Yangho Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Ulsan University Hospital
Country: South Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-specific associations between low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and type 2 diabetes in the Korean general population: analysis of 2008-2009 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data
    Byung Kook Lee
    Institute of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, South Korea
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:536-46. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic parkinsonism with superimposed manganese exposure: utility of positron emission tomography
    Y Kim
    Industrial Health Research Institute, Korea Industrial Safety Corporation KISCO, Incheon, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 20:249-52. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic and reproductive toxicity of 2-bromopropane, a recently introduced substitute for chlorofluorocarbons
    Y Kim
    Industrial Health Research Institute, Korea Industrial Safety Corporation, Incheon, South Korea
    Toxicol Lett 108:309-13. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in signal intensities on T1-weighted magnetic resonance images in asymptomatic manganese-exposed workers
    Y Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Dong Ku, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 20:901-7. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of lead exposure in workers at secondary lead smelters in South Korea: with focus on activity of erythrocyte pyrimidine 5'-nucleotidase (P5N)
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, South Korea
    Sci Total Environ 286:181-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging in manganism
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 27:369-72. 2006
  7. doi request reprint A case of generalized argyria after ingestion of colloidal silver solution
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 52:246-50. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Motor function in adults of an Ohio community with environmental manganese exposure
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Dong Gu, Ulsan, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 32:606-14. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood manganese concentration is elevated in iron deficiency anemia patients, whereas globus pallidus signal intensity is minimally affected
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku, Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 26:107-11. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of Parkinson's disease in Korean shipbuilders
    Jungsun Park
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 27:445-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-specific associations between low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and type 2 diabetes in the Korean general population: analysis of 2008-2009 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data
    Byung Kook Lee
    Institute of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, South Korea
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:536-46. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic parkinsonism with superimposed manganese exposure: utility of positron emission tomography
    Y Kim
    Industrial Health Research Institute, Korea Industrial Safety Corporation KISCO, Incheon, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 20:249-52. 1999
    ..A PET study is necessary to distinguish manganism from idiopathic parkinsonism, especially in a working environment with elevated Mn concentrations, such as welding...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic and reproductive toxicity of 2-bromopropane, a recently introduced substitute for chlorofluorocarbons
    Y Kim
    Industrial Health Research Institute, Korea Industrial Safety Corporation, Incheon, South Korea
    Toxicol Lett 108:309-13. 1999
    ..Measures aimed at reducing exposure to chemicals with known toxicity rather than using new unknown alternatives may be a rational and effective approach to risk management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increase in signal intensities on T1-weighted magnetic resonance images in asymptomatic manganese-exposed workers
    Y Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Dong Ku, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 20:901-7. 1999
    ..To clarify the clinical significance of increased signal intensities on T1 weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) we performed a large-scale epidemiological study on asymptomatic manganese (Mn)-exposed workers with its focus on MRI...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of lead exposure in workers at secondary lead smelters in South Korea: with focus on activity of erythrocyte pyrimidine 5'-nucleotidase (P5N)
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, South Korea
    Sci Total Environ 286:181-9. 2002
    ..Lead exposure affected hemoglobin levels via inhibition of P5N activity, as well as the heme biosynthetic pathway, in the high-exposure state...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging in manganism
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 27:369-72. 2006
    ..However, neuroimaging research should also aim at developing specific and sensitive parameters for manganism in Mn-exposed individuals...
  7. doi request reprint A case of generalized argyria after ingestion of colloidal silver solution
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 52:246-50. 2009
    ..All silver-containing products including colloidal silver should be labeled with a clear warning to prevent argyria, especially in alternative health practices...
  8. doi request reprint Motor function in adults of an Ohio community with environmental manganese exposure
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Dong Gu, Ulsan, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 32:606-14. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Blood manganese concentration is elevated in iron deficiency anemia patients, whereas globus pallidus signal intensity is minimally affected
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku, Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 26:107-11. 2005
    ..To determine whether blood manganese (Mn) concentration is elevated in patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA), and whether this affects signal intensities in the globus pallidus...
