Seung Jung Park

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Affiliation: University of Ulsan
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with left main coronary artery disease
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 14:108-16. 2012
  2. doi request reprint New era of left main coronary artery treatment strategy
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 27:1-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Macrophage heterogeneity of culprit coronary plaques in patients with acute myocardial infarction or stable angina
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:317-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Differential prognostic impact of high on-treatment platelet reactivity among patients with acute coronary syndromes versus stable coronary artery disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 165:34-42.e1. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Validation of functional state of coronary tandem lesions using computational flow dynamics
    Seung Jung Park
    University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 110:1578-84. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Visual-functional mismatch between coronary angiography and fractional flow reserve
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1029-36. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Angiographic evidence of progressive lumen narrowing over 2 years following drug-eluting stent implantation
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cardiol 153:159-64. 2011
  8. doi request reprint In-stent neoatherosclerosis: a final common pathway of late stent failure
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2051-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Left main stenting: is it a different animal?
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    EuroIntervention 6:J112-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint TCTAP 2011: connecting East and West for interventional societies
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:983-5. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with left main coronary artery disease
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 14:108-16. 2012
    ..This evidence will most likely change the current clinical practice and guidelines of optimal revascularization strategy for unprotected LMCA disease...
  2. doi request reprint New era of left main coronary artery treatment strategy
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 27:1-7. 2012
    ..Finally, this evidence will change the current clinical practice and the guideline of optimal revascularization strategy for unprotected LMCA disease. ..
  3. doi request reprint Macrophage heterogeneity of culprit coronary plaques in patients with acute myocardial infarction or stable angina
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:317-22. 2013
    ..In conclusion, M1 macrophage infiltration, not M2 macrophage infiltration, was increased in culprit plaques of patients with AMI. Macrophage heterogeneity may therefore be related to plaque instability...
  4. doi request reprint Differential prognostic impact of high on-treatment platelet reactivity among patients with acute coronary syndromes versus stable coronary artery disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 165:34-42.e1. 2013
    ..However, it remains unclear whether HTPR is of similar prognostic value for different clinical presentations...
  5. doi request reprint Validation of functional state of coronary tandem lesions using computational flow dynamics
    Seung Jung Park
    University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 110:1578-84. 2012
    ..In this way, unnecessary stent implantation can be avoided, with the achievement of favorable functional and clinical outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Visual-functional mismatch between coronary angiography and fractional flow reserve
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1029-36. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to identify clinical and lesion-specific local factors affecting visual-functional mismatch...
  7. doi request reprint Angiographic evidence of progressive lumen narrowing over 2 years following drug-eluting stent implantation
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cardiol 153:159-64. 2011
    ..Questions persist regarding the ability of drug-eluting stents (DES) to inhibit intimal growth in the long-term...
  8. doi request reprint In-stent neoatherosclerosis: a final common pathway of late stent failure
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2051-7. 2012
    ..In light of the rapid progression in DES, early detection of neoatherosclerosis may be beneficial to improving long-term outcome of patients with DES implants...
  9. doi request reprint Left main stenting: is it a different animal?
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    EuroIntervention 6:J112-7. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint TCTAP 2011: connecting East and West for interventional societies
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:983-5. 2011
    ..It has become a very useful opportunity for them to catch up with cutting-edge techniques, overviews and clinical investigations from all over the world...
  11. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention with stent implantation versus coronary artery bypass surgery for treatment of left main coronary artery disease: is it time to change guidelines?
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:59-68. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Impact of intravascular ultrasound guidance on long-term mortality in stenting for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:167-77. 2009
    ..Although intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance has been useful in stenting for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis, its impact on long-term mortality is still unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Randomized trial of stents versus bypass surgery for left main coronary artery disease
    Seung Jung Park
    Heart Institute, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    N Engl J Med 364:1718-27. 2011
    ..Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is increasingly used to treat unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis, although coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been considered to be the treatment of choice...
