Jin Wook Kim

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Although some studies have shown improvement of precancerous lesions and a decrease of metachronous gastric cancer after eradication of H. pylori, this is still controversial. METHODOLOGY We identified 74 patients with early gastric cancer and who had their H. pylori eradicated after undergoing endoscopic resection between September, 2003(More)
BACKGROUND A thorough investigation of the long-term outcomes of central neurocytoma (CN) after different treatments is required to establish optimal management strategies. OBJECTIVE We retrospectively reviewed the long-term clinical outcomes of patients with CN according to various treatments and suggest treatment strategies based on 30 years of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Recent prospective studies have shown that the sequential therapy has not achieved the target Helicobacter pylori eradication rate of > 80% in Korea. The aim of this study was to therefore assess the efficacy of the hybrid therapy as a first-line treatment for H. pylori eradication in a prospective trial. METHODS From December 2012 to(More)
A soft error redirection is a URL redirection to a page that returns the HTTP status code 200 (OK) but has actually no relevant content to the client request. Since such redirections degrade the performance of web search engines in many ways, it is highly desirable to remove as many of them as possible. We propose a novel approach to detect soft error(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the long-term outcomes of patients with typical trigeminal neuralgia treated with gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS). PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 62 consecutive patients with typical trigeminal neuralgia were treated with GKRS between 1998 and 2004. Of the 62 patients, 2 were lost to follow-up; the remaining 60 patients were followed(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) and multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) for the locoregional staging of gastric cancer. EUS and computed tomography (CT) are valuable tools for the preoperative evaluation of gastric cancer. With the introduction of new therapeutic options and(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a single-session combined chemoembolization and radiofrequency (RF) ablation for hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) less than or equal to 5 cm. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between June 1, 2004, and January 1, 2006, 50 patients (41 men, nine women; age range, 35-77 years; mean age, 61.5 years) with 57 HCCs (1.5-4.5(More)
We performed this retrospective study to analyze the outcome of patients with cavernous sinus hemangioma (CSH) after stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). We analyzed 19 patients with CSHs who were treated with SRS between 1998 and 2011. The median age of the patients was 50 years (range, 35–73 years), and 16 (84.2 %) of the patients were female. SRS was(More)