Yong Kuk Hong

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Interruption of the inferior vena cava (IVC) with azygos continuation is an uncommon vascular anomaly that results from aberrant development during embryogenesis. We report a rare case of this anomaly, presenting with massive pulmonary embolism. Subsequent evaluation with abdominal CT scan revealed the congenital absence of retrohepatic IVC. The patient was(More)
High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) was carried out in 36 patients with congenital left-to-right shunt disease and 10 normal control subjects to assess the feasibility of CT in the evaluation of pulmonary hemodynamics. The patients had a left-to-right or a bidirectional shunt and the hemodynamic data obtained by cardiac catheterization in these(More)
Strenuous exercise abruptly increases oxygen consumption aggravating oxidative stress by generation of free radicals. In healthy individuals, the antioxidant system defends tissues against free radical attack and superoxide dismutase (SOD) is one of the major antioxidant enzymes. Recently an effective oral preparation of SOD was developed and we evaluated(More)
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