본문 바로가기
  • Home

A Case Study of Rectal Cancer Patient Treated with Dokhwaljihwang-tang

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2013, 25(1), pp.62-70
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2013.25.1.62
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

송안나 1 안지혜 1 최성헌 1 김은희 1 박소정 1 김경석 1 Lee Sookyung 2

1경희대학교 한의과대학
2경희대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

Objectives This study reports a case of rectal cancer patient treated with Dokhwaljihwang-tang. Methods The patient's subjective symptoms such as pain, sleeping difficulty, frequent defecation and dysuria were observed and the change of the quality of life(QOL) was evaluated using Functional Assessment of Cancer-Colon (FACT-C). Results After the treatment, symptoms such as pain, sleep disorder, defecation, and urination difficulty ameliorated and the score of the FACT-C improved. Conclusions A rectal cancer patient suffering from adverse consequences from the low anterior resection and the pain induced by the metastases showed the improvement of general condition and the quality of life after treated with Dokhwaljihwang-tang.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.