  14. pmc Stenting versus bypass surgery for the treatment of left main coronary artery disease
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 50:739-43. 2009
    ..In addition, these data may inform future guidelines and support the need for well-designed, adequately powered, prospective, randomized trials comparing the two revascularization strategies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Left main stenting
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Circ J 75:749-55. 2011
    ..Finally, this evidence will change the current clinical practice of revascularization strategy for unprotected LMCA disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis: comparison with bare metal stent implantation
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:351-6. 2005
    ..This study was designed to compare the clinical and angiographic outcomes of sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) and bare metal stent (BMS) implantation for unprotected left main coronary artery (LMCA) stenosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of angiographic patterns of in-stent restenosis between sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stent
    Chang Bum Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 120:387-90. 2007
    ..But the different angiographic patterns of ISR and its prognosis between sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) has not been properly addressed in large scale studies...
  18. pmc Prognostic impact of preprocedural C reactive protein levels on 6-month angiographic and 1-year clinical outcomes after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Heart 93:1087-92. 2007
    ..To determine the association of preprocedural C reactive protein (CRP) levels with angiographic restenosis and adverse clinical events after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  19. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis
    Seung Jung Park
    Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    Cardiol Clin 28:81-95. 2010
    ..This review evaluates the current outcomes of PCI with DES in research conducted in several countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term (three-year) outcomes after stenting of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis in patients with normal left ventricular function
    Seung Jung Park
    Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Cardiol 91:12-6. 2003
    ..Thus, the long-term prognosis of patients after stenting of unprotected LMCA stenosis was favorable in selected patients with normal left ventricular function...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is stenting a preferred option for unprotected left main coronary artery disease in the drug-eluting stent era?
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, 3887ndash 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Indian Heart J 59:B105-12. 2007
    ..CABG (PRE-COMBAT and SYNTAX) may help to address this issue. Based on these trials, it is likely that, for selected patients, DES may be regarded as a preferred revascularization strategy for LMCA disease...
  22. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention as an alternative to bypass surgery for unprotected LMCA stenosis
    Seung Jung Park
    Division of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:1107-14. 2008
    ..Future randomized studies comparing CABG versus PCI using DES for treatment of unprotected LMCA stenosis would be a great advance in the clinical knowledge of adopting appropriate treatments...
  23. doi request reprint Treatment of diffuse in-stent restenosis with drug-eluting stents vs. intracoronary beta-radiation therapy: INDEED Study
    Seong Wook Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Int J Cardiol 131:70-7. 2008
    ..We compared sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation and intracoronary brachytherapy (ICBT) for diffuse bare metal in-stent restenosis (ISR) to identify more effective treatment modality...
  24. ncbi request reprint A paclitaxel-eluting stent for the prevention of coronary restenosis
    Seung Jung Park
    Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    N Engl J Med 348:1537-45. 2003
    ..Intimal hyperplasia and resulting restenosis limit the efficacy of coronary stenting. We studied a coronary stent coated with the antiproliferative agent paclitaxel as a means of preventing restenosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents for left main coronary artery stenosis: case selection and technical issues
    Seung Jung Park
    Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am Heart Hosp J 6:21-9. 2008
    ..Results of prospective randomized trials comparing the use of DESs with CABG may be needed to ascertain whether DESs could be a reasonable alternative for patients with LMCA disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incidence, mechanism, predictors, and long-term prognosis of late stent malapposition after bare-metal stent implantation
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 109:881-6. 2004
    ..Predictors and long-term prognosis of late stent malapposition (LSM) after bare-metal stent (BMS) implantation are unknown...
  27. doi request reprint Long-term vascular changes after drug-eluting stent implantation assessed by serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 105:1402-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, although IH continued to increase beyond 6 months, the growth rate of intima and luminal loss attenuated with time...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes mellitus on angiographic and clinical outcomes in the drug-eluting stents era
    Tae Hyun Yang
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 96:1389-92. 2005
    ..In conclusion, in this study of real-world patients who underwent DES implantation, patients who had DM had restenotic rates and clinical outcomes that were similar to those in patients who did not have DM...
  29. doi request reprint Impact of the extent of coronary artery disease on outcomes after revascularization for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis
    Young Hak Kim
    Departments of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2544-52. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine the impact of the extent of coronary disease on long-term outcomes after coronary stenting or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery for unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA) stenosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound assessment of patterns of arterial remodeling in the absence of significant reference segment plaque burden in patients with coronary artery disease
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap2 Dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:806-10. 2003
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) assessment of lesion remodeling compares lesions to reference segments. However, reference segments are rarely disease-free and, therefore, have also undergone remodeling changes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary plaque rupture between stable angina and acute myocardial infarction: a three-vessel intravascular ultrasound study in 235 patients
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 110:928-33. 2004
    ..We evaluated the incidence and predictors of single and multiple plaque ruptures in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stable angina pectoris (SAP)...
