Won Jung Koh

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Affiliation: Sungkyunkwan University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical significance of a single isolation of pathogenic nontuberculous mycobacteria from sputum specimens
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:225-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clinical significance of the differentiation between Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare in M avium complex lung disease
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Chest 142:1482-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary sequestration infected with nontuberculous mycobacteria: a report of two cases and literature review
    Won Jung Koh
    Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Asian Pac J Trop Med 5:917-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Macrolide Treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium massiliense Infection and Inducible Resistance
    Go Eun Choi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, South Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:917-25. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Therapeutic drug monitoring in the treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:797-802. 2012
  6. pmc Metaplastic ossification in the cartilage of the bronchus of a patient with chronic multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: a case report
    Seok Yong Eum
    Division of Immunopathology and Cellular Immunology, International Tuberculosis Research Center, Masan, Republic of Korea
    J Med Case Reports 4:156. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Solitary pulmonary nodules caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium complex
    Cho Rom Hahm
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Lung 188:25-31. 2010
  8. pmc The incidence, causes, and prognostic significance of new-onset thrombocytopenia in intensive care units: a prospective cohort study in a Korean hospital
    So Yeon Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:1418-23. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic value of 18F-FDG uptake on positron emission tomography in patients with pathologic stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Sang Won Um
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1331-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus lung disease: a retrospective analysis of 65 patients
    Kyeongman Jeon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:896-902. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Clinical significance of a single isolation of pathogenic nontuberculous mycobacteria from sputum specimens
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:225-6. 2013
    ..We found that 14% of patients with a single sputum culture positive for pathogenic NTM were diagnosed with NTM lung disease during the median follow-up period of 16 months...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical significance of the differentiation between Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare in M avium complex lung disease
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Chest 142:1482-8. 2012
    ..This study compared the clinical features and prognoses of patients with M avium and M intracellulare lung disease...
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary sequestration infected with nontuberculous mycobacteria: a report of two cases and literature review
    Won Jung Koh
    Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Asian Pac J Trop Med 5:917-9. 2012
    ..A review of the literature revealed only seven previous case reports of pulmonary sequestration infected with NTM, and no case with Mycobacterium abscessus has been reported...
  4. doi request reprint Macrolide Treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus and Mycobacterium massiliense Infection and Inducible Resistance
    Go Eun Choi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, South Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:917-25. 2012
    ..abscessus infection. AZM may be more effective against M. abscessus, whereas both macrolides appear to be equally effective against M. massiliense...
  5. doi request reprint Therapeutic drug monitoring in the treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:797-802. 2012
    ..Little is known regarding the application of therapeutic drug monitoring for treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) lung disease...
  6. pmc Metaplastic ossification in the cartilage of the bronchus of a patient with chronic multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: a case report
    Seok Yong Eum
    Division of Immunopathology and Cellular Immunology, International Tuberculosis Research Center, Masan, Republic of Korea
    J Med Case Reports 4:156. 2010
    ..We report here a metaplastic ossification in the bronchial cartilage of a patient with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis...
  7. doi request reprint Solitary pulmonary nodules caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium complex
    Cho Rom Hahm
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Lung 188:25-31. 2010
    ..MAC pulmonary disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of SPNs, even when encountered in geographic regions with a high prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis...
  8. pmc The incidence, causes, and prognostic significance of new-onset thrombocytopenia in intensive care units: a prospective cohort study in a Korean hospital
    So Yeon Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:1418-23. 2012
    ..52; 95% CI 1.32-9.38; P = 0.012). In conclusion, NOT is common and is an independent risk factor for mortality in Korean ICU patients. Therefore, clinicians should make every effort to correct the causes of NOT...
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic value of 18F-FDG uptake on positron emission tomography in patients with pathologic stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Sang Won Um
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Thorac Oncol 4:1331-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the prognostic value of the FDG uptake in patients with resected pathologic stage I NSCLC according to histologic types of the tumors...
  10. doi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus lung disease: a retrospective analysis of 65 patients
    Kyeongman Jeon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:896-902. 2009
    ..The optimal therapeutic regimen and duration of treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus lung disease is not well established...
  11. pmc Treatment of isoniazid-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis
    Yee Hyung Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 8:6. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Interleukin-12 receptor beta1 polymorphisms and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung diseases
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Lung 186:241-5. 2008
    ..These IL-12Rbeta1 gene polymorphisms do not appear to be responsible for host susceptibility to NTM lung disease, at least in this Korean population...
