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Research Output 2002 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing risk of uterine cervical cancer among young Japanese women: Comparison of incidence trends in Japan, South Korea and Japanese-Americans between 1985 and 2012

Utada, M., Chernyavskiy, P., Lee, W. J., Franceschi, S., Sauvaget, C., de Gonzalez, A. B. & Withrow, D. R., 2019 May 1, In : International Journal of Cancer. 144, 9, p. 2144-2152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Asian Americans
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Japan
Incidence

Thyroid cancer risks among medical radiation workers in South Korea, 1996-2015

Lee, W. J., Preston, D. L., Cha, E. S., Ko, S. & Lim, H., 2019 Mar 11, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 18, 1, 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Republic of Korea
Thyroid Neoplasms
Radiation
Incidence
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in pesticide suicide in South Korea, 1983-2014

Cha, E. S., Chang, S. S., Choi, Y. & Lee, W. J., 2019 Jan 1, In : Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Pesticides
Suicide
Paraquat
Cohort Effect
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Alachlor use and cancer incidence in the agricultural health study: An updated analysis

Lerro, C. C., Andreotti, G., Koutros, S., Lee, W. J., Hofmann, J. N., Sandler, D. P., Parks, C. G., Blair, A., Lubin, J. H. & Beane Freeman, L. E., 2018 Sep 1, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 110, 9, p. 950-958 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laryngeal Neoplasms
Incidence
Health
Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the health effects associated with occupational radiation exposure in Korean radiation workers: Protocol for a prospective cohort study

Seo, S., Lim, W. Y., Lee, D. N., Kim, J. U., Cha, E. S., Bang, Y. J., Lee, W. J., Park, S. & Jin, Y. W., 2018 Mar 1, In : BMJ Open. 8, 3, e017359.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Exposure
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Radiation
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cesium-137 contaminated roads and health problems in residents: An epidemiological investigation in Seoul, 2011

Ha, M., Ju, Y. S., Lee, W. J., Hwang, S. S., Yoo, S. C., Choi, K. H., Burm, E., Lee, J., Lee, Y. K. & Im, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 33, 9, e58.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cesium
Health
Anxiety
Environmental Policy
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of organ doses among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea

Choi, Y., Cha, E. S., Bang, Y. J., Ko, S., Ha, M., Lee, C. & Lee, W. J., 2018 Apr 1, In : Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 179, 2, p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Republic of Korea
organs
Occupational Exposure
Radiation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Health Effects from Occupational Radiation Exposure among Fluoroscopy-Guided Interventional Medical Workers: A Systematic Review

Ko, S., Kang, S., Ha, M., Kim, J., Jun, J. K., Kong, K. A. & Lee, W. J., 2018 Mar 1, In : Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 29, 3, p. 353-366 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fluoroscopy
Occupational Exposure
Radiation
Health
Radiation Effects
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lessons from radiation epidemiology

Lee, W. J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Epidemiology and health. 40, p. e2018057

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Epidemiology
Radiation
Uncertainty
Health
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mortality among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea, 1996-2015

Lee, W. J., Ko, S., Bang, Y. J., Cha, E. S. & Lee, K. M., 2018 Jun 30, (Accepted/In press) In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Radiation
Mortality
Cause of Death
Registries
2 Citations (Scopus)

Projected lifetime cancer risks from occupational radiation exposure among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea

Lee, W. J., Choi, Y., Ko, S., Cha, E. S., Kim, J., Kim, Y. M., Kong, K. A., Seo, S., Bang, Y. J. & Ha, Y. W., 2018 Dec 4, In : BMC Cancer. 18, 1, 1206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Occupational Exposure
Radiation
Neoplasms
Occupational Groups

The burden of acute pesticide poisoning and pesticide regulation in Korea

Ko, S., Cha, E. S., Choi, Y., Kim, J., Kim, J. H. & Lee, W. J., 2018 Jul 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 33, 31, e208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Korea
Pesticides
Poisoning
Value of Life
1 Citation (Scopus)

Thyroid cancer among female workers in Korea, 2007-2015

Kang, S., Song, J., Koh, T., Park, O., Park, J. T. & Lee, W. J., 2018 Jul 16, In : Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 30, 1, 48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Korea
Thyroid Neoplasms
National Health Programs
Odds Ratio
Population

Towards more influential research in acute poisoning from toxic materials

Lee, W. J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 33, 39, e270.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Poisons
Poisoning
Research

Usefulness of cancer-free survival in estimating the lifetime attributable risk of cancer incidence from radiation exposure

Seo, S., Lee, D. N., Jin, Y. W., Lee, W. J. & Park, S., 2018 Sep 1, In : Journal of Radiological Protection. 38, 3, p. N17-N24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiation exposure
cancer
Thyroid Neoplasms
Survival
Incidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Work procedures and radiation exposure among radiologic technologists in South Korea

Kim, J., Cha, E. S., Choi, Y. & Lee, W. J., 2018 Mar 1, In : Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 178, 4, p. 345-353 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Republic of Korea
radiation dosage
Compliance
safety
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational radiation exposure and its health effects on interventional medical workers: study protocol for a prospective cohort study

