Man Je Park

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BACKGROUND/AIMS The high mortality attributable to persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia in spite of glycopeptide treatment has heightened the need for early detection and intervention with alternative agents. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical characteristics of and risk factors for persistent MRSA(More)
Unroofed coronary sinus (CS) is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly described by a communication between the CS and the left atrium due to the partial or complete absence of the CS roof. Echocardiography is the most widely used imaging modality for suspected unroofed CS, but it is limited in its ability to visualize the posterior cardiac structures.(More)
OBJECTIVE This retrospective study investigated abnormal hepatic dysfunction and abdominal computed tomography (CT) findings in scrub typhus. METHODS Three hundred forty nine adult patients were diagnosed with scrub typhus. Ninety four underwent abdominal CT. The CT images were reviewed by the attending radiologist. Patient data of history, symptoms,(More)
Noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium (NCM) is a disorder of unknown aetiology characterised by numerous, prominent ventricular trabeculations and deep intertrabecular recesses. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is characterised by the formation of multiple cysts in the kidneys and liver and, less frequently, in the pancreas. Cardiovascular(More)
Extrinsic compression of the left atrium by the esophagus, the stomach, or both is an uncommon but important cause of hemodynamic compromise. Achalasia is a motility disorder characterized by impaired relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and dilatation of the distal two thirds of the esophagus. Echocardiographic imaging after oral ingestion of(More)
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