Seung Kuk Baek

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AIMS AND BACKGROUND The receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) is a multiligand cell surface receptor of the immunoglobulin superfamily and a newly recognized invasion-related gene. High mobility group box-1 (HMGB-1) is a 30-kD protein binding to RAGE and acting as a transcription-factor-like protein that regulates the expression of several(More)
Congenital internal auditory canal stenosis is a rare cause of sensorineural hearing loss in children. A retrospective analysis including clinical manifestation and radiological findings was made for seven patients who were diagnosed with congenital internal auditory canal stenosis from 1996 to 2002. Chief presenting symptoms were hearing loss, facial nerve(More)
OBJECTIVE The invasiveness of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), including the occurrence of cervical lymph node metastasis, is the main determining factors contributing to recurrence and poor prognosis. Laminin 332 is a glycoprotein involved in cell migration and cancer cell invasion into surrounding tissues and is therefore related to poor prognosis in(More)
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