Ko, S., Chung, H. H., Cho, S. B., Jin, Y. W., Kim, K. P., Ha, M., Bang, Y. J., Ha, Y. W. & Lee, W. J., 2017 Dec 15, In : BMJ Open. 7, 12, p. e018333

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Exposure
Cohort Studies
Korea
Prospective Studies
Radiation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Paraquat use among farmers in Korea after the ban

Bang, Y. J., Kim, J. & Lee, W. J., 2017 Jul 4, In : Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 72, 4, p. 231-234 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paraquat
Paraquat
Korea
Agriculture
pesticide application
38 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention of suicide with regulations aimed at restricting access to highly hazardous pesticides: a systematic review of the international evidence

Gunnell, D., Knipe, D., Chang, S. S., Pearson, M., Konradsen, F., Lee, W. J. & Eddleston, M., 2017 Oct 1, In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 10, p. e1026-e1037

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pesticides
Suicide
Greece
Denmark
Sri Lanka
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of self-reported questionnaire on occupational radiation practices among diagnostic radiologic technologists

Kim, M. J., Cha, E. S., Ko, Y., Chun, B-C. & Lee, W. J., 2017 Apr 1, In : American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 60, 4, p. 377-385 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

brotizolam
Radiation
Radiologic Health
Cephalometry
Republic of Korea
1 Citation (Scopus)

Work practices and radiation exposure among male radiologic technologists assisting fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures

Yun, J. W., Cha, E. S., Ko, S. & Lee, W. J., 2017 Nov 1, In : Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 176, 4, p. 418-424 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiation dosage
dosage
South Korea
rural areas
personnel
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association between air pollution and benign prostatic hyperplasia: An ecological study

Shim, S. R., Kim, J. H., Song, Y. S. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Sep 2, In : Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 71, 5, p. 289-292 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollutants
Air Pollution
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Air pollution
confidence interval
15 Citations (Scopus)
Disease Susceptibility
Autoimmune Diseases
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Meta-Analysis
Behcet Syndrome
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimates of radiation doses and cancer risk from food intake in Korea

Moon, E. K., Ha, W. H., Seo, S., Jin, Y. W., Jeong, K. H., Yoon, H. J., Kim, H. S., Hwang, M. S., Choi, H. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Jan 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 31, 1, p. 9-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Korea
Eating
Radiation
Thyroid Neoplasms
Neoplasms
40 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of paraquat regulation on suicide in South Korea

Cha, E. S., Chang, S. S., Gunnell, D., Eddleston, M., Khang, Y. H. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Apr 11, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 45, 2, p. 470-479 10 p., dyv304.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Paraquat
Suicide
Pesticides
Mortality
13 Citations (Scopus)

Living near nuclear power plants and thyroid cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Kim, J., Bang, Y. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Feb 1, In : Environment International. 87, p. 42-48 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear Power Plants
meta-analysis
nuclear power plant
Thyroid Neoplasms
Meta-Analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Occupational radiation procedures and doses in South Korean dentists

Kim, Y. J., Cha, E. S. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Jan 1, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 44, 5, p. 476-484 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dentists
Radiation
Occupational Exposure
Dental Radiography
Panoramic Radiography
6 Citations (Scopus)

Potential underestimation of pesticide suicide and its impact on secular trends in South Korea, 1991–2012

Cha, E. S., Chang, S. S. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Jun 1, In : Injury Prevention. 22, 3, p. 189-194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Pesticides
Suicide
Poisoning
Wounds and Injuries
5 Citations (Scopus)

Reconstruction of radiation dose received by diagnostic radiologic technologists in Korea

Choi, Y., Kim, J., Lee, J. J., Jun, J. K. & Lee, W. J., 2016 Sep 1, In : Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. 49, 5, p. 288-300 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Korea
Radiation
Medical Laboratory Personnel
Cross-Sectional Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relating factors to wearing personal radiation protectors among healthcare professionals

Heo, Y., Chun, H., Kang, S., Lee, W. J., Jang, T. & Park, J. T., 2016 Jan 1, In : Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 28, 1, 60.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiation
Delivery of Health Care
Dental Hygienists
Dentists
Nursing
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

A national survey of occupational radiation exposure among diagnostic radiologic technologists in South Korea

Lee, J., Cha, E. S., Jeong, M. & Lee, W. J., 2015 Dec 1, In : Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 167, 4, p. 525-531 7 p., ncu330.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Republic of Korea
radiation dosage
Occupational Exposure
X Ray Computed Tomography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association between self-perception period of lower urinary tract symptoms and International Prostate Symptom Score: A propensity score matching study

Shim, S. R., Kim, J. H., Choi, H., Bae, J. H., Kim, H. J., Kwon, S. S., Chun, B-C. & Lee, W. J., 2015 Dec 12, In : BMC Urology. 15, 1, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propensity Score
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Self Concept
Prostate
Population
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer risk among population near nuclear power plants in Korea

Lee, W. J., 2015 Jan 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 30, 5, p. 666-667 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Radiation-Induced Neoplasms
Nuclear Power Plants
Korea
Population
Neoplasms
Meta-Analysis
Public Health
Breast Neoplasms
corrigendum
7 Citations (Scopus)

