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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the difference in age at menopause between Korean-Korean (KK) women and Korean-Chinese (KC) women. DESIGN A total of 1,972 participants were recruited: 961 postmenopausal women living in Korea, and 1,011 second- or third-generation emigrants to China. A structured questionnaire was used that included current age (at interview), age(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether laparoscopic separation with coagulation of the uterine arteries and uterosacral ligaments can be used in an attempt to improve the operative procedure when hysterectomy is carried out by laparoscopic and vaginal method. METHOD A prospective study was carried out in 70 women who underwent(More)
This article presents the results of the Implementation Study of the Seoul Cancer Registry, which started in July, 1991 as a population based cancer registry in Seoul, Korea. The completeness and validity of the registered data were evaluated using Mortality/Incidence ratio (M/I ratio), Histologically Verified Cases (HV%), Primary Site Uncertain (PSU%), and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate what type of surgery would be more reasonable among 3 types of laparoscopic hysterectomy and to evaluate the safety of cardio-pulmonary changes on these patients during these operations. METHOD A retrospective study was carried out in 215 women who underwent laparoscopic hysterectomy including laparoscopic-assisted vaginal(More)
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