Young Sun Kim

Jeong Yoon Yim6
Seon Hee Lim6
6Jeong Yoon Yim
6Seon Hee Lim
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The survival of a recent series of 823 cirrhosis patients who were followed up for a mean of 48 months was analyzed. Cirrhosis was ascribed to alcohol (26%), hepatitis virus B (58%), hepatitis virus C (11%) or both (2%), or was cryptogenic (3%). Features of decompensation were observed in 51% of the patients at entry, and newly developed in 44% of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Oxidative stress results in protein oxidation and is implicated in carcinogenesis. Sulfiredoxin (Srx) is responsible for the enzymatic reversal of inactivated peroxiredoxin (Prx). Nuclear factor E2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) binds to antioxidant responsive elements and upregulates the expression of Srx and Prx during oxidative stress. We aimed(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the expression pattern of calcium-binding proteins S100A2 and S100A4. We also sought to determine the prognostic value of these markers for patients with prostate adenocarcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Immunohistochemical staining was performed to detect S100A2 and S100A4 expression in 26 tissue samples(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinicopathologic characteristics of colon cancers detected at the SOK Sokpeynhan Internal Medical Network, a nationwide system of primary health care institutions. METHODS We analyzed 579 colon cancer patients diagnosed using colonoscopy at the SOK network from January 2011 through December(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of the Second Korean Working Conditions Survey (KWCS), focusing on its validity and reliability. METHODS The external validity was evaluated by the assessment of sampling procedures and the response rate, in order to investigate the representativeness of the sample. The content validity was(More)
PURPOSE Following the introduction of medical therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), we determined the effect of the change in trends in medical therapy on the indication and outcome of surgical intervention for BPH. MATERIALS AND METHODS We compared the basic characteristics of, weight of resected tissue of, transfusions in, and postoperative(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the independent effect of metabolic syndrome (MS) on nephrolithiasis (NL) despite differences in gender compared with the known lithogenic factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 1995 to 2009, 40,687 Koreans were enrolled in the study and observed for the development of NL at a health promotion center. The examination included(More)
BACKGROUND The type of payment is one of the important factors that has an effect on the health of employees, as a basic working condition. In the conventional research field of occupational safety and health, only the physical, chemical, biological, and ergonomic factors are treated as the main hazardous factors. Managerial factors and basic working(More)