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Empyema Necessitatis in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis

Moh IH, Lee YK, Kim HJ, Jung HY, Park JH, Ahn HK, Noh JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):94-97.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.94
Empyema necessitatis is a rare complication of an empyema. Although the incidence is thought to be decreased in the post-antibiotic era, immunocompromised patients such as patients with chronic kidney disease...
A Case of Nonthrombotic Pulmonary Embolism after Facial Injection of Hyaluronic Acid in an Illegal Cosmetic Procedure

Jang JG, Hong KS, Choi EY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):90-93.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.90
Hyaluronic acid is widely used in medical procedures, particularly in cosmetic procedures administered by physicians or nonmedical personnel. The materials used for cosmetic procedures by physicians as well as illegally...
A Case of IgG4-Related Lung Disease Presenting as Interstitial Lung Disease

Ahn JH, Hong SI, Cho DH, Chae EJ, Song JS, Song JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):85-89.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.85
Intrathoracic involvement of immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease has recently been reported. However, a subset of the disease presenting as interstitial lung disease is rare. Here, we report a case of...
A Case of Venlafaxine-Induced Interstitial Lung Disease

Oh S, Cha SI, Kim H, Kim M, Choi SH, Seo H, Park TI

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):81-84.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.81
A patient treated with venlafaxine for major depression developed an interstitial lung disease (ILD) with the characteristic clinical, radiological and pathological features of chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A high resolution computed...
Vitamin D Inhibits Expression and Activity of Matrix Metalloproteinase in Human Lung Fibroblasts (HFL-1) Cells

Kim SH, Baek MS, Yoon DS, Park JS, Yoon BW, Oh BS, Park J, Kim HJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):73-80.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.73
BACKGROUND: Low levels of serum vitamin D is associated with several lung diseases. The production and activation of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) may play an important role in the pathogenesis of...
Effects of Morus alba L. and Natural Products Including Morusin on In Vivo Secretion and In Vitro Production of Airway MUC5AC Mucin

Lee HJ, Ryu J, Park SH, Woo ER, Kim AR, Lee SK, Kim YS, Kim JO, Hong JH, Lee CJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):65-72.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.65
BACKGROUND: It is valuable to find the potential activity of regulating the excessive mucin secretion by the compounds derived from various medicinal plants. We investigated whether aqueous extract of the...
Clinical Aspect of MicroRNA in Lung Cancer

Jeong HC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):60-64.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.60
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of small noncoding RNAs that modulate target gene activity, and are aberrantly expressed in most types of cancer as well in lung cancer. A miRNA...
Lung Cancer Screening: Subsequent Evidences of National Lung Screening Trial

Park YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):55-59.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.55
The US National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) demonstrated a 20% reduction in lung cancer mortality and a 6.7% decrease in all-cause mortality. The NLST is the only trial showing positive...
Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer: Current Status and Future Directions

Roh MS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Aug;77(2):49-54.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.2.49
The rapid development of targeted therapies has enormously changed the clinical management of lung cancer patients over the past decade; therefore, molecular testing, such as epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)...

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