Dong Wha Kang

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Affiliation: University of Ulsan
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reperfusion therapy in unclear-onset stroke based on MRI evaluation (RESTORE): a prospective multicenter study
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, and Eulji General Hospital, 88 Olympic ro, 43 gil, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    Stroke 43:3278-83. 2012
  2. doi request reprint New ischemic lesions coexisting with acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    Dong Wha Kang
    Departments of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul
    Neurology 79:848-55. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers associated with early recurrent ischemic lesions in acute ischemic stroke
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 40:1653-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Early recurrent ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Neurol 64:50-4. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Insufficient platelet inhibition is related to silent embolic cerebral infarctions after coronary angiography
    Bum Joon Kim
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Stroke 43:727-32. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Reperfusion injury on magnetic resonance imaging after carotid revascularization
    A Hyun Cho
    From the Departments of Neurology A H C, S U K, J S K, D W K, Vascular Surgery Y P C, T W K, and Radiology D H L, D C S, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea and Department of Neurology, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Yeouido St Mary s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea A H C
    Stroke 45:602-4. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Focal fluid-attenuated inversion recovery hyperintensity within acute diffusion-weighted imaging lesions is associated with symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage after thrombolysis
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Stroke 39:3424-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of MRI-based thrombolysis in unclear-onset stroke. A preliminary report
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:572-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrent stroke in patients with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis
    Jin Man Jung
    Department of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    Stroke 43:2785-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between MRI screening and CT-plus-MRI screening for thrombolysis within 3 h of ischemic stroke
    Sung Hee Yoo
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Neurol Sci 294:119-23. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Reperfusion therapy in unclear-onset stroke based on MRI evaluation (RESTORE): a prospective multicenter study
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, and Eulji General Hospital, 88 Olympic ro, 43 gil, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    Stroke 43:3278-83. 2012
    ..Unclear-onset strokes are generally excluded from time-based thrombolytic therapy. We examined the safety and feasibility of magnetic resonance imaging-based reperfusion therapy in unclear-onset stroke...
  2. doi request reprint New ischemic lesions coexisting with acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    Dong Wha Kang
    Departments of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul
    Neurology 79:848-55. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers associated with early recurrent ischemic lesions in acute ischemic stroke
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 40:1653-8. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Early recurrent ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Neurol 64:50-4. 2007
    ..Prior observations have shown that early recurrent ischemic lesions (ERILs) on diffusion-weighted imaging occur frequently within the first week after an index stroke...
  5. doi request reprint Insufficient platelet inhibition is related to silent embolic cerebral infarctions after coronary angiography
    Bum Joon Kim
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Stroke 43:727-32. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Reperfusion injury on magnetic resonance imaging after carotid revascularization
    A Hyun Cho
    From the Departments of Neurology A H C, S U K, J S K, D W K, Vascular Surgery Y P C, T W K, and Radiology D H L, D C S, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea and Department of Neurology, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Yeouido St Mary s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea A H C
    Stroke 45:602-4. 2014
    ..We sought to investigate the occurrence and predictors of HARM and its association with new ischemic infarcts after carotid revascularization...
  7. doi request reprint Focal fluid-attenuated inversion recovery hyperintensity within acute diffusion-weighted imaging lesions is associated with symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage after thrombolysis
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Stroke 39:3424-6. 2008
    ..We investigated whether focal hyperintensity on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery image within acute infarcts is associated with symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (SICH) after thrombolysis...
  8. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of MRI-based thrombolysis in unclear-onset stroke. A preliminary report
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:572-9. 2008
    ..Multimodal MRI screening may be able to identify those with a favorable benefit-risk ratio for thrombolysis. We aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MRI-based thrombolysis in unclear-onset stroke (UnCLOS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrent stroke in patients with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis
    Jin Man Jung
    Department of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    Stroke 43:2785-7. 2012
    ..Our goal was to investigate whether initial ischemic lesion pattern can predict stroke recurrence in patients with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between MRI screening and CT-plus-MRI screening for thrombolysis within 3 h of ischemic stroke
    Sung Hee Yoo
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Neurol Sci 294:119-23. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that CT-plus-MRI screening might be a valuable time-efficient alternative for selection of patients requiring thrombolysis...
