Tae Won Kwon

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We report a case of surgically treated abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in a patient having crossed ectopia with fusion anomaly of the kidney. One artery from the abdominal aorta above the aneurysm supplies the right kidney while three renal arteries (two from the aneurysm itself and one from the left common iliac artery) supply the crossed ectopic kidney.(More)
A 33-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with a slow-growing mass in the left side of her neck. The mass was found to be a huge (73 × 56 × 54 mm) carotid body paraganglioma. Another 21 mm-size tumor was incidentally detected at the right carotid bifurcation. She had hoarseness and Horner's syndrome of her left side. Both tumors were surgically(More)
To investigate the presence of infectious agents in human atherosclerotic arterial tissues. Atherosclerotic plaques were removed from 128 patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy or other bypass procedures for occlusive disease, and from twenty normal arterial wall samples, obtained from transplant donors with no history of diabetes, hypertension,(More)
We report the case of a neurologically unstable acute stroke patient in whom carotid sonography identified the need for emergency carotid surgery because of an increased risk of distal embolization from a free-floating atheromatous plaque. Longitudinal and transverse sonograms revealed a 6-mm free-floating thrombus loosely attached to the wall of the left(More)
A young male patient with a history of heavy smoking and low-extremity Buerger's disease was operated on because of small bowel infarction. The postoperative histopathological diagnosis was mesenteric involvement of Buerger's disease. Mesenteric Buerger's disease is extremely rare, the early diagnosis is difficult, and the prognosis is poor. Considering the(More)
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