D. H. Yang

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OBJECTIVE We wanted to evaluate the resistance to collateral ventilation in congenital hyperlucent lung lesions and to correlate that with the anatomic findings on xenon-enhanced dynamic dual-energy CT. MATERIALS AND METHODS Xenon-enhanced dynamic dual-energy CT was successfully and safely performed in eight children (median age: 5.5 years, 4 boys and 4(More)
Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is now widely used in several fields of cardiovascular disease assessment due to recent technical developments. CMR can give physicians information that cannot be found with other imaging modalities. However, there is no guideline which is suitable for Korean people for the use of CMR. Therefore, we have prepared a(More)
The 3D fast asymmetric spin echo (FASE) method combines the half-Fourier technique and 3D fast spin echo (FSE) sequence. The advantage of this method is that it maintains the same spatial resolution as FSE while markedly reducing the imaging time. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of the 3D FASE technique in displaying the(More)
The development of cardiac CT has provided a non-invasive alternative to echocardiography, exercise electrocardiogram, and invasive angiography and cardiac CT continues to develop at an exponential speed even now. The appropriate use of cardiac CT may lead to improvements in the medical performances of physicians and can reduce medical costs which(More)
Generalized lymphangiomatosis is a rare disease that is characterized by widespread bony and soft tissue involvement of lymphangioma. Radiological evaluation is crucial because the site and extent of the lymphangioma are important prognostic factors. We reported here on three cases of generalized lymphangiomatosis and all three cases showed similar(More)
Despite the noninvasiveness and accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT), its use as a routine screening tool for occult coronary atherosclerosis is unclear. We investigated whether the ratio of apolipoprotein B (apoB) to apolipoprotein A1 (apoA1), an indicator of the balance between atherogenic and atheroprotective cholesterol transport could(More)
PURPOSE The Maze procedure has shown excellent efficacy in the elimination of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, little is known about the quality of functional recovery in the left atrium (LA) following successful sinus rhythm conversion by the Maze procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS We prospectively enrolled 12 patients (aged 52.5±10.1 years, 1 female)(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate radiation doses in pediatric chest radiography in a national survey and to analyze the factors that affect radiation doses. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was based on the results of 149 chest radiography machines in 135 hospitals nationwide. For each machine, a chest radiograph was obtained by using a phantom representing a(More)
BACKGROUND Since the release of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines, significant controversy has surrounded the applicability of the new cholesterol guidelines and the Pooled Cohort Equations. In this present study, we investigated whether eligibility for statin therapy determined by the 2013 ACC/AHA(More)
BACKGROUND The usefulness of the 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of blood cholesterol in the Asian population remains controversial. In this study, we investigated whether eligibility for statin therapy determined by the 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines is better aligned with the presence of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis detected by CCTA (coronary(More)