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Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Pulmonary Endometriosis: Report of 1 Case

Cho SJ, Rhyu SM, Kim WJ, Lee SJ, Kim YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):576-580.
Pulmonary endometriosis is an uncommon disease, and usually detected by catamenial hemoptysis. Treatment of pulmonary endometriosis may be medical(hormone therapy) or surgical. Since hormone therapy may cause sterility, most of...
Mycobacterium avium Infection Presenting as Endobronchial Lesions in an Immunocompetent Patient

Lee JH, Son KS, Park JH, Kim JC, Lee HW, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):571-575.
Mycobacterium avium has been traditionally described as an opportunistic organism that causes disseminated disease in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients and acts as a pulmonary pathogen in patients with underlying lung...
A Case of Cavitary Lung Lesion as a Consequence of Smoke Inhalation Injury

Shin HW, Kim CH, Eom KS, Park YB, Jang SH, Kim DG, Lee MG, Hyun IG, Jung KS, Lee ES

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):564-570.
Toxic gases and soot deposition as a consequence of smoke inhalation can cause direct injury to the upper and lower airways and even to the lung parenchyma. A delay in...
The Effects of Air-borne Particulate Matters on the Alveolar Macrophages for the TNF-alpha and IL-1beta Secretion

Li TZ, Lee SJ, Park SJ, Chang BJ, Lee JH, Kim KS, Lee MH, Choe NH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):554-563.
BACKGROUND: PM is known to induce various pulmonary diseases, including asthma, cancer, fibrosis and chronic bronchitis. Despite the epidemiological evidence the pathogenesis of PM-related pulmonary diseases is unclear. METHODS: This study...
The Clinical Manifestations of Patients with Severe Alcoholic Ketoacidosis Treated at a Medical Intensive Care Unit

Lee KH, Lee SH, Oh YM, Shim TS, Lim CM, Lee SD, Koh Y, Kim WS, Kim DS, Kim WD, Hong SB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):548-553.
BACKGROUND: Alcoholic ketoacidosis(AKA) is a metabolic disturbance that is caused by prolonged and excessive alcohol consumption. Though the prognosis is reportedly good, its outcome is unclear in some cases that...
The Prognostic Role of B-type Natriuretic Peptide in Acute Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Lee SJ, Lee JH, Park JY, Jo WS, Kim JE, Kim KU, Park HK, Kim YS, Lee MK, Park SK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):540-547.
BACKGROUND: Vital stability and right side heart failure are major prognostic factors of acute pulmonary thromboembolism. While it is important to recognize right side heart failure, it is often difficult...
Clinical and Bronchoscopic Features in Endobronchial Tuberculosis

An JY, Lee JE, Park HW, Lee JH, Yang SA, Jung SS, Kim JO, Kim SY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):532-539.
BACKGROUND: The incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis has been reducing, but endobronchial tuberculosis continues to be a signigicant heath problem. We performed prospectively bronchoscopy in patients diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis in...
Clinical implication of Dendritic Cell Infiltration in Cervical Tuberculous Lymphadenitis

Jung JW, Lee YW, Choi JC, Yoo SM, Lee HY, Lim SY, Shin JW, Kim JY, Park IW, Kim MK, Choi BW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):523-531.
BACKGROUND: Cervical tuberculous lymphadenopathy is a very common disease with a similar incidence to pulmonary tuberculosis. Dendritic cells play a role of initial antigen presentation of this illness. Nevertheless, the...
Clinical Characteristics of Tuberculous Empyema

Shin MC, Lee SJ, Yoon SJ, Kim EJ, Lee EB, Cha SI, Park JY, Jung TH, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):516-522.
BACKGROUND: In contrast to tuberculous pleurisy, tuberculous empyema is a chronic active infectious disease of the pleural cavity that is frequently accompanied by cavitary or advanced pulmonary lesions. The condition...
Cause of Death in COPD Patients of a Referral Hospital

Kim BJ, Hong SB, Shim TS, Lim CM, Lee SD, Koh Y, Kim WS, Kim DS, Kim WD, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):510-515.
BACKGROUND: Although 17% of Korean adults over the age of 45 years have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there is only limited data on the cause of death in COPD...
Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection using Ex-vivo interferon-gamma Assay

Lee JY, Shim TS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2006 May;60(5):497-509.
Until recently, the tuberculin skin test (TST) has been the only tool available for diagnosing a latent TB infection. However, the development of new diagnostic tools, using the Mycobacterium tuberculosis...

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