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Ji-Hyuk YANG, Republic of Korea / Associate Professor


Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Samsung Medical Center, Sunkyunkwan University School of Medicine
[Educational Background]

1995 MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

2005 Master’s degree, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Postgraduate School, Korea

2010 PhD, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Postgraduate School, Korea

[Work Experience]

1995~1996 Internship, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea

1996~2000 Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea

2001~2002 Chief of Emergency Room, Armed Forces Seoul Hospital

2002~2003 Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Armed Forces Seoul Hospital, Korea

2003~2005 Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Korea

2005~2007 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Korea

2007 ~ 2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea

2011~ 2012 Visiting scholar at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, USA

2011~ present Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

[Publications]

1. Cho YH, Yang JH, Sung K, Jeong DS, Park PW, Kim WS, Lee YT, Jeon ES. Extracorporeal Life
    Support as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation: Importance of Organ Failure in Recipient Selection.
    ASAIO J 2015
2. Chung SR, Yang JH, Jun TG, Kim WS, Kim YH, Kang IS, Huh J, Song JY, Cho J. Clinical outcomes
    of slide tracheoplasty in congenital tracheal stenosis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2015
3. Ryu JA, Cho YH, Sung K, Choi SH, Yang JH, Choi JH, Lee DS, Yang JH. Predictors of neurological
    outcomes after successful extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation. BMC Anesthesiol 2015
4. Wan S, Sung K, Park PW, Kim WS, Lee YT, Jun TG, Yang JH, Jeong DS, Cho YH. Stroke is not a
    treatment dilemma for early valve surgery in active infective endocarditis. J Heart Valve Dis 2014
5. Jeong DS, Sung K, Kim WS, Lee YT, Yang JH, Jun TG, Park PW. Fate of functional tricuspid
    regurgitation in aortic stenosis after aortic valve replacement. J Thorac
    Cardiovasc Surg 2013
6. Park SJ, Chung S, On YK, Kim JS, Yang JH, Jun TG, Jang SY, Lee OJ, Song J, Kang IS, Huh J.
    Fragmented QRS Complex in Adult Patients With Ebstein Anomaly and Its Association With
    Arrhythmic Risk and the Severity of the Anomaly. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013
7. Jeong DS, Kim WS, Sung K, Yang JH, Jun TG, Lee YT, Park PW. Long-term hemodynamic
    performance of ATS valve in the aortic position: Impact on the progression of late tricuspid
    regurgitation. J Heart Valve Dis 2013
8. Song J, Kang IS, Huh J, Lee OJ, Kim G, Jun TG, Yang JH. Interstage mortality for functional single
    ventricle with heterotaxy syndrome: a retrospective study of the clinical experience of a single tertiary
    center. J Cardiothorac Surg 2013
9. Cho YH, Jun TG, Yang JH, Park PW, Huh J, Kang IS, Lee HJ. Surgical strategy in patients with atrial
    septal defect and severe pulmonary hypertension. Heart Surg Forum 2012
10. Park SJ, On YK, Kim JS, Park SW, Yang JH, Jun TG, Kang IS, Lee HJ, Choe YH, Huh J. Relation of
    fragmented QRS complex to right ventricular fibrosis detected by late gadolinium enhancement
    cardiac magnetic resonance in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. Am J Cardiol 2012
11. Jeong DS, Lee HY, Kim WS, Sung K, Jun TG, Yang JH, Park PW, Lee YT. Long-term
    echocardiographic follow-up after posterior mitral annuloplasty using a vascular strip for ischemic
    mitral regurgitation: ten-years of experience at a single center. J Korean Med Sci 2011
12. Jeong DS, Park PW, Sung K, Kim WS, Yang JH, Jun TG, Lee YT. Long-term clinical impact of
    functional mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg 2011
13. Cho SH, Cho YH, Jun TG, Yang JH, Park PW, Huh J, Kang IS, Lee HJ. Outcome of single-stage
    repair of coarctation with ventricular septal defect. J Card Surg 2011
14. Kim M, Choi B, Kim SY, Yang JH, Roh CR, Lee KY, Kim SJ. Co-transplantation of fetal bone tissue
    facilitates the development and reconstitution in human B cells in humanized NOD/SCID/IL-2Rγnull
    (NSG) mice. J Clin Immunol 2011
15. Song S, Cho SH, Yang JH, Park PW. Repair of mitral stenosis due to pannus formation after duran
    ring annuloplasty. Ann Thorac Surg 2010
16. Kim H, Choe YH, Park SW, Jun TG, Kang IS, Yang JH, Eo H, Lee HJ. Partially unroofed coronary
    sinus: MDCT and MRI findings. AJR Am J Roentgeno 2010
17. Kim SW, Jun TG, Yang JH. Tetralogy of Fallot Patient Who Underwent a Classic Blalock-Taussig
    Shunt in 1962. J Card Surg 2010
18. Song BG, Park SW, Lee SC, Choi JO, Park SJ, Chang SA, Oh JK, Yang JH. Real-Time 3D TEE for
