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Chul Ho Kim  (Kim CH) 2 Articles
A Case of Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma with a E768D Mutation in RET Proto-Oncogene.
Yeon Kyeong Kim, Jin Woo Kim, Sang Mi Ahn, Kyoung Eun Song, Sun Hye Jung, Dae Jung Kim, Yoon Sok Chung, Kwan Woo Lee, Chul Ho Kim, Ji Hee Hong, Seon Yong Jeong, Hyon Ju Kim
J Korean Endocr Soc. 2005;20(4):375-380.   Published online August 1, 2005
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A medullary thyroid carcinoma, a neoplasm of parafollicular C cell origin, occurs as a sporadic or hereditary disease. A hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma is an autosomal dominantly inherited disease, which is composed of multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A and 2B, with a familial medullary thyroid carcinoma. Germline mutations of the RET gene are the underlying cause of the majority of hereditary medullary carcinomas. Here, the case of a 42 years-old man with a familial medullary thyroid carcinoma, confirmed by the detection of a RET proto-oncogene mutation at exon 13 on codon 768 from a GAG(Glu) to a GAT(Asp), is described. The patient underwent a total thyroidectomy and modified radical neck dissection. His sister was found to have the same mutant gene.


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  • A Case of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma with de novo V804M RET Germline Mutation
    Young Sik Choi, Hye Jung Kwon, Bu Kyung Kim, Su Kyoung Kwon, Yo Han Park, Jeong Hoon Kim, Sang Bong Jung, Chang Hoon Lee, Seong Keun Lee, Shinya Uchino
    Journal of Korean Medical Science.2013; 28(1): 156.     CrossRef
  • A Family of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A with a C634R Mutation and a G691S Polymorphism in RET Proto-oncogene
    Seoung Wook Yun, Won Sang Yoo, Koo Hyun Hong, Bae Hwan Kim, Min Ho Kang, Young Kwang Choo, Hee Yoon Park, Do Hee Kim, Hyun-Kyung Chung, Myung-Chul Chang, Mi Seon Kwon, Hee Jin Kim
    Journal of Korean Endocrine Society.2007; 22(6): 453.     CrossRef
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Correlation between Urinary Growth Hormone Level and Peak Serum Growth Hormone Level in Growth Hormone Provocation Test Using Insulin and L - dopa.
Woo Yeong Chung, Byung Kiu Park, Chul Ho Kim
J Korean Endocr Soc. 1995;10(4):370-376.   Published online November 7, 2019
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To investigate the correlation between urinary growth hormone(GH) level and peak serum GH level, urinary GH value measured by overnight collection of urine for 10 hours and serum GH value in response to GH provocation test using insulin and L-dopa were measured in 9 cases of GH complete deficiency(GCD), 19 cases of GH partial deficiency(GPD) and 40 cases of GH normal short stature(GHN). Urinary GH values were measured by the EIA method using PICOIA HGH plate(Joo Woo Pharmaceutical Co., Japan). Urinary GH was expressed in terms of nanograms per gm creatinine(ng/gCr). Serum GH was measured by immunoradiometric assay using "Daiichi kit"(Je Il Pharmaceutical Co., Japan). Wilcoxon ranked sum test and student's t-test were used to assess the significance of differences between the groups of the patients. The correlation between urinary GH level and peak serum GH level was assessed by the parametric Pearson correlation test. The correlation between peak serum GH level in GH provocation test using insulin and urinary GH level measured by overnight 10 hours collection method showed statistically significant results in all the patients(Y=0.464072X +9.208044, r=0.48987, p=0.0001) and in the GH deficiency groups(GCD+GPD) (Y=0.924659X +9.2385509, r=0.80437, p=0.0001). In case of L-dopa stimulation test, urinary GH values were also positively correlated with peak serum GH level when all the patients were participated(Y=0.572988X +8.312993, r=0.58212, p=0.0001). In contrast, no correlation was found when patients were confined to GH deficiency group(GCD+GPD)(Y=0.127712X +8.3129939, r=0.08044, p=0.6841).
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