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Hyung Jun Kim 4 Articles
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Without Thrombosis Found in Behcet's Disease.
Hyun Soo Kim, Hyung Jun Kim, Ki Hwan Hur, Kyung Rok Kim, Jae Won Choi, Dong Woo Kang
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2012;29(1):38-41.   Published online June 30, 2012
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2012.29.1.38
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Behcet's disease is a rare multisystemic disorder whose main pathological defectis vasculitis, and superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome without thrombosis is a very rare manifestation of the disease. These authors encountered a case of SVC syndrome without thrombosis caused by Behcet's disease. A 33-year-old man visited the hospital for aggravated dyspnea without any related medical and familial history. He had a three-day history of abrupt swelling of the face, neck, and right arm. He suffered from recurrent oral ulcer, and there were acneiform nodules on his face as well as redness and swelling at the site of the intravenous injection. On the multi-detected computed tomography (CT) chest angiograms (chest angio MDCT), the SVC narrowed without thrombosis. Venogram was carried out, and percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty of the SVC stenotic site was performed. The following day, the swelling was found to have subsided. The details of the case are reported herein.

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  • Recurrent onycholysis in a patient with Behcet's disease
    Hyeon Seok Kim, Dong Seok Lee, Seung Hwan Lee, Woo Hyuk Kwon, Yun Jeong Kim
    Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine.2016; 33(1): 56.     CrossRef
Primary Cardiac Lymphoma: Case Report.
Jun Ho Bae, Jong Suk Lee, Hyung Jun Kim, Min Kyung Kim, Young Ho Park, Gue Ru Hong, Jong Sun Park, Dong Gu Sin, Young Jo Kim, Bong Sup Sim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2000;17(1):82-86.   Published online June 30, 2000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2000.17.1.82
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Primary cardiac lymphoma defined as involving only the heart and pericardium, is very rare and is diagnosed predominantly late in the course of illness or autopsy. This tumor is commonly fatal and until recently were rarely diagnosed antemortem. Recently, it was reported in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We report a case of primary cardiac lymphoma in a 56 year old female who showed progressive exertional dyspnea. On echocardiogram and CT scan, large ill defined mass was demonstrated in right atrial and ventricular wall. It was diagnosed as B-cell type lymphoma on open cardiac biopsy.
The Predictors of Cerebral infarction in Mitral Stenosis.
Hyung Jun Kim, Woong Kim, Jong suk Lee, Gue Ru Hong, Jong Seon Park, Dong Gu Sin, Young Jo Kim, Bong Sup Shim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2000;17(1):75-81.   Published online June 30, 2000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2000.17.1.75
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Systemic embolism especially, cerebral infarction is one of the most important complications in patients with mitral stenosis. The authors analyse the some that could predict the development of cerebral infarction in cases of mitral stenosis and propose preventive therapeutic measures. METHODS: Retrospective study of 127 patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis was performed by analysis their medical records for transthoracic(TTE) or transesophageal echocardiography(TEE) over a 12months period. The patients were divided into two groups according to the presence (Group I: n=26, age: 55+/-13 years) or absence (Group II: n=101, age: 48.5+/-13 years) of cerebral infarction. No significant difference was observed between the two groups with respect to sex and functional class. RESULTS: Patients of group I were older (55.0+/-13 vs 48.5+/-13;p<0.05), had more dilated left atrial size(5.10+/-0.48 vs 4.81+/-0.70;p<0.05) and smaller mitral surface area(1.01+/-0.39 vs 1.21+/-0.45;p<0.05). In Group I, the incidence of atrial fibrillation(22 out of 26 vs 57 out of 101;p<0.05) and spontaneous left intra-atrial contrast phenomenon(22 out of 26 vs 44 out of 101;p<0.05) was more frequently observed. On multivariate analysis, atrial fibrillation and anticoagulant therapy were the independent predictive factors. CONCLUSION: Age, left atrial dilatation, the severity of mitral stenosis, the presence of spontaneous contrast and especially the presence of atrial fibrillation are the main predictive factors of the development of cerebral infarction in mitral stenosis. Patients presenting one or several of these factors may benefit from prophylactic anticoagulant treatment.
The Effect of Early IABP and Reperfusion therapy in Patient of Post MI Cardiogenic shock.
Jong Suk Lee, Min Kyeung Kim, Woong Kim, Hyung Jun Kim, Jun Ho Bae, Jong Seon Park, Dong Gu Sin, Young Jo Kim, Bong Sup Shim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2000;17(1):31-38.   Published online June 30, 2000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2000.17.1.31
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We sought to examine the use and outcomes with early intraaortic balloon couterpulsation(IABP) combined early reperfusion therapy in patients presenting with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction. The use of IABP in patients with cardiogenic shock is widely accepted. however, there is a paucity of information on the use of this technique in patients with cardiogenic shock who are treated with reperfusion therapy in Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-eight Patients presented with cardiogenic shock were classified into two groups: the early IABP group (insertion within 12 hours after AMI onset time) and late IABP group (insertion after 12 hours). We compared In-hospital mortality in two group (early IABP group vs late IABP group). RESULTS: Two groups show no significant difference at clinical feature and coronary angiographic results. Among total 28 patients, 7 patients were treated with thrombolytic therapy and 21 patients with PTCA. Insertion site bleeding, fever, thrombocytopenia were reported as some of the complications of IABP insertion. In-hospital mortality of early IABP group and late IABP group were 4 patients(25%) and 8 patients(66%), respectively(p<0.05). Early IABP insertion and early PTCA showed lower hospital mortality rates. There was significant difference in the time to PTCA after AMI onset between the to groups(p<0.05). CONCLUSION: IABP appears to be useful in patients presenting with cardiogenic shock unresponsive medical therapy. Early IABP insertion and early Reperfusion therapy may reduce In-hospital mortality rates in PostMI Cardiogenic shock patients.

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