Sang Uk Park

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BACKGROUND In ptosis surgery, not addressing the epicanthal fold leaves a persistent rounded nasal scleral triangle, which blunts the effect of ptosis repair and leads to patient dissatisfaction. To achieve satisfactory results, epicanthoplasty is usually performed with ptosis correction. Furthermore, surgeons usually choose epicanthoplasty methods based on(More)
In recent years, natural polymers such as cellulose, alginate and chitosan have been used worldwide as biomedical materials and devices, as they offer more advantages over synthetic polymers. The aim of this study was to clarify the usefulness of microbial cellulose (MC) for use as a dressing and scaffold material. For evaluating the biodegradability and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical utility of MR imaging of the temporal bone in patients with facial and audiovestibular dysfunction with particular emphasis on the importance of contrast enhancement. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the MR images of 179 patients [72 men, 107 women; average age, 44 (range, 1-77) years] who presented with(More)
One of the earliest signs of aging is the appearance of wrinkles in the skin at the outer corners of the eyes (lateral canthal rhytids). The purpose of this study was to divide the lateral canthal rhytids into classified groups and describe their clinical characteristics and suitable treatments. A total of 525 patients were included in the study. These(More)
BACKGROUND The evaluation of a breast after breast reconstruction depends on a surgeon's subjective criteria. We used computed tomography (CT) scans to obtain an objective evaluation of the postoperative results by measuring the breast volume of patients who had undergone breast reconstruction using pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM)(More)
Purpose The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether hardness of liver surface correlated with degree of liver fibrosis, and its association with posthepatectomy liver failure (PHLF). Methods A shore durometer was used to measure hepatic hardness in 41 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and in 10 patients with normal liver. We(More)
BACKGROUND The epicanthal fold (Mongolian fold) in Asians reduces the aesthetic results of eyelid surgery, and thus, medial epicanthoplasty is commonly performed in combination with a double fold operation or blepharoptosis correction. Epicanthoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic operations conducted in Asia, but scarring is a common problem. (More)
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