BK REGISTRY – BK Registry Study

Principal contacts

Jang-Ho Bae - Konyang University Hospital, Korea

Moo-Sik Lee - Konyang University, Korea

Hyun-Woong Park - Konyang University Hospital, Korea

Study design

The BK Registry Study (BK REGISTRY) is focusing on individuals with coronary heart disease and is based in Daejeon, Korea . Recruitment took place between 2000 and 2007 at the catheterization laboratory at Konyang University Hospital. Individuals undergoing a coronary angiography and carotid artery scanning were enrolled. The principal aim of the study was to investigate the impact of carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaque on the long-term clinical prognosis of patients with coronary artery disease. Informed consent was obtained from each patient and the study was approved by the hospital ethics committee.


Key publications

Prevalence and Significance of Carotid Plaques in Patients With Coronary Atherosclerosis. Korean Circ J. 2009 Aug;39(8):317-21

Analysis of Carotid Ultrasound Findings on Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease during Seven-Year Follow-Up. Korean Circ J. 2015 Jan;45(1):28-37