Yong Jin Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Seoul National University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. pmc Survival, exercise capacity, and left ventricular remodeling in a rat model of chronic mitral regurgitation: serial echocardiography and pressure-volume analysis
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 41:603-11. 2011
  2. pmc Thrombus in Transit within a Patent Foramen Ovale: Gone with the Cough!
    Ji Hyun Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 19:196-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effect of rosuvastatin on cardiac remodeling, function, and progression to heart failure in hypertensive heart with established left ventricular hypertrophy
    Sung A Chang
    Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, Korea
    Hypertension 54:591-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of surgical outcome in patients with isolated tricuspid regurgitation
    Yong Jin Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 120:1672-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of the maze operation combined with left-sided valve surgery on the change in tricuspid regurgitation over time
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 112:I14-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of postoperative left ventricular systolic function with Doppler-derived dP/dt in patients with chronic aortic regurgitation
    Hyun Jae Kang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1111-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of intracoronary infusion of mobilized peripheral blood stem cells by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor on left ventricular function and remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction versus old myocardial infarction: the
    Hyun Jae Kang
    Cardiovascular Laboratory, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Circulation 114:I145-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiac valvular calcification and coronary artery disease in a low-risk population
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Coron Artery Dis 15:1-6. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic QRS duration reflects right ventricular remodeling in patients undergoing corrective surgery for isolated tricuspid regurgitation: a comparative study with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Myung Ki Seo
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 35:692-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and imaging parameters to predict cardiovascular outcome in asymptomatic subjects
    Hyo Eun Park
    Healthcare System Gangnam Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1595-602. 2013

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Publications89

  1. pmc Survival, exercise capacity, and left ventricular remodeling in a rat model of chronic mitral regurgitation: serial echocardiography and pressure-volume analysis
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 41:603-11. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Thrombus in Transit within a Patent Foramen Ovale: Gone with the Cough!
    Ji Hyun Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 19:196-8. 2011
    ..We herein reported a case of a 53-year-old patient presenting with pulmonary embolism in which a thrombusin-transit through a PFO was found and disappeared during transesophageal echocardiography...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of rosuvastatin on cardiac remodeling, function, and progression to heart failure in hypertensive heart with established left ventricular hypertrophy
    Sung A Chang
    Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, Korea
    Hypertension 54:591-7. 2009
    ..It seems that rosuvastatin has limited therapeutic value when used to prevent progression from LVH to heart failure in hypertensive hearts...
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of surgical outcome in patients with isolated tricuspid regurgitation
    Yong Jin Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 120:1672-8. 2009
    ..We sought to identify preoperative predictors of clinical outcomes after surgery in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of the maze operation combined with left-sided valve surgery on the change in tricuspid regurgitation over time
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 112:I14-9. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the maze operation (MAZE) can prevent the progression of tricuspid regurgitation (TR) in these patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prediction of postoperative left ventricular systolic function with Doppler-derived dP/dt in patients with chronic aortic regurgitation
    Hyun Jae Kang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1111-5. 2003
    ..Doppler-derived dP/dt may be useful to predict postoperative LV systolic function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of intracoronary infusion of mobilized peripheral blood stem cells by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor on left ventricular function and remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction versus old myocardial infarction: the
    Hyun Jae Kang
    Cardiovascular Laboratory, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Circulation 114:I145-51. 2006
    ..In addition, the potential risk of restenosis associated with G-CSF-based stem cell therapy has not been evaluated in the setting of drug eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiac valvular calcification and coronary artery disease in a low-risk population
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Coron Artery Dis 15:1-6. 2004
    ..This study was performed to determine whether MAC or AVSC is also associated with, and has a power to predict, CAD in Koreans as in Caucasians...