  32. doi request reprint A randomized comparison of sirolimus- versus paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation in patients with diabetes mellitus: 4-year clinical outcomes of DES-DIABETES (drug-eluting stent in patients with DIABETES mellitus) trial
    Seung Whan Lee
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:310-6. 2011
    ..We compared 4-year efficacy and safety of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound analysis of nonstented adjacent segments in diffuse in-stent restenosis treated with radiation therapy with a rhenium-188-filled balloon
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:428-33. 2003
    ..1.3 mm(2), respectively (P < 0.001). In conclusion, compared with the changes of vessel shrinkage in the control group, significant vessel enlargement occurred in the nonstented adjacent segments that received radiation therapy...
  34. pmc Acute and long-term angiographic outcomes of side branch stenosis after randomized treatment of zotarolimus-, sirolimus-, and paclitaxel-eluting stent for coronary artery stenosis
    Bong Ki Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Kangwon National University Hospital, Chuncheon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:1499-506. 2012
    ..03; 95% confidence interval, 1.01-1.04; P < 0.001). After MB stenting in bifurcation lesions, a minority of SB appears to worsen. DES with strong anti-restenotic efficacy may help maintain SB patency...
  35. doi request reprint Validation of SYNTAX (Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) score for prediction of outcomes after unprotected left main coronary revascularization
    Young Hak Kim
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:612-23. 2010
    ..This study aimed to validate the SYNTAX (Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) score representing angiographic complexity after unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA) revascularization...
  36. doi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy and safety of zotarolimus-, sirolimus-, and paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 104:1370-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, despite the difference in restenosis rate, the efficacy and safety of the 3 different DESs showed similar, acceptable results in the treatment of STEMI...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of triple versus dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent implantation (from the DECLARE-Long trial)
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 100:1103-8. 2007
    ..4% vs 0.4%, p = 0.999). In conclusion, cilostazol significantly reduced late loss at 6 months after DES implantation and the occurrence of TLR and major adverse cardiac events in patients with long coronary lesions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Late target lesion revascularization after implantation of sirolimus-eluting stent
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:299-303. 2008
    ..Background: Late TLR is an unusual finding beyond 6-9 months after bare-metal stent implantation. However, late TLR after SES implantation has not been sufficiently evaluated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of triple antiplatelet therapy (aspirin, clopidogrel, and cilostazol) on platelet aggregation and P-selectin expression in patients undergoing coronary artery stent implantation
    Bong Ki Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 100:610-4. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that triple therapy may be used clinically to prevent thrombotic complications after coronary stent placement...
  40. ncbi request reprint Bail-out stenting for left main coronary artery dissection during catheter-based procedure: acute and long-term results
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 27:393-5. 2004
    ..The optimal treatment of patients with left main coronary artery (LMCA) dissection during catheter-based procedure remains uncertain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent, paclitaxel-eluting stent, and bare metal stent in the treatment of long coronary lesions
    Young Hak Kim
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:181-7. 2006
    ..This study compared the efficacy of the sirolimus-eluting stent (SES), the paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES), and the bare metal stent (BMS) for long coronary lesions...
  42. doi request reprint Final kissing ballooning and long-term clinical outcomes in coronary bifurcation lesions treated with 1-stent technique: results from the COBIS registry
    Hyeon Cheol Gwon
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Heart 98:225-31. 2012
    ..Whether final kissing ballooning (FKB) is mandatory in the 1-stent technique is uncertain...
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of cardiac events and restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in small coronary arteries
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:821-5. 2007
    ..Predictors of cardiac events and restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation in small coronary arteries were evaluated...
  44. doi request reprint OCT analysis in patients with very late stent thrombosis
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:695-703. 2013
    ..We report optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in 33 patients who presented with very late stent thrombosis (VLST) after either drug-eluting stent (DES) or bare-metal stent (BMS) implantation...
  45. doi request reprint Differential long-term outcomes of zotarolimus-eluting stents compared with sirolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents in diabetic and nondiabetic patients: two-year subgroup analysis of the ZEST randomized trial
    Sun Joo Jang
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:1106-14. 2013
    ..To evaluate the differential treatment effects of zotarolimus-eluting stents (ZES), sirolimus-eluting stents (SES), and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) according to diabetic status...
