Byung Yun Yang

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Tubulointerstitial injury plays an important role in the progression of immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN), and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is among the most sensitive tubular biomarkers. We investigated whether serum or urine NGAL predicts prognosis in patients with IgAN. METHODS The present study enrolled patients(More)
BACKGROUND Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare idiopathic disorder of proliferative histiocytes affecting the lymph nodes. It usually manifests as bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy and fever with concurrent polyhyperglobulinemia. Cases involving the nervous system are quite rare; most CNS lesions are located intracranially or arise from the spinal dura or(More)
Advances in anesthetic and surgical management, such as induced deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and application of temporary clips, have improved outcome for patients with basilar artery aneurysms. Nonetheless, these techniques are associated with significant risks. The authors report a case in which three transient periods of cardiac asystole were(More)
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