Shin Woo Nam

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Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries associated with multiple ligament injuries can be easily diagnosed, but isolated PCL tears are less symptomatic, very difficult to diagnose, and frequently misdiagnosed. If a detailed investigation of the history of illness suggests a PCL injury, careful physical examinations including the posterior drawer test,(More)
PURPOSE This study compared the results of rotating-platform high-flexion (RP-F) total knee arthroplasty with low contact stress (LCS) for clinical and radiographical assessment after a short-term period. MATERIALS AND METHODS 68 total knee arthroplasties using a RP-F and LCS system were analyzed retrospectively. Thirty-five of the 68 were osteoarthritic(More)
PURPOSE To understand the relationship between tibial bone defect and extent of medial release in total knee arthroplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 32 knees in 22 patients with variable degrees of tibial bone defect on medial plateau has undergone total knee arthroplasty. In this study, 31 cases had been diagnosed as degenerative osteoarthritis(More)
We describe a case of delayed cyst formation that presented as intermittent knee locking after complicated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using a Bio-TransFix implant in a 21-year-old male patient. During femoral fixation, we could not pull out the guide wire that was temporarily used for the femoral fixation. However, stability was good,(More)
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