  10. ncbi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of Parkinson's disease in Korean shipbuilders
    Jungsun Park
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 27:445-9. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective cohort study in South Korea to clarify the role of occupational exposure, especially to welding, in the etiology of Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occupations and Parkinson's disease: a multi-center case-control study in South Korea
    Jungsun Park
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 26:99-105. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Whole blood and red blood cell manganese reflected signal intensities of T1-weighted magnetic resonance images better than plasma manganese in liver cirrhotics
    Younghee Choi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, South Korea
    J Occup Health 47:68-73. 2005
    ..According to a multiple linear regression, MnB and MnRBC reflected the signal intensities of T1-weighted MRI better than MnP or MnU...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calcification mimicking manganese-induced increased signal intensities in T1-weighted MR images in a patient taking herbal medicine: case report
    Joon Ho Ahn
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 24:835-8. 2003
    ..The present report also showed that the amount of 1.06 mg Mn daily ingested for 4 months did not cause the high signal in brain MRI...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral changes of shipyard painters exposed to mixed organic solvents
    Choong Ryeol Lee
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, College of Medicine University of Ulsan 290 3, Jeonha dong, Dong Gu, Ulsan, 682 714, South Korea
    Ind Health 43:320-6. 2005
    ..Therefore an objective neurobehavioral tests recommended on evaluating neurobehavioral performance of long-term solvent-exposed shipyard workers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of activity of erythrocyte pyrimidine 5'-nucleotidase (P5N) in lead exposed workers: with focus on the effect on hemoglobin
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
    Ind Health 40:23-7. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that P5N rather than heme biosynthetic pathway has a major effect on Hb level even in workers without manifest hemolytic anemia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Whole blood manganese correlates with high signal intensities on T1-weighted MRI in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Neung Hwa Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku, Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 24:909-15. 2003
    ..Child/Pugh score and total bilirubin level also correlated with PI. However, the hemoglobin level did not correlate with PI significantly...
  17. ncbi request reprint High pallidal T1 signal is rarely observed in obstructive jaundice, but is frequently observed in liver cirrhosis
    Sung Jo Bang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Occup Health 49:268-72. 2007
    ..A portal-systemic shunt rather than an obstruction of biliary excretion may be responsible for the increased blood manganese concentrations and pallidal T1 signals in chronic liver diseases...
  18. pmc Inappropriate survey design analysis of the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey may produce biased results
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 46:96-104. 2013
    ..The inherent nature of the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) design requires special analysis by incorporating sample weights, stratification, and clustering not used in ordinary statistical procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational hand-arm vibration syndrome in Korea
    Cheolin Yoo
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Dong Gu, Ulsan, 682 714, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:363-8. 2005
    ..However, no cases have been reported since 1992. This study was conducted to identify HAVS cases and determine the characteristics of the syndrome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pallidal index on MRI as a target organ dose of manganese: structural equation model analysis
    Euna Kim
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, Republic of Korea
    Neurotoxicology 26:351-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, PI on MRI reflects target organ dose of occupational manganese exposure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hematological changes of children exposed to volatile organic compounds containing low levels of benzene
    Choong Ryeol Lee
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3, Jeonha dong, Dong Gu, Ulsan 682 714, South Korea
    Sci Total Environ 299:237-45. 2002
    ..Hematological abnormalities in children exposed to VOCs containing low levels of benzene could serve as a biological marker of atmospheric VOCs...
  22. ncbi request reprint A case of acute organotin poisoning
    Cheol In Yoo
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Occup Health 49:305-10. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Altered white matter microstructural integrity revealed by voxel-wise analysis of diffusion tensor imaging in welders with manganese exposure
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Neurotoxicology 32:100-9. 2011
    ..Correlation analysis with neurobehavioral performance also suggested that the microstructural abnormalities were associated with subtle motor and cognitive differences in welders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter SPECT of a liver cirrhotic with atypical parkinsonism
    Jongchul Kim
    Department of Neurology, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
    Ind Health 45:497-500. 2007
    ..The globus pallidum had increased signal on T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). All these findings are compatible with those of manganism, and are remarkably different from that in PD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dye-manufacturing workers and bladder cancer in South Korea
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Arch Toxicol 81:381-4. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupations and Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in South Korea
    Jungsun Park
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Ind Health 42:352-8. 2004
    ..There were not any Divisions of Industry found as a significant risk factor or protective factor for PD. However, ever having worked in an 'agriculture' Division of Occupation was negatively associated with PD...
  27. pmc Association between prenatal exposure to cadmium and atopic dermatitis in infancy
    Ja Hyeong Kim
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Ulsan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:516-21. 2013
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first prospective study to show a relationship between prenatal exposure to cadmium and atopic dermatitis in infancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurologic sequela of hydrogen sulfide poisoning
    Byungkuk Nam
    Department of Neurology, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku, Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Ind Health 42:83-7. 2004
    ..MRI scan showed abnormal signals in both basal ganglia and motor cortex, compatible with clinical findings of motor dysfunction...
