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2015, Vol.27, No.3

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    A Literature Study on the Association with Critical State of Sasang Constitutional Symptoms and Cancer Related Symptoms

    이수민 , Lee Sookyung , 박소라 | 2015, 27(3) | pp.307~317 | number of Cited : 2
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    Objectives The purpose of study was to identify cancer related symptoms of Sasang Constitution based on the classic of Sasang Constitutional Medicine (SCM). Methods The bibliographical study was performed with 『Dongyisoosebowon-Shinchukbon(東醫壽世保元 辛丑本)』, Dongyisoosebowon-Sasangchobongwon(東醫壽世保元 四象草本券), 『Cancer』, and several review articles. The perspective on severe illness in SCM was investigated. And ‘the critical state’ of constitutional symptoms based on 『Dongyisoosebowon』 was identified as cancer related symptoms. Results and Conclusions The perspective on severe illness of SCM was focused on the human being itself, compared with symptom based traditional Chinese medicine. The preservation of requisite energy (保命之主) was a vital factor of longevity to maintain healthy status and the classification of severity of disease. And critical state was an important indicator to control severe illness. Regarding cancer related symptoms in SCM, Janggwol(臟厥), Eumsung-gyeokyang(陰盛隔陽證), Janggyeol(藏結證) of Soeumin symptoms, Hwangdal(黃疸), Haso(下消), Eumheo-oyel(陰虛午熱證), Gochang(臌脹), Tohyul(吐血) of Soyangin's symptoms, Joyeol(燥熱證), Bokchang-bujong(腹脹浮腫) of Taeeumin's symptoms, and Eolgyek(噎膈) of Taeyangin's symptoms could be shown the association with cancer. According to the prognosis on disease severity, regimens of daily life, behavior modifications as well as medications were also emphasized with great importance to control severe illness in SCM. These holistic approach for controlling severe illness in SCM could lead to the improvement of treatment outcome.
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    A Study on the Sasang Constitutional Classification of Stroke Patients by QSCCⅡ

    이성진 , Jae-Wook Lee , 조혜원 and 2 other persons | 2015, 27(3) | pp.318~325 | number of Cited : 3
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    Objectives This study was to investigate the Sasang Constitutional classification in storke inpatients by using QSCC Ⅱ and to evaluate the relevance of the results and Donguisusebowon contents. Methods QSCC Ⅱ was conducted to 73 Stroke patients who were admitted from April 2014 to August 2014 in Dongseo oriental hospital. And the results were analyzed by contents of Donguisusebowon. Results The number of Soyangin and Taeumin was the most common and Soeumin was the lowest. There was no Taeyangin. The number of Soyangin and Taeumin was the most common in cerebral infarction patients, and the number of Soyangin was the most common in intracerebral hemorrhage patients. The patients who had both cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage were all Taeumin. Conclusions The incidence of stroke was higher in Soyangin and Taeumin. This results were relevant with the Sasang Constitutional Temperament of Donguisusebowon.
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    A Case of the Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patient Who Showed Symptoms Improvement

    박소라 , Lee Sookyung , 이수민 | 2015, 27(3) | pp.326~332 | number of Cited : 5
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    Objectives The quality of life in cancer patients is important. The aim of this study is to report a case which showed symptoms improvement after treatment with modified Galgeunhaegi-tang. Methods We retrospectively reviewed the medical records. The patient’s body weight and the circumference of lower extremity were measured and the subjective symptoms such as chest pain were evaluated by the NRS(Numeric Rating Scale). And the frequency of defecation was checked daily. Results The patient had received chemotherapy from March to November 2014 for 8th times. During the chemotherapy, the patient developed symptoms such as weight gain, edema of lower extremity, chest pain, headache, low back pain, and constipation. But additional evaluation and management with western medicine couldn’t solve the problem. So he started to take Korean medicine. And he was transferred to our cancer center to keep continuing the treatment. After the treatment, the body weight, the lower extremity circumference and the subjective severity of chest pain, headache, low back pain were all decreased. During hospitalization at our center, the patient didn’t suffer from constipation. Conclusions An elderly non-small cell lung cancer patient showed the improvement of symptoms that were continued during chemotherapy. As we can see in this case, Korean medicine can be a solution of the symptoms induced by chemotherapy, if there is no symptom improvement with western medicine.
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    2 Case Reports of Treatment of Soyangin Patients with Atopic Dermatitis using Oriental Medicine Therapy with Euphorbiae Kansui. Radix (Gam-sui)