  11. doi request reprint Association between changes in lipid profiles and progression of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis: a prospective multicenter study
    Dong Eog Kim
    Department of Neurology, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, 814 Siksa dong, Goyang, Korea, 410 773
    Stroke 43:1824-30. 2012
    ..We investigated whether poststroke changes in lipid profiles would affect the prognosis of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis...
  12. doi request reprint Factors and outcomes associated with recanalization timing after thrombolysis
    Kyung Hee Cho
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 33:255-61. 2012
    ..The factors and outcomes associated with timing of recanalization after IA thrombolysis, however, have not yet been determined...
  13. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted image and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery image mismatch: unclear-onset versus clear-onset stroke
    Bum Joon Kim
    From the Departments of Neurology B J K, S U K, J S K, D W K and Radiology D H L, S J K, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea and Vision, Image, and Learning Laboratory, Asan Institute for Life Sciences, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea H J K, D W K
    Stroke 45:450-5. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that patients with UnCOS within a particular time window might have a similar DWI-FLAIR mismatch profile with patients with clear-onset stroke (COS)...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors and stroke mechanisms in atherosclerotic stroke: intracranial compared with extracranial and anterior compared with posterior circulation disease
    Jong S Kim
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, and Seoul Veterans Hospital, Song Pa, PO Box 145, Seoul 138 600, South Korea
    Stroke 43:3313-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate differences in risk factors and stroke mechanisms between intracranial atherosclerosis (ICAS) and extracranial atherosclerosis (ECAS) and between anterior and posterior circulation atherosclerosis...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of early dynamic changes of intracranial arterial occlusion is useful for stroke etiology diagnosis
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Neurol Sci 312:127-30. 2012
    ..We investigated whether short-term follow-up vascular imaging adds additional information to the differential diagnosis between intracranial atherosclerotic and embolic occlusion...
  16. doi request reprint Early infarct growth predicts long-term clinical outcome after thrombolysis
    Kyung Hee Cho
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    J Neurol Sci 316:99-103. 2012
    ..We evaluated the association between early infarct growth on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and long-term clinical outcome after thrombolysis...
  17. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of combination antiplatelet therapies in patients with symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis
    Sun U Kwon
    Asan Medical Center, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea
    Stroke 42:2883-90. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Right-left propensity and lesion patterns between cardiogenic and aortogenic cerebral embolisms
    Hye Jin Kim
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    Stroke 42:2323-5. 2011
    ..Based on thrombus location and nature and anatomic features of aorta and cerebral arteries, we hypothesized that cardiogenic embolisms (CE) and aortogenic embolisms (AE) might have different right-left propensity and lesion patterns...
  19. ncbi request reprint Initial microbleeds at MR imaging can predict recurrent intracerebral hemorrhage
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Song Pa, PO Box 145, Seoul 138 600, Korea
    J Neurol 254:508-12. 2007
    ..Intracerebral microbleeds (MBs) are frequently observed in intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) patients. Although MBs have been shown to be pathogenetically related with ICH, it is not known whether MBs are predictors of recurrent ICHs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute-stage evolution of watershed infarction assessed on diffusion-weighted MR imaging
    Sang Joon Kim
    Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:357-62. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine treatment in poststroke depression, emotional incontinence, and anger proneness: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Smi Choi-Kwon
    College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 37:156-61. 2006
    ..The efficacy and safety of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine have rarely been studied in the treatment of poststroke emotional disturbances...
  22. ncbi request reprint Significance of susceptibility vessel sign on T2*-weighted gradient echo imaging for identification of stroke subtypes
    Kyung Hee Cho
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 36:2379-83. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a GRE susceptibility vessel sign (SVS) is specific for cardioembolic stroke...
