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A Case of Bronchial Artery Aneurysm with Bronchiectasis and Successful Coil Embolization

Chung HJ, Cho JH, Park BD, Ryu JS, Kwak SM, Lee HL, Jeon YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):546-549.
Bronchial artery aneurysm (BAA) is a rare entity that requires early diagnosis and immediate treatment due to the possibility of a life-threatening massive hemorrhage through rupture. The standard treatment is...
A Case of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in an Automobile Paint Sprayer

Oh MN, Cho MJ, Baek HK, Cho KS, Kang JH, Kim Y, Kwak JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):541-545.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is an immunologically-mediated disease resulting from repeated exposure to sensitizing agents, such as organic dusts or chemicals. Isocyanate is a volatile and highly reactive chemical that is...
A Case of Empyema and Mediastinitis by Non-typhi Salmonella

Yang SY, Kwak HW, Song JH, Jeon EJ, Choi JC, Shin JW, Kim JY, Park IW, Choi BW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):537-540.
There are few reports of the pleuropulmonary involvement of a non-typhi Salmonella infection in immunocompromised patients with AIDS, malignancy, collagen vascular diseases, extended use of corticosteroids, sickle cell disease, or...
A Case of Primary Localized Laryngo-tracheobronchial Amyloidosis

Lee SJ, Lee WY, Jung SH, Kwon W, Lee SN, Lee N, Kim SH, Shin KC, Yong SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):532-536.
We report on a case of a patient with laryngo-tracheobronchial amyloidosis who complained of cough, sputum, and hoarseness. A chest X-ray showed consolidation in the right middle lobe. A chest...
A Case of Disseminated Cutaneous Cryptococcosis Accompanied by Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Choi HJ, Lee SH, Lee TH, Yoo KH, Lee KY, Kim SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):527-531.
Although disseminated cryptococcosis occurs most commonly in immunocompromised patients, particularly those with a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, it can occur in immune competent persons. There are no case reports...
A Case of Tuberculosis-associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome during Antituberculosis Medication for Tuberculous Pericarditis

No JH, Kang JY, Lee BH, Kim YJ, Lee JE, Min JS, Kang MK, Kim KH, Yoon HK, Song JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):522-526.
A 63-year old woman was admitted to our hospital for an evaluation of thrombocytopenia. She had been diagnosed with tuberculous pericarditis three months earlier in a local clinic and treated...
A Case of Tuberculous Psoas Abscess Caused by Tuberculous Lymphadenopathy

Park MY, Park JY, Yu JY, Kim SS, Kim MS, Kim JC, Ahn CJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):517-521.
A tuberculous psoas abscess is a frequently described complication of tuberculous spondylitis. Although rare, a tuberculous psoas abscess can develop without any demonstrable spinal involvement. In patients with no evidence...
Use of Molecular Identification Analysis in a Case of Intra-familial Transmission of Tuberculosis

Park EJ, Kim YK, Bok JH, Lee YM, Kim KU, Uh ST, Park YK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):512-516.
No abstract available.
Particulate Matter 10 from Asian Dust Storms Induces the Expression of Reactive Oxygen Species, NF-kappaB, TGF-beta and Fibronectin in WI-26 VA4 Epithelial Cells

Park KS, Kim YJ, Yoon JY, Kyung SY, An CH, Lee SP, Park JW, Jeong SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):504-511.
BACKGROUND: Particulate matter may be toxic to human tissue. Ambient air particulate matter < or =10micrometer in aerodynamic size (PM10), which changes under different environmental conditions, is a complex mixture...
Identification of DNA Methylation Markers for NSCLC Using Hpall-Mspl Methylation Microarray

Kwon MH, Lee GE, Kwon SJ, Choi E, Na MJ, Cho HM, Kim YJ, Sul HJ, Cho YJ, Son JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):495-503.
BACKGROUND: Epigenetic alterations in certain genes are now known as at least important as genetic mutation in pathogenesis of cancer. Especially abnormal hypermethylation in or near promoter region of tumor...
Prognostic Value of p53 Overexpression in Patients with Pathologic Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Um SW, Kim H, Kwon OJ, Han J, Shim YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):487-494.
BACKGROUND: Chromosome 17p allele losses and mutations of p53 gene are the most common genetic abnormalities in lung cancer. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the factors associated...
The Proteasome Inhibitor MG132 Sensitizes Lung Cancer Cells to TRAIL-induced Apoptosis by Inhibiting NF-kappaB Activation

Seo PW, Lee KY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):476-486.
BACKGROUND: TRAIL (TNF-related apoptosis inducing ligand) is a newly identified member of the TNF gene family which appears to have tumor-selective cytotoxicity due to the distinct decoy receptor system. TRAIL...
Utility of CoaguChek XS for Monitoring the Prothrombin Time

Park R, Kim YH, Kwon KO, Na J, Won YS, Sung KB, Lee NH, Choi TY, Shin JW, Shin HB, Lee YW, Lee YK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):471-475.
BACKGROUND: In order to achieve a maintenance level and to prevent hemorrhagic complications, regular monitoring of the INR is mandatory for patients on oral anticoagulation therapy (OAT). A point-of-care instrument...
Presumptive Role of Neutrophilic Oxidative Stress in Oxygen-induced Acute Lung Injury in Rats

Moon Y, Kim J, Lee YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):464-470.
BACKGROUND: This study examined the role of neutrophilc oxidative stress in an O2-induced acute lung injury (ALI). METHODS: For 48 h, experimental rats were exposed to pure oxygen (normobaric hyperoxia) in...
Correlation between Expiratory Increase of Lung Attenuation and Age and Smoking in the Subjects with Normal Inspiratory Low Dose CT and Pulmonary Function Test

Kwon SY, Hwang YI, Yoon HI, Lee JH, Lee CT, Lee KW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):457-463.
BACKGROUND: The attenuation of the lung parenchyma increases on expiration as a consequence of decreased air in the lung. Expiratory CT scans have been used to show air trapping in...
The Control of Tuberculosis in Korean Military Personnel

Lee SW, Jeon K, Choi CM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Dec;65(6):453-456.
No abstract available.

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