- Discovered the factors that can prevent recurrence after orthodontic correction
- The conference is the most prestigious gathering in the field of the knee in Korea and selects one person each
Mediplex Sejong Hospital's Orthopedic Surgery Department Head Lee Oh Seong received the best thesis award at the 37th Annual Conference of the Korean Society of Knee (Knee Surgery and Related Research: KSRR) held at Yongsan Dragon City in Seoul from June 3 (Fri) to 4 (Sat).
The Korean Knee Society, a sub-society of an orthopedic association having more than 1,300 knee specialists from across Korea as members, holds a conference every year and is recognized as one of the most prestigious competitions in the field in Korea. The conference gives one best thesis award every year.
(Does coronal knee and ankle alignment affect recurrence of the varus deformity after high tibial osteotomy?) The award-winning article "Does coronal knee and ankle alignment affect recurrence of the varus deformity after high tibial osteotomy?" investigates how the coronal knee and alignment affects the postoperative recurrence in patients with knee osteoarthritis associated with varus deformity.
"I am very pleased to share with you the significant results that can be useful in clinical practice," said Lee, "I will continue to strive to obtain better clinical results, which can contribute to providing better treatments for patients and improving their quality of life.”
At Mediplex Sejong Hospital's Spinal Joint Center (Department of Orthopedic Surgery), four doctors provide segmented treatments for knee, hip, shoulders, spine, and hands/feet and are devoted to providing customized integrated treatments for individual patients through collaborations.