  23. pmc Years of optimum health lost due to complications after acute ischemic stroke: disability-adjusted life-years analysis
    Keun Sik Hong
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Research Center, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University, Goyang, Korea
    Stroke 41:1758-65. 2010
    ..Widely used in population-level data analyses, it has not been applied to individual patient-level data captured in outcome registries...
  24. doi request reprint Diversity of single small subcortical infarctions according to infarct location and parent artery disease: analysis of indicators for small vessel disease and atherosclerosis
    Hyun Wook Nah
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 41:2822-7. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate whether indicators for small vessel disease (SVD) and atherosclerosis in patients with SSSI differ according to lesion location and the presence of parent artery disease...
  25. doi request reprint Differential patterns of evolution in acute middle cerebral artery infarction with perfusion-diffusion mismatch: atherosclerotic vs. cardioembolic occlusion
    Hye Jin Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Neurol Sci 273:93-8. 2008
    ..An acute perfusion-diffusion mismatch is known to be the strongest predictor of infarct growth. However, the differential patterns of clinical and radiological evolution according to stroke mechanism are unknown...
  26. doi request reprint New cerebral lesions on T2*-weighted gradient-echo imaging after cardiac valve surgery
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:194-9. 2010
    ..However, to our knowledge, postoperative new lesions on T2*-weighted gradient-echo imaging (GRE) have never been explored...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is 15 mm size criterion for lacunar infarction still valid? A study on strictly subcortical middle cerebral artery territory infarction using diffusion-weighted MRI
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:14-9. 2007
    ..We sought to assess whether the lacunar hypothesis based on size is still valid...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlation of coronary and cerebral atherosclerosis: difference between extracranial and intracranial arteries
    Hee Joon Bae
    Department of Neurology, Eulji General Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:112-9. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of statin on progression of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    Hye Jin Kim
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Can J Neurol Sci 39:801-6. 2012
    ..Symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis (ICAS) is a dynamic disease that frequently progresses. Statins have been shown to have anti-atherosclerotic activity. We therefore investigated whether statins could prevent progression of ICAS...
  30. doi request reprint Single subcortical infarction and atherosclerotic plaques in the middle cerebral artery: high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Youngshin Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Stroke 44:2462-7. 2013
    ..We investigated the differences between pSSI and dSSI in terms of their clinical features, lesion size, and the frequency of MCA plaques detected by high-resolution MRI...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lesion patterns and stroke mechanism in atherosclerotic middle cerebral artery disease: early diffusion-weighted imaging study
    Dae K Lee
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Stroke 36:2583-8. 2005
    ..We sought to identify lesion patterns and stroke mechanisms associated with MCA disease using early diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)...
  32. doi request reprint Undernutrition as a predictor of poor clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Sung Hee Yoo
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2 dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Arch Neurol 65:39-43. 2008
    ..To determine whether changes in nutritional status in the first week after acute ischemic stroke and undernutrition predicts poor clinical outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinicoradiological characteristics of cerebral air embolism
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:459-62. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Lesion patterns and mechanism of ischemia in internal carotid artery disease: a diffusion-weighted imaging study
    Dong Wha Kang
    Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, South Korea
    Arch Neurol 59:1577-82. 2002
    ..Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) can more easily detect small or multiple ischemic lesions than conventional imaging...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of multiple infarcts in multiple cerebral circulations on diffusion-weighted imaging
    A Hyun Cho
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2 dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    J Neurol 254:924-30. 2007
    ..Stroke mechanisms responsible for AMIMC are heterogeneous. ADC findings suggest that AMIMC commonly occur stepwise and may be useful in determining stroke mechanism. Systemic inflammation may be associated with the pathogenesis of AMIMC...
  36. pmc Weekend admission in patients with acute ischemic stroke is not associated with poor functional outcome than weekday admission
    Sang Chul Kim
    Department of Neurology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea
    J Clin Neurol 8:265-70. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine the impact of weekend admission on clinical outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke in Korea...
