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Original Article
Incidenceand Risk Factorsof the Retinopathy of Prematurity
June Dong Park, Jung Hae Kweon, Woong Heum Kim, Beyong Il Kim, Jung-Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, Sang In Khwarg, Young Suk Yu
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(3):326-337.   Published online March 15, 1996
Purpose : Retinopathy of prematurity(ROP) continues to be a serious problem in infants who survived with neonatal intensive care. Nevertheless, there is neither available data about the incidence of ROP which may be the basis of the epidemiology, nor analysis of the risk factors of ROP in Korea. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the incidence of...
Auditory Evoked Potentials in Fullterm Infants with Birth Asphyxia and Premature Infants
Ha Shin Park, Myung Suk Song, Sun Jun Kim, Hea Jin Choeh, Kyu Chul Choeh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(8):1054-1060.   Published online August 15, 1995
Purpose : Auditory evoked potentials(AEP) are sensitive electrophysiological technique which accurately assesses the functional integrity of the auditory pathway in the brainstem. As a test of brainstem function, AEP have the advantages that the procedure is standardized, the results are reproducible, the norms for neonated have been estsblished, and the equipment to perform the test is widely available. Our study...
Doxapram in the Treatment of Idiopathic Apnea of Prematurity Unresponsive to Aminophylline
Jung Hoon Park, Hee Sup Kim, Sang Hee Kim, Gil Hyun Kim, Hak Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(8):1046-1053.   Published online August 15, 1995
Purpose : Recurrent apnea of prematurity is a very common and troublesome problem despite treatment with aminophylline, and is often associated with a poor developmental outcome. Recently doxapram, a potent respiratory stimulant in adults, has been used to overcome idiopathic apnea of prematurity. This study was to evaluate the efficacy, safety and optimal dosage of doxapram in idiopathic apnea refractory to aminophylline. Methods...
A Clinical Study of retinopathy of Prematurity
Jong Won Lee, Jin Kyung Jung, Ji Hae Kang, Ghee Young Jung, Moo Ung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(5):636-641.   Published online May 15, 1994
Among 666 premature infants or low birthweight infants who were admitted in NICU of st. Francisco General Hospital from January 1990 to Jun 1992, 96 infants were diagnosed as retinopathy of prematurity by indirect ophthalmoscope. The result were follows: 1) Among 666 patients, retinopathy of prematurity developed in 96 patients(14.1%) 2) The high incidence was observed in low birthweight and small gestational age. 3)...
Clinical Analysis of Retinopathy of Prematurity
Nam Su Park, Young Myoung Cho, Mu Young Song, Un Jun Hyoung, Jin Oh Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(11):1562-1569.   Published online November 15, 1993
One hundred eighty infants with oxygen therapy who were under 2,500gm birth weight or under 37 weeks of gestational age, were examined between January 1990 and November 1992. We performed clinical analysis and results were as follows. 1) Fifty six infants(31.3%) were diagnosed as retinopathy of prematurity. 2) The first examination was performed at 2.5 weeks of ife on average, and the...
A Clinical Study on Prematurity Who received Blood Transfusion
Chul Soon Park, Myung Ik Lee, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(10):1389-1394.   Published online October 15, 1993
A clinical study was made on 85 cases of prematurity under 37 weeks of gestational age who had history of blood transfusion during their admission at the National Medical Center from January 1989 to June 1992. The results were as follows: 1) Among 339 prematurity patients, 85 patients (25.1%) received blood transfusion once at least. 2) Male to female ration was 1.13:1 and...
Clinical Observation on Prematurity Subjected for EEG
Chul Soon Park, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(6):778-784.   Published online June 15, 1993
This study included fifty two premature babies in whom EEG was performed at National Medical Center, from Jan. 1990 to Jun. 1991. Clinical and EEG recirdes of akll subjects were analyzed and the following results were obtained . 1) The day of first EEG performed were; 11 cases within 10 days, 20 cases from 11 days to 20days, 13 cases from21...
A Clinical Survey of Prematurity
Jee Won Lee, Sang Hee Lee, Ock Seung Jeong, Son Sang Seo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(3):364-370.   Published online March 15, 1993
A clinical observaton was performed on 2,122 cases of premature infants who were admitted to Ilsin Christian during the past 5 years from Jan. 1986 to Dec. 1990. The results were as follows ; 1) The incidence of prematurity was 5.7%, overall mortality rate was 15.8%, and the sex ratio of male to female was 1.5:1. ...
A clinical study on influences of premature rupture of membranes in the newborn infant.
Ji Sun Cho, Young Sun Ko, Soon Ok Byun, Ji Sub Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(2):180-189.   Published online February 28, 1991
A clinical study was made on 607 newborns of mothers with premature rupture of membrane (PROM group) and 5,775 newborns of mothers without ruptured membrane Baptist Hospital from January 1987 to December 1989. The results are summarized as follows: 1) The overall incidence of PROM was 9.5% with little yearly variations. 2) 11.9% of all babies with PROM were bom prematurely, significantly higher than the incidence of control...
Intracranial hemorrhage in the prematurity and small for gestational age an attempt of clinico-ultrasonographic correlation.