  9. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic QRS duration reflects right ventricular remodeling in patients undergoing corrective surgery for isolated tricuspid regurgitation: a comparative study with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Myung Ki Seo
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 35:692-9. 2012
    ..The role of electrocardiogram (ECG) is unclear for the longitudinal follow-up of patients who undergo corrective surgery for isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR)...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical and imaging parameters to predict cardiovascular outcome in asymptomatic subjects
    Hyo Eun Park
    Healthcare System Gangnam Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1595-602. 2013
    ..Among the clinical parameters, biomarkers and imaging parameters of cardiovascular disease, both FRS and degree of coronary artery stenosis are independent parameters to predict adverse outcome in asymptomatic population...
  11. pmc ULTIMATE-SHF trial (UdenafiL Therapy to Improve symptoMAtology, exercise Tolerance and hEmodynamics in patients with chronic systolic heart failure): study protocol for a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Trials 14:188. 2013
    ..This study is designed to investigate the ability of udenafil, a newly developed long-acting PDE5 inhibitor, to improve functional capacity and hemodynamic status in a cohort of chronic systolic heart failure (SHF) patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcome in patients undergoing surgery for severe tricuspid regurgitation following mitral valve surgery and role of tricuspid annular systolic velocity
    Dong A Kwon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 98:659-61. 2006
    ..In conclusion, S(T') can predict postoperative clinical outcomes in these patients...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of the aging process on left ventricular systolic and diastolic synchronicity indexes: insights from 160 "completely" healthy volunteers
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 33:E24-31. 2010
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  14. pmc Early detection of subclinical ventricular deterioration in aortic stenosis with cardiovascular magnetic resonance and echocardiography
    Seung Pyo Lee
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehak Ro, Jongro Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:72. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate whether LGE on CMR would be useful in early detection of subclinical LV structural and functional derangements in AS patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic and hemodynamic findings in patients with mitral stenosis undergoing percutaneous mitral commissurotomy comparing those with chronic atrial fibrillation versus those with normal sinus rhythm
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 100:1153-6. 2007
    ..001). In conclusion, the presence of AF has a significant influence on LA compliance in patients with moderate to severe MS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of the severity of functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 98:236-42. 2006
    ..In conclusion, these findings underscore the importance of eccentric RV dilation for determining FTR severity and should lead to the development of more rational surgical approaches to FTR beyond TV annuloplasty...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of intracoronary infusion of peripheral blood stem-cells mobilised with granulocyte-colony stimulating factor on left ventricular systolic function and restenosis after coronary stenting in myocardial infarction: the MAGIC cell randomised clinical
    Hyun Jae Kang
    Cardiovascular Laboratory, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Lancet 363:751-6. 2004
    ..We examined the feasibility and efficacy of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) therapy and subsequent intracoronary infusion of collected peripheral blood stem-cells (PBSCs) in such patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association between plasma lipids, and apolipoproteins and coronary artery disease: a cross-sectional study in a low-risk Korean population
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 101:435-40. 2005
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Ventricular dyssynchrony of idiopathic versus pacing-induced left bundle branch block and its prognostic effect in patients with preserved left ventricular systolic function
    Hyo Eun Park
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 109:556-62. 2012
    ..No association was found between the presence of LV dyssynchrony and prognosis...
  20. doi request reprint Change of B-type natriuretic peptide after surgery and its association with rhythm status in patients with chronic severe mitral regurgitation
    In Chang Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Can J Cardiol 29:704-11. 2013
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a useful biomarker of cardiac function in patients with mitral regurgitation (MR). However, the change in BNP in association with rhythm status after corrective surgery has not been studied...
  21. doi request reprint Deterioration of myocardial function in paradoxical low-flow severe aortic stenosis: two-dimensional strain analysis
    Seung Pyo Lee
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:976-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that left ventricular (LV) myocardial function is deteriorated in PLF AS and that it is closely related to global LV afterload...
