is very rare; to our knowledge, only 1 case has been reported to date. We report a case of a strangulated internal hernia of the small bowel behind the external iliac artery that occurred 3 months after a laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy in a patient with(More)
A 36-year-old woman presented with a palpable tender mass at the left lower quadrant of the abdomen. She had suffered from constipation for five years and had a previous history of intrauterine device-use for one year. Preoperative barium enema and abdominopelvic CT showed a compatible finding of rectosigmoid colon cancer or left ovary cancer. She underwent(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical outcomes of total mesh repair with the Prolift technique as treatment of advanced pelvic organ prolapse in elderly patients who desire uterine preservation. DESIGN Case control series study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Medical school-affiliated hospital. PATIENTS Sixty-eight patients over(More)