  46. doi request reprint Drug-eluting stenting followed by cilostazol treatment reduces late restenosis in patients with diabetes mellitus the DECLARE-DIABETES Trial (A Randomized Comparison of Triple Antiplatelet Therapy with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Drug-Eluting Stent Im
    Seung Whan Lee
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1181-7. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of cilostazol on neointimal hyperplasia after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent versus paclitaxel-eluting stent for patients with long coronary artery disease
    Young Hak Kim
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 114:2148-53. 2006
    ..Outcomes remain relatively unfavorable for stent-based coronary intervention of lesions with long diseased segments. This study compared sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) for long coronary lesions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of the quantitative angiographic and volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis after nonpolymeric paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation: late "catch-up" phenomenon from ASPECT Study
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2432-9. 2006
    ..This study used serial angiographic and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) analysis to evaluate the long-term efficacy of a nonpolymeric, paclitaxel-eluting stent coating on intimal hyperplasia (IH) 2 years after implantation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quantitative angiographic parameters with the magnitude of neointimal hyperplasia measured by volumetric intravascular ultrasound in patients treated with bare metal and nonpolymeric paclitaxel-coated stents
    Gary S Mintz
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 95:105-7. 2005
    ..0001); angiographic late loss and follow-up diameter stenoses correlated strongly with percent IH...
  50. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of follow-up low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level as an independent predictor of changes of coronary atherosclerotic plaque size as determined by intravascular ultrasound analysis after statin (atorvastatin or simvastatin) therapy
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 98:866-70. 2006
    ..Aggressive lipid-lowering treatments with statins to decrease the follow-up LDL cholesterol level to <100 mg/dl are recommended...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison between sirolimus- and Paclitaxel-eluting stents for the treatment of chronic total occlusions
    Jae Sik Jang
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:205-8. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the clinical and angiographic effectiveness of sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) implantation for chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Late intravascular ultrasound findings of patients treated with brachytherapy for diffuse in-stent restenosis
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:208-14. 2004
    ..However, quantitative evidence of late catch-up was evident in most patients and was significantly associated with 24-month TLR in some patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Frequency of coronary arterial late angiographic stent thrombosis (LAST) in the first six months: outcomes with drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 99:774-8. 2007
    ..Patients with LAST and DESs showed favorable outcomes during follow-up...
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of simple and complex stenting techniques in the treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery bifurcation stenosis
    Young Hak Kim
    The Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 97:1597-601. 2006
    ..Compared with the complex stenting technique, the simple technique was technically easier and appeared to be more effective in improving long-term outcomes in patients with normal LCxs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Extra-stent vascular remodeling in in-stent restenosis after 188Re-MAG3 radiation therapy
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Cardiac Center, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, 138 736, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 92:187-91. 2003
    ..The correlation between the extent of extra-stent plaque proliferation and that of intimal hyperplasia (IH) in in-stent restenosis in patients who received beta-radiation therapy as well as conventional therapy has also not been studied...
  56. ncbi request reprint Results and predictors of angiographic restenosis and long-term adverse cardiac events after drug-eluting stent implantation for aorto-ostial coronary artery disease
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 99:760-5. 2007
    ..Treatment of bypass graft and in-stent restenosis and reference vessel size were identified as predictors of restenosis and/or long-term MACEs after DES implantation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound assessment of neointima distribution and the length of stent that was free of intravascular ultrasound-detectable intimal hyperplasia in paclitaxel-eluting stents
    Gary S Mintz
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 95:107-9. 2005
    ..785, p <0.0001); angiographic late lumen loss and follow-up diameter stenosis also correlated with the IVUS neointima-free length of the stents (r = 0.670, p <0.0001 and r = 0.679, p <0.0001, respectively...
  58. doi request reprint Serum B-type natriuretic peptide on admission can predict the 'no-reflow' phenomenon after primary drug-eluting stent implantation for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Young Hoon Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 141:175-81. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the predictors for no-reflow for STEMI and identify such high-risk patients in the DES era...