  22. doi request reprint Velocity vector imaging in the measurement of left ventricular twist mechanics: head-to-head one way comparison between speckle tracking echocardiography and velocity vector imaging
    Dae Hee Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:1344-52. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Absence of postprandial surge in coronary blood flow distal to significant stenosis: a possible mechanism of postprandial angina
    Woo Young Chung
    Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1976-83. 2002
    ..This study was designed to investigate a possible mechanism of postprandial angina...
  24. doi request reprint Persistent regional diastolic dysfunction after myocardial ischemia and the effect of statin treatment: assessment with two-dimensional radial strain rate
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Echocardiography 27:244-52. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Coronary flow reserve impairment in apical vs asymmetrical septal hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Hyo Suk Ahn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 36:207-16. 2013
    ..Mechanisms underlying a reduction in coronary flow reserve (CFR) in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), especially apical HCM (ApHCM), are elusive. This study set out to evaluate mechanisms underlying a reduction in CFR in 2 HCM subtypes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of left ventricular diastolic function on exercise capacity in patients with chronic mitral regurgitation: an exercise echocardiography study
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul Nation University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Cardiol 27:624-8. 2004
    ..In spite of increasing prevalence of MR, there have been no available data on cardiac determinants of exercise capacity in patients with chronic MR...
  27. pmc Myocardial scarring on cardiovascular magnetic resonance in asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patients with "pure" apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:52. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to determine 1) the frequency and distribution of LGE and 2) its prognostic implication in ApHCM...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of significant tricuspid regurgitation in patients with successful percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty for mitral stenosis: results from 12 years' follow-up of one centre prospective registry
    Seung Pyo Lee
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Heart 99:91-7. 2013
    ..Percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty (PMV) is an attractive therapeutic option for mitral stenosis (MS)...
  29. doi request reprint Synchronicity of LV contraction as a determinant of LV twist mechanics: serial speckle-tracking analyses in WPW syndrome before and after radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Myung Ki Seo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:338-47. 2011
    ..This study set out to investigate the isolated impact of synchronous patterns of left ventricular (LV) contraction (i.e., LV synchronicity) on LV twist behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of coronary vasodilatation in response to nitroglycerin with transthoracic Doppler echocardiography
    Dae Won Sohn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:777-80. 2006
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Development of tricuspid regurgitation late after left-sided valve surgery: a single-center experience with long-term echocardiographic examinations
    Jae Jin Kwak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 155:732-7. 2008
    ..This study sought to investigate the incidence and identify the predictors of significant tricuspid regurgitation (TR) development long after left-sided valve surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of loading condition on the 2D speckle tracking-derived left ventricular dyssynchrony index in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Hyo Eun Park
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:272-81. 2010
    ..We modified LV loading conditions to reveal their effects on echocardiography-derived LV dyssynchrony index (LVdys) in patients with documented nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  33. doi request reprint Mid-term results of bioprosthetic pulmonary valve replacement in pulmonary regurgitation after tetralogy of Fallot repair
    Woosung Jang
    Xenotransplantation Research Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:e1-8. 2012
    ..The present study was conducted to investigate the mid-term clinical outcomes of PVR after TOF repair...
  34. doi request reprint Association of heart rhythm with exercise capacity after operation for chronic mitral regurgitation
    Seung Pyo Lee
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1888-95. 2012
    ..Although atrial fibrillation (AF) and decreased exercise capacity are common in chronic mitral regurgitation patients, the relationship between rhythm status and exercise capacity after corrective surgery is largely unknown...
  35. doi request reprint Load independence of two-dimensional speckle-tracking-derived left ventricular twist and apex-to-base rotation delay in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: implications for left ventricular dyssynchrony assessment
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:652-60. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether LV twist remains load dependent in the setting of long-standing, nonischemic DCM...
  36. doi request reprint Renal dysfunction and high levels of hsCRP are additively associated with hard endpoints after percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents
    Dong Hyun Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Cardiol 149:174-81. 2011
    ..We investigated the combined effects of renal dysfunction and CRP on outcomes in patients who underwent PCI using DES...
