Won Jung Koh

Summary

Affiliation: Sungkyunkwan University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Impaired Expression of MAPK Is Associated with the Downregulation of TNF-α, IL-6, and IL-10 in Mycobacterium abscessus 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
    Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 72:275-83. 2012
  10. pmc Mycobacterium avium lung disease combined with a bronchogenic cyst in an immunocompetent young adult
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 28:94-7. 2013

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Impaired Expression of MAPK Is Associated with the Downregulation of TNF-α, IL-6, and IL-10 in Mycobacterium abscessus 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
    Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 72:275-83. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the mechanism underlying innate immune responses, including the role of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), in Mycobacterium abscessus lung disease...
  10. pmc Mycobacterium avium lung disease combined with a bronchogenic cyst in an immunocompetent young adult
    Yong Soo Kwon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 28:94-7. 2013
    ..Microbiological culture of sputum and lung tissue yielded Mycobacterium avium. The patient was administered anti-mycobacterial treatment that included clarithromycin...
  11. pmc In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility of Mycobacterium abscessus in Korea
    Sunghoon 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 23:49-52. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the variations in susceptibility within M. abscessus isolates to currently available antimicrobials suggest that the antimicrobial susceptibilities of any clinically significant M. abscessus isolate be needed individually...
  12. pmc Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease Caused by Mycobacterium lentiflavum in a Patient with Bronchiectasis
    Byeong Ho Jeong
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 74:187-90. 2013
    ..lentiflavum by multilocus sequence analysis based on rpoB, hsp65, and 16S rRNA fragments. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documented case of M. lentiflavum lung disease in an immunocompetent adult in Korea...
  13. pmc Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease Caused by Mycobacterium chelonae: A Case Report
    Yousang Ko
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 74:191-4. 2013
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of M. chelonae lung disease in Korea in which the etiologic organisms were confirmed using molecular techniques...
  14. pmc The genome sequence of 'Mycobacterium massiliense' strain CIP 108297 suggests the independent taxonomic status of the Mycobacterium abscessus complex at the subspecies level
    Yong Joon Cho
    Chunlab, Inc, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e81560. 2013
    ..bolletii taxon should be divided into two subspecies, M. abscessus subsp. massiliense subsp. nov. and M. abscessus subsp. bolletii, to correspondingly accommodate the previously known 'M. massiliense' and 'M. bolletii' strains. ..
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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, South Korea
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:917-25. 2012
    ..Macrolides, such as clarithromycin (CLR) and azithromycin (AZM), are frequently the only oral antibiotics that are active against Mycobacterium abscessus and M. massiliense infections...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcome and predictors of mortality in patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation due to acute respiratory failure while undergoing ambulatory chemotherapy for solid cancers
    So Young Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical Center, Chuncheon, Gangwon Do, Republic of Korea
    Support Care Cancer 21:1647-53. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome and prognostic factors of patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilator for acute respiratory failure, within 1 month of ambulatory chemotherapy for solid cancer...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Association of CFTR gene variants with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in a Korean population with a low prevalence of cystic fibrosis
    Mi Ae Jang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Hum Genet 58:298-303. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that CFTR gene variants may increase susceptibility to NTM lung disease in the Korean population. Q1352H appears to be strongly related to NTM lung disease susceptibility in the Korean population...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Six-month therapy with aerosolized interferon-gamma for refractory multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 19:167-71. 2004
    ..These results suggest that IFN-gamma inhalation therapy may be effective for some cases of refractory MDR-TB who are otherwise not responding to conventional therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Drug-sensitive tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, and nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in nonAIDS adults: comparisons of thin-section CT findings
    Myung Jin Chung
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, 135 710, South Korea
    Eur Radiol 16:1934-41. 2006
    ..In patients with positive sputum AFB, multiple cavities, young age, and previous tuberculosis treatment history imply MDR TB, whereas extensive bronchiectasis, old age, and previous tuberculosis treatment history NTM disease...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint The relationships between tracheal index and lung volume parameters in mild-to-moderate COPD
    Jung Seop Eom
    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, Republic of Korea Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 82:e867-72. 2013
    ..Thus, our aim was to investigate the association of tracheal index (TI) with lung function parameters, including lung volume parameters, in COPD patients with mild-to-moderate airflow limitations...
  35. pmc Tracheal wall thickening is associated with the granulation tissue formation around silicone stents in patients with post-tuberculosis tracheal stenosis
    Jung Seop Eom
    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 54:949-56. 2013
    ..The current study was conducted to identify the risk factors for granulation tissue formation after silicone stenting in PTTS patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Partial interferon-gamma receptor deficiency and non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease
    Jung Hye Hwang
    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
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 86:382-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, in adult patients with isolated NTM lung disease, there is no evidence for previously known genetic defects of partial deficiencies of IFN-gammaR1 and IFN-gammaR2 to correlate with disease...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial actinomycosis associated with broncholithiasis: CT findings for nine patients
    Tae Sung Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50, IlWon Dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:347-53. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the CT findings for endobronchial actinomycosis associated with broncholithiasis...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. pmc Usefulness of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration for diagnosis of sarcoidosis