  13. pmc Nodal stations and diagnostic performances of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Byung Woo Jhun
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:46-51. 2012
    ..3% and 66.7%, respectively. However, diagnostic performances of EBUS-TBNA did not differ according to nodal size. Bronchoscopists should consider the impact of nodal stations on diagnostic performances of EBUS-TBNA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Chest 131:1825-30. 2007
    ..We investigated the prevalence of GERD in patients with the nodular bronchiectatic form of NTM lung disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in pulmonary tuberculosis requiring mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure
    Yon Ju Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Respirology 12:406-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors contributing to in-hospital mortality in these patients...
  16. pmc Toll-like receptor 2 polymorphisms and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung diseases
    Yon Ju Ryu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:818-9. 2006
    ..TLR2 polymorphisms do not appear to be responsible for host susceptibility to NTM lung disease, at least in the Korean population...
  17. ncbi request reprint NRAMP1 gene polymorphism and susceptibility to nontuberculous mycobacterial lung diseases
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Chest 128:94-101. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a potential role for natural-resistance-associated macrophage protein 1 (NRAMP1) gene polymorphisms for human susceptibility to the NTM lung disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of interferon-gamma and interferon-gamma receptor 1 genes and pulmonary tuberculosis in Koreans
    Jung Hye Hwang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Centre, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seooul, Korea
    Respirology 12:906-10. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between IFN-gamma and IFN-gammaR1 gene polymorphisms and pulmonary TB among Koreans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inactive hepatitis B surface antigen carrier state and hepatotoxicity during antituberculosis chemotherapy
    Byoung Hoon Lee
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Chest 127:1304-11. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes for HIV-uninfected patients with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Infect Dis 47:496-502. 2008
    ..Multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) is more difficult to treat than is drug-susceptible TB. To elucidate the optimal therapy for MDR TB, we assessed the treatment outcomes and prognostic factors for patients with MDR TB...
  21. doi request reprint Occult nodal metastasis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer at clinical stage IA by PET/CT
    Hye Kyeong Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Kangnam Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Respirology 15:1179-84. 2010
    ..We analysed risk factors for occult nodal metastasis in patients with clinical stage IA NSCLC as determined by ¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical significance of differentiation of Mycobacterium massiliense from Mycobacterium abscessus
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:405-10. 2011
    ..Mycobacterium massiliense has been recognized as a separate species from Mycobacterium abscessus; however, little is known regarding the clinical impact of this differentiation...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term tolerance of airway silicone stent in patients with post-tuberculosis tracheobronchial stenosis
    Akash Verma
    Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    ASAIO J 58:530-4. 2012
    ..N-stents are well-tolerated for a prolonged period. Stent-related complications occur, but are easily managed. These results might carry medical implications for those who have airway lesions difficult to correct surgically...
  24. pmc Surgical treatment of pulmonary diseases due to nontuberculous mycobacteria
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 23:397-401. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Posttuberculosis tracheobronchial stenosis: use of CT to optimize the time of silicone stent removal
    Akash Verma
    Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Radiology 263:562-8. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Interferon-γ release assay for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers at a Korean tertiary hospital
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:943-5. 2010
    ..Therefore, serial testing with interferon-γ release assays after treatment of latent TB infection may be insufficient for evaluating the effects of treatment due to the variable responses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Decreased cytokine production in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Korea
    Lung 185:337-41. 2007
    ..abscessus than in those infected with MAC. Decreased IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha, and IL-12 production may be associated with host susceptibility to the development of MAC and M. abscessus lung disease...
  28. doi request reprint Performances of prognostic scoring systems in patients with healthcare-associated pneumonia
    Byeong Ho Jeong
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Infect Dis 56:625-32. 2013
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Surgical treatment for multidrug-resistant and extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis
    Min Woong Kang
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1597-602. 2010
    ..Surgical resection is an adjunctive intervention for patients with MDR or XDR TB. This study presents the short-term and long-term results of surgical treatment for MDR or XDR TB at a single center...
  30. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of different subgroup classifications of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in patients with septic shock
    So Yeon Lim
    Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Shock 36:345-9. 2011
    ..638; 95% confidence interval, 1.418-9.028; P = 0.006). Classification into the LDC group is an independent risk factor for mortality in hydrocortisone-treated septic shock patients...
  31. pmc Solitary pulmonary nodule due to Mycobacterium intracellulare: the first case in Korea
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:127-30. 2007
    ..A final diagnosis of M. intracellulare pulmonary disease was made, and the patient's treatment regimen was changed to a combination therapy consisting of clarithromycin, rifampin, and ethambutol...
