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A Nationwide Clinical Study of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children
Soo Jung Choi, Do Suck Jeong, Jae Won Oh, Ha Baik Lee, Im Ju Kang, Kwang Woo Kim, Kyu Earn Kim, Ki Bok Kim, Young Ho Rah, Kang Seo Park, Byong Kwan Son, Ki Young Lee, Sang Il Lee, Ji Tai Choung, Young Mi Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(1):23-31.   Published online January 15, 1999
Purpose : Acute respiratory distress syndrome(ARDS) is the final course of acute lung injury. It results from various etiological origins and pathophysiologic mechanisms, and has a mortality rate of approximately 60-70%. Although the confirmative incidence of ARDS in children is yet unknown, the increasing incidence of ARDS has been reported in Korea. In the present study, we report ARDS diagnosed...
A Study of Relationship between Bronchial Hyperreactivity (BHR) and Atopic Findings in Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia
In Kyeong Seo, Weon Jeong Bae, Jae Ook Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(9):1210-1219.   Published online September 15, 1995
Purpose : The respiratory infection due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae among school aged children and adolescents was recognized as an important cause of wheezing or BHR. This study was performed to evaluate relationship between BHR to Mch inhalation challenge and atopic findings in M. pneumoniae pneumonia. Methods : 61 patients with M. pneumoniae pneumonia who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics,...
Relationship between Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness by Methacholine Provocation and the Severity of Asthma Symptoms, Pulmonary Function and Atopy
Sang Hyug Ma, Jung Mi Lee, Byung Hag Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(2):223-231.   Published online February 15, 1995
Purpose : Bronchial asthma is a disorder that is characteized by symptoms of reversible airway obstruction and increased responsiveness of the bronchus and to quantify the degree of br onchial hyperresponsivenes can be very helpful in determing the severity of disease and the prognosis. But the Methacholine provocation test is not always easy to be performed in all patients. Thus...
A Clinical Study on Wheezing of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia in Children
Jeong Eun Kwon, Jun Ho Yoon, Jae Ook Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(10):1366-1374.   Published online October 15, 1993
The relationship between respiratory infections and exacerbations of wheezing in patients with wheezy bronchitis or asthma has been described. Most respiratory infections were viral or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection on bronchial reactivity and atopic background. 106 patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Fatima Hospital,...
A case of 13-ring chromosome syndrome.
Jong Soo Lee, Yong Tae Jung, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(12):1736-1739.   Published online December 31, 1991
We have experienced a case of 13-ring chromosome syndrome in 9 month old girl who had microcephaly, trigonocephaly, hypertelorism, microophthalmia, broad prominent nasal bridge, high arched palate & speech defect. On X-ray study, brain computerized tomograpy showed Dandy-Walker variant. Chromosome study revealed 13-ring chromosome. Her mother had mild mental retardation, short stature, microcephaly, trigonocephaly, hypertelorism and micrognathia. A brief review of the literatures was also...
A clinical study on maxillary sinusitis in children with respiratory allergic disease.
Mi Young Yeo, Yong Tae Jung, Jae Ook Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(12):1689-1698.   Published online December 31, 1991
A clinical and allergological evaluation was performed on 253 respiratory allegic children aged 3 to 15 who were taken Water’s view X-ray at Pediatric allergic clinic and in the ward from July 1986 to June 1990. The results were as follows; 1) Maxillary sinusitis was detected in 186 cases (73.5%) by Watr’s view X-ray in allergic asthma and rhinitis children. 2) There was no significant differences between blood...
Predictors of neurologic handicap in hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
Seung Tae Kim, Gui Ran Kim, Byung Hak Lim, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(4):473-479.   Published online April 30, 1991
Retrospective follow up studies were done in 52 term infants who were treated at the nursery in Taegu Fatima Hospital, for clinical evidence of Hypoxic ischemic enecphalopathy (stage II). All children were followed for a minimum of 6 months. Factors that significantly correlated with prognosis included 5-minute Apgar scores, the age at the onset of the seizures, the EEG and the initial brain CT. (1) Of...
Detection of antigen of RSV and clinical considerations on epinephrine response in wheezy infancy.
Gui Ran Kim, Seoung Tae Kim, Hyang Suk Hyun, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang, Sei Yun Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(3):388-397.   Published online March 31, 1991
Clinical studies were made on 126 cases of wheezing infants, who had been admitted to the department of pediatrics, Fatima Hospital, from June 1988 to May 1989. The nasal discharge of patients were examined for detection of antigen of RSV by ELISA method and then we compared RSV antigen positive group with RSV antigen negative group on aspects of epinephrine response and atopic characteristics. The...
Relationship between Skin Test and Eosinophil Count Total IgE & RAST in Children with Allergic Symptoms.