General effect of low-dose tamsulosin (0.2mg) as a first-line treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Shim, S. R., Kim, J. H., Choi, H., Lee, W. J., Kim, H. J., Bae, M. Y., Hwang, S. D., Kim, K. H., Bae, J. H. & Yoon, S. J., 2015 Jan 1, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 31, 2, p. 353-365 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

tamsulosin
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Meta-Analysis
Prostate
21 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of improving suicide death classification in South Korea: A comparison with Japan and Hong Kong

Chan, C. H., Caine, E. D., Chang, S. S., Lee, W. J., Cha, E. S. & Yip, P. S. F., 2015 May 20, In : PLoS One. 10, 5, e0125730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
suicide
South Korea
Hong Kong
Suicide
12 Citations (Scopus)

The radiologic technologists’ health study in South Korea: study design and baseline results

Lee, W. J., Ha, M., Hwang, S. S., Lee, K. M., Jin, Y. W., Jeong, M., Jun, J. K., Cha, E. S., Ko, Y., Choi, K. H. & Lee, J. E., 2015 Aug 27, In : International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 88, 6, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiologic Health
Republic of Korea
Cheek
Neoplasms
Radiometry
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Acute pesticide poisoning among children in south korea: Findings from national health insurance claims data, 2006-2009

Lee, W. J., Ko, Y. & Cha, E. S., 2014 Feb 1, In : Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 60, 1, p. 4-9 6 p., fmt067.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
National Health Programs
Pesticides
Poisoning
Incidence
18 Citations (Scopus)

Agricultural Pesticide Usage and Prioritization in South Korea

Cha, E. S., Jeong, M. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 19, 3, p. 281-293 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Pesticides
Public Health
Endocrine Disruptors
United States Environmental Protection Agency
25 Citations (Scopus)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and agricultural environments: A systematic review

Kang, H., Cha, E. S., Choi, G. J. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Korean Medical Science. 29, 12, p. 1610-1617 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Odds Ratio
Pesticides
Publication Bias
MEDLINE
24 Citations (Scopus)

Association of miR-146a polymorphisms with systemic lupus erythematosus: A meta-analysis

Ji, J. D., Cha, E. S. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Lupus. 23, 10, p. 1023-1030 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Meta-Analysis
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood leukemia mortality and farming exposure in south korea: A national population-based birth cohort study

Cha, E. S., Hwang, S. S. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 38, 4, p. 401-407 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Agriculture
Leukemia
Cohort Studies
Parturition
15 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and the risk of breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Park, J. H., Cha, E. S., Ko, Y., Hwang, M. S., Hong, J. H. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives. 5, 2, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene
Meta-Analysis
Case-Control Studies
Breast Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
28 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality from and incidence of pesticide poisoning in South Korea: Findings from national death and health utilization data between 2006 and 2010

Cha, E. S., Khang, Y. H. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Apr 17, In : PLoS One. 9, 4, e95299.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
South Korea
Pesticides
Poisoning
poisoning
46 Citations (Scopus)

Regional Changes in Charcoal-Burning Suicide Rates in East/Southeast Asia from 1995 to 2011: A Time Trend Analysis

Chang, S. S., Chen, Y. Y., Yip, P. S. F., Lee, W. J., Hagihara, A. & Gunnell, D., 2014 Jan 1, In : PLoS Medicine. 11, 4, e1001622.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southeastern Asia
Far East
Charcoal
Suicide
Hong Kong
8 Citations (Scopus)

Suicidal ideation and occupational pesticide exposure among male farmers.

Kim, J., Shin, D. H. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Jan 1, In : Unknown Journal. 128, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Occupational Exposure
poisoning
Pesticides
pesticide
21 Citations (Scopus)

Suicide from carbon monoxide poisoning in South Korea: 2006-2012

Choi, Y. R., Cha, E. S., Chang, S. S., Khang, Y. H. & Lee, W. J., 2014 Oct 1, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 167, p. 322-325 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Republic of Korea
Suicide
Carbon Monoxide
Odds Ratio
21 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of a Celebrity's Suicide on the Introduction and Establishment of a New Method of Suicide in South Korea

Chen, Y. Y., Yip, P. S. F., Chan, C. H., Fu, K. W., Chang, S. S., Lee, W. J. & Gunnell, D., 2014 Jan 1, In : Archives of Suicide Research. 18, 2, p. 221-226 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
Suicide
Charcoal
Cats
Demography
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)

Association between the polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase genes and rheumatoid arthritis: A meta-analysis

Ji, J. D. & Lee, W. J., 2013 May 25, In : Gene. 521, 1, p. 155-159 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutathione Transferase
Meta-Analysis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Genes
Genotype
15 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer risk in diagnostic radiation workers in korea from 1996-2002

Choi, K. H., Ha, M., Lee, W. J., Hwang, S. S., Jeong, M., Jin, Y. W., Kim, H. J., Lee, K. Y., Lee, J. E., Kang, J. W. & Kim, H., 2013 Jan 1, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 10, 1, p. 314-327 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Korea
Radiation
Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Healthy Worker Effect