Victor Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and computed tomographic predictors of chronic bronchitis in COPD: a cross sectional analysis of the COPDGene study
    Victor Kim
    Temple University School of Medicine, 785 Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Respir Res 15:52. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:228-37. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight gain after lung reduction surgery is related to improved lung function and ventilatory efficiency
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 785 Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:1109-16. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The effect of chronic sputum production on respiratory symptoms in severe COPD
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 8:114-20. 2011
  5. pmc The chronic bronchitic phenotype of COPD: an analysis of the COPDGene Study
    Victor Kim
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Chest 140:626-33. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Small airway pathology and bronchoreversibility in advanced emphysema
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    COPD 7:93-101. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Small airway mucous metaplasia and inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 5:329-38. 2008
  8. pmc Oxygen therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:513-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Frontiers in emphysema research
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:135-41. 2007
  10. pmc New concepts in the pathobiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:478-85. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and computed tomographic predictors of chronic bronchitis in COPD: a cross sectional analysis of the COPDGene study
    Victor Kim
    Temple University School of Medicine, 785 Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Respir Res 15:52. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that COPD patients with CB would have thicker airways and a greater history of smoking, acute bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and occupational exposures compared to those without CB...
  2. doi request reprint Chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:228-37. 2013
    ..Herein we review the epidemiology of CB, the evidence behind its clinical consequences, the current understanding of the pathophysiology of goblet cell hyperplasia in COPD, and current therapies for CB...
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight gain after lung reduction surgery is related to improved lung function and ventilatory efficiency
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, 785 Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:1109-16. 2012
    ..Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) is associated with weight gain in some patients, but the group that gains weight after LVRS and the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon have not been well characterized...
  4. doi request reprint The effect of chronic sputum production on respiratory symptoms in severe COPD
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 8:114-20. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize the daily burden of chronic sputum production in severe COPD and the phenotype of those with chronic sputum symptoms...
  5. pmc The chronic bronchitic phenotype of COPD: an analysis of the COPDGene Study
    Victor Kim
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Chest 140:626-33. 2011
    ..Despite its clinical significance, the chronic bronchitic phenotype in COPD remains poorly defined...
  6. doi request reprint Small airway pathology and bronchoreversibility in advanced emphysema
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    COPD 7:93-101. 2010
    ..However, some COPD patients demonstrate significant bronchodilator reversibility (BDR). The pathologic features associated with the presence or absence of this phenomenon are not known...
  7. doi request reprint Small airway mucous metaplasia and inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 5:329-38. 2008
    ..CD3(+) and CD8(+) lymphocytic inflammation is related to small airway mucous metaplasia in COPD and may play a causative role in its development...
  8. pmc Oxygen therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:513-8. 2008
    ..The goals of this article are to briefly describe the indications for chronic oxygen administration, the physiologic effects of treatment, and potential toxicities, as well as its effect on morbidity and mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Frontiers in emphysema research
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:135-41. 2007
    ..We are optimistic that novel therapies like gene therapy and advanced antiinflammatory agents will be in our future. Judging by the progress made in the last decade, these tools may soon become a reality...
  10. pmc New concepts in the pathobiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:478-85. 2008
    ..Further research should focus on how these new concepts in lung inflammation interact to cause the various aspects of COPD pathology...
  11. pmc Demographic, physiologic and radiographic characteristics of COPD patients taking chronic systemic corticosteroids
    Irene Swift
    Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 9:29-35. 2012
    ..They also had a higher percentage of emphysema (22.4 ± 1.9 vs. 14.0 ± 0.4;%, p = <0.0001) on CT scan. COPD patients that report using chronic systemic corticosteroids have more severe clinical, physiologic, and radiographic disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Small airway morphometry and improvement in pulmonary function after lung volume reduction surgery
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple Lung Center, Temple University Hospital, 777 Parkinson Pavilion, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:40-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that small airway morphometry and lung histopathology in patients with severe emphysema have an important influence on changes in FEV(1) 6 months after LVRS...
  13. pmc Effect of emphysema on CT scan measures of airway dimensions in smokers
    Alejandro A Diaz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 143:687-93. 2013
    ..We aimed to first determine whether the stronger association of subsegmental vs segmental WA% with FEV1 % predicted is mitigated by emphysema and, second, to assess the relationships among emphysema, WA%, and total bronchial area (TBA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of inflammation and repair in advanced COPD
    William D Cornwell
    Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Center for Substance Abuse Research, Department of Pharmacology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 31:257-66. 2010
    ..Herein we review our current knowledge of the inflammatory pathways involved in COPD pathogenesis, as well as newer concepts that have begun to unfold in recent years...
  15. doi request reprint Severe chronic bronchitis in advanced emphysema increases mortality and hospitalizations
    Victor Kim
    1Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    COPD 10:667-78. 2013
    ..The clinical characteristics of patients with advanced emphysema and chronic bronchitis have not been well described...
  16. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of an inhaled epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (BIBW 2948 BS) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Prescott G Woodruff
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:438-45. 2010
    ..Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) activation is implicated in mucin hypersecretion in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Severe, early-onset emphysema with normal alphal-antitrypsin levels in nonsmokers: a clinical dilemma
    Victor Kim
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    COPD 1:313-9. 2004
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  18. doi request reprint Lymphoid follicle cells in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overexpress the chemokine receptor CXCR3
    Steven G Kelsen
    761 Parkinson Pavilion, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:799-805. 2009
    ..Because chemokine receptors control inflammatory cell homing to inflamed tissue, we reasoned that CXCR3 may contribute to LF formation in COPD...
  19. pmc Randomized trial of zileuton for treatment of COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization
    Prescott G Woodruff
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    COPD 8:21-9. 2011
    ..Leukotrienes have been implicated in the pathogenesis of acute exacerbations of COPD, but leukotriene modifiers have not been studied as a possible therapy for exacerbations...
  20. pmc Anesthetic considerations in candidates for lung volume reduction surgery
    Neil W Brister
    Department of Anesthesiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:432-7. 2008
    ..The thoracic epidural is the most common pain control method used with patients undergoing LVRS procedures; however, other alternative methods are reviewed and discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical issues of mucus accumulation in COPD
    Frederick L Ramos
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:139-50. 2014
    ..Pharmacologic therapies include expectorants, mucolytics, methylxanthines, beta-adrenergic receptor agonists, anticholinergics, glucocorticoids, phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors, antioxidants, and antibiotics. ..
  22. doi request reprint Interventional treatment options for advanced emphysema: imaging manifestations
    Victor Kim
    Department of Medicine daggerRadiology, Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 24:195-205. 2009
    ..This article discusses the results of a variety of surgical and bronchoscopic interventions, with an emphasis upon the role of imaging...
  23. pmc Pathogenesis of emphysema: from the bench to the bedside
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:475-7. 2008
    ..Identification of cellular and molecular mechanisms of COPD pathogenesis is an area of active, ongoing research that may help to determine therapeutic targets for emphysema...