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Comment on “Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome in Korean: clinicoradiologic features and long term follow-up”

Chang HC, Sung CW, Chou PC

Comparison of Transforming Growth Factor-Beta1 and Lovastatin on Differentiating Mesenchymal Stem Cells toward Nucleus Pulposus-like Phenotype: An In Vitro Cell Culture Study

Yang SH, Yang KC, Chen CW, Huang TC, Sun YH, Hu MH

STUDY DESIGN: In Vitro cell culture study. PURPOSE: This study aims to investigate the impact of transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-β1) and lovastatin on differentiating human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) toward nucleus...
Predictors of postoperative infectious complications in liver transplant recipients: experience of 185 consecutive cases

Lim S, Kim EJ, Lee TB, Choi BH, Park YM, Yang K, Ryu JH, Chu CW, Lee SJ

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Infections following liver transplant (LT) remain a major cause of mortality. This study was conducted to evaluate risk factors for infection and to review clinical characteristics. METHODS: Medical records of...
Clinical Impacts of Donor Types of Living vs. Deceased Donors: Predictors of One-Year Mortality in Patients with Liver Transplantation

Kim EJ, Lim S, Chu CW, Ryu JH, Yang K, Park YM, Choi BH, Lee TB, Lee SJ

Transplantation studies about the clinical differences according to the type of donors are mostly conducted in western countries with rare reports from Asians. The aims of this study were to...
The tyrosine kinase inhibitor nintedanib activates SHP-1 and induces apoptosis in triple-negative breast cancer cells

Liu CY, Huang TT, Chu PY, Huang CT, Lee CH, Wang WL, Lau KY, Tsai WC, Chao TI, Su JC, Chen MH, Shiau CW, Tseng LM, Chen KF

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) remains difficult to treat and urgently needs new therapeutic options. Nintedanib, a multikinase inhibitor, has exhibited efficacy in early clinical trials for HER2-negative breast cancer. In...
Percutaneous transhepatic hepatic venous stenting after extracorporeal hepatic resection and autotransplantation: A case report

Park JH, Jeon UB, Choo KS, Kim TU, Chu CW, Ryu JH

We report a case of percutaneous transhepatic stent placement for the treatment of hepatic venous outflow obstruction after extracorporeal hepatic resection and autotransplantation. A 63-year-old woman with a large mass...
Association Between Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index and Prolonged Length of Stay After Elective Hepatectomy in the Elderly Patients

Lim HJ, Jeong DW, Lee SY, Cho YH, Kim YJ, Lee JG, Yi YH, Tak YJ, Kang SY, Chu CW, Ryu JH

BACKGROUND: Malnutrition is common in elderly patients with cancer and is associated with many adverse clinical outcomes, including longer length of hospital stay (LOS), muscle loss, and various postsurgical complications....
A Fruit Extract of Paeonia anomala Attenuates Chronic Alcohol-induced Liver Damage in Rats

Oidovsambuu S, Yun JH, Kang K, Dulamjav B, Tunsag J, Nam EJ, Nho CW

Prolonged alcohol consumption causes alcoholic liver damage due to the generation of reactive oxygen species, the accumulation of fatty acids, and an increase in inflammatory cytokines in the liver. In...
Regular Exercise Training Increases the Number of Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Decreases Homocysteine Levels in Healthy Peripheral Blood

Choi JK, Moon KM, Jung SY, Kim JY, Choi SH, Kim DY, Kang S, Chu CW, Kwon SM

Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are known to play an important role in the repair of damaged blood vessels. We used an endothelial progenitor cell colony-forming assay (EPC-CFA) to determine whether...
A Case of Acute Graft versus Host Disease after Liver Transplantation

Lee HJ, Lee SM, Kim BC, Chu CW, Yang KH, Ryu JH, Moon KM, Choi KU, Kim HH

The mortality rate of patients with acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) after liver transplantation is very high. Autoimmune hepatitis and diabetes mellitus (DM) is the risk factors of GVHD....
Current Status of Laparoscopic Liver Resection in Korea

