Sang-Wook Ryu

Yonsei University Hospital, Sŏul, Seoul, South Korea

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Publications (5)11.99 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: This study compared the long-term clinical and radiological outcomes, according to the extent of arthroscopic meniscectomy, of complete and incomplete types of the discoid lateral meniscus. A total of 125 discoid menisci (74 complete and 51 incomplete types) without significant cartilage erosion at the time of surgery were included. The extent of meniscectomy was decided along with tear patterns and the stability of the discoid meniscus. Both clinical and radiological results were evaluated after total or partial meniscectomy. In the complete type of discoid meniscus with less than 5 years of follow-up, the total meniscectomy group showed better clinical results than the partial meniscectomy group. However, with over 5 years of follow-up, there were no differences between the two groups. In the radiological results, there was no significant difference between the two groups during the first 5 years after operation. However, with more than 5 years of follow-up, the partial meniscectomy group showed better results than the total meniscectomy group. In the incomplete-type discoid meniscus, clinical results were better in the partial meniscectomy group regardless of the follow-up periods. In the radiological results, the partial meniscectomy group showed better results for only more than 5 years of follow-up. The long-term prognosis after arthroscopic meniscectomy for the torn discoid lateral meniscus was related to the volume of the meniscus removed.
    Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12/2007; 15(11):1315-20. · 2.68 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Abstract Recently, attention has been given to the double-bundle technique for treating the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)-deficient knee. We present an arthroscopic PCL reconstruction using a double-bundle technique with 3-stranded tibialis posterior (TP) allograft that has not been described before. The anterolateral bundle of the PCL is reconstructed using 2-stranded TP allograft and the posteromedial bundle using 1-stranded TP allograft. Three-stranded TP allograft will be an alternative graft choice for PCL reconstruction.
    Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 01/2005; 20(10):1090-4. · 3.10 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Abstract Clinical features of the symptomatic mediopatellar plica (MPP) are nonspecific and the diagnosis has been troublesome for orthopaedic surgeons. We present a diagnostic test for symptomatic MPP.
    Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 01/2005; 20(10):1101-3. · 3.10 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Posterolateral instability of the knee is known as one of the most challenging injuries. Although several procedures have been designed for the posterolateral instability, there is no gold standard management as yet. We present a technique for posterolateral instability of the knee using a tibialis posterior tendon allograft, which reconstructs the lateral collateral ligament and popliteal tendon with its attachment to the tibia. This can correct not only varus, but also external rotary instability.
    Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 08/2004; 20 Suppl 2:195-200. · 3.10 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Arthroscopy of the elbow is a very precise and demanding procedure due to the closeness of the recommended portals to neurovascular structures and complexity of articular geometry. So to establish safe portal is not always reproducible especially in case of stiff elbow, even for the experienced arthroscopist. We described new tip of elbow arthroscopy using a new starting portal. This procedure is almost always reproducible even in stiff elbow, and minimizes risk of damage to neurovascular structures.? ??? ??? ??? 攀?? ??? 攀?爀 ??? ??? ?攀? 爀?椀 攀?? ?攀椀? ?? ????㈀? ???J????????? ? ????????渲弱ᆬ?? ?????楯渠獵????瑩癩? ?????敵??椀 1有?財?ᄅ??ᄅ???? ?? ?? ?뻮 ? ?%%? Thesle f쪔?? ??? A? ° Thesleff S, Sellin LC: Denerv쇯 ?돀遠?? ??? ??? ??? ? ?돐 ??? ??? s?? ? ?덐 ??? ? 老 ???? ? ? ? 꼀 촀 ??? ?? 쁬?? ?? ion: The trigger
    The Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society. 01/2003; 6(2).