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The Yeongnam region of the 2022 National Oriental Medicine Conference, what it contains 1 > News

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[편집자주] The Yeongnam region event of the 2022 National Conference on Oriental Medicine will be held at the BEXCO Convention Hall in Busan on October 30th. This section introduces lectures by speakers belonging to the Korean Society of Oriental Medical Imaging and Korean Cancer and Oriental Medicine, among the three conferences hosted by this conference.

◇Session 1 – Korean Society of Oriental Medical Imaging

△ Clinical application of ultrasound in Korean medicine and development of new medical technology (Dr. Lee Sang-hoon, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine)

Dr. Sang-Hoon Lee will compare the development status of ultrasound-related technology so far and use cases related to modern and oriental medicine with each other, and based on this, he plans to present a vision for forming a strategic tree for the development of new medical technology.

Dr. Lee said, “Now is the time to use ultrasound devices for oriental medicine in earnest in clinical practice.


△ Treatment and management of major female diseases using ultrasound – Focusing on endometriosis (Kim Eun-seop, Director of U&Green Women’s Oriental Medicine Clinic)

Director Kim Eun-seop plans to explain the important points in diagnosing diseases more accurately, distinguishing them from other diseases, and judging the prognosis using ultrasound images. He introduces the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and management of endometriosis, among the major female diseases, the part that can be obtained by using ultrasound, and some cases that have been progressed through it.

Director Kim said, “I would like to share my experience of more than 20 years of endometriosis, which has a high recurrence rate after surgery, and there are not many treatments other than surgery. It is important to set

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△Knee joint ultrasound according to meridian acupoint theory

Director Oh Myung-jin shares the knee joint anatomy and ultrasound scan method for effective treatment of knee joint lesions, which account for a large portion of oriental medicine treatment. According to Dr. Oh, it is necessary to understand the anatomical structure around the acupuncture points through ultrasound for safer and more accurate acupuncture treatment using magnetic acupuncture guide ultrasound. He explained, “Acupoints can be seen as anatomy-based diagnosis and treatment point, and observing and treating the deep tissues of acupuncture points should be the basis of oriental medicine treatment.”


△ Shoulder joint ultrasound according to meridian acupoint theory (Ahn Tae-seok, director of Baro Oriental Medical Clinic)

Director Ahn Tae-seok introduces a safe and effective blood collection method while performing a live scan of the shoulder vein blood, which is commonly used for shoulder joint disease. He said, “Recently, interest in acupuncture ultrasound has been increasing with the release of ‘Accubiz’, an ultrasound device for acupuncture. We would like to share the research on acupuncture ultrasound focusing on the scapular vein,” he said.

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△Neuroimaging of the Spine

Director Kim Jong-su follows the nerves to see how the nerve root is observed in the normal spine, examines actual clinical cases, and lectures on how to interpret and utilize the patient’s symptoms and MRI in clinical practice.

Director Kim said, “The ultimate goal of clinical practice is effective treatment, but I believe that the basis of clinical practice is always diagnosis. An accurate diagnosis can be preceded for effective treatment,” he said.

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△ Imaging diagnosis and oriental medicine treatment trend of lung cancer (Professor Seung-yoon Oh, Woosuk University)

Professor Oh Seung-yun confirms the basic imaging diagnosis of the lungs and the core imaging criteria for lung cancer, and lectures on the trend of oriental medicine treatment until recently.

Professor Oh said, “Even those who thought imaging diagnostics were difficult, I think the recent advances in radiology, 3D models, and image data will make it easier to access them. It is interesting, and it will give the oriental doctor the pleasure of clearing the fog from his head.”

◇Session 2 – Korean Cancer Society

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△Integrative medical treatment of prostate cancer (Professor Bong-Geun Song, Wonkwang University)

Professor Bong-Geun Song presents an integrative medical approach to the treatment of prostate cancer. He mainly explains the effects of lifestyle changes and dietary habits on the incidence and risk of prostate cancer based on the results of recent clinical trials, and also lectures on the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer through oriental medicine approaches such as herbal medicine and acupuncture treatment.

Professor Song said, “As the incidence of prostate cancer is increasing due to changes in eating habits in Korea, the time to learn about the prognosis and treatment guidelines seems to be very timely. This time to learn about food and medicine, exercise, and other oriental medicine treatments will be very meaningful,” he said.


△ Anticancer effect through microRNA regulation of herbal medicines (Bong-I Kim, Professor, Kyunghee University)

Professor Kim Bong-i introduces the importance of research on the anticancer mechanism of herbal medicines and the anticancer mechanism through microRNA regulation and metabolic regulation of various oriental drugs. In particular, the anticancer effect and mechanism of dried chile, which is currently used as an anti-cancer herbal medicine in oriental clinics, and other herbal medicines showing excellent anti-cancer effects experimentally will be explained, and the meaning and importance of metabolic anti-cancer drugs, the 4th generation anti-cancer drugs, will be examined, and the metabolism of herbal medicines will be controlled. Lecture on the possibility of anticancer effect through

Professor Kim said, “Recently, epigenetic research through microRNA regulation and anticancer mechanism research through metabolic regulation are in the spotlight as important targets for cancer treatment. There are many, but I want to explain the possibility of using herbal medicines to lead the latest research direction.”

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△Understanding lung cancer and treatment of oriental medicine (Junyong Choi, Professor, Pusan ​​National University)

Professor Junyong Choi reviews guidelines and various recommendations for oriental medicine or alternative complementary therapies for lung cancer at home and abroad, and examines recent research trends on the combination of targeted anticancer drugs and oriental medicine treatment and domestic lung cancer oriental medicine research trends. deal with the realities of the approach of

Professor Choi said, “Since the 1990s, when integrative medicine combining various alternative and complementary therapies, including oriental medicine, became popular around the world, the survival rate of advanced lung cancer patients has been very high due to the recent activation of early screening such as low-dose CT, and the advent of targeted anticancer drugs and immunotherapy drugs. “Now is the time to change the pattern of treating lung cancer patients in oriental medicine in line with the new era of standard treatment for lung cancer.”

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△Customized medicine and integrated cancer treatment (Dr. Mikyung Jung, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine)

Dr. Mi-Kyung Jung examines the trends in cancer research related to dialectics, focusing on research that analyzes the molecular biological characteristics of dialectics and clinical studies based on dialectics, and lectures on the necessity and possibility of dialectic-based integrated cancer treatment. According to Dr. Jung, oriental medicine implemented the principle of Personalized Medicine, the core value of precision medicine, through dialectical and constitutional diagnosis technology, and established a treatment system based on it.

He said, “As the field of cancer treatment expands from cancer cells to the tumor microenvironment and the immune system, the need for a holistic and systemic approach of oriental medicine is increasing. We look forward to opening a new path to future medicine through the practical convergence of Korean and Western integrative medicine.”

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