  37. pmc Additional value of lateral tissue Doppler imaging in the assessment of diastolic dysfunction among subjects with pseudonormal pattern of mitral inflow
    Hack Lyoung Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 11:31. 2013
    ..The study aim was to clarify 2 different groups with different diastolic function grades among these subjects using lateral tissue Doppler imaging (TDI)...
  38. doi request reprint Left ventricular systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony in asymptomatic hypertensive patients
    Sung A Chang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:337-42. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were (1) to evaluate the prevalence of systolic and diastolic dyssynchrony and (2) to identify the main determinants of left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony in asymptomatic patients with hypertension...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of preload alteration on left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony using tissue velocity imaging echocardiography
    Min Seok Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Echocardiography 28:196-202. 2011
    ..We lack full understanding on the determinants of left ventricular (LV) systolic mechanical dyssynchrony. We here tried to evaluate the effect of preload alterations on LV dyssynchrony using echocardiographic tissue velocity imaging...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relationship between morphologic features of myocardial tissue and left ventricular function in patients with aortic valve disease and left ventricular hypertrophy
    Hyoung Woo Chang
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:476-83. 2013
    ..The study aim was to investigate the correlation of myocardial fibrosis with myocardial remodeling and clinical outcome of aortic valve replacement (AVR) in patients with aortic stenosis and left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Determinants of exercise capacity in hypertensive patients: new insights from tissue Doppler echocardiography
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Hypertens 16:564-9. 2003
    ..The present study was performed to identify the determinants of exercise capacity in hypertensive patients using DTI...
  42. doi request reprint The protective effect of thalidomide on left ventricular function in a rat model of diabetic cardiomyopathy
    Dae Hee Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1051-60. 2010
    ..To evaluate the protective effect of thalidomide, a potent anti-inflammatory drug, on the development of diabetic cardiomyopathy (DMCMP)...
  43. doi request reprint Noninvasive diagnosis of ischemia-causing coronary stenosis using CT angiography: diagnostic value of transluminal attenuation gradient and fractional flow reserve computed from coronary CT angiography compared to invasively measured fractional flow reser
    Yeonyee E Yoon
    Department of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:1088-96. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of coronary angiography in patients with acute chest pain: role of noninvasive test
    In Chang Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1-6. 2014
    ..This study investigated the diagnostic yield of invasive coronary angiography (CAG) and the impact of noninvasive test (NIV) in patients presented to emergency department (ED) with acute chest pain...
  45. pmc Clinical significance of thrombosis in an intracardiac blind pouch after a Fontan operation
    Sang Yun Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, 101 Daehang ro, Jongno gu, Seoul, 110 744, South Korea
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:42-8. 2012
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular rotation and torsion with two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:45-53. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to assess: (1) the feasibility of 2-dimensional STE in the measurement of LVtor; and (2) the relationship of LVtor with age and conventional echocardiographic parameters...
  47. doi request reprint Prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with chronic mitral regurgitation undergoing surgery: mid-term follow-up results
    In Chang Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:e1-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prognostic value of BNP in patients with chronic severe MR, undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Prevention of radiocontrast medium-induced nephropathy using short-term high-dose simvastatin in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing coronary angiography (PROMISS) trial--a randomized controlled study
    Sang Ho Jo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Am Heart J 155:499.e1-8. 2008
    ..We investigated to determine whether simvastatin pretreatment reduces the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy in a high-risk population of patients with renal insufficiency undergoing coronary angiography...
  49. doi request reprint Assessment of haemodynamic effects of surgical correction for severe functional tricuspid regurgitation: cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Eur Heart J 31:1520-8. 2010
    ..We attempted to determine the long-term haemodynamic effects of corrective surgery for severe functional TR in patients who had prior left-sided valve surgery using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Coronary blood flow after cold exposure and the effect of warm-up exercise
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:386-90. 2006
    ..Therefore, this study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of WEx on CBF after cold exposure...