Kwang Sup Kim, You Seop Shin, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo, Hyo Keun Lim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(1):49-56.   Published online January 31, 1991
To evaluate the correlation between clinical and ultrasonographic findings, 79 consecutive brain ultrasonographic examinations were performed in the 50 prematurity and 29 SGA. Statistical significance was not detected about sex ratio, hemoglobin and hematocrit, Apgar score and maternal age between the prematurity and SGA. Incidence of ICH was 66% in the prematurity and 48% in the SGA. According to Papile’s grading system, Grade 1 was...
A case of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Sun A Chun, Byung Jun Choi, Bo Kyung Cho, Chung Sik Chun, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(11):1553-1559.   Published online November 30, 1989
The development of respiratory management of the newborn has improved the survival rates of respiratory distress syndrome in these two decades. But the incidence of complication associated with this management has been increased. Although the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia has not been clearly established yet, bronchopulmonary dysplasia is one of the major complication of the mechanical ventilation. There are several factors in the development of...
Influences of Premature Rupture of Membranes on the Newborn Infant.
Kyoung Sim Kim, Young Ok Park, In Sung Lee, Ki Bok Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(2):149-157.   Published online February 28, 1989
A comparative study on the frequencies of premature birth, neonatal sepsis, asphyxia, perinatal death and respiratory distress syndrome was carried out between 1309 newborns with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) and the normal group of 4636 newborns without PROM among all 5945 babies delivered at Kwangju Christian Hospital for the 2-year period starting from March 1985. The results are sumrnarized as follows: 1) The overall...
Risk Factors for Retinopathy of Prematurity (Retrolental Fibroplasia)
Beyong Il Kim, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, Jae Heung Lee, Son Moon Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(10):1092-1099.   Published online October 31, 1987
We studied 51 premature babies who were admitted to the N.I.C.U. of S.N.U.H., managed with oxygen with or without artificial ventilation due to respiratory distress, and examined by indirect ophthalmoscopy between April 1, 1982 and March 31, 1986. The results were as follows; 1. Among 51 premature babies, retinopathy of prematurity developed in 12 cases (24%). 2. The high distribution of retinopathy of prematurity was observed in...
Clinical Status of Apnea in Prematurity.
Soon Hee Kim, Chang Soo Ra, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(7):758-764.   Published online July 31, 1986
Apnea is defined as cessation of respiration for longer than 10 〜20sec with or without bradycardia or cyanosis. It is more frequent in premature than full-term infants. The medical records of 96 premature infants of gestational age below 36 weeks who were hospitalized at Nursery of Ewha University Hospital during the period from July, 1982 to July, 1984, were analyzed....
Associated Ventilation with Mechanical Aids in Newborn Infants.
Eue Cho Yang, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(5):435-447.   Published online May 31, 1985
Clinical features of 85 neonates who treated with assisted ventilation in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Seoul National University Hospital from April ’80 to Dec. 5 84 were analyzed with special respect to mechanical aids. The results were as follows; 1)According to diagnostic categories, 56 cases (66%) were hyaline membrane disease (HMD), 14 cases (16%) were postasphyxia syndrome (PAS), 9 cases...
Case Report
A Case of Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal fistula.
Ran Suh, Hye Kyung Lee, Gui Sook Choi, Hyo Jung Kim, Sung Woo Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(10):1006-1010.   Published online October 31, 1984
Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula is a rare congenital anomaly. A case of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula in premature infant was experienced at Han II hospital. The diagnosis was suspected by difficulty in insertion of oropharyngeal tube in operating room and was confirmed by esophagogram. Fluid and antibiotics were given immediately, but the patient expired on nineth day after...
A Case Report of Congenital Multiple Jejunoileal Atresia with Massive Mesenteric Defect.
Ji Young Kang, In Soon Lee, Sang Kyo Lee, Byung Wha Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(3):271-274.   Published online March 31, 1983
This is a case report of congenital multiple jejunoileal atresia with massive mesenteric: defect around the ileum. He was born by mid-wife and transferred to our Dep't of Pediatrics,. In Cheon Gil Hospital on Feb. 9th’ 1981. Vomiting noted one time 17 hours after birth and abdominal film disclosed markedly geseous distention of stomach and duodenum and no gas。 in the ileum and colon....
Original Article
Clinical Observation for Prematurity and Low Birth Weight Infant.
Kyung Nam Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Kyoo Hong Cho, Young Heon Kwak
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(12):1197-1202.   Published online December 31, 1982
Infants who are delivered prior to the term are subject to various disorders which complicate their neonatal course. Neonatal mortality rises progressively with increasing degrees of prematurity. We attempted to know the incidence of birth rate and mortality rate for prematurity and low birth weight infants who were delivered at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Catholic Medical College located in Bupyung Dong, Incheon during the...
Clinical Assessment of Gestational Age in the Newborn Infant by Ballard's Scoring System.
Jung Hwan Choi, Yong Ik Kim, Choug Ku Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(11):1046-1056.   Published online November 15, 1981
In recent years, there has been a rapidly increasing interest; in babies whose birthweight is low because their intrauterine growth has been retarded and it has been recognized that the clinical problems of these 'small-for-dates' infants differ from those of true prematures. Although it is very difficult to differentiate 'small-for-dates' infants from true prematures, it can be made readily if...
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