  59. ncbi request reprint Paclitaxel coating reduces in-stent intimal hyperplasia in human coronary arteries: a serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis from the Asian Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent Clinical Trial (ASPECT)
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 107:517-20. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to use serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to evaluate the effect of a paclitaxel coating on in-stent intimal hyperplasia (IH)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparison of angiographic and clinical outcomes between rotational atherectomy versus balloon angioplasty followed by radiation therapy with a rhenium-188-mercaptoacetyltriglycine-filled balloon in the treatment of diffuse in-stent restenosis
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Int J Cardiol 102:179-85. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Frequency of and risk factors for stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent implantation during long-term follow-up
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 98:352-6. 2006
    ..6%, similar to that for bare metal stents. The predictors of stent thrombosis were premature antiplatelet therapy interruption, primary stenting in acute myocardial infarction, and total stent length...
  62. doi request reprint Long-term luminal change after drug-eluting stent implantation: serial angiographic follow-up study of the ZEST randomized trial
    Gyung Min Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:274-82. 2013
    ....
  63. doi request reprint OCT findings in patients with recanalization of organized thrombi in coronary arteries
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:725-32. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the angiographic and optical coherence tomographic (OCT) characteristics of coronary lesions with recanalized thrombi...
  64. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of myocardial contrast echocardiography in the diagnosis and risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome
    Duk Hyun Kang
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 96:1498-502. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Validation of minimal luminal area measured by intravascular ultrasound for assessment of functionally significant coronary stenosis comparison with myocardial perfusion imaging
    Jung Min Ahn
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:665-71. 2011
    ..This study sought to evaluate the ability of minimal luminal area (MLA) measured by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to assess the functional significance of coronary artery disease...
  66. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical results and predictors of adverse outcomes after drug-eluting stent implantation for bifurcation lesions in a real-world practice: the COBIS (Coronary Bifurcation Stenting) registry
    Hyeon Cheol Gwon
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
    Circ J 74:2322-8. 2010
    ..Limited data exists regarding long-term clinical results and predictors of adverse outcomes after drug-eluting stents (DES) implantation for coronary bifurcation lesions in a real-world practice...
  67. doi request reprint Duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after implantation of drug-eluting stents
    Seung Jung Park
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    N Engl J Med 362:1374-82. 2010
    ..The potential benefits and risks of the use of dual antiplatelet therapy beyond a 12-month period in patients receiving drug-eluting stents have not been clearly established...
  68. doi request reprint Stent thrombosis, clinical events, and influence of prolonged clopidogrel use after placement of drug-eluting stent data from an observational cohort study of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:494-503. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk of stent thrombosis (ST), clinical outcomes, and the benefits of extended clopidogrel use after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of debulking followed by stenting versus stenting alone for ostial left anterior descending artery stenosis: intravascular ultrasound guidance
    Young Hak Kim
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 148:663-9. 2004
    ..This study was aimed to evaluate the effect of DCA followed by stenting on ostial LAD stenosis under the guidance of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cilostazol and clopidogrel after successful coronary stenting
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 95:859-62. 2005
    ..6% each) did not differ statistically between groups. These results indicate that cilostazol is as safe and effective as clopidogrel in preventing thrombotic complications after stenting...
  71. doi request reprint Outcomes after unrestricted use of everolimus-eluting and sirolimus-eluting stents in routine clinical practice: a multicenter, prospective cohort study
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:365-71. 2012
    ..It remains unclear whether there are differences in the safety and efficacy outcomes between everolimus-eluting stents (EES) and sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) in contemporary practice...
  72. doi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound-derived predictors for fractional flow reserve in intermediate left main disease
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:1168-74. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the best intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) criteria for predicting physiological significance of left main (LM) stenosis with fractional flow reserve (FFR) as the standard...
  73. doi request reprint Impact of diabetes mellitus on the treatment effect of percutaneous or surgical revascularization for patients with unprotected left main coronary artery disease: a subgroup analysis of the MAIN-COMPARE study
    Won Jang Kim
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:956-63. 2009
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for treatment of proximal left anterior descending coronary artery lesions: long-term outcome and predictors of adverse cardiac events
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:368-73. 2007
    ..Acute and long-term results after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation of proximal left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) disease were evaluated...
