Chang Wook Nam

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Heparin is an essential drug in the treatment of acute coronary syndrome and it is used during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), albeit a serious complication of heparin therapy characterized by thrombocytopenia and high risk for venous and arterial thrombosis, has rarely been previously reported during PCI.(More)
The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have been associated with tumor cell invasion and metastasis of human cancers by mediating the degradation of extracellular matrix components. Therefore, these enzymes and their inhibitor (TIMP-2) constitute promising targets in the development of anticancer therapies. In order to investigate the correlation between(More)
Data on the clinical outcomes in deferred coronary lesions according to functional severity have been limited. This study evaluated the clinical outcomes of deferred lesions according to fractional flow reserve (FFR) grade using Korean FFR registry data. Among 1,294 patients and 1,628 lesions in Korean FFR registry, 665 patients with 781 deferred lesions(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES We evaluated the two-year clinical outcomes in patients with angiographically intermediate lesions according to the plaque burden and treatment strategy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We prospectively enrolled patients with angiographically intermediate lesions (diameter stenosis 30-70%) with an intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) minimum(More)
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