Heui-June Ahn

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Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a novel technique that rapidly amplifies target DNA in isothermal conditions. In a previous study, the sensitivities and specificities of LAMP, microscopy, and nested PCR were compared in the context of rapid malaria detection. In the present study, LAMP detected vivax malaria parasites in 115 of 117(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to identify prognostic factors in stage IVB colorectal cancer in elderly patients, focusing on the influence of treatment modalities, including palliative chemotherapy and primary tumor resection. METHODS A cohort of 64 patients aged over 65 years who presented with stage IVB colorectal cancer at the Gangneung Asan(More)
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is defined as an acute, autoimmune polyradiculoneuropathy. It is a rare disease that occurs at a rate of 1.11 cases per 100,000 person-years. However, once infected, up to 20%percnt; of patients develop severe disability, and approximately 5%percnt; die. There have been reports of GBS in different cancers. Among them, there are(More)
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