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The First Isolation of Chlamydia pneumoniae from a Korean Patient

Lee SJ, Jung HH, Kim SK, Choi DH, Han SS, Nam EC, Won JY, Park WS, Lee MG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):569-576.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.569
BACKGROUND: Chlamydia pneumoniae is one of common causes in upper and lower respiratory infections. Isolating C. pneumoniae from clinical specimens is very difficult due to the characteristics of the...
Three Cases of Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome: Pickwickian Syndrome

Jung JH, Lee SH, Choi YM, Kwon SS, Kim YK, Kim KH, Moon HS, Song JS, Park SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):561-568.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.561
Severe obesity can produce a marked impairment of respiratory function. The obesity hypoventilation or Pickwickian syndrome comprises of extreme obesity, alveolar hypoventilation, somnolence, plethora, pulmonary hypertension and right heart...
The Clinical Characteristics in Patients with Lung Cancer Under 45 Years of Age

Park HJ, Shin KC, Chung JH, Lee KH, Han SB, Jeon YJ, Hyun DS, Lee SC, Kim CH, Park JY, Jung TH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):550-560.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.550
BACKGROUND: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in both men and women. Although most cases of lung cancer occur in the sixth to eighth decades of...
Thallium-201 SPECT in the Evaluation of Postoperative Tumor Recurrence on the Chest Wall in Lung Cancer

Ryu YH, Kim HJ, Ahn CM, Kim SK, Paik HC, Lee DY, Chung KY, Yune MJ, Park SJ, Moon SW, Kim SJ, Lee JD

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):542-549.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.542
No abstract availalbe.
Influence of Age on The Adenosine Deaminase Activity in Patients with Exudative Pleural Effusion

Yeon KM, Kim CJ, Kim JS, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):530-541.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.530
BACKGROUND: Pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity can be helpful in a differential diagnosis of an exudative pleural effusion because it is increased in a tuberculous pleural effusion. The...
The Relationship Between the NF-kappa B Activity and Anti-inflammatory Action of Surfactant in the Acute Lung Injury of Rats

An CH, Cha YJ, Lee KH, Yoo CG, Lee BJ, Jeong DY, Lee SH, Shin JW, Kim JY, Park IW, Choi BW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):519-529.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.519
BACKGROUND: The therapeutic effects of surfactants on acute lung injury derive not only from their recruiting action on collapsed alveoli but also from their anti-inflammatory action in the alveolar...
Clinical Features of Simple Bronchial Anthracofibrosis which is not Associated with Tuberculosis

Lee HS, Maeng JH, Park PG, Jang JG, Park W, Ryu DS, Kang GH, Jung BH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):510-518.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.510
BACKGROUND: Bronchial anthracofibrosis (BAF) is a dark black or brown pigmentation of multiple large bronchi associated with a fibrotic stenosis or obliteration that is incidentally found during a diagnostic...
Measuring Intracellular Mycobacterial Killing Using a Human Whole Blood Assay

Cheon SH, Song HY, Lee EH, Oh HJ, Kang IS, Cho JY, Hong YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):497-509.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.497
BACKGROUND: The mechanisms through which cellular activation results in intracellular mycobacterial killing is only partially understood. However, in vitro studies of human immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis have been largely...
Sodium Salicylate(NaSaL) Induces Apoptosis of NCI-H1299 Lung Carcinoma Cells via Activation Caspase-3 Protease

Shim H, Yang SH, Bak SM, Jeong ET

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2002 Nov;53(5):485-496.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2002.53.5.485
BACKGROUND: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are useful in the chemoprevention of colon cancers. Continuous NSAID use results in a 40% to 50% reduction in the relative risk of colorectal...

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