Myung-Chan Cho

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BACKGROUND Proliferative cholangitis (PC) leads to biliary stricture, which is the main cause of hepatolithiasis, recurrent cholangitis, and biliary cirrhosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether local delivery of paclitaxel, which inhibits cell proliferation by overstabilization of microtubules, prevents PC in a rat model. METHODS PC was(More)
The beneficial effects of Acanthopanax divaricatus var. albeofructus (ADA) extracts have been assessed by mutagenic and anti-mutagenic activities by Ames test. Mutation of Salmonella typhimurium strains TA 98, TA 100, TA1535, TA1537, and Escherichia coli WP2 uvr A was assayed in duplicates by the procedure of Maron and Ames in the presence or absence of S9(More)
We aimed comparing two-year clinical outcomes of the Everolimus-Eluting Promus and Paclitaxel-Eluting TAXUS Liberte stents used in routine clinical practice. Patients with objective evidence of ischemia and coronary artery disease eligible for PCI were prospectively randomized to everolimus-eluting stent (EES) or paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) groups. The(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Metabolic syndrome (MetS) increases the risk of heart failure (HF). The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of MetS in patients with HF and determine the syndrome's association with HF in clinical and laboratory parameters. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 3200 HF patients (67.6±14.5 years) enrolled in a(More)
To determine the relationship between Polycystic Ovary (PCO) morphology and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) outcome in oocyte donation cycles. Cross sectional study Private IVF clinic 164 consecutive ovum donors and their recipients were reviewed, 149 were included in the study where 113 patients had normal ovarian morphology and 36 patients had PCO(More)
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