Pil Sung Kong

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lithium in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis, and to study the dose and serum levels at which therapeutic response occurs. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Thyroid clinic of a regional hospital in Hong Kong. PATIENTS Thirteen patients with thyrotoxicosis pending therapy with radioiodine or surgery, in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical utility and safety of the low-dose corticotropin stimulation test in the diagnosis of secondary adrenocortical insufficiency. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-two Chinese patients with suspected secondary adrenocortical insufficiency. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Serum(More)
PURPOSE Appendicitis is the most common condition leading to an intra-abdominal operation for a non-obstetric problem in pregnancy. The aim of this study was to examine our experience and to analyze the clinical characteristics and the pregnancy outcomes for appendicitis during pregnancy that was reported in Korea. METHODS We reported 25 cases of(More)
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