  37. doi request reprint Biochemical aspirin resistance and recurrent lesions in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur Neurol 64:51-7. 2010
    ..Early recurrent ischemic lesions (ERILs) on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) are proposed as potential surrogate markers of clinically recurrent stroke...
  38. doi request reprint Stroke risk after coronary artery bypass graft surgery and extent of cerebral artery atherosclerosis
    Eun Jae Lee
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1811-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to define the relationship between cerebral atherosclerosis and stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  39. doi request reprint Ischemic lesion burden and characteristics of aortic atheroma
    Jin Man Jung
    Department of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:278-82. 2014
    ..To investigate whether ischemic lesion burden including lesion pattern, number, and volume would vary depending on risk stratification of aortic atheroma (AA)...
  40. doi request reprint Imaging characteristics of ischemic strokes related to patent foramen ovale
    Bum Joon Kim
    From the Department of Neurology B J K, H S, D W K, J S K, S U K, and Department of Cardiology B J S, J K S, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Stroke 44:3350-6. 2013
    ..We compared the imaging characteristics of ischemic stroke caused by PFO (PFO-stroke) and AF (AF-stroke)...
  41. doi request reprint Anterior choroidal artery territory infarction: lesions confined to versus beyond the internal capsule
    Hoyon Sohn
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, South Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:228-34. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical features and stroke mechanisms of AchA infarction, with particular attention to the above problem...
  42. doi request reprint Patent foramen ovale and infarct volume in cryptogenic stroke
    Jin Man Jung
    Department of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1399-404. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that if PFO is a pathway of embolic source, there might be a correlation between PFO characteristics (ie, size or extent of shunt) and ischemic lesion burden (ie, infarct volume and number)...
  43. doi request reprint Wake-up or unclear-onset strokes: are they waking up to the world of thrombolysis therapy?
    Dong Wha Kang
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Stroke 7:311-20. 2012
    ..The establishment of optimal acute treatment strategies in this important yet so far neglected group of patients is eagerly awaited...
  44. doi request reprint Cilostazol in Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment (CAIST Trial): a randomized double-blind non-inferiority trial
    Yong Seok Lee
    Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 32:65-71. 2011
    ..Aspirin is a proven antiplatelet agent in acute ischemic stroke, and there are no current guidelines for other antiplatelet treatments. We aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of cilostazol with aspirin in acute stroke...
  45. doi request reprint Lesion volume increase is related to neurologic progression in patients with subcortical infarction
    Kyung Hee Cho
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    J Neurol Sci 284:163-7. 2009
    ..48; 95% CI, 1.55-46.46) and that NP was the important predictor for poor CO (odd ratio, 39.69; 95% CI, 3.44-458.68). We conclude that subacute lesion volume growth is closely related to the NP and that the NP predicts subsequent poor CO...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine is not effective in the treatment of post-stroke fatigue: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Smi Choi-Kwon
    College of Nursing, The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:103-8. 2007
    ..Although post-stroke fatigue (PoSF) is common, pharmacological interventions to improve PoSF have rarely been carried out. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the therapeutic effect of fluoxetine on PoSF...
  47. doi request reprint Moyamoya disease-related versus primary intracerebral hemorrhage: [corrected] location and outcomes are different
    Hyun Wook Nah
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Stroke 43:1947-50. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to compare lesion location between moyamoya disease-related intracerebral hemorrhage (MMD-ICH) and primary intracerebral hemorrhage (P-ICH)...