  51. ncbi request reprint Unique features of early diastolic mitral annulus velocity in constrictive pericarditis
    Dae Won Sohn
    Clinical Research Institute, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 20 Yongon dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:222-6. 2004
    ..In most primary myocardial diseases, early diastolic mitral annulus velocity (E') decreases with disease progression. To our knowledge, constrictive pericarditis (CP) is the only condition without this phenomenon...
  52. pmc Impact of acute exercise on brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation in young healthy people
    In Chang Hwang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:39. 2012
    ..Although chronic effects of exercise on endothelial function are established, the impact of acute exercise on flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery has not been elucidated yet...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of the Cox-Maze III procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation associated with rheumatic mitral valve disease: 10-year experience
    Kwan Chang Kim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:261-6. 2007
    ..We evaluated the long-term results of the Cox-Maze III procedure (CM-III) for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) associated with rheumatic mitral valve (MV) disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mechanism and incidence of notched pulmonary venous atrial reversal wave
    Dae Won Sohn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yungun Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:77-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, notched pulmonary venous A wave indicates the presence of left-atrial c wave; and presence of left-atrial c wave may represent decreased left-atrial compliance...
  55. pmc The Incremental Prognostic Value of Cardiac Computed Tomography in Comparison with Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease
    Heesun Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 11:e0160188. 2016
    ..However, data regarding the incremental prognostic value of CCTA to SPECT remain sparse. We evaluated the independent and incremental prognostic value of CCTA, as compared with clinical risk factors and SPECT...
  56. doi request reprint Incremental prognostic value of high-sensitive C-reactive protein in patients undergoing coronary computed tomography angiography
    Won Woo Seo
    Division of Cardiology, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Cardiol 68:222-8. 2016
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Systemic Inflammation Is Associated With Coronary Artery Calcification and All-Cause Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease
    In Chang Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine
    Circ J 80:1644-52. 2016
    ..We evaluated the associations between CAC, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and all-cause mortality, to determine whether the associations differ according to the presence of systemic inflammation...
  58. pmc Association between Aspirin Therapy and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Non-Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: A Cohort Study
    In Chang Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129584. 2015
    ..However, the association between aspirin therapy with all-cause mortality and coronary revascularization in this population has not been investigated...
  59. doi request reprint Development of atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic mitral valve disease in sinus rhythm
    Hyun Jin Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 31:735-42. 2015
    ..5%/year and increased according to LA size and mitral stenosis (MS) severity. Because of very high risk embolism, RMS with enlarged LA dimension need focused follow up for early detection of AF development and clinical events...
  60. doi request reprint Myocardial fibrosis progression on cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Hong Mi Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Heart 101:870-6. 2015
    ..We hypothesised that, in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) on cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is progressive and can be predicted by baseline CMR findings and HCM phenotype...
  61. doi request reprint A novel noninvasive technology for treatment planning using virtual coronary stenting and computed tomography-derived computed fractional flow reserve
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Department of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:72-8. 2014
    ..This study sought to determine whether computational modeling can be used to predict the functional outcome of coronary stenting by virtual stenting of ischemia-causing stenoses identified on the pre-treatment model...
  62. doi request reprint Long-term results of the arterial switch operation for ventriculo-arterial discordance
    Hong Gook Lim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:325-34. 2013
    ..However, there are concerns regarding neopulmonary stenosis, neoaortic regurgitation (neoAR) associated with neoaortic root dilatation and coronary artery disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of tachycardia in patients with relaxation abnormality: abnormal stroke volume response as an overlooked mechanism of dyspnea associated with tachycardia in diastolic heart failure
    Dae Won Sohn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:171-6. 2007
    ..Prevention of tachycardia is an important therapeutic strategy in patients with relaxation abnormality...
  64. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiographic evaluation of coronary flow reserve in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Heart Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 94:167-71. 2004
    ..Also, CFR is not affected by treatment with calcium antagonist...