  75. pmc Trans-radial versus trans-femoral intervention for the treatment of coronary bifurcations: results from Coronary Bifurcation Stenting Registry
    Seungmin Chung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:388-95. 2013
    ..These results were consistent after propensity score-matched analysis. In conclusion, TR PCI is a feasible alternative approach to conventional TF approaches for bifurcation PCI (clinicaltrials.gov number: NCT00851526)...
  76. doi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound predictors for edge restenosis after newer generation drug-eluting stent implantation
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 111:1408-14. 2013
    ..1 mm(2) for proximal vs <4.8 mm(2) for distal reference segments). In conclusion, after newer drug-eluting stent implantation, edge restenosis was predicted by post-stenting reference segment plaque burden >55%...
  77. doi request reprint Everolimus-eluting stent implantation for unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis. The PRECOMBAT-2 (Premier of Randomized Comparison of Bypass Surgery versus Angioplasty Using Sirolimus-Eluting Stent in Patients with Left Main Coronary Artery Disea
    Young Hak Kim
    University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:708-17. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of second-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) for patients with unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA) stenosis...
  78. doi request reprint Comparative long-term efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stent versus coronary artery bypass grafting in ostial left main coronary artery disease: analysis of the MAIN-COMPARE registry
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:206-12. 2012
    ..To date, drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation has not been compared with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for ostial left main coronary artery (LMCA) lesions...
  79. doi request reprint Impact of bleeding on subsequent early and late mortality after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Young Hak Kim
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Institute, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:423-31. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of early and late bleeding on subsequent mortality after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  80. ncbi request reprint Serial intravascular ultrasound evidence of both plaque stabilization and lesion progression in patients with ruptured coronary plaques: effects of statin therapy on ruptured coronary plaque
    Myeong Ki Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 191:107-14. 2007
    ..Conversely, healing of non-statin-treated non-culprit/non-target lesion plaque ruptures can be responsible for lesion progression requiring revascularization...
  81. doi request reprint Functional assessment of jailed side branches in coronary bifurcation lesions using fractional flow reserve
    Jung Min Ahn
    Heart Institute, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:155-61. 2012
    ..This study was designed to assess the functional significance of side branches after stent implantation in main vessels using fractional flow reserve (FFR)...
  82. doi request reprint Randomized trial of optimal treatment strategies for in-stent restenosis after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Hae Geun Song
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1093-100. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of the treatment strategies for in-stent restenosis (ISR) of drug-eluting stents (DES) according to the morphologic pattern of restenosis...
  83. doi request reprint Long-term clinical outcomes of successful versus unsuccessful revascularization with drug-eluting stents for true chronic total occlusion
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:346-53. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the long-term clinical outcomes of patients with successful versus unsuccessful revascularization with drug-eluting stents (DES) for chronic total occlusion (CTO)...
  84. doi request reprint Gender differences in clinical features and in-hospital outcomes in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction: from the Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry (KAMIR) study
    Jong Seon Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yeungnam University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 33:E1-6. 2010
    ..Studies have suggested that women are biologically different and that female gender itself is independently associated with poor clinical outcome after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  85. doi request reprint Impact of plaque characteristics analyzed by intravascular ultrasound on long-term clinical outcomes
    Sung Hwan Kim
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 103:1221-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the multiplicity of vulnerable plaques in nontarget vessels was the most important predictor of future critical cardiac events in this 3-vessel IVUS study...
  86. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of recurrent restenosis following implantation of drug-eluting stents for in-stent restenosis
    Cheol Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:104-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the incidence and predictors of recurrent restenosis after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation for in-stent restenosis (ISR) in routine clinical practice...
  87. doi request reprint The relationship and threshold of stent length with regard to risk of stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Jon Suh
    Department of Cardiology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, University of Soonchunhyang College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:383-9. 2010
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Comparison of Triple antiplatelet therapy and dual antiplatelet therapy in patients at high risk of restenosis after drug-eluting stent implantation (from the DECLARE-DIABETES and -LONG Trials)
    Seung Whan Lee
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 105:168-73. 2010
    ..Triple antiplatelet therapy decrease of 2-year TLR was favorable in all subgroups, especially in patients with high-risk profiles...
  89. doi request reprint Triple antiplatelet therapy reduces ischemic events after drug-eluting stent implantation: Drug-Eluting stenting followed by Cilostazol treatment REduces Adverse Serious cardiac Events (DECREASE registry)
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 159:284-291.e1. 2010
    ..However, there is little data regarding impact of cilostazol on cardiac events after DES implantation. Therefore, we assessed the long-term efficacy and safety of cilostazol in patients undergoing successful DES implantation...
