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Ho Jin Jung 2 Articles
Acute decompensated heart failure and acute kidney injury due to bilateral renal artery stenosis.
Ho Jin Jung, Won Suk Choi, Hyun Jae Kang, Byung Chun Jung, Bong Ryeol Lee, Jong Joo Lee, Jun Young Lee
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2015;32(2):146-151.   Published online December 31, 2015
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2015.32.2.146
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Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (RAS) may result in hypertension, azotemia, and acute pulmonary edema. We report on a renal angioplasty with stent placement for bilateral RAS in a patient with acute decompensated heart failure and acute kidney injury. A 67-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital with acute shortness of breath and generalized edema. Echocardiography showed left ventricular wall motion abnormality and the follow up electrocardiography showed T wave inversion in the precordial leads. We performed a coronary angiography to differentiate ischemic heart disease from non-cardiac origin for the cause of the heart failure. The coronary angiography showed no significant luminal narrowing, but bilateral RAS was confirmed on the renal artery angiography, therefore, we performed renal artery revascularization. After the procedure, the pulmonary edema was improved and the serum creatinine was decreased. Two weeks later, an echocardiography showed improvement of the left ventricular systolic function.
Asymptomatic Isolate Tricuspid Regurgitation with Chordae Tendineae Rupture Caused by Blunt Chest Injury.
Min Hee Kim, Hyun Jae Kang, Byung Chun Jung, Bong Ryeol Lee, Ho Jin Jung, Jun Young Lee, Soo Hyun Bae, Dong Woo Shin
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(2):112-115.   Published online December 31, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2013.30.2.112
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The incidence and importance of tricuspid valve regurgitation after a blunt chest injury has risen with the increase in the number of automobile accidents and steering wheel traumas. This kind of injury has been reported more frequently in the last decade because of the better diagnostic procedures and understanding of the pathology. However, tricuspid valve regurgitation following a blunt chest injury can still be easily missed because most patients do not show symptoms at the time of the trauma. A 55-year-old male patient presented himself at our facility after suffering a chest injury from an automobile accident. His transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) revealed severe tricuspid valve regurgitation due to the prolapse of his anterior valve leaflet. We report a case of asymptomatic tricuspid regurgitation that developed after a blunt chest injury.

JYMS : Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science