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A Case of Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient with a Factor VII Gene Promoter -401G/A Polymorphism

Min BR, Kim S, Park JH, Chae JN, Choi WI

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):466-470.
A factor VII gene -401 G/A polymorphism was identified in a patient with a pulmonary embolism. The patient was a 71-year-old woman who presented with acute-onset dyspnea. A chest CT...
Two Cases of Pulmonary Thromboembolism in Young Patients with Hyperhomocysteinemia

Lee WH, Park CH, Ko HY, An HJ, Kwon SS, Kim YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):460-465.
Incidences of pulmonary thromboembolism markedly increase with age. Risk factors of pulmonary thromboembolism are surgery, trauma, acute medical illness, immobilization, pregnancy, usage of hormone, and advanced age. In the cases...
A Case of Radiolucent Foreign Body (Temporary Resin Bridge) Aspiration Accompanied by Inflammatory Polyps

Moon SK, Lee JM, Jeong HB, Song JY, Kim SK, Lee SH, Yoon HK, Lee SY, Kim SC, Moon HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):456-459.
This case demonstrates the rare occurrence of a radiolucent temporary resin bridge aspiration in adults while they are in a conscious and awaken state and the resultant formation of inflammatory...
A Case of Angio-invasive Pulmonary Mucormycosis with Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus

Cho YJ, Kang MH, Kim HS, Jeong YY, Jang IS, Kim HC, Hwang YS, Lee JD

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):451-455.
Pulmonary mucormycosis is an uncommon, serious opportunistic infection caused by fungi belonging to the order Mucorales and it occurs exclusively in debilitated or immuno-compromised hosts. It is known that the...
Clinical Characteristics and Prognosis of Elderly Patients Receiving Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at a University Hospital

Han MS, Moon KM, Lee YD, Cho Y, Na DJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):445-450.
BACKGROUND: As the number of older-aged people increases, the number of elderly patients who receive critical care services is expected to increase substantially. The objective of this study was to...
Diagnostic Approach to a Patient with a Pleural Effusion Including Ultrasound-guided Paracentesis Performed by a Medical Resident

Lee YY, Choi WJ, Yu CM, Suh SO, Kim ES, Ahn SJ, Chung JO, Park SJ, Kim YK, Kim S, Kim YJ, Lee SH, Heo H

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):439-444.
BACKGROUND: A patient with a pleural effusion that is difficult to safely drain by a "blind" thoracentesis procedure is generally referred to a radiologist for ultrasound-guided thoracentesis. But such a...
Predicting Oxygen Uptake for Men with Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Kim C, Park YB, Mo EK, Choi EH, Nam HS, Lee SS, Yoo YW, Yang YJ, Moon JW, Kim DS, Lee HY, Jin YS, Lee HY, Chun EM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):433-438.
BACKGROUND: Measurement of the maximum oxygen uptake in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been used to determine the intensity of exercise and to estimate the patient's response...
Paradoxical Response Developed during the Antituberculous Treatment in Tuberculous Pleurisy

Song EJ, Baek DH, Jung JY, Lee SR, Lee MH, Lee SH, Lee JH, Lee KD, Lee BH, Kim SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):427-432.
BACKGROUND: A paradoxical response is defined as the radiological and clinical worsening of a previous lesion or the development of new lesion after initial improvement during theprocess of antituberculous treatment....
Detection of Clarithromycin-resistant Strains from Clinical Isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus

Lee SH, Park YK, Ryo SW, Shim MS, Lew WJ, Kim HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):422-426.
BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium abscessus is the most pathogenic and drug-resistant rapid-growing mycobacterium. Clarithromycin or azithromycin are the only regular oral antimycobacterial agents that have an effect on M. abscessus. We tried...
Comparison of Clinical Characteristics between Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients with Extensively Drug-resistance and Multi-drug Resistance at National Medical Center in Korea

Kim CK, Song HD, Cho DI, Yoo NS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):414-421.
BACKGROUND: Recently, in addition to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has become rapidly growing public health threat. This study examined the clinical differences between pulmonary TB patients...
Clinical Year in Review of COPD for Pulmonary Physicians


  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2008 Jun;64(6):409-413.
No abstract available.

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