  90. doi request reprint Comparison of resolute zotarolimus-eluting stents and sirolimus-eluting stents in patients with de novo long coronary artery lesions: a randomized LONG-DES IV trial
    Jung Min Ahn
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Medical Research and Information, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:633-40. 2012
    ..Therefore, we compared the relative efficacy and safety of resolute zotarolimus-eluting stents (R-ZES) and sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) for patients with de novo long coronary lesions...
  91. doi request reprint Comprehensive intravascular ultrasound assessment of stent area and its impact on restenosis and adverse cardiac events in 403 patients with unprotected left main disease
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology and the Department of Biostatistics, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:562-9. 2011
    ..We assessed the optimal intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) stent area to predict angiographic in-stent restenosis (ISR) after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for unprotected left main coronary artery (LM) disease...
  92. doi request reprint Comparison of everolimus- and sirolimus-eluting stents in patients with long coronary artery lesions: a randomized LONG-DES-III (Percutaneous Treatment of LONG Native Coronary Lesions With Drug-Eluting Stent-III) Trial
    Duk Woo Park
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:1096-103. 2011
    ..This study compared everolimus-eluting stents (EES) and sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) for long coronary lesions...
  93. doi request reprint Changes in left main bifurcation geometry after a single-stent crossover technique: an intravascular ultrasound study using direct imaging of both the left anterior descending and the left circumflex coronary arteries before and after intervention
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:355-61. 2011
    ..We assessed geometric changes responsible for acute lumen loss at the left circumflex coronary artery (LCX) ostium after crossover stenting from the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) to the left main artery...
  94. doi request reprint Comparison of zotarolimus-eluting stents with sirolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents: intimal hyperplasia and vascular changes assessed by volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:139-45. 2011
    ....
  95. doi request reprint Comparison of single- versus two-stent techniques in treatment of unprotected left main coronary bifurcation disease
    Won Jang Kim
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:775-82. 2011
    ..This study sought to compare 3-year outcomes of single- versus two-stent techniques in patients with distal unprotected left main coronary artery (LMCA) disease treated with drug-eluting stents (DES)...
  96. doi request reprint Major predictors of long-term clinical outcomes after coronary revascularization in patients with unprotected left main coronary disease: analysis from the MAIN-COMPARE study
    Sun Yang Min
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:127-33. 2010
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Comparison of six-month angiographic and three-year outcomes after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation versus brachytherapy for bare metal in-stent restenosis
    Seung Whan Lee
    Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 100:425-30. 2007
    ..2 +/- 2.4%, respectively, p = 0.03) were higher in the SES than in the ICBT group. In conclusion, compared with ICBT, SES implantation for diffuse ISR is more effective in decreasing recurrent restenosis and improving long-term outcomes...
  98. ncbi request reprint Intravenous versus intracoronary myocardial contrast echocardiography for evaluation of no-reflow after primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jong Min Song
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan corrected Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Echocardiography 22:818-25. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein promotes monocyte chemoattractant protein-1--mediated chemotaxis through upregulating CC chemokine receptor 2 expression in human monocytes
    Ki Hoon Han
    Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Circulation 109:2566-71. 2004
    ..In addition, recent data suggest that CRP may directly promote atherogenesis. In this study, we investigated whether CRP can directly activate human circulating monocytes...
  100. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after stenting versus coronary artery bypass grafting for unprotected left main coronary artery disease: 10-year results of bare-metal stents and 5-year results of drug-eluting stents from the ASAN-MAIN (ASAN Medical Center-Left MAIN Re
    Duk Woo Park
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1366-75. 2010
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term safety and effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), as compared with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), for unprotected left main coronary artery (LMCA) disease...
  101. doi request reprint Preintervention angiographic and intravascular ultrasound predictors for side branch compromise after a single-stent crossover technique
    Soo Jin Kang
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 107:1787-93. 2011
    ..80. However, FFR <0.80 was seen in only 12 (52%) of 23 lesions with an MLA <2.4 mm(2) and plaque burden ≥50%. In conclusion, there do not appear to be reliable IVUS predictors of functional SB compromise after crossover stenting...