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Haewon Kim 2 Articles
Lipiodol-induced pneumonitis following transarterial chemoembolization for ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma.
Haewon Kim, Yong Hoon Kim, Hong Jin Yoon, Kwang Hoon Lee, Seung Moon Joo, Min Kwang Byun, Jung Il Lee, Kwan Sik Lee, Ja Kyung Kim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2014;31(2):117-121.   Published online December 31, 2014
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Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is a widely accepted nonsurgical modality used for the treatment of multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The careful selection of the candidate is important due to the risk of developing various side effects. Fever, nausea, abdominal pain, and liver enzyme elevation are commonly known side effects of TACE. Hepatic failure, ischemic cholecystitis, and cerebral embolism are also reported, although their incidence might be low. Pulmonary complication after TACE is rare, and the reported cases of lipiodol pneumonitis are even rarer. A 53-year-old man was treated with TACE for ruptured HCC associated with hepatitis B virus infection. On day 19 after the procedure, the patient complained of dyspnea and dry cough. Chest computed tomography showed diffuse ground glass opacities in the wholelung fields, suggesting lipiodol-induced pneumonitis. After 2 weeks of conservative management, the clinical symptoms and radiologic abnormalities improved. Reported herein is the aforementioned case of lipiodol-induced pnemonitis after TACE, with literature review.


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  • Lipiodol Pneumonitis Following Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Sungkeun Kim, Hee Yeon Kim, Su Lim Lee, Young Mi Ku, Yoo Dong Won, Chang Wook Kim
    Journal of Liver Cancer.2020; 20(1): 60.     CrossRef
  • Secondary adrenal insufficiency caused by sorafenib administration in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Soo Yeon Jo, Soo Hyung Ryu, Mi Young Kim, Jeong Seop Moon, Won Jae Yoon, Jin Nam Kim
    Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine.2016; 33(2): 155.     CrossRef
Severe Mitral Regurgitation Due to Coronary Vasospasm, Confirmed by Ergonovine Echocardiography.
Jung Joon Cha, Chan Hee Kyung, Jang Ho Cho, Yong Hoon Kim, Haewon Kim, Sung Joo Lee, Se Joong Rim, Eui Young Choi
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(2):120-123.   Published online December 31, 2013
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The common causes of organic mitral regurgitation (MR) include mitral valve prolapse (MVP) syndrome, rheumatic heart disease, and endocarditis. MR also occurs secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease. In acute severe MR, the hemodynamic overload often cannot be tolerated, and mitral valve repair or replacement must be performed immediately. We report herein a case of severe MR due to coronary vasospasm that was confirmed via ergonovine echocardiography in a 70-year-old man. He was scheduled to undergo mitral valve surgery, but it did not push through and he was put on medical therapy.

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science