Myeong-Hwan Kim

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The high incidence of percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) tract recurrence after resection of perihilar bile duct cancer (BDC) at a reference single center has suggested the need for endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD) to prevent PTBD-related tumor recurrence. To determine the general applicability of these findings, we validated the risk of(More)
In this paper, we introduce the concept of IVF weakly m∗-continuous mappings on between IVF minimal spaces and investigate some characterizations for such mappings. Also we study the relationships IVF weakly m∗-continuous mappings and IVF M -compactness. Key ords : IVF minimal space, IVF weakly m∗-continuous, IVF M -compact, almost IVF M -compact, nearly(More)
Preoperative portal vein embolization (PVE) is performed for right liver (RL) and sometimes left liver (LL) resection to prevent postoperative surgical complications. We retrospectively reviewed 10 patients who underwent preoperative left PVE before LL resection for hepatobiliary malignancies along with 3 propensity score-matched control groups (n = 40(More)
Left-sided gallbladder (LSGB) is a rare anomaly, but it is often associated with multiple combined variations of the liver anatomy. We present the case of a patient with LSGB who underwent successful resection of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma. The patient was a 67-year-old male who presented with upper abdominal pain and obstructive jaundice. Initial imaging(More)
We intended to investigate the clinicopathological features of intrahepatic intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct (IPNB), especially their malignant features and post-resection prognosis. Forty-three patients who met the definition of IPNB and who underwent liver resection between January 2002 and June 2015 were selected from our institutional(More)
Secure reconstruction of multiple hepatic ducts severely damaged by tumor invasion or iatrogenic injury is very difficult. If percutaneous or endoscopic biliary stenting fails, one or more percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) tubes must be maintained in place for the rest of the patient’s life. To cope with such difficult situations, we present(More)
This study was performed to investigate the antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of fermented red ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer; FRG) on high-fat diet-induced hyperlipidemia in rats. Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into four groups of seven: normal control, NC; high-fat diet control, HFC; high-fat diet-0.5% FRG, HF-FRGL; and high-fat diet-1% FRG,(More)
Intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct (IPNB) leads to malignant transformation and mucin production. Herein, we presented two cases of mucin-producing IPNB with obstructive jaundice who underwent resection of the intrahepatic lesions and bypass hepaticojejunostomy. The first case was a 69 year-old male patient with 5-year follow up for gallstone(More)
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