  48. doi request reprint Difference in infarct volume and patterns between cardioembolism and internal carotid artery disease: focus on the degree of cardioembolic risk and carotid stenosis
    Jin Man Jung
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:490-6. 2010
    ..Within each stroke subtype, however, it is not clear if the infarct volume and patterns are affected by the risk of cardioembolism (CE) and the degree of arterial stenosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Aphasia following striatocapsular infarction may be explained by concomitant small cortical infarct on diffusion-weighted imaging
    Moon Ku Han
    Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 19:220-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that aphasia resulting from SCI might be associated with concomitant cortical lesions, which can be demonstrated by diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Emergent stenting in carotid artery dissection: MRI-guided therapeutic decision-making
    Sang B Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 19:347-50. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint The thickness and texture of temporal bone in brain CT predict acoustic window failure of transcranial Doppler
    Jee Hyun Kwon
    Department of Neurology, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Neuroimaging 16:347-52. 2006
    ..We performed this study to reveal whether initial brain CT of acute stroke patients predicted TAWF...
  52. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted and gradient echo magnetic resonance findings of hemichorea-hemiballismus associated with diabetic hyperglycemia: a hyperviscosity syndrome?
    Kon Chu
    Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28, Yongon Dong, Chongro Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Arch Neurol 59:448-52. 2002
    ..We report various DWI findings in 2 patients with hyperglycemic HCHB...
  53. doi request reprint Association between anatomic features of atrial septal abnormalities obtained by omni-plane transesophageal echocardiography and stroke recurrence in cryptogenic stroke patients with patent foramen ovale
    Jong Young Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Cardiol 106:129-34. 2010
    ..1% vs 71.5 +/- 16.2%, p <0.001). In conclusion, our data suggest that risk stratification might be possible using the findings from TEE. The prophylactic benefit of PFO closure from these findings needs additional investigation...
  54. ncbi request reprint Atypical brainstem encephalitis caused by herpes simplex virus 2
    Kon Chu
    Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, 28, Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Arch Neurol 59:460-3. 2002
    ..Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) infections of the central nervous system usually manifest as subacute encephalitis, recurrent meningitis, myelitis, and forms resembling psychiatric syndromes...
  55. doi request reprint Ibudilast, a phosphodiesterase inhibitor with anti-inflammatory activity, protects against ischemic brain injury in rats
    Joo Yong Lee
    Asan Institute for Life Sciences, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Brain Res 1431:97-106. 2012
    ..Expression of various inflammatory mediator molecules in both hemispheres was markedly suppressed by ibudilast. We conclude that ibudilast exerts beneficial effects against acute brain ischemia in an animal model...
  56. doi request reprint Posterior cerebral artery infarction: diffusion-weighted MRI analysis of 205 patients
    Eugene Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:298-305. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the etiologies and stroke pattern of PCA territory infarction in a Korean population...
  57. doi request reprint Homocysteine as a predictor of early neurological deterioration in acute ischemic stroke
    Hyung Min Kwon
    From the Department of Neurology, Seoul Metropolitan Government Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea H M K, Y S L Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, South Korea H J B and Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea D W K
    Stroke 45:871-3. 2014
    ..We tried to determine whether an association existed between elevated serum homocysteine levels and early neurological deterioration (END) in patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  58. doi request reprint Emotional disturbance in CADASIL: its impact on quality of life and caregiver burden
    Sang Mi Noh
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cerebrovasc Dis 37:188-94. 2014
    ..However, emotional disturbances in CADASIL patients are incompletely understood. The aim of this study was to investigate emotional disturbances in CADASIL and their impact on the patients' quality of life (QOL) and caregiver burden...
  59. pmc Imaging of the ischemic penumbra in acute stroke
    Deok Hee Lee
    Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 6:64-74. 2005
    ..In this context, it is high time for a thorough review of the concept, especially from the imaging point of view...
  60. pmc Induced hypertensive therapy in an acute ischemic stroke patient with early neurological deterioration
    Hye Jin Kim
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
    J Clin Neurol 3:187-91. 2007
    ..Phenylephrine-induced hypertensive therapy by imaging-based decision making successfully restored neurologic dysfunction in this patient...
  61. pmc Warfarin-induced intracerebral hemorrhage associated with microbleeds
    Gha Hyun Lee
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Clin Neurol 4:131-3. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between MBs and warfarin-induced ICH is not clear...
