Radiology, Liver cancer Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, Liver cancer Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center

Speciality Interests

Abdominal imaging and interventional oncology


schedule of week
02 FRI

Medical School

Sungkyunkwan University College of Medicine

Specialty Training

Specialty Training
Fellowship   Department of Radiology, Sansung Medical Center
Residency   Department of Radiology, Sansung Medical Center
Internship   Sansung Medical Center

Participation in Academic Societies
and Research

  • Member, Korean Society of Radiology
    Member, Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine
    Member, Korean Society of Image-guided tumor ablation
    Member, Korean Society of Abdominal radiology
    Member, Korean Society of Interventional radiology


EUR RADIOL 2021 10.1007/s00330-021-07897-8

Assessment of factors affecting washout appearance of hepatocellular carcinoma on CT

Hwang1, JA; Min, JH; Kang, TW; Jeong, WK; Kim, YK; Ko, SE; Choi, SY

ULTRASONOGRAPHY 2021 10.14366/usg.20059

The semi-erect position for better visualization of subphrenic hepatocellular carcinoma during ultrasonography examinations

Ko1, SE; Lee, MW; Lim, HK; Min, JH; Cha, DI; Kang, TW; Song, KD; Kim, MJ; Rhim, H

ANN SURG 2021 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003268

Effect of Microvascular Invasion Risk on Early Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Surgery and Radiofrequency Ablation

Lee1, S; Kang, TW; Song, KD; Lee, MW; Rhim, H; Lim, HK; Kim, SY; Sinn, DH; Kim, JM; Kim, K; Ha, SY

EUR RADIOL 2021 10.1007/s00330-021-07769-1

Rim-arterial enhancing primary hepatic tumors with other targetoid appearance show early recurrence after radiofrequency ablation

Cha1, DI; Lee, MW; Jeong, WK; Ahn, SH; Kang, TW; Song, KD; Min, JH; Rhim, H; Lim, HK

SURG ENDOSC 2021 10.1007/s00464-021-08310-7

Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of subcapsular hepatocellular carcinomas: risk factors related to a technical failure

Ko1, SE; Lee, MW; Min, JH; Ahn, SH; Rhim, H; Kang, TW; Song, KD; Kim, JM; Choi, GS; Cha, DI; Lim, HK


Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Patients' Rights

1. Right to receive medical care

Patients have the right to receive proper medical and nursing services for their Health Protection and Promotion and they will not be discriminated for gender, age, religion, status, nationality, language, race, or physical/mental/financial circumstances nor be violated of their health. Medical team may not deny medical care without justifiable reason.

2. Right to be informed & autonomous decision

Patients have the right to receive be well-informed and to inquire in detail about the treating physician’s specialty, status of their disease, purpose of the treatment, treatment plan, method, expected results and side effects of the treatment, discharge plan, medical cost, whether or not they are a subject to medical research, organ transplant/donation and etc, and to decide whether to give consent. Patients may stop or deny specific treatment or planned medical care within the ethical guideline and may decide on an alternative treatment.

3. Right to have confidentiality

Patients will not be violated of their rights to confidentiality regarding their physical/health status and privacy. Medical team and facility may not reveal or announce patient’s confidential information, including personal information, unless patient has gives consent or specified in the law, such as criminal investigation.

4. Right to request for consultation and mediation

Patients may request for consultation and mediation from an internal or external agency (Korea Consumer Agency, Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency) in the event of any medical dispute.

5. Right to be respected of values or beliefs

Patients will not be discriminated for their culture, religious values or beliefs, and their rights will not be violated.

6. Right to be physically protected and to have stability of mind and bod

Patients have the right to be protected from possible danger in the hospital and to have the stability of mind and body.


1. Responsible to trust and respect the medical team

Patients must accurately inform the medical team of their health condition, trust and respect the medical team’s treatment plan. Patients may be responsible for consequences which results from not following the instruction.

2. Responsible to not use dishonest method for medical treatment

Patients must reveal their identity before receiving any medical care and must not use false or dishonest method, such as receiving medical case under disguised ownership.

3. Responsible to abide by all hospital regulations

Patients must abide by all hospital regulations, respect hospital staff and other patients, and earnestly fulfill the financial obligation to the hospital.