- Bone marrow edema and associated pain in early stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head: prospective study with serial MR imagesK H Koo
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Gyeong Sang National University School of Medicine, Chinju, South Korea
Radiology 213:715-22. 1999..To determine whether the marrow edema around focal osteonecrosis on magnetic resonance (MR) images is associated with clinical symptoms...
- Impregnation of vancomycin, gentamicin, and cefotaxime in a cement spacer for two-stage cementless reconstruction in infected total hip arthroplastyK H Koo
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Gyeong Sang National University School of Medicine, Chinju, South Korea
J Arthroplasty 16:882-92. 2001..We recommend using the combination of these 3 antibiotics in the cement spacer for 2-stage reconstruction in infected hip arthroplasty when the causative organism is not identified in the culture of preoperative aspiration...
- Risk period for developing osteonecrosis of the femoral head in patients on steroid treatmentK H Koo
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gyeong Sang National Univeristy Hospital, Gyeong Sang National University School of Medicine, Chinju, South Korea
Clin Rheumatol 21:299-303. 2002..Close observation and more aggressive screening are recommended within the first year of long-term steroid treatment to prevent advanced osteonecrosis of the femoral head...
- Trochanteric rotational osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral headK H Koo
Department of Preventive Medicine, Gyeong-Sang National University School of Medicine, Chinju, South Korea
J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:83-9. 2001..2 points at the latest follow-up. Further collapse of the femoral head did not occur. The use of MRI instead of plain radiographs for the selection of patients has improved the success rate of transtrochanteric rotational osteotomy...