Park JS, Han HS, Hwang DW, Yoon YS, Cho JY, Koh YS, Kwon CH, Kim KS, Kim SB, Kim YH, Kim HC, Chu CW, Lee DS, Kim HJ, Park SJ, Han SS, Song TJ, Ahn YJ, Yoo YK, Yu HC, Yoon DS, Lee MK, Lee HK, Min SK, Jeong CY, Hong SC, Choi IS, Hur KY

Since laparoscopic liver resection was first introduced in 2001, Korean surgeons have chosen a laparoscopic procedure as one of the treatment options for benign or malignant liver disease. We distributed...
More than 7-year survival of a patient following repeat hepatectomy for total 20 colon cancer liver metastases

Yang KH, Ryu JH, Moon KM, Chu CW

A 54-year-old man was transferred with sigmoid colon cancer combined with multiple bilobar liver metastases. Nine metastases were in the left lobe and 5 metastases were in the right lobe....
A First Experience of Rh(D) Incompatible Living Related Liver Transplantation in Korea

Lee SH, Chu CW, Yang KH, Ryu JH, Moon KM, Kim HH

  • KMID: 1424279
  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2012 Dec;23(3):267-271.
To expand the indications for living liver allograft, an increasing number of clinical trials of ABO incompatible liver transplantation have been reported in the literature. Administration of immunosuppressive drugs has...
Segmental duodenectomy with duodenojejunostomy of gastrointestinal stromal tumor involving the duodenum

Chung JC, Kim HC, Chu CW

Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are uncommon and a relatively small subset of GISTs whose optimal surgical procedure has not been well defined. Because submucosal spread and local lymph node...
Hypoglycemia Revisited in the Acute Care Setting

Tsai SH, Lin YY, Hsu CW, Cheng CS, Chu DM

Hypoglycemia is a common finding in both daily clinical practice and acute care settings. The causes of severe hypoglycemia (SH) are multi-factorial and the major etiologies are iatrogenic, infectious diseases...
Correlation between Liver Metastases and the Level of PRL-3 mRNA Expression in Patients with Primary Colorectal Cancer

Kim NW, Chu CW, Ahn TS, Kim CJ, Jung DJ, Son MW, Bae SH, Lee MS, Kim CH, Baek MJ

PURPOSE: Phosphatase of regenerating liver-3 (PRL-3) has been associated with metastasis promotion. However, clinical applications of this association have not yet been clearly demonstrated. In this study, we evaluated the...
The Result and Attentiveness of Reconstructive Surgery by Anterolateral Thigh Perforator Free Flap

Kang KD, Lee JW, Kim KH, Oh HC, Choi CW, Choi SJ, Bae YC, Nam SB, Kim JI, Chu GS

  • KMID: 2220416
  • J Korean Soc Plast Reconstr Surg.
  • 2011 Jan;38(1):27-34.
PURPOSE: Anterolateral thigh(ALT) perforator free flap is commonly used because of its various benefits. The author reports important factors of preoperative and perioperative ALT perforator free flap and causes of...
Risk Factors for Recurrent Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Diabetic Patients Admitted for Severe Hypoglycemia

Lin YY, Hsu CW, Sheu WH, Chu SJ, Wu CP, Tsai SH

PURPOSE: Severe hypoglycemia can result in neural damage, impaired cognitive function, coma, seizures, or death. The decision to admit diabetic patients after initial treatment in the emergency department remains unclear....
Interpretation and Use of Natriuretic Peptides in Non-Congestive Heart Failure Settings

Tsai SH, Lin YY, Chu SJ, Hsu CW, Cheng SM

Natriuretic peptides (NPs) have been found to be useful markers in differentiating acute dyspneic patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) and emerged as potent prognostic markers for patients with...
Steatotic Graft for Liver Transplantation

Lee KK, Chu CW, Chung JC, Kim HC

  • KMID: 2324149
  • J Korean Soc Transplant.
  • 2009 Jun;23(1):81-84.
It is common practice to reject potential grafts with fatty change over 30%. We report a case of successful liver transplant using a graft with 70% fatty liver. The patient...

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