  65. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary infusion of the mobilized peripheral blood stem cell by G-CSF is better than mobilization alone by G-CSF for improvement of cardiac function and remodeling: 2-year follow-up results of the Myocardial Regeneration and Angiogenesis in Myocardi
    Hyun Jae Kang
    National Research Laboratory for Cardiovascular Stem Cell, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am Heart J 153:237.e1-8. 2007
    ..We reported 2 years of follow-up results of 2 different strategies of G-CSF-based stem cell therapy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and prognostic implications of net atrioventricular compliance in patients with mitral stenosis
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:482-6. 2008
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  67. ncbi request reprint Pneumatic lower extremity compression during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Dae Won Sohn
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circ J 72:251-5. 2008
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Non-lipid effects of rosuvastatin-fenofibrate combination therapy in high-risk Asian patients with mixed hyperlipidemia
    Sang Hak Lee
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 221:169-75. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the non-lipid effects of rosuvastatin-fenofibrate combination therapy with rosuvastatin monotherapy in high-risk Asian patients with mixed hyperlipidemia...
  69. ncbi request reprint Elimination of alpha-gal xenoreactive epitope: alpha-galactosidase treatment of porcine heart valves
    Sun Young Choi
    Xenotransplantation Research Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:387-97. 2012
    ..The study aim was to determine the effectiveness of alpha-galactosidase treatment used to degrade the major xenoreactive antigens found in xenograft heart valves...
  70. ncbi request reprint Clinical validity of longitudinal pre-ejectional myocardial velocity for identifying the transmural extent of viable myocardium: early after reperfusion of an infarct-related coronary artery
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
    Circ J 71:1904-11. 2007
    ..The applicability of PEVL in the real-world clinical setting for identifying the transmural extent of viable myocardium in reperfused recent MI was assessed...
  71. doi request reprint Impact of cardiac rhythm on mitral valve area calculated by the pressure half time method in patients with moderate or severe mitral stenosis
    Hyung Kwan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Chongno Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:42-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of cardiac rhythm on PHT-derived MVA calculation in relation to net atrioventricular compliance (C(n))...
  72. doi request reprint Role of pericardium in the maintenance of left ventricular twist
    Sung A Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, Korea
    Heart 96:785-90. 2010
    ..The role of pericardium in left ventricular (LV) twist has not been directly investigated. We sought to determine the role of pericardium in maintenance of LV twist function in an animal experiment, before and after pericardial opening...
  73. doi request reprint Long-term effects of sildenafil in a rat model of chronic mitral regurgitation: benefits of ventricular remodeling and exercise capacity
    Kyung Hee Kim
    Seoul National University College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehak Ro, Jongno gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Circulation 125:1390-401. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that chronic treatment with sildenafil attenuates left ventricular (LV) remodeling and prevents exercise intolerance in chronic mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  74. doi request reprint Evaluation of left ventricular short- and long-axis function in severe mitral regurgitation using 2-dimensional strain echocardiography
    Min Seok Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
    Am Heart J 157:345-51. 2009
    ..Few data exist on the changes in left ventricular (LV) short- and long-axis function and their usefulness as markers of LV contractile function in patients with chronic, severe mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  75. pmc Recent trends in indications of fetal echocardiography and postnatal outcomes in fetuses diagnosed as congenital heart disease
    Seulgi Cha
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:839-44. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that fetal echocardiography (echoCG) is an accurate diagnostic tool reflecting well postnatal echoCG findings and outcomes...
  76. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of fimasartan, a new angiotensin receptor blocker, compared with losartan (50/100 mg): a 12-week, phase III, multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, dose escalation clinical trial with an optional 12-w
    Sang Eun Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Ther 34:552-568, 568.e1-9. 2012
    ..Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) is an effective and well tolerated first-line antihypertensive drug. Fimasartan is a newly developed ARB that has not been compared with other ARBs with regard to its efficacy and tolerability...
