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Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis with Gastrointestinal Involvement after Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment

Shim S, Jung CY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):210-211.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.210
No abstract available.
Predictive Factors of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in Elderly Patients with Community-Onset Pneumonia

Jwa H, Beom JW, Lee JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):201-209.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.201
BACKGROUND: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is a severe and life-threatening disease in patients with community-onset (CO) pneumonia. However, the current guidelines lack specificity for a screening test for MRSA...
Medical Thoracoscopy in Pleural Disease: Experience from a One-Center Study

Kim SJ, Choi SM, Lee J, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Park YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):194-200.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.194
BACKGROUND: Medical thoracoscopy (MT) is a minimally invasive, endoscopic procedure for exploration of the pleural cavity under conscious sedation and local anesthesia. MT has been performed at the Seoul National...
Predictive Factors for Switched EGFR-TKI Retreatment in Patients with EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Kwon BS, Park JH, Kim WS, Song JS, Choi CM, Rho JK, Lee JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):187-193.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.187
BACKGROUND: Third-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR-TKIs) have proved efficacious in treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with acquired resistance resulting from the T790M...
Keratinization of Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma Is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcome

Park HJ, Cha YJ, Kim SH, Kim A, Kim EY, Chang YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):179-186.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.179
BACKGROUND: Although the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of lung squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) was revised in 2015, its clinical implications for lung SCC subsets remain unclear. We investigated whether...
The Need for a Well-Organized, Video-Assisted Asthma Education Program at Korean Primary Care Clinics

Kim YH, Yoo KH, Yoo JH, Kim TE, Kim DK, Park YB, Rhee CK, Kim TH, Kim YS, Yoon HK, Um SJ, Park IN, Ryu YJ, Jung JW, Hwang YI, Lee HB, Lim SC, Jung SS, Kim EK, Kim WJ, Lee SS, Lee J, Kim KU, Kim HK, Kim SH, Park JH, Shin KC, Choe KH, Yum HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):169-178.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.169
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of our new video-assisted asthma education program on patients' knowledge regarding asthma and asthma control. METHODS: Adult asthmatics who were...
Mutations in Streptomycin Resistance Genes and Their Relationship to Streptomycin Resistance and Lineage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Thai Isolates

Hlaing YM, Tongtawe P, Tapchaisri P, Thanongsaksrikul J, Thawornwan U, Archanachan B, Srimanote

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):159-168.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.159
BACKGROUND: Streptomycin (SM) is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a part of standard regimens for retreating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases. The incidence of MDR-TB in retreatment cases...
Down-Regulation of Serum High-Mobility Group Box 1 Protein in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease

Kim SY, Koh WJ, Park HY, Jeon K, Lee SY, Yim JJ, Shin SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):153-158.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.153
BACKGROUND: Recently, increased levels of high-mobility group box 1 protein (HMGB1) have been identified in various inflammatory conditions and infections. However, no studies have evaluated the HMGB1 level in nontuberculous...
Current Status of Fluoroquinolone Use for Treatment of Tuberculosis in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Korea

Kang BH, Jo KW, Shim TS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):143-152.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.143
BACKGROUND: Fluoroquinolones are considered important substitutes for the treatment of tuberculosis. This study investigates the current status of fluoroquinolone for the treatment of tuberculosis. METHODS: In 2009, a retrospective analysis was...
Response Evaluation of Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer

Hwang KE, Kim HR

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):136-142.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.136
Assessing response to therapy allows for prospective end point evaluation in clinical trials and serves as a guide to clinicians for making decisions. Recent prospective and randomized trials suggest the...
Asthma and the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Insight into the Heterogeneity and Phenotypes of Asthma

Rolfes MC, Juhn YJ, Wi CI, Sheen YH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):113-135.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.113
Asthma is traditionally regarded as a chronic airway disease, and recent literature proves its heterogeneity, based on distinctive clusters or phenotypes of asthma. In defining such asthma clusters, the nature...
Spirometry and Bronchodilator Test

Sim YS, Lee JH, Lee WY, Suh DI, Oh YM, Yoon JS, Lee JH, Cho JH, Kwon CS, Chang JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Apr;80(2):105-112.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.2.105
Spirometry is a physiological test for assessing the functional aspect of the lungs using an objective indicator to measure the maximum amount of air that a patient can inhale and...

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