  32. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of health care-associated pneumonia in a Korean teaching hospital
    Hye Kyeong Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Respir Med 104:1729-35. 2010
    ..ATS/IDSA guidelines state that all patients with HCAP should receive empirical therapy directed at multidrug-resistant pathogens. However, recent data from other countries have reported a different picture of HCAP...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and hepatotoxicity during antituberculosis chemotherapy
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Chest 131:803-8. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether HCV-seropositive patients are at a higher risk of DIH than control subjects during treatment for TB with standard short-course regimens...
  34. doi request reprint Association between microsatellite polymorphisms in intron II of the human Toll-like receptor 2 gene and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in a Korean population
    Jae Joon Yim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and Lung Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Hum Immunol 69:572-6. 2008
    ..6%, p=0.13). In conclusion, these results suggest that the GT repeat microsatellite polymorphisms in intron II of the human TLR2 gene contribute to the development of NTM lung disease, especially MAC lung disease, in a Korean population...
  35. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes of patients with adenoid cystic carcinoma of the airway
    Jong Hoo Lee
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Lung Cancer 72:244-9. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to investigate treatment outcomes, prognostic factors, and the indications and outcomes of bronchoscopic interventions in patients with ACC of the airway...
  36. pmc Antifactor Xa levels in critically ill Korean patients receiving enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis: a prospective observational study
    So Yeon Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:466-71. 2013
    ..06; 0.003-0.87; 0.04, respectively). Once daily dose of 40 mg of enoxaparin is inadequate for maintaining effective antithrombotic aFXa levels, and the inadequacy is more salient for patients with high SOFA scores and hyperbilirubinemia...
  37. pmc Comparison of clinical and radiographic characteristics between nodular bronchiectatic form of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease and diffuse panbronchiolitis
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:427-32. 2009
    ..The correct diagnosis, including aggressive microbiologic evaluation, should be made for the appropriate management of patients presenting with bilateral bronchiectasis and bronchiolitis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of Mycobacterium fortuitum isolated from respiratory specimens
    Sunghoon Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Respir Med 102:437-42. 2008
    ..Although Mycobacterium fortuitum is not an uncommon organism among the non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from respiratory specimens, its clinical significance had not been well studied...
  39. pmc Standardized combination antibiotic treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease
    Yun Su Sim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 51:888-94. 2010
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of standardized combination antibiotic therapy and the factors that might affect unfavorable microbiologic responses in patients with MAC pulmonary disease...
  40. pmc Pulmonary disease caused by Mycobacterium xenopi: the first case in Korea
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:871-5. 2007
    ..This case serves as a reminder to clinicians that the incidence of NTM infection is increasing in Korea and that unusual NTM are capable of causing disease in non-immunocompromised patients...
  41. doi request reprint Outcome and prognostic factors of patients with acute leukemia admitted to the intensive care unit for septic shock
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of Korea
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1929-34. 2008
    ..Patients with severe organ failure and a relapse/refractory status for leukemia had a significantly worse prognosis...
  42. pmc The value of routinely culturing for tuberculosis during bronchoscopies in an intermediate tuberculosis-burden country
    Myung Hoon Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:969-72. 2007
    ..The value of this practice, however, is controversial. We evaluated the role of that procedure in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in an intermediate tuberculosis-burden country...
  43. ncbi request reprint Routine screening by brain magnetic resonance imaging decreased the brain metastasis rate following surgery for lung adenocarcinoma
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Lung Cancer 58:68-72. 2007
    ....
  44. pmc Serum vascular endothelial growth factor and angiopoietin-2 are associated with the severity of systemic inflammation rather than the presence of hemoptysis in patients with inflammatory lung disease
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 53:369-76. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether serum VEGF and Ang-2 are associated with the presence of hemoptysis and the extent of systemic inflammation in patients with inflammatory lung diseases...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and feasibility of thoracoscopic approach for congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation in adults
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:797-801. 2007
    ..We evaluated the clinical characteristics and feasibility and safety of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in adult patients with CCAM...
  46. doi request reprint Factors predicting outcome following airway stenting for post-tuberculosis tracheobronchial stenosis
    So Yeon Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Respirology 16:959-64. 2011
    ..In this study, we sought to establish prognostic factors for successful airway intervention in PTTS...
  47. doi request reprint Treatment outcomes for patients with synchronous multiple primary non-small cell lung cancer
    Eun Jung Jung
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Lung Cancer 73:237-42. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to assess the treatment outcomes for patients with synchronous multiple primary NSCLC and to analyze the factors related to this outcome...
  48. pmc Prognostic factors for endotracheal silicone stenting in the management of inoperable post-intubation tracheal stenosis
    So Yeon Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon ro, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 53:565-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prognostic factors in inoperable patients in whom a silicone stent was inserted due to PITS...