  77. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of a new extended-release formulation of nicotinic acid in Korean adults with mixed dyslipidemia: an 8-week, multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled trial
    Sang Hyun Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Clin Ther 33:1357-64. 2011
    ..Patients are more tolerant of the extended-release form of nicotinic acid because it has a lower incidence of side effects, such as facial flushing, than the immediate-release formulation...
  78. pmc Usefulness of mitral annulus velocity for the early detection of left ventricular dysfunction in a rat model of diabetic cardiomyopathy
    Dae Hee Kim
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 18:6-11. 2010
    ..Thus, we tested the usefulness of tissue Doppler imaging in the early detection of ventricular dysfunction in a rat model of DMCMP...
  79. doi request reprint Usefulness of regional cerebral perfusion combined with coronary perfusion during one-stage total repair of aortic arch anomaly
    Hong Gook Lim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:50-7. 2010
    ....
  80. pmc Clinical course of vascular rings and risk factors associated with mortality
    Yoon Jung Suh
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:252-8. 2012
    ..Vascular rings refer to anomalies of the great arteries that cause respiratory or feeding problems. The purpose of this study was to analyze a series of patients with vascular rings and evaluate associated risk factors for mortality...
  81. doi request reprint Apically displaced papillary muscles mimicking apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Seung Pyo Lee
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:128-34. 2013
    ..However, GNT may not always be specific for ApHCM as in this report of apically displaced papillary muscle (ADPM)...
  82. pmc A case of near total aortic replacement in an adolescent with loeys-dietz syndrome
    Yoon Jung Suh
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:288-91. 2012
    ..Loeys-Dietz syndrome was confirmed in this case by the detection of a mutation in the TGF-ßR 2 gene...
  83. pmc Cardiac myxoma originating from the anterior mitral valve leaflet
    Jung Han Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine and the Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 19:228-31. 2011
    ..We report a case of mitral valve myxoma. The tumor originated from the anterior mitral valve leaflet. The tumor was completely removed and replacement of the mitral valve was not done...
  84. doi request reprint The effect of cardioplegic solution-induced sodium concentration fluctuation on postoperative seizure in pediatric cardiac patients
    Jin Tae Kim
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1943-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated the relationship between the cardioplegic solution, the fluctuation of sodium concentration, and the incidence of postoperative seizure in pediatric cardiac patients...
  85. doi request reprint Usefulness of left ventricular dyssynchrony after acute myocardial infarction, assessed by a tagging magnetic resonance image derived metric, as a determinant of ventricular remodeling
    Sung A Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University, Bundang Hospital, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 104:19-23. 2009
    ..LV dyssynchrony immediately after AMI is an important determinant of LV remodeling. In conclusion, the MR-MT dyssynchrony index, CURE, might be useful for prediction of LV remodeling in patients with AMI...
  86. pmc Normal ranges and physiological changes of midwall fractional shortening in healthy korean population
    Kyungil Park
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 40:587-92. 2010
    ..Although the normal reference ranges of LV-FSmw have been suggested in Western population studies, its reference values and age-related physiological changes in Eastern populations remain unknown...
  87. doi request reprint Early restoration of atrial contractility after new-onset atrial fibrillation in off-pump coronary revascularization
    Ho Young Hwang
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:520-4. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether right and left atrial contractility was restored early after electrical sinus conversion in patients who experienced new-onset AF after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  88. pmc B-type natriuretic Peptide in isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation: determinants and impact on outcome
    Chang Hwan Yoon
    Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
    J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 18:139-45. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the determinants of plasma BNP levels in patients with isolated severe TR and the value of the BNP level in predicting postoperative outcomes after corrective surgery...
  89. doi request reprint Behçet's disease as a frequently unrecognized cause of aortic regurgitation: suggestive and misleading echocardiography findings
    Jung Kyu Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:1269-74. 2009
    ..The preoperative diagnosis of BD is challenging because of its protean manifestations, but an early diagnosis is associated with a more favorable prognosis...