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Eungseok Oh 4 Articles
A Practical Guide for Clinical Approach to Patients With Huntington’s Disease in Korea
Chaewon Shin, Ryul Kim, Dallah Yoo, Eungseok Oh, Jangsup Moon, Minkyeong Kim, Jee-Young Lee, Jong-Min Kim, Seong-Beom Koh, Manho Kim, Beomseok Jeon
J Mov Disord. 2024;17(2):138-149.   Published online March 12, 2024
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.24040
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Caregiver Burden of Patients With Huntington’s Disease in South Korea
Chan Young Lee, Chaewon Shin, Yun Su Hwang, Eungseok Oh, Manho Kim, Hyun Sook Kim, Sun Ju Chung, Young Hee Sung, Won Tae Yoon, Jin Whan Cho, Jae-Hyeok Lee, Han-Joon Kim, Hee Jin Chang, Beomseok Jeon, Kyung Ah Woo, Seong-Beom Koh, Kyum-Yil Kwon, Jangsup Moon, Young Eun Kim, Jee-Young Lee
J Mov Disord. 2024;17(1):30-37.   Published online September 11, 2023
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.23134
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AbstractAbstract PDFSupplementary Material
Objective
This is the first prospective cohort study of Huntington’s disease (HD) in Korea. This study aimed to investigate the caregiver burden in relation to the characteristics of patients and caregivers.
Methods
From August 2020 to February 2022, we enrolled patients with HD from 13 university hospitals in Korea. We used the 12-item Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI-12) to evaluate the caregiver burden. We evaluated the clinical associations of the ZBI-12 scores by linear regression analysis and investigated the differences between the low- and high-burden groups.
Results
Sixty-five patients with HD and 45 caregivers were enrolled in this cohort study. The average age at onset of motor symptoms was 49.3 ± 12.3 years, with an average cytosine-adenine-guanine (CAG)n of 42.9 ± 4.0 (38–65). The median ZBI-12 score among our caregivers was 17.6 ± 14.2. A higher caregiver burden was associated with a more severe Shoulson–Fahn stage (p = 0.038) of the patients. A higher ZBI-12 score was also associated with lower independence scale (B = -0.154, p = 0.006) and functional capacity (B = -1.082, p = 0.002) scores of patients. The caregiving duration was longer in the high- than in the low-burden group. Caregivers’ demographics, blood relation, and marital and social status did not affect the burden significantly.
Conclusion
HD patients’ neurological status exerts an enormous impact on the caregiver burden regardless of the demographic or social status of the caregiver. This study emphasizes the need to establish an optimal support system for families dealing with HD in Korea. A future longitudinal analysis could help us understand how disease progression aggravates the caregiver burden throughout the entire disease course.

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  • A Practical Guide for Clinical Approach to Patients With Huntington’s Disease in Korea
    Chaewon Shin, Ryul Kim, Dallah Yoo, Eungseok Oh, Jangsup Moon, Minkyeong Kim, Jee-Young Lee, Jong-Min Kim, Seong-Beom Koh, Manho Kim, Beomseok Jeon
    Journal of Movement Disorders.2024; 17(2): 138.     CrossRef
Validity and Reliability Study of the Korean Tinetti Mobility Test for Parkinson’s Disease
Jinse Park, Seong-Beom Koh, Hee Jin Kim, Eungseok Oh, Joong-Seok Kim, Ji Young Yun, Do-Young Kwon, Younsoo Kim, Ji Seon Kim, Kyum-Yil Kwon, Jeong-Ho Park, Jinyoung Youn, Wooyoung Jang
J Mov Disord. 2018;11(1):24-29.   Published online January 23, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.17058
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Objective
Postural instability and gait disturbance are the cardinal symptoms associated with falling among patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The Tinetti mobility test (TMT) is a well-established measurement tool used to predict falls among elderly people. However, the TMT has not been established or widely used among PD patients in Korea. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Korean version of the TMT for PD patients.
Methods
Twenty-four patients diagnosed with PD were enrolled in this study. For the interrater reliability test, thirteen clinicians scored the TMT after watching a video clip. We also used the test-retest method to determine intrarater reliability. For concurrent validation, the unified Parkinson’s disease rating scale, Hoehn and Yahr staging, Berg Balance Scale, Timed-Up and Go test, 10-m walk test, and gait analysis by three-dimensional motion capture were also used. We analyzed receiver operating characteristic curve to predict falling.
Results
The interrater reliability and intrarater reliability of the Korean Tinetti balance scale were 0.97 and 0.98, respectively. The interrater reliability and intra-rater reliability of the Korean Tinetti gait scale were 0.94 and 0.96, respectively. The Korean TMT scores were significantly correlated with the other clinical scales and three-dimensional motion capture. The cutoff values for predicting falling were 14 points (balance subscale) and 10 points (gait subscale).
