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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the severity of depression, degree of life satisfaction, level of stress, and resilience among patients in the first 6 months after a spinal cord injury (SCI). METHOD 36 patients with SCI were asked to fill out questionnaires concerning Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire-BREF,(More)
Treatment of cirrhotic patients with spontaneous peritonitis using antibiotics occasionally fails. Fungal infections may be one of the causes of antibiotic treatment failure in such patients. In this study we evaluated the clinical significance and characteristics of spontaneous fungal peritonitis (SFP). Consecutive cirrhotic patients with spontaneous(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the epidemiologic change of patients with spinal cord injury who were admitted to a Rehabilitation Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, during 1987-1996 and 2004-2008. METHODS Medical records of 629 patients with spinal cord injury admitted to the Rehabilitation Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, from 2004(More)
Dorsal dislocation of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb is uncommon. We report the case of a 15-year-old patient with a complex dislocation of the left thumb who underwent open reduction after several attempts at closed reduction failed. At 2-month follow-up, full range of movement was regained; strength and pinch grip were comparable to that of(More)
OBJECTIVE Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is the leading cause of disability in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is a magnetic resonance imaging technique for detecting microstructural lesions of white matter. Fractional anisotropy (FA) is a widely used DTI index with clinical significance in children with CP. This study(More)
To find a multiple amputee more severe than a triple amputee is not easy. This is a report of a 36-year-old patient with right knee disarticulation, left trans-femoral amputation and right elbow disarticulation due to peripheral ischemic necrosis, when he was applied vasopressor in septic shock condition. His left hand was also 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th distal(More)
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