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A Case of Respiratory Failure after Clean-up Work of the Hebei Spirit Crude Oil Spill in Taean

Kyung SY, Chon SY, Kim YJ, Lee SP, Park JW, Jeong SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):249-253.
On 7 December 2007, the Hebei Spirit ran aground near Taean and released approximately 10,900 tons of oil into the sea. Crude oil on the coastal areas and fumes in...
A Case of Extramedullary Hematopoiesis Presenting as a Lung Mass in a Patient with Primary Myelofibrosis

Kim YM, Kim HT, Noh GY, Kang MS, Chang YH, Kim HR, Lee JC, Kim CH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):244-248.
Primary myelofibrosis is characterized by replacement of bone marrow with fibrotic tissue and the development of extramedullary hematopoiesis. Extramedullary hematopoiesis primarily involves the spleen and liver, but can also occur...
Delftia acidovorans Isolated from the Drainage in an Immunocompetent Patient with Empyema

Chun J, Lee J, Bae J, Kim M, Lee JG, Shin SY, Kim YR, Lee KH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):239-243.
Delftia acidovorans is a gram-negative motile rod found ubiquitously in soil and in water. Confirmed isolation from clinical infections is rare, and has been documented mostly in immunocompromised patients or...
A Case of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Developed during Treatment of Lung Cancer

Kang MS, Noh GY, Jang YJ, Cho SY, Rhim KJ, Noh HS, Kim HR, Kim CH, Lee JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):234-238.
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis involving small vessels with the deposition of immune complexes containing IgA and C3, which is characterized by associated skin, joint, renal, and gastrointestinal...
A Case of Pulmonary Sparganosis in a Patient with a History of Recurrent Sparganum Infections

Oh YJ, Kim MJ, Cho JH, Cha CW, Kim DH, Oh MJ, Chin JY, Choi SS, Kwon KW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):229-233.
Sparganosis is a zoonosis caused by the migrating larvae of cestode genus Spirometra. We report a rare form of sparganosis that invades the lung. A 44-year-old man presented with newly...
A Case of Pulmonary Hemorrhage Associated with Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

Sim YS, Choi MY, Oh JY, Lee JH, Moon JW, Choi KB, Ahn JH, Kim YK, Sung SH, Chang JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):226-228.
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is an immunologically mediated systemic vasculitis of small blood vessels that primarily involves the skin, gastrointestinal tract, joints and kidneys. HSP is a common vasculitic syndrome in...
Pain Management Based on NCCN Guideline in Patients with Lung Cancer

Kim HT, Koh KW, Kim YM, Kang MS, Noh HS, Kim HR, Kim CH, Lee JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):221-225.
BACKGROUND: Pain is one of the most troublesome problems caused by malignancy. We evaluated the change in pain status according to observance of NCCN guidelines in lung cancer patients. METHODS:...
The Comparative Efficacy of Colistin Monotherapy and Combination Therapy Based on in vitro Antimicrobial Synergy in Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Caused by Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii

Jang HJ, Kim MN, Lee K, Hong SB, Lim CM, Koh Y

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):212-220.
BACKGROUND: Ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has been increasing and growing as a threat in intensive care units. Limited therapeutic options have forced clinicians to choose colistin...
Semi-quantitative Procalcitonin Assay in Critically ill Patients with Respiratory infections

Kim JY, Kim CH, Park S, Lee CY, Hwang YI, Choi JH, Shin T, Park YB, Jang SH, Lee JY, Park SM, Kim DG, Lee MG, Hyun IG, Jung KS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):205-211.
BACKGROUND: Serum procalcitonin level has been considered prognostic during sepsis and septic shock. We investigated the significance of procalcitonin in critically ill patients with respiratory infections. METHODS: The patients who...
Recovery Rate of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and the Clinical Course of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease at a Secondary Hospital

Lee JK, Kwon HY, Kwon JK, Lee HJ, Lee DW, Lee YJ, Yoon KH, Song DY, Lee BK, Kim YJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):199-204.
BACKGROUND: To examine the recovery rate of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from respiratory specimens and the clinical course of NTM pulmonary disease at a 700-bed secondary hospital. METHODS: This study analyzed...
Efficacy of Pemetrexed in Relapsed Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Thymidylate Synthase Expression

Park CK, Kim KS, Oh IJ, Tseden-Ish M, Choi YD, Kwon YS, Kim YI, Lim SC, Kim YC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):191-198.
BACKGROUND: Pemetrexed, a multi-targeted antifolate has been used as a second line treatment against non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We aimed to clarify the efficacy and survival according to line...
Relationship between Arousal Indices and Clinical Manifestations in Patients Who Performed Polysomnography

Kim SK, Lee SH, Kang HH, Kang JY, Kim JW, Kim YK, Kim KH, Song JS, Park SH, Moon HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):183-190.
BACKGROUND: Repeated arousals during sleep have been known to be associated with excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular complications. We investigated the relationship between arousal indices and clinical parameters. METHODS: We...
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Park YB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2009 Sep;67(3):177-182.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a progressive, symptomatic, and ultimately fatal disorder for which substantial advances in treatment have been made during the past decade. This article reviews the recent advances...

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