    Goohyeon Hong
    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 54:1416-21. 2013
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of EBUS-TBNA in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis compared to TBLB, EBB, and BAL...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Nodular bronchiectatic Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease. Natural course on serial computed tomographic scans
    Geewon Lee
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 10:299-306. 2013
    ..Existing literature is inconclusive regarding how the nodular bronchiectatic form of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease will progress without treatment and when treatment initiation should be considered...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors and causes of death in Korean patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Kyeongman Jeon
    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, South Korea
    Respir Med 100:451-7. 2006
    ..In comparison to the reports from western countries, we observed that respiratory failure and pulmonary infection were more frequent causes of death, while cardiovascular death was rare in Korean patients with IPF...
  51. pmc Thin-section CT findings of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary diseases: comparison between Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex and Mycobacterium abscessus infection
    Myung Jin Chung
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:777-83. 2005
    ..abscessus pulmonary infection; however, lobar volume loss, nodule, airspace consolidation, and thin-walled cavity are more frequently seen in MAC than M. abscessus infection...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from respiratory specimens in Korea
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Chest 129:341-8. 2006
    ..In order to determine the clinical significance of NTM isolated from respiratory specimens, we reviewed medical records from all patients from whom NTM isolates were recovered within a 2-year period...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis on the evolution of cavitary lesions in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infection: thin-section CT and histopathologic correlation
    Tae Sung Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Gangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1247-52. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. pmc Additional role of second washing specimen obtained during single bronchoscopy session in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Hongseok Yoo
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon ro, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 13:404. 2013
    ..Therefore, we conducted a retrospective study to determine the diagnostic utility of additional bronchial washing specimens for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB in suspected patients...
  60. 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...
  61. pmc Usefulness of open lung biopsy in mechanically ventilated patients with undiagnosed diffuse pulmonary infiltrates: influence of comorbidities and organ dysfunction
    Seong Yong Lim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 108 Pyeong Dong, Jongno gu, Seoul, South Korea, 110 746
    Crit Care 11:R93. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of open lung biopsy (OLB) in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for diffuse pulmonary infiltrates of unknown etiology...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary nocardiosis with multiple cavitary nodules in a HIV-negative immunocompromised patient
    Jung Hye Hwang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Intern Med 43:852-4. 2004
    ..It is suggested that pulmonary nocardiosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of multiple cavitary nodules on chest radiographs, even in non-AIDS immunocompromised patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Acute pneumonia and empyema caused by Mycobacterium intracellulare
    Sang Un Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Intern Med 45:1007-10. 2006
    ..The patient improved with percutaneous tube drainage of the purulent effusion and antibiotic treatment including clarithromycin, rifampicin, ethambutol and streptomycin...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. pmc A practical protocol for titrating "optimal" PEEP in acute lung injury: recruitment maneuver and PEEP decrement
    Gee Young Suh
    Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 18:349-54. 2003
    ..No patient had gross barotrauma. PEEP titration protocol involving RM and PEEP decrement was effective in improving oxygenation and was generally well-tolerated...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prone positioning improves oxygenation without adverse hemodynamic effects during partial liquid ventilation in a canine model of acute lung injury
    Jung Hye Hwang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effect of prolonged prone positioning during partial liquid ventilation (PLV) in a canine model of acute lung injury...
  72. ncbi request reprint Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infection in immunocompetent patients: comparison of thin-section CT and histopathologic findings
    Yeon Joo Jeong
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Radiology 231:880-6. 2004
    ..To identify and describe the thin-section computed tomographic (CT) findings of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) pulmonary infection in immunocompetent patients and to compare these findings with histopathologic findings...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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
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  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of recently diagnosed pulmonary paragonimiasis in Korea
    Kyeongman Jeon
    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, South Korea
    Chest 128:1423-30. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiologic features of recently diagnosed pulmonary paragonimiasis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Recruitment maneuvers attenuate repeated derecruitment-associated lung injury
    Won Jung Koh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Crit Care Med 33:1070-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess lung injury associated with repeated derecruitments and to assess whether this type of injury could be attenuated by recruitment maneuvers...
  84. ncbi request reprint Thoracic actinomycosis: CT features with histopathologic correlation
    Tae Sung Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:225-31. 2006
    ..Thoracic actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative pulmonary or endobronchial infection caused by Actinomyces israelii, a gram-positive anaerobic organism. We present the CT features of thoracic actinomycosis with histopathologic correlation...
  85. 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
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  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. 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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  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. 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
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  98. 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
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