Bong-Joo Jung

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BACKGROUND Intubation procedure in obese patients is a challenging issue both in the intensive care unit (ICU) and in the operating theatre (OT). The objectives of the study were (i) to compare the incidence of difficult intubation and (ii) its related complications in obese patients admitted to ICU and OT. METHODS We conducted a multicentre prospective(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of the CYP2D6 and CYP3A5 genotypes on the steady-state plasma levels of risperidone (RIS), 9-hydroxyrisperidone (9-OH-RIS), and the active moiety (RIS plus 9-OH-RIS) in Korean schizophrenic patients. Sixty-four Korean schizophrenic patients were enrolled. CYP2D6 and CYP3A5 genotypes were determined, and the(More)
AIMS The goal of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of ziprasidone to treat depressive symptoms in Korean patients with schizophrenia who showed stable symptoms. METHODS In this 8-week, open-label, prospective, non-randomized, multicenter study, 34 patients with schizophrenia who showed a stable response to previous medications, maintained(More)
Eye care professionals can play an important role in the early detection of multiple sclerosis (MS) since the disease often has ocular manifestations such as optic neuritis. In conjunction with optic neuritis, symptoms such as ocular pain, acuity reduction, visual field loss, blurred or edematous discs, nystagmus, and diplopia may be present. Although MS(More)