Suk Won Song

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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Recombinant human erythropoietin has been shown to exert cytoprotection against ischemia. This study examined the effect of erythropoietin in preventing AKI during thoracic aortic surgery with moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest. METHODS In this double-blind,(More)
BACKGROUND Tumor-specific immunity of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-2 (IGFBP-2) has been reported in several cancers. We aimed to assess the role of serum IGFBP-2 antibodies (IGFBP-2 Abs) in early cancer detection. PATIENTS AND METHODS Glioma and colorectal carcinoma (CRC) were used as models. Serum IGFBP-2 and IGFBP-2 Abs were measured in(More)
A 42-year-old woman with short-term memory loss visited Gangnam Severance Hospital, and her chest X-ray and computed tomography revealed a right anterior mediastinal mass. On hospital day two, she suddenly presented personality changes and a drowsy mental status, so she required ventilator care in the intensive care unit. She underwent thymectomy, and was(More)
A 37-year-old man was referred to Division of Nephrology for a new renal cystic lesion that was found on ultrasonography. Four years prior to presentation, a percutaneous renal biopsy had been performed. Computed tomography scan showed a 4.4-cm-sized renal artery pseudoaneurysm in the left kidney. Selective renal angiography revealed a pseudoaneurysm in the(More)
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