Sun Young Yu

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The purpose of this study was to define the clinical features of acute myocardial infarction in a group of elderly Chinese. The presenting symptoms, complications and mortality of acute myocardial infarction were compared in 631 patients (430 men and 201 women) aged 60 and over and 389 patients (333 men and 56 women) whose ages were under 60 years. The(More)
UNLABELLED The effects of neostigmine on the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are controversial. In this study, we evaluated the effects of neostigmine and glycopyrrolate on the incidence of PONV and the need for antiemetics in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery. One hundred healthy patients undergoing outpatient surgical procedures(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy of simvastatin in combination with irinotecan and cisplatin in chemotherapy-naive patients with extensive-disease small-cell lung cancer (ED-SCLC). METHODS In this phase 2 study, 61 patients received treatment with irinotecan (65 mg/m(2) ) and cisplatin (30 mg/m(2) ) on Days 1 and 8(More)
PURPOSE This prospective trial was conducted to evaluate the role of gefitinib in never-smokers with advanced or metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung. PATIENTS AND METHODS The main inclusion criteria were stage IIIB/IV adenocarcinoma of the lung and status as a lifetime never-smoker. Patients received a 250-mg single oral daily dose of gefitinib until(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the current study was to investigate the role of amifostine and epoetin-alpha in reducing severe toxicities during concurrent chemo-hyperfractionated radiotherapy (CCRT) for limited disease small cell lung cancer (LD-SCLC). METHODS Seventy-six patients with LD-SCLC were enrolled. The treatment schedule was consisted of two 28-day(More)
The effects of neonatal lead (Pb) exposure on ability to endure stress and on the onset of sexual maturity were investigated using rats. Sprague-Dawley dams (n = 17/treatment) were treated with or without lead acetate (0.3%) in drinking water from parturition until postnatal day (PND) 21, at which time the pups were weaned. A set of sex-balanced pairs of(More)
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