  49. pmc Treatment of refractory Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease with a moxifloxacin-containing regimen
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:2281-5. 2013
    ..Prospective studies are required to assess the clinical efficacy of MXF treatment for refractory MAC lung disease...
  50. pmc Drug resistance rates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis at a private referral center in Korea
    Jae Chol Choi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:677-81. 2007
    ..This underscores the need for an improved control program, coupled with early diagnosis of MDR-TB, to reduce the spread and development of resistance...
  51. pmc Rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance using a MGIT 960 system
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Lab Med 32:264-9. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Clinical utility of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test for the diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis
    So Young Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Centre, Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:818-22. 2009
    ..Additionally, the QFT-IT test has limited usefulness in differentiating active pulmonary TB from non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in areas with a high prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection...
  53. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of interferon-gamma and interferon-gamma receptor 1 genes and non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung diseases
    Jung Hye Hwang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 87:166-71. 2007
    ..The IFN-gamma +874 and IFN-gammaR1 -611 and -56 polymorphisms do not appear to be responsible for host susceptibility to NTM lung disease, at least in the Korean population...
  54. pmc Two methods of setting positive end-expiratory pressure in acute lung injury: an experimental computed tomography volumetric study
    Kyeongman Jeon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:476-83. 2007
    ..05). Setting the PEEP based on the deflation limb of the PV curve was useful in improving oxygenation and lung volumes in a canine lung injury model...
  55. pmc Radiological findings of extensively drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in non-AIDS adults: comparisons with findings of multidrug-resistant and drug-sensitive tuberculosis
    Jihoon Cha
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 10:207-16. 2009
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  56. pmc First case of Segniliparus rotundus pneumonia in a patient with bronchiectasis
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3403-5. 2011
    ..rotundus by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and rpoB PCR-restriction analysis. Antibiotic therapy with clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin for 2 months improved the patient's condition and achieved successful sputum conversion...
  57. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis: a review of 43 cases
    Hae Seong Nam
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e479-82. 2010
    ..In a retrospective cohort study, we investigated the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with CNPA...
  58. doi request reprint The role of chest CT scanning in TB outbreak investigation
    Sei Won Lee
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Chest 137:1057-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of high-resolution CT (HRCT) scanning of the chest in the investigation of a TB outbreak that developed in a cohort of 92 soldiers in the South Korean army...
  59. ncbi request reprint The role of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of mediastinal and hilar lymph node metastases in patients with extrapulmonary malignancy
    Jae Uk Song
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, South Korea
    Intern Med 50:2525-32. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic performance of EBUS-TBNA in the diagnosis of mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy in patients with proven or suspicious extrapulmonary malignancy...
  60. pmc Prognostic factors for bronchoscopic intervention in advanced lung or esophageal cancer patients with malignant airway obstruction
    Jae Uk Song
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Ann Thorac Med 8:86-92. 2013
    ..However, few studies have specifically identified prognostic factors affecting the survival of advanced lung or esophageal cancer patients receiving bronchoscopic intervention...
  61. pmc Bronchogenic cyst rupture and pneumonia after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: a case report
    Goohyeon Hong
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 74:177-80. 2013
    ..Empirical antibiotics were administered, and pneumonia from the bronchogenic cyst rupture had resolved on follow-up chest CT. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of pneumonia from bronchogenic cyst rupture after EBUS-TBNA...
  62. pmc Heterogeneous spectrum of CFTR gene mutations in Korean patients with cystic fibrosis
    Haiyoung Jung
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Samsung Medical Center and Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Lab Med 31:219-24. 2011
    ..In Koreans, however, there are very few cases of genetically confirmed CF thus far, and the spectrum of mutations seems quite different from that observed in Caucasians...
  63. doi request reprint Nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated during the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Hee Jung Jun
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Respir Med 103:1936-40. 2009
    ..We investigated the frequency and clinical significance of NTM isolated from patients receiving anti-TB treatment...
  64. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of NAT2 and CYP2E1 associated with antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity in Korean patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Hyun Jung Cho
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 87:551-6. 2007
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Lung function, coronary artery calcification, and metabolic syndrome in 4905 Korean males
    Hye Yun Park
    Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Respir Med 104:1326-35. 2010
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Pulmonary mycobacterial disease: diagnostic performance of low-dose digital tomosynthesis as compared with chest radiography
    Eun Young Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Radiology 257:269-77. 2010
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of a low-radiation-dose digital tomosynthesis (DTS) technique with that of conventional radiography in the detection of lung lesions in patients with pulmonary mycobacterial disease...