Won Yeob Kim, Min Hee Yeo, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(9):1244-1254.   Published online September 30, 1990
Prick skin test was done on 129 cases of allergic disease children who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Taegu Fatima Hospital, from July 1987 to June 1988. The results were following: 1) Among the total 129 cases which were positive reaction in prick skin test, the sex ratio was 4 to 1 with male predominance. The peak age incidence was 5 to 6...
A case of Conjoined Thoracoventro Pagus Twin.
Won Yeob Kim, Min Hee Yeo, Hyang Sook Hyun, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang, Won Joo Jung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(4):522-527.   Published online April 30, 1990
Conjoined twin is a rare anomaly with an incidence estimated at 1 in 50,000 deliveries and has extremely variable internal anomalies depending on the extent of the united area. We observed a case of male conjoined twin joined by thorax and abdomen who has 3 upper & 2 lower extremities. After birth, the twin revealed severe respiratory difficulties and died at 16th day of...
Comparison of the 3-Imaging Procedures (IVP,VCUG & USG) on Children with Urinary Tract Infection.
Min Hee Yeo, Won Yeob Kim, Jee Sung Kim, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(3):332-340.   Published online March 31, 1990
This study was performed in 106 childrens with urinary tract infection who were admitted to Pediatric Department of Fatima Hospital during 2 1/2 years period from January 1986 to June 1988. Each patient was evaluated in three imaging procedures: intravenous pyelography (IVP), voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) and ultrasonography (USG). 1) Of 106 cases, 59 cases (55.7%) were normal on the three imaging procedures (IVP, VCUG, USG), whereas...
A Case of Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia.
Jae Wook Lee, Soon Ok Kang, Jee Sung Kim, Im Ju Kang, Seh Yoon Jeong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(5):724-729.   Published online May 31, 1989
We observed a case of congenital hypoplastic anemia in a 6 months old female patient who was admitted because of severe anemia & failure to thrive and diagnosed through bone marrow aspiration. This patient had reticulocytopenia & increased M:E ratio (57.5:1). His hematologic improvement was followed by administration of prednisone. A brief review of related literature was made.
The Use of Continuous Theophylline Infusion in Pediatrc Severe Bronchial Asthma.
Jae Wook Lee, Hyang Suk Hyun, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(5):678-686.   Published online May 31, 1989
When a pediatric patient is seen in severe bronchial asthma, he or she is treated with an intravenous theophylline preparation that is administered in an initial intravenous loading followed by a constant infusion. But when constant infusion is impossible, a fourth of the 24 hours calculated dosage may be preferred intravenously every 6 hours. We compared the time interval to steady state, pulmonary function at...
A Study on Twins.
Hyang Sook Hyun, Soon Ock Kang, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(4):486-494.   Published online April 30, 1989
The incidence of twins has difference according to race, maternal age & parity, medication.history etc, especially in the dizygotic twins. Twins have poorer prognosis than singletons due to high incidece of prematurity and LBW, respiratory complications, birth trauma, congenital anomaly etc. Zygosity determination is important and done by placentatal examination, blood typing, physical similarity, HLA etc. We studied the incidence of twins and its relation...
Significance of Brain CT in Children with Seizure.
Soon Ock Kang, Hyang Sook Hyun, Jee Sung Kim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(3):375-380.   Published online March 31, 1989
For review of diagnostic utility and significance of brain CT in children with seizure, we analysed history, EEG, neurological examination and brain CT of 130 children who had vistied our hospital from January 1984 to June 1987. The results were as follows; In this series, the frequency of abnormal brain CT was 37.7% and it’s finding kept in order of atrophy, hydrocephalus, tumor, adnormal calcification,...
A Case of Typhoid Fever Complicated with Empyema of Gall Bladder.
Sang Ho Choi, Jae You Choi, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang, Sang Yun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(3):386-390.   Published online March 31, 1988
The relative prominece of certain clinical manifestations in persons infected with salmonella forms the basis for designation of several clinical syndromes: enterocolitis (gastroenteritis), enteric fever, bacteremia, localized infection, and the chronic enteric or urinary carrier state. Enteric fever is clinical syndrome produced classically by S. typhi and also at times by S. paratyphi A, S. schottmuel- leri (formerly paratyphi B), and S. hirschfeldii (formerly...
A Case of Wilson-Mikity Syndrome.
Jae You Choi, Sang Ho Choi, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(2):241-245.   Published online February 28, 1988
We experienced a male newborn patient with Wilson-Mikity Syndrome who showed characteristic X-ray findings and clinical manifestation. We managed the patient conservatively. During in the course, a congestive heart failure with cor pulmonale was developed. He was gradually recovered clinically and radiologically with management. We report one case of Wilson-Mikity Syndrome with review of literature.
