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OBJECTIVES This study sought to compare the safety and efficacy of the Xience V/Promus everolimus-eluting stent (EES) (Abbott Vascular, Temecula, California) with the Endeavor Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent (ZES-R) (Medtronic Cardiovascular, Santa Rosa, California) in "all-comer" cohorts. BACKGROUND Only 2 randomized controlled trials have compared(More)
Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a rare subtype of adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma, so studies on the outcome of adult BL, especially in Asian patients, are scarce. We report our results using the LMB protocol on Korean adult BL patients. Thirty-eight newly diagnosed BL patients were treated with the LMB protocol; 29 males and nine females with a median age of 47 years(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to compare everolimus-eluting stents (EES) versus Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stents (ZES) in terms of patient- or stent-related clinical outcomes in an "all-comer" group of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention. BACKGROUND DM significantly increases the risk of adverse events(More)
In the course of searching for cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) inhibitors from natural sources, a new type of CETP inhibitor, [10]-dehydrogingerdione (1), was isolated from the extract of rhizomes of Zingiber officinale Roscoe. By NMR spectroscopic analysis of its (1)HNMR, (13)C-NMR, and (1)H-(1)H COSY, HMBC, HMQC and NOESY, more precise(More)
IL-6 is a major causative factor of inflammatory disease. Although IL-6 and its signaling pathways are promising targets, orally available small-molecule drugs specific for IL-6 have not been developed. To discover IL-6 antagonists, we screened our in-house chemical library and identified LMT-28, a novel synthetic compound, as a candidate IL-6 blocker. The(More)
We report a new series of naphthoquinone derivatives as potent ACAT inhibitors, which were obtained through structural variations of previously disclosed lead 1. Several analogs represented by 3i-l, 4k-m, 6a-n, 7a, and 7i demonstrated potent human macrophage ACAT inhibitory activity by a cell-based reporter assay with human HepG2 cell lines. In particular,(More)
Acyl-coenzyme A: diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT, EC catalyzes triglyceride synthesis in the glycerol phosphate pathway. It has relations with the excess supply and accumulation of triglycerides. Therefore, DGAT inhibitors may act as a potential therapy for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Five flavonoids were isolated from the ethanol extracts(More)
A series of oxazolidinone and indole derivatives were synthesized and evaluated as IL-6 signaling blockers by measuring the effects of these compounds on IL-6-induced luciferase expression in human hepatocarcinoma HepG2 cells transfected with p-STAT3-Luc. Among different compounds screened, compound 4d was emerged as the most potent IL-6 signaling blockers(More)
Adrenal lymphangiectatic cyst is a very rare pathological and clinical disease entity, and its clinical silence and lack of characteristic symptoms and signs makes it difficult to diagnose preoperatively. We experienced a case of adrenal lymphangiectatic cyst, accompanied by severe refractory hypertension, which was corrected by surgical removal of the(More)