Conclusion
We found that the Korean version of the TMT showed excellent validity and reliability for gait and balance and had high sensitivity and specificity for predicting falls among patients with PD.

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  • Validity and Reliability of the Korean-Translated Version of the International Cooperative Ataxia Rating Scale in Cerebellar Ataxia
    Jinse Park, Jin Whan Cho, Jinyoung Youn, Engseok Oh, Wooyoung Jang, Joong-Seok Kim, Yoon-Sang Oh, Hyungyoung Hwang, Chang-Hwan Ryu, Jin-Young Ahn, Jee-Young Lee, Seong-Beom Koh, Jae H. Park, Hee-Tae Kim
    Journal of Movement Disorders.2023; 16(1): 86.     CrossRef
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    Chen Yang, Yihan Mo, Xi Cao, Song Zhu, Xiuhua Wang, Xiaoqing Wang
    Geriatric Nursing.2023; 53: 85.     CrossRef
  • Validation of the Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (Tinetti Test) Scale in Russia for Stroke Patients
    Elena V. Kostenko, Liudmila V. Petrova, Irena V. Pogonchenkova
    Bulletin of Rehabilitation Medicine.2023; 22(3): 29.     CrossRef
  • Dance Intervention Using the Feldenkrais Method Improves Motor, and Non-Motor Symptoms and Gait in Parkinson’s Disease: A 12-Month Study
    Sung Hoon Kang, Jinhee Kim, Ilsoo Kim, Young Ae Moon, Sojung Park, Seong-Beom Koh
    Journal of Movement Disorders.2022; 15(1): 53.     CrossRef
  • Evaluation of Anticipatory Postural Adjustment before Quantified Weight Shifting—System Development and Reliability Test
    Jiunn-Woei Liaw, Rou-Shayn Chen, Vincent Chiun-Fan Chen, Yan-Ru Wang, Hsiao-Lung Chan, Ya-Ju Chang
    Applied Sciences.2021; 11(2): 758.     CrossRef
  • Use of Standardized and Non-Standardized Tools for Measuring the Risk of Falls and Independence in Clinical Practice
    Jan Neugebauer, Valérie Tóthová, Jitka Doležalová
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.2021; 18(6): 3226.     CrossRef
  • Decreased foot height may be a subclinical shuffling gait in early stage of Parkinson’s disease: A study of three-dimensional motion analysis
    Kyong Jin Shin, Jinse Park, Samyeol Ha, Kang Min Park, Sung Eun Kim, Byung In Lee, Dong Ah Lee, Hee-Tae Kim, Ji-Yeon Yoon
    Gait & Posture.2020; 76: 64.     CrossRef
  • Design of a Machine Learning-Assisted Wearable Accelerometer-Based Automated System for Studying the Effect of Dopaminergic Medicine on Gait Characteristics of Parkinson’s Patients
    Satyabrata Aich, Pyari Mohan Pradhan, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Hee-Cheol Kim, Hee-Tae Kim, Hae-Gu Lee, Il Hwan Kim, Moon-il Joo, Sim Jong Seong, Jinse Park
    Journal of Healthcare Engineering.2020; 2020: 1.     CrossRef
  • Psychometric properties and domains of postural control tests for individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    Helen P. French, Charlotte K. Hager, Anne Venience, Ryan Fagan, Dara Meldrum
    International Journal of Rehabilitation Research.2020; 43(2): 102.     CrossRef
  • Measures of balance and falls risk prediction in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review of psychometric properties
    Stanley J Winser, Priya Kannan, Umar Muhhamad Bello, Susan L Whitney
    Clinical Rehabilitation.2019; 33(12): 1949.     CrossRef
  • Allelic variant in SLC6A3 rs393795 affects cerebral regional homogeneity and gait dysfunction in patients with Parkinson’s disease
    Lina Wang, Yongsheng Yuan, Jianwei Wang, Yuting Shen, Yan Zhi, Junyi Li, Min Wang, Kezhong Zhang
    PeerJ.2019; 7: e7957.     CrossRef
  • Evaluation of Balance Disorders in Parkinson's Disease Using Simple Diagnostic Tests—Not So Simple to Choose
    Karolina Krzysztoń, Jakub Stolarski, Jan Kochanowski
    Frontiers in Neurology.2018;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • Rasch Analysis of the Clinimetric Properties of the Korean Dizziness Handicap Inventory in Patients with Parkinson Disease
    Da-Young Lee, Hui-Jun Yang, Dong-Seok Yang, Jin-Hyuk Choi, Byoung-Soo Park, Ji-Yun Park
    Research in Vestibular Science.2018; 17(4): 152.     CrossRef
Adult-Onset Alexander Disease with late-presenting vestibulopathy: A case report
Hee Jin Chang, Seong-Hae Jeong, Eungseok Oh
Received November 7, 2023  Accepted May 24, 2024  Published online May 27, 2024  
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.23230    [Accepted]
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