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Original Article
Clinical feature of neonatal pneumothorax induced by respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia
Ji-Sun Jung, Sang-Woo Park, Chun-Soo Kim, Sang-Lak Lee, Tae-Chan Kwon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(3):310-314.   Published online March 15, 2009
Purpose : Pneumothorax is an important factor responsible for increased mortality and morbidity in neonates. Here, we compared the clinical findings and prognosis for neonatal pneumothorax induced by respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and pneumonia. Methods : Between January 2001 and December 2005, 80 patients with neonatal pneumothorax induced by RDS and pneumonia and admitted to the NICU of Dongsan Medical...
Study of the risk factors for pulmonary interstitial emphysema related to mechanical ventilator care
Sang Yeob Kim, Pil Sang Lee, Sang Geel Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(11):1179-1184.   Published online November 15, 2008
Purpose : Pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE) primarily occurs in preterm infants suffering from respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and kept under mechanical ventilator care. Therefore, this study aimed to examine various risk factors for PIE, to identify conditions that can decrease the possibility of PIE development. Methods : PIE classification was conducted for 183 patients diagnosed to have RDS and receiving mechanical...
Case Report
A Case of Bilateral Spontaneous Tension Pneumothorax Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
Jae Won Lee, Mi Young Heo, Hae Soon Kim, Seung Joo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(3):401-405.   Published online March 15, 2002
Mycoplasma pneumoniae(M. pneumoniae) is the leading cause of pneumonia in school-age children and young adults. The clinical courses are usually mild but recently, severe cases were reported such as lung abscess, Swyer-James syndrome and adult respiratory distress syndrome. Spontaneous pneumothorax associated with M. pneumoniae infection is rare. Carlisle reported a 6-year-old patient with bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax associated with M. pneumoniae...
Chondrodysplasia Punctata(Rhizomelic Type) Associated with Pneumothorax
Ji Sun Mok, Hye Won Hwang, Jin Eun Kim, Dong Seok Lee, Doo Kwun Kim, Seong Min Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(8):965-970.   Published online August 15, 2001
Chondrodysplasia punctata is a rare congenital syndrome caused by a peroxisomal dysfunction. Chondrodysplasia punctata is classified into four main types-Coradi-Hunermann's type, rhizomelic type, X-linked dominant form and X-linked recessive form. A male patient with this condition was born at 39 weeks gestation, the pregnancy being complicated by polyhydroamnios, breech presentation, and anomalies of congenital limbs. At delivery, there was no...
Original Article
Effect of High Frequency Ventilation on Tension Pneumothorx Induced by Conventional Ventilator
Jae Han Kim, Jung Mi Lee, Sang Heuck Ma, Jae Uk Lee, Sang Geel Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(4):527-536.   Published online April 15, 1994
Four cases of newborn with tension pneumothorax induced by a conventional ventilator were admitted to our nursery January 1. 1992 to June 30. 1992 and they were managed by high frequency ventilator (Infrasonic Infant Star Venilator). In contrast, four cases of newborn with tension pneumothorax who were continuously on the conventional ventilator, were included as a control group. They were...
Factors Associated with Pneumothorax in Hyaline Membrane Disease In fants Receiving Mechanical Ventilation.
Oh Kyung Lee, Kyung Hee Kim, Kyu Sun Choi, Wan Seoub Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(12):1642-1649.   Published online December 31, 1989
We observed 42 cases of neonates, who were diagnosed as having Hyaline membrane disease and had been received mechanical ventilation in neonatal intensive care unit of Presbyterian medical center from July 1984 to July 1988. In order to observe the factors associated with pneumothorax, we devide these cases in two groups. First group was consists of infants with pneumothorax, second group was consists of...
Peumomediastinum in the Newborn.
Dong Gwan Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(3):217-224.   Published online March 31, 1985
A retrospective review was performed of 15 medical records to study the pneumomedia- stinum in the newborn during last 4 years from Jan. 1980 through Dec. 1983 at Severance Hospital of Yonsei University. Tne results were as follows: 1) The incidence was 0.14% (15 of 8,737 live-births) during the neonatal period. Of those cases spontaneous pneumomediastinum was 66.7%(10 cases) and secondary pneumomedia- stinum 33.3%(5 cases). Males were...
Secondary Pneumothorax in the newborn.
Dong Gwan Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(2):123-130.   Published online February 28, 1985
Clinical records of 25 neonates with secondary pneumothorax were reviewed retrospectively during last 6 years from Jan. 1978 through Dec. 1983 at Pediatric Department of Yonsei University Hospital. The following results were obtained; 1)The incidence of secondary pneumothorax was 0.16% (21 out of 12,864 live-birth) during the neonatal period. The incidence tended to increase since we had set up the neonatal,...
Spontaneous Pneumothorax in the Newborn.
Dong Gwan Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(1):16-24.   Published online January 31, 1985
A retrospective 13 medical records of symptomatic and spontaneous pneumothorax of newborn has been reviewed, which occurred during last 13 years from Jan. 1971 through Dec. 1983 at Pediatric Department of Yonsei Medical School. Spontaneous pneumothorax was defined one with pneumothorax which was not given positive pressure or intubation. And following results W6re obtained; 1)The incidence of spontaneous pneumothorax in...
A Clinical Study of Neonatal Pneumothrax.
Young Suk Ko, Hae Seung Kim, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(6):543-547.   Published online June 30, 1984
We observed 25 cases of neonatal pneumothorax who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Ewha Womans University Hospital from January, 1981 to September, 1983. The following results were obtained. 1)The incidence of neonatal pneumothorax was 0.3%. 2)The clinical manifestations of neonatal pneumothorax were as followed; male infant was dominant(M: F = 1.78 : 1), the onset was within 24 hours...
Case Report
A Case of Potter Syndrome.
Young Mi Hong, Hae Seung Kim, Jung Gon Kim, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(11):1181-1184.   Published online November 30, 1982
In 1946 Potter described a series of 20 cases in infants in whom bilateral absence of the kidneys was associated with, hypoplasia of the lung and characteristic face. The main facial features she described were increased space between the eyes, a prominent fold which arises at inner canthus and sweeps downward and laterally below the eyes, unusual flattening of the nose, excessive recession of...
A case of Pneumothorax due to Paragonimiasis with Family.
S J Han, B Y Pyun, D H Lee, S J Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(2):168-174.   Published online February 28, 1982
We experienced one case of pneumothorax due to paragonimiasis of 6 years aged girl. The diagnosis was established by characteristic feature of ova on stool and sputum. A brief review of related literature was presented.
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