  62. pmc Burden of ischemic stroke in Korea: analysis of disability-adjusted life years lost
    Keun Sik Hong
    Department of Neurology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea
    J Clin Neurol 7:77-84. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to integrate the stroke registry data and the population-level incidence data to project the nationwide DALY lost to ischemic stroke...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intravascular large cell lymphoma of the natural killer cell type
    Dong Eun Song
    Department of Pathology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 25:1279-82. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Early blood-brain barrier disruption in human focal brain ischemia
    Lawrence L Latour
    Stroke Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20878, USA
    Ann Neurol 56:468-77. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Early ischemic lesion recurrence within a week after acute ischemic stroke
    Dong Wha Kang
    Stroke Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1063, USA
    Ann Neurol 54:66-74. 2003
    ..026). These results may indicate a prolonged state of increased ischemic risk over the first week and suggest DWI as a possible surrogate measure for recurrent stroke...
  66. ncbi request reprint Silent ischemic lesion recurrence on magnetic resonance imaging predicts subsequent clinical vascular events
    Dong Wha Kang
    Stroke Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1730-3. 2006
    ..Previous studies identified a high frequency of silent ischemic lesion recurrence on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after an index stroke...
  67. ncbi request reprint Lesion volume change after treatment with tissue plasminogen activator can discriminate clinical responders from nonresponders
    Jose G Merino
    Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Room B1D 733, MSC 1063, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Stroke 38:2919-23. 2007
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  68. ncbi request reprint Association of ischemic lesion patterns on early diffusion-weighted imaging with TOAST stroke subtypes
    Dong Wha Kang
    Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1063, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1730-4. 2003
    ..Different topographic patterns in patients who experience an acute ischemic stroke may be related to specific stroke causes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Early magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients receiving tissue plasminogen activator predict outcome: Insights into the pathophysiology of acute stroke in the thrombolysis era
    Julio A Chalela
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Neurol 55:105-12. 2004
    ..We propose MTT lesion volume decrease more than 30% 2 hours after tPA as an early marker of long-term clinical benefit of thrombolytic therapy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MRI and 99mTc-HMPAO SPECT in delayed relapsing type of carbon monoxide poisoning: evidence of delayed cytotoxic edema
    Kon Chu
    Stroke and Neural Stem Cell Laboratory, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongro Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Eur Neurol 51:98-103. 2004
    ..We report the diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) findings in the delayed relapsing form of CO poisoning and characterize the types of edema...
  71. ncbi request reprint MRI screening before standard tissue plasminogen activator therapy is feasible and safe
    Dong Wha Kang
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, Bethesda, MD 20892 1063, USA
    Stroke 36:1939-43. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that times to treatment and outcomes in a stroke center with immediate MRI access and interpretation would not differ from those of the typical clinical practice...
  72. ncbi request reprint Acute stroke patients are being underfed: a nitrogen balance study
    Julio A Chalela
    Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neurocrit Care 1:331-4. 2004
    ..We sought to assess nitrogen balance in patients with acute stroke and to determine the variables associated with negative nitrogen balance...
  73. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of early MR Imaging vessel signs in hyperacute stroke patients imaged <3 hours and treated with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator
    Peter D Schellinger
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:618-24. 2005
    ..We assessed the diagnostic and prognostic strength of early MR imaging vessel signs in AIS patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) within 3 hours of the onset of symptoms...
  74. doi request reprint Thrombolytic toxicity: blood brain barrier disruption in human ischemic stroke
    Chelsea S Kidwell
    Department of Neurology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:338-43. 2008
    ..Early barrier opening caused by focal cerebral ischemia in human stroke can be assessed by the presence of gadolinium enhancement of cerebrospinal fluid, termed 'Hyperintense Acute Injury Marker' (HARM)...
  75. pmc Neurological picture. Cerebral air emboli on T2-weighted gradient-echo magnetic resonance imaging
    Sang Beom Jeon
    Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Centre, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2 dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:871. 2007