Jeong Hwa Lee

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RATIONALE Peroxiredoxin 2 (Prdx2), a thiol-specific peroxidase, has been reported to regulate proinflammatory responses, vascular remodeling, and global oxidative stress. OBJECTIVE Although Prdx2 has been proposed to retard atherosclerosis development, no direct evidence and mechanisms have been reported. METHODS AND RESULTS We show that Prdx2 is highly(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is the primary source of sepsis and is significantly associated with mortality. However, only a few studies focus on its clinical characteristics and outcomes. METHODS We evaluated 500 intensive care unit patients who met severe sepsis or septic shock criteria, dividing them into two distinct groups (43%, sepsis with pneumonia; 41%,(More)
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