  67. pmc Basal serum cortisol levels are not predictive of response to corticotropin but have prognostic significance in patients with septic shock
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:470-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that basal serum cortisol levels are not predictive of serum cortisol response to corticotropin but have a significant prognostic value in patients with septic shock...
  68. doi request reprint High-resolution CT findings of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex pulmonary disease: correlation with pulmonary function test results
    Jong Woon Song
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, 50, IlWon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1070. 2008
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Concurrent endobronchial carcinoid tumor and sarcoidosis
    So Young Bae
    Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Intern Med 49:2609-12. 2010
    ..We herein report endobronchial carcinoid tumor in a patient with sarcoidosis diagnosed by nasal mucosal biopsy, excisional biopsy of cervical lymph nodes and mediastinal lymph node dissection...
  70. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in arthritis patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists in Korea
    Jong Wook Yun
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:779-83. 2007
    ..A high percentage of these patients completed 3 months of LTBI treatment with isoniazid plus rifampin without serious complications...
  71. doi request reprint Natural stent in the management of post-intubation tracheal stenosis
    Hye Yun Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Respirology 14:583-8. 2009
    ..A new silicone stent, called the Natural stent (N stent), was investigated for its clinical efficacy and safety in patients with PITS...
  72. pmc Successful treatment of Mycobacterium celatum pulmonary disease in an immunocompetent patient using antimicobacterial chemotherapy and combined pulmonary resection
    Hee Jung Jun
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 51:980-3. 2010
    ..Patients with M. celatum pulmonary disease who can tolerate resectional surgery might be considered for surgery, especially in cases of persistent cavitary lesions despite antimycobacterial chemotherapy...
  73. doi request reprint Serial CT findings of Mycobacterium massiliense pulmonary disease compared with Mycobacterium abscessus disease after treatment with antibiotic therapy
    Hyun Su Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Radiology 263:260-70. 2012
    ..To present the serial computed tomographic (CT) findings of lung abnormalities in Mycobacterium massiliense pulmonary disease compared with those in Mycobacterium abscessus disease...
  74. pmc Treatment of thoracic actinomycosis: A retrospective analysis of 40 patients
    Jae Uk Song
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Thorac Med 5:80-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate treatment outcomes in patients with thoracic actinomycosis and identify patient characteristics associated with unfavorable responses to antibiotic therapy...
  75. doi request reprint Interferon-γ release assay in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in arthritis patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists in Korea
    Boksoon Chang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1535-41. 2011
    ..IGRA may be used instead of TST for the diagnosis of LTBI in patients before starting TNF antagonists in countries where tuberculosis prevalence is intermediate and the BCG vaccination is mandatory at birth, such as in Korea...
  76. doi request reprint Tuberculous lymphadenitis of the thorax: comparisons of imaging findings between patients with and those without HIV infection
    Inyoung Song
    Department of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50, IlWon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:1234-40. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to discern differences in the clinical and radiologic presentations of intrathoracic tuberculous lymphadenitis in adult patients with and those without HIV infection...
  77. doi request reprint Bronchoscopic features and bronchoscopic intervention for endobronchial hamartoma
    Su A Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Respirology 15:150-4. 2010
    ..Bronchoscopic resection of endobronchial hamartomas has been reported to have a favourable outcome. This study describes the bronchoscopic features of endobronchial hamartoma and reports the clinical outcome of bronchoscopic intervention...
  78. pmc Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of Mycobacterium kansasii lung disease in Korea
    Hye Kyeong Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 51:552-6. 2010
    ..kansasii is infrequently isolated in Korea. We investigated the clinical and radiological features and treatment outcomes of M. kansasii lung disease in Korea retrospectively...
  79. doi request reprint Poor correlation between tuberculin skin tests and interferon-γ assays in close contacts of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
    Kyung Wook Jo
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    Respirology 17:1125-30. 2012
    ..The results of tuberculin skin tests (TST) and QuantiFERON TB-Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) assays were compared in close contacts of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)...
  80. doi request reprint Daily 300 mg dose of linezolid for multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: updated analysis of 51 patients
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwon ro 81, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1503-7. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and adverse events of a 300 mg daily dose of linezolid in the treatment of MDR/XDR-TB...
  81. pmc Chest radiographic findings in primary pulmonary tuberculosis: observations from high school outbreaks
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 11:612-7. 2010
    ..To describe the radiographic findings of primary pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in previously healthy adolescent patients...
  82. pmc First case of disseminated Mycobacterium bolletii infection in a young adult patient
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3362-6. 2009
    ..Here, we report a case of disseminated infection caused by M. bolletii in a young adult patient. To our knowledge, this is the first case of disseminated M. bolletii infection in an otherwise healthy young adult...