6 Cases of Intracranial Hemorrhage due to late Late Hemorrhage Disease of Infancy.
Sang Ho Choi, Jae You Choi, Jee Sung Kim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(1):106-112.   Published online January 31, 1988
A bleeding syndrome in early infancy due to vitamin K deficiency has been reported sporadically from various parts of world. The syndrome has similarities to hemorrhagic disease of newborn. The main differences are that it is found in an older age group, the pathogenesis is unknown, and intracranial hemorrhage are frequent with a resultant high mortality rate. We have experienced 6 cases of spontaneous...
Clinical Study of Urinary Tract Infection in Children and Infancy and the Significance of IVP.
Jee Sung Kim, Sun Jong Kim, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(12):1334-1342.   Published online December 31, 1986
Of the pediatric patients admitted to Fatima hospital under the diagnosis of urinary tract infection from July 1982 to June 1985,IVP has been performed on the 114 cases of the urinary tract infection. Following results were obtained: 1) Male to female ratio was 1.6 : 1. 54.7% of all cases was included in infantile group. Abnormal IVP findings were noticed in 32...
A Clinical Observation on Maxillary Sinusitis with Asocated Chronic Cough in Children.
Sun Jong Kim, Jee Sung Kim, Byung Hak Lim, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(9):969-978.   Published online September 30, 1986
From October 1984 to June 1985, 115 children aged 3 to 15 years with one month or more history of recurrent or persistent cough and a water’s sinus radiograph presenting greater than 6 mm mucosal thickening or opacification or air fluid level in one or both maxillary sinuses were analyzed & following results were obtained. 1)Most cases were aged 3 to 8...
Case Report
One Case of Infantile Nephrotic Syndrome.
Byung Hak Lim, Ki Ho Jang, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang, Sae Kwang Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(11):1147-1152.   Published online November 30, 1985
We report our experience with a four-month old male infant suffering from nephrotic synrome who developed generalized edema, subsequently associated with progressive uremia. His delivery was uneventful with no history of familiar renal disease. Conservative therapy was started but he expired 26 days after admission. Mesangial sclerotic changes (90% of all glomeruli) with mild compensatory tubular dilatation on the necropsy...
Original Article
Clinical Observation of Acute Viral Hepatitis in Childhood.
Byung Hak Lim, Ki Ho Jang, Sang Geel Lee, Im Ju Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(11):1057-1065.   Published online November 30, 1985
A clinical observation has been made on 127 cases who were admitted to the department of pediatrics, Fatima Hospital, Taegu, from January 1983 to June 1984 and following results was obtained. 1)Ratio of male to female cases was 3 : 1. 2)On admission, anorexia, nausea, fever and jaundice were significantly more common in HBsAg negative group but skin rash was more...
A Study of 60 Cases of Exchange Transfusion.
Si Bok Jo, Im Ju Kang, Jae Keun Yoon, Hae Jin Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(11):1055-1062.   Published online November 30, 1984
Clinical study was made of 60 cases who were received blood exchange transfusion at Taegu Fatima Hospital from January, 1978 to December, 1980 with the following results. 1) Among 1,387 cases of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, the exchange transfusion was performed on 60 ases(4.3%). 2) The most predominant delivery type was normal vertex delivery at local clinics. 3) The most common cause of performed exchange transfusion was unknown...
A study on Serum Vitamin E and HDL-Cholesterol Level in Mother and Newborn.
Jae Keun Yoon, Chul Wun Park, Hye Jin Suh, Im Ju Kang, Chung Chul Kim, Tae Ho Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(1):25-32.   Published online January 31, 1984
A significant redistribution of cholesterol in lipoproteins following ingestion of large doses of vitamin E is documented. Especially vitamin E has been reported to increase serum high density lipoprotein(HDL) cholesterol. The inverse relationship between HDL-cholesterol and risk of develoing coronary disease was well known. Present study was undertaken to determine whether the corelation between vitamin E and HDL-cholesterol was significant in...
Electron Microscopic Study of the Renal Proximal and Distal Convuluted Tubular Epithelial and Distal Convoluted Tubular Epithelial Cells after Administration of Aspirin.
Sung Gum Hong, Cheul Woon Back, Im Ju Kang, Byung Heon Kim, Dong Koo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(6):564-572.   Published online June 30, 1983
The author has investigated ultrastructural changes of the renal proximal and distal convoluted tubular epithelial cells of rats with oral administration of aspirin, COmg per kg of body weight for 15 and 30 days consecutively. The experimental animals have divided into two group. The group I was received aspirin for 15 consecutive days and group H for 30 days. The...
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