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Jeong Hyeon Cho 4 Articles
High levels of carcinoembryonic antigen and smoking might be markers of colorectal adenoma in Korean males aged 40-49 years.
In Cheol Yoon, Jeong Hyeon Cho, Heejin Choi, Young Hoon Choi, Kyu Min Lim, Sung Hwa Choi, Jae Ho Han, Hyeon Ju Jeong, Hong Sub Lee
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2016;33(1):13-20.   Published online June 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2016.33.1.13
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BACKGROUND
Prevalence of adenoma in males aged 40-49 years in Korea was higher than expected. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of colorectal adenoma in males aged 40-49 years. METHODS: Total 1,902 asymptomatic subjects with a mean age of 47.9±6.7 years, who underwent a screening colonoscopy in a health promotion center of Myongji Hospital from 2010 to 2013 were enrolled in this study. We conducted a case-control study to determine the risk factors for adenoma. The subjects were classified into two groups (adenoma vs. controls). To validate the diagnostic value of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) for adenoma, area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUROC) was calculated. RESULTS: At least one colorectal adenoma was identified in 385 subjects (20.2%). Among these 385 subjects, 372 subjects were found to have a non-advanced adenoma, 13 subjects had an invasive adenoma. One subject had cancer. Male sex, age, smoking, metabolic syndrome, and elevated CEA level were significantly associated with a colorectal adenoma in univariate analysis. However, metabolic syndrome was not significant in multivariate analysis. In the male group, the AUROC of CEA for colorectal adenoma was 0.600 (0.543 to 0.656) in non-smokers under 50 years of age, and 0.615 (0.540 to 0.690) in smokers under 50 years of age. CONCLUSION: Male sex, smoking, and high levels of CEA seem to be associated with colorectal adenoma. High levels of CEA and smoking may be diagnostic markers for any colorectal adenoma in Korean males aged 40-49 years.
An Unusual Cause of Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Gastrocolic Fistula Caused by Colon Cancer Invasion.
Jeong Hyeon Cho, In Tae Kim, Jin Yi Choi, Song Wook Chun, Beo Deul Kang, Sang Kyun Bae, Hee Man Kim, Ji Sun Song
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(1):43-46.   Published online June 30, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2013.30.1.43
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Gastrocolic fistula is a fistulous communication between the stomach and the colon. It is a passage between the gastric epithelium and the colonic epithelium. This uncommon complication is caused by benign and malignant diseases of the stomach or the colon. Its clinical manifestations include weight loss, diarrhea and fecal vomiting; occasionally, anemia, poor oral intake, fatigue and dizziness; and very rarely, gastrointestinal bleeding. In this paper, an unusual case of gastrocolic fistula accompanied by hematochezia, which was revealed to have been caused by colon cancer invasion, is described.
A Case of Successful Recovery from High Dose Intravenous Nicorandil Infusion in Refractory Coronary Vasospasm with Hemodynamic Collapse.
Won Jun Koh, Jeong Hyeon Cho, Ji Hyun Lee, Won Sik Kang, Min Kyung Lee, Jun Hyoung Kim, Deok Kyu Cho
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2012;29(2):129-131.   Published online December 31, 2012
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2012.29.2.129
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A 70-year-old male came to the emergency room of the authors' hospital because of sudden cardiac arrest due to inferior wall ST elevation myocardial infarction. His coronary angiography revealed multiple severe coronary spasms in his very long left anterior descending artery. After an injection of intracoronary nitroglycerine, his stenosis improved. The cardiac arrest relapsed, however, accompanied by ST elevation of the inferior leads, while the patient was on diltiazem and nitrate medication to prevent coronary spasm. Recovery was not achieved even with cardiac massage, intravenous injection of epinephrine and atropine, and intravenous infusion of nitroglycerine. The patient eventually recovered through high-dose nicorandil intravenous infusion without ST elevation of his inferior leads. Therefore, intravenous infusion of a high dose of nicorandil must be considered a treatment option for cardiac arrest caused by refractory coronary vasospasm.
Osteochondroma of the Rib Mimicking a Mediastinal Mass: Unexpected Menifestation in Hereditary Multiple Exostoses.
Sang Kyun Bae, Won Sik Kang, Seung Hoon Yoo, Jeong Hyeon Cho, Kyung Won Park, Bu Hyun Lee, Jung Hun Baek, Jae Ho Chung
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2012;29(1):45-47.   Published online June 30, 2012
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2012.29.1.45
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Osteochondroma is a common bone tumor but a rare tumor in the rib. It is often asymptomatic and observed incidentally. This is a case report of a 49-year-old woman with an osteochondroma mimicking a mediastinal mass in hereditary multiple exostoses. The chest X-ray and computed tomography (CT) scans revealed the bony density feature of the mass. Surgical excision confirmed that the lesion was an osteochondroma.

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