    multiperforated Interatrial septum. JACC Cardiovasc imaging. 2010
19. Kim SW, Sung K, Lee YT, Kim WS, Park PW, Jun TG, Yang JH. Aortic False Lumen Patency
    Following the Adventitial Inversion Technique for Acute DeBakey Type I Aortic Dissection. J Card Surg
    2010
20. Min HK, Sung K, Yang JH, Kim WS, Jun TG, Lee YT, Park PW, Park BJ. Can Intraoperative Motor-
    Evoked Potentials Predict All the Spinal Cord Ischemia During Moderate Hypothermic Beating Heart
    Descending Thoracic or Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Surgery? J Card Surg 2010
21. Yang JH, Jun TG, Sung K, Kim WS, Lee YT, Park PW. Midterm Results of Size-Reduced
    Cryopreserved Homografts for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction. Ann Thorac Surg 2010
22. Song BG, Park SJ, Park JR, Park SW, Choi YH, Yang JH. Anomalous hepatic venous drainage into
    the left atrium and inferior vena cava. Clin Cardiol 2010
23. Kim H, Park PW, Sung K, Lee YT, Jun TG, Kim WS, Yang JH, Hwang J. Mid-Term Results of the
    Cox Maze III Procedure Combined With Open Mitral Commissurotomy for the Treatment of
    Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis. Circ J. 2010
24. Choi SH, Jeong SI, Yang JH, Kang IS, Jun TG, Lee HJ, Huh J. A single-center experience with
    intracardiac thrombosis in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010
25. Jeong SI, Huh J, Lee HJ, Yang JH, Jun TG, Kang IS. Closure of conduit fenestration after
    extracardiac Fontan procedure using Amplatzer vascular plug: comparison with detachable coil.
    Pediatr Cardiol 2010
26. Lee JH, Yang JH, Jun TG. Video-assisted thoracoscopic division of vascular rings. Korean J Thorac
    Cardiovasc Surg 2015
27. Kim TH, Jung JJ, Kim YH, Yang JH, Jun TG. Technique of Coronary Transfer for TGA with Single
    Coronary Artery. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014
28. Kim C, Cho YH, Sung K, Yang JH. Transformation of percutaneous extracorporeal life support to
    paracorporeal ventricular assist device: a case report. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014
29. Kim YS, Lee M, Cho YH, Yang JH, Jun TG. An alternative surgical technique for repair of
    anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc
    Surg 2014
30. Cho YH, Yang JH, Choi JH, Yang JH, Keon K, Chung CR. Inter-Hospital Transportation of Patients
    on Extracorporeal Life Support: A Single Center Experience. Korean J Crit Care Med 2014
31. Kim C, Cho YH, Lee M, Yang JH, Jun TG, Song JY, Huh J, Kang IS. Surgery for partial anomalous
    pulmonary venous connections: modification of the warden procedure with a right atrial appendage
    flap. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014.
32. Kim SJ, Huh J, Song JY, Yang JH, Jun TG, Kang IS. The hybrid perventricular closure of apical
    muscular ventricular septal defect with Amplatzer duct occluder. Korean J Pediatr. 2013
33. Shim H, Yang JH, Park PW, Jeong DS, Jun TG. Efficacy of the maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
    associated with atrial septal defect. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013
34. Ko YM, Lee SH, Huh J, Koo HH, Yang JH. A fatal case of acute pulmonary embolism caused by
    right ventricular masses of acute lymphoblastic lymphoma-leukemia in a 13 year old girl. Korean J
    Pediatr 2012
35. Ji S, Lee OJ, Yang JH, Ahn K, Cho J, Jeong SI, Han WS, Kim YJ. 2009 H1N1 influenza virus
    infection and necrotizing pneumonia treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Korean J
    Pediatr 2011
36. Song S, Jun TG, Choi MS, Yang JH. Postnatal left ventricular outflow tract obstruction caused by
    multiple rhabdomyoma tumors. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010
37. Yu HJ, Sung SI, Kim JK, Seo HJ, Choi SH, Yoo HS, Ahn SY, Kim ES, Yang JH, Huh J, Chang YS,
    Kang IS, Jun TK, Park WS. Two cases of neonatal persistent pulmonary hypertension treated by veno-
    venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-V ECMO). J Korean Soc Neonatol 2010
38. Choi MS, Yang JH, Jun TG, Lee YT, Ahn K. Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    with a double lumen catheter for pediatric pulmonary support. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
    2010
39. Lee CG, Jeong SI, Huh J, Kang IS, Lee HJ, Yang JH, Jun TG. Surgical outcome of severe
    pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to left-to-right shunt lesions. Korean J Pediatr. 2010

[Honors/Awards]

2000 Best Resident in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital
2007 Best Achievements in Surgery, Samsung Medical Center
2009 Best Achievements in Student Education, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
2010Uchon Academic Award at the 42nd Meeting of Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
2011Grand prize in Quality Improvement contest, Samsung Medical Center - CPR guideline after cardiac surgery