    조혜원 , Eun-Chul Lim , 이재욱 and 2 other persons | 2015, 27(3) | pp.333~345 | number of Cited : 4
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    Objectives We report a series of 2 cases which is based on Sasang constitutional Medicine for Atopic dermatitis in Soyangin using oriental medeicine therapy with Euphorbiae Kansui. Radix (Gam-sui) Methods We treat 2 Soyangin patients that had Atopic dermatitis. We prescribed oriental medeicine therapy with Euphorbiae Kansui. Radix (Gam-sui) for their physical symptoms. The improvement of their Atopic dermatitis was evaluated. Results After using oriental medeicine therapy with Euphorbiae Kansui. Radix (Gam-sui), patients' physical symptoms were improved. Conclusions These case studies showed an efficient result of using oriental medeicine therapy with Euphorbiae Kansui. Radix (Gam-sui) in the Atopic dermatitis of Soyangin.
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    A Case Study of a Taeeumin Patient with Paresthesia and Weakness in the Limbs of Unknown Cause Diagnosed as Dry-Heat (Joyeol) Pattern

    이미숙 , Nayoung, Bae | 2015, 27(3) | pp.346~355 | number of Cited : 2
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    Objectives The aim of this study was to report significant improvement of paresthesia and weakness in the limbs of unknown cause after treatment with Mangeummoonmu-tang and Cheongeummoonmu-tang in a Taeeumin patient. Methods The patient was diagnosed as Taeeumin Dry-Heat (Joyeol) pattern and treated with Mangeummoonmu-tang, Cheongeummoonmu-tang and acupuncture. The patient's subjective symptoms of paresthesia and weakness were observed using Global Assessment Scale (GAS) during the treatment period. Results and Conclusion The symptoms of paresthesia and weakness decreased from GAS 100 to GAS 0 for two weeks. Furthermore, the patient’s symptoms of fatigue and xeroderma were reported to be improved after treatment. In conclusion, this study shows that Sasang constitutional medicine can be effective treatment for Taeeumin patient with paresthesia and weakness in the limbs of unknown cause.
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    Case Study of Soyang Patient with Parkinson Disease Having Depression

    박유경 , Nayoung, Bae , 이미숙 | 2015, 27(3) | pp.356~365 | number of Cited : 5
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    Objectives The aim of this study was to examine significant improvement of motor and non-motor symptoms after treatment with Sasang constitutional medicine treatment on a Soyangin patient with Parkinson disease having depression. Methods The patient was treated with Soyangin’s constitutional medications treatment(herb and acupuncture) and scalp acupuncture. The progress was evaluated using the Global Assessment Scale (GAS scale), Hoehn and Yahr scale (H&Y scale) and Unified Parkinson disease rating scale (UPDRS) before and after treatment. These scales were used to assess the overall function of patient. Result We observed a significant improvement in patient’s motor and non-motor symptoms using GAS scale, H&Y scale and UPDRS. The UPDRS scores decreased in PartⅠ, PartⅡ, PartⅢ and PartⅣ. Conclusion This study shows that Sasang constitutional medicine treatment can be effective for Soyangin patient with Parkinson disease having depression.
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    2 Case Reports on Oro-facial Dyskinesia Patients Diagnosed and Treated in Sasang Constitutional Medicine

    PARK JUNGHWAN , TaekWon ahn , 김윤하 and 1 other persons | 2015, 27(3) | pp.366~377 | number of Cited : 3
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    Objectives This study was designed to report diagnosis and treatment by Sasang Constitutional Medicine to the patients with Oro-facial Dyskinesia. Methods These two patients were diagnosed as Soyangin and Taeeumin according to the result of Sasang constitutional diagnosis, and treated by Sasang constitutional medications and acupuncture. The progress was evaluated with the Global Assessment Scale (GAS). Result Oro-facial Dyskinesia was almost disappeared in each patients. the one patient was cured with Chongshimyeonja-tang and Yuldahanso-tang, and the other was cured with Hyeungbangjihwang-tang. Conclusion We can treat Oro-facial Dyskinesia whose cause is mostly idiopathic with the diagnosis and treatment of Sasang Constitutional Medicine.