  29. ncbi request reprint High signal intensities on T1-weighted MRI as a biomarker of exposure to manganese
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3 Cheonha Dong, Dong Ku, Ulsan 682 060, South Korea
    Ind Health 42:111-5. 2004
    ..At which increase of signal intensity, the progression of manganism from Mn exposure occurs, however, remains to be solved...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of iron therapy on blood lead concentrations in infants
    Sangkyu Park
    Department of Pediatrics, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 28:56-9. 2014
    ..785 vs. 2.386μg/dL), and the hemoglobin and ferritin concentrations increased significantly. These findings indicate that iron deficiency increases blood lead concentrations in infants with very low blood lead concentrations. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the recognition of overwork-related cardiovascular disease in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan
    Jungsun Park
    Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Ind Health 50:17-23. 2012
    ..Our results show that social factors may be very different among the three countries studied, although the recognition criteria for WR-CVDs are quite similar...
  32. doi request reprint Associations of blood lead, cadmium, and mercury with estimated glomerular filtration rate in the Korean general population: analysis of 2008-2010 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Environ Res 118:124-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between blood lead, cadmium, and mercury levels with estimated glomerular filtration rate in a general population of South Korean adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Subjective fatigue and stress hormone levels in urine according to duration of shiftwork
    Jungsun Park
    Department of Safety Management and Policy Research, Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, Republic of Korea
    J Occup Health 48:446-50. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Transfer of occupational health problems from a developed to a developing country: lessons from the Japan-South Korea experience
    Jungsun Park
    Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Incheon, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 52:625-32. 2009
    ..Corporate social responsibility should be emphasized, close inter-governmental collaboration is necessary and cooperation among non-governmental organizations is helpful...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of estrogenicity of major heavy metals
    Suck Young Choe
    Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, South Korea
    Sci Total Environ 312:15-21. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that an estrogen receptor dependent transcriptional expression assay and the E-Screen assay systems could serve as a useful method to assess the estrogenicity of heavy metals...
  36. doi request reprint Blood manganese concentration is elevated in infants with iron deficiency
    Sangkyu Park
    Department of Pediatrics, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Biol Trace Elem Res 155:184-9. 2013
    ..Our results indicate that iron deficiency increases blood Mn levels in infants, presumably by increasing Mn absorption...
  37. ncbi request reprint A Guillain-Barré syndrome-like neuropathy associated with arsenic exposure
    Sunyoung Kim
    Department of Neurology, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    J Occup Health 54:344-7. 2012
    ..We report on a patient presenting with an isolated polyneuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) associated with arsenic exposure...
  38. doi request reprint Iron deficiency increases blood manganese level in the Korean general population according to KNHANES 2008
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
    Neurotoxicology 32:247-54. 2011
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Comparison of cancer incidence between production and office workers at a shipyard in Korea: a retrospective cohort study from 1992 to 2005
    Kyoung Sook Jeong
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dongguk University Seoul, Graduate School of Medicine, Goyang, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 54:719-25. 2011
    ..Since 1970s, shipbuilding and repair has been a strategic industry in Korea, which has become currently the world's largest shipbuilding country. The aim of this study is to investigate the cancer incidence in shipyard workers in Korea...
  40. doi request reprint Association between urinary arsenic and diabetes mellitus in the Korean general population according to KNHANES 2008
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
    Sci Total Environ 409:4054-62. 2011
    ..We present data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2008 on the associations between urinary arsenic and diabetes mellitus in a representative sample of the adult Korean population...
  41. doi request reprint Increased erythrocyte lead levels correlate with decreased hemoglobin levels in the Korean general population: analysis of 2008-2010 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:741-8. 2013
    ..We present data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008-2010 on the association between blood lead and hemoglobin levels in a representative sample of the adult South Korean population...
  42. doi request reprint Association between blood lead and mercury levels and periodontitis in the Korean general population: analysis of the 2008-2009 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:607-13. 2013
    ..We present data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008-2009 regarding the association between blood lead and mercury levels and periodontitis in a representative sample of the adult South Korean population...
  43. pmc Toxic encephalopathy
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea
    Saf Health Work 3:243-56. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Chemical pneumonitis after intravenous injection of isoparaffin: Characteristic clinico-radiologic findings
    Seung Won Ra
    Internal Medicine, Ulsan Univeristy Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 49:942-3. 2011
    ..The CT pattern is attributable to diffusion of hydrocarbons through systemic veins into small pulmonary arteries and capillary beds, causing extensive local reactions and chemical pneumonitis or pleuritis...
  45. pmc Occupational neurologic disorders in Korea
    Yangho Kim
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea
    J Clin Neurol 6:64-72. 2010
    ..Close collaboration between neurologists and occupational physicians is needed to determine whether neurologic disorders are work-related...