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Analysis of Malnutrition in Children with Congenital Heart Disease
Jeoung Eun Kim, Bo Hwa Choi, Kyung Mo Kim, Jae Kon Ko, Dong Man Seo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(2):161-166.   Published online February 15, 2001
Purpose : Malnutrition and failure to thrive have long been recognized as common systemic consequences of congenital heart disease(CHD). But there is little data about the prevalence and severity of malnutrition with CHD in Korea. We designed this study to determine the prevalence of malnutrition among hospitalized children with CHD. Methods : We reviewed 100 hospitalized children with CHD who were...
Effect of Liver Transplantation in Children with Fulminant Hepatitis
Young Mee Seo, Bo Hwa Choi, Kyung Mo Kim, Kwang Min Park, Young Joo Lee, Sung Gyu Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(4):535-542.   Published online April 15, 2000
Purpose : Liver transplantation(LT) is regarded as an important management option for fulminant hepatitis(FH), which is associated with considerable mortality under conservative management. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of children with FH according to management. Methods : We reviewed medical records of patients presented with FH from January 1994 until April 1999. The children were...
Factors Predictive of Response to Interferon-α Therapy in Children with Chronic Hepatitis B
Hong Kwon Kim, Bo Hwa Choi, Kyung Mo Kim, Kyung Hoon Kang, In Seok Lim, Eung Sang Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(4):514-519.   Published online April 15, 2000
Purpose : The efficacy and safety of interferon-alpha(IFN-α) therapy in children with chronic hepatitis B(CHB) is similar to that of adults. However, little information is available about the predictive factors of response to this therapy in children. The aim of this study was to determine the predictive factors for responsiveness to IFN-α therapy in children with CHB. Methods : The basal...
Prospective Randomized Study Comparing L-epinephrine and Budesonide Aerosols in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Croup
Bo Hwa Choi, Kwang Bog Song, Jung Yeon Shim, Soo-Jong Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(1):40-46.   Published online January 15, 1999
Purpose : The aim of this prospective, randomized study was to evaluate the effects and adverse effects of nebulized L-epinephrine compared with nebulized budesonide in children with moderate to severe croup. Methods : Children were eligible for the study if their croup scores fell in the moderate to severe range(scores>4) in the AMC from May 1995 till May 1996. The patients...
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