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Recent concepts on vitamin D in children and adolescents
Hye Ran Yang, Jeong Wan Seo, Yong Joo Kim, Jae Young Kim, Eell Ryoo, Jae Geon Sim, Hye Won Yom, Ju Young Chang, Ji A Jung, Kwang Hae Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(10):1082-1089.   Published online October 15, 2009
Vitamin D is an important fat-soluble vitamin that functions as a prohormone and affects bone mineralization and calcium homeostasis. Vitamin D deficiency causesboth musculoskeletal manifestations, including rickets, and extra-musculoskeletal symptoms. Because vitamin D is naturally present in only some foods, intake of daily foods cannot meet the dietary reference intake for vitamin D. Sunlight is the main source of vitamin...
Assessment of modifiable lifestyle factors for obese children and adolescents through questionnaires
Jeong Wan Seo, Ji A Jung, Hye Sook Park, Jae Sung Ko, Yong Joo Kim, Jae Young Kim, Eell Ryoo, Sun Hwan Bae, Jae Geon Sim, Hye Ran Yang, Byung Ho Choe, Ky Young Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(6):576-583.   Published online June 15, 2008
Purpose : The identification of specific behaviors conducive to overeating or inactivity is the cornerstone of obesity management. The Committee on Nutrition of the Korean Pediatric Society developed parent and self-reporting questionnaires about eating behavior and physical activity in 2006. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of the questionnaires in assessing modifiable lifestyle factors related to...
Original Article
Nationwide Survey on Current Status of Formula Feeding in Infants
Yon Ho Choe, Kyeong Rae Moon, Jeong Wan Seo, Jae Geon Sim, Kee Whan Yoo, Byeung Ju Jeong, Young Mi Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(7):878-888.   Published online July 15, 2000
Purpose : Although breast milk is considered the best source of nutrition for infants because of its superiority over powdered milk, there are circumstances when breast milk is unavailable. Committee on Nutrition of the Korean Pediatric Society conducted an investigation into the current status of formula feeding in Korea. Methods : This investigation was conducted using questionnaires produced by our committee and distributed to mothers...
Prevalence and Its Changes of Hepatitis B Viral Markers from 1988 to 1993 in Korean Children
Jae Geon Sim, Jeong Kee Seo, Seong Jae Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(11):1535-1539.   Published online November 15, 1995
Purpose : Hepatitis B infection is prevalent in Korea and active immunization of Hepatitis B has been proceeded intensively during the last decade. This study was designed to evaluate the changes of the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and that of antibody (HBsAb) in Korean children from 1988 to 1993. We can estimate the prevalence and tendency of...
Serum Total Cholesterol and HDL Levels in Healthy Korean School Children: Do They Correlate with Obesity?
Jae Geon Sim, Mi Za Chun, Moses Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(11):1579-1585.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : The cut-off value for hypercholesterolemia and normal HDL levels for Korean children are still not established despite increasing hypercholesterolemia with recent socioeconomic change. One of the aims of this study its to screen the serum total cholesterol and HDL levels in normal Korean school children, and another is to evaluate the relationships between serum lipid levels and obesity. Methods...
Case Report
Candida Esophagitis in Infancy-A Report of 3 Cases
Ho Sung Kim, Youn Woo Kim, Jae Geon Sim, Beom Soo Park, Hoan Jong Lee, Joong Gon Kim, Jeong Kee Seo, Je Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(2):269-275.   Published online February 15, 1994
We experienced 3 cases of Candida esophagitis in infancy which were diagnosed by esophageal endoscopy, First case, 10 month-old boy with combined immune deficiency had suffered from oral thrush and poor feeding for more than 4 months. Esophageal endoscopy revealed multiple whitish creamy patches on the friable erythematous and necrotic mucosa of the esophagus, He was firstly treated with amphotericin-B...
Original Article
Chronic Idiopathic Intestinal pseudo-obstrucion Syndrome in Childhood
Jae Geon Sim, Jeong Kee Seo, Kui Won Park, Je Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(11):1583-1595.   Published online November 15, 1993
Chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction syndrome is a clinical condition induced by an impaired function of intestinal motility. Although its clinical symptoms are those of intestinal obstruction, mechanical obstruction of the intestine cannot be found by vigorous studies, even by operative exploration. We have experienced nine cases of chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction syndrome. It will help in diagnosis and treatment of the...
Case Report
Four Case of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Sepsis/Meningitis
Jae Geon Sim, Soon Wha Kim, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(2):275-281.   Published online February 15, 1992
Authors have experienced four cases of neonatal sepsis and meningitis whose organisms were group B streptococci which are thought to be rare causative agent for neonatal sepsis in Korea. Two of four cases were early onset type. Three of them were recovered with antibiotic therapy. One of three alives was found to have mild neurologic sequelae when we examined him...
Original Article
A case of babesiosis in an eight year old Korean boy.
Jae Geon Sim, Hyun Seung Park, Don Hee Ahn, Weon Gyu Kho, Jong Yil Chai
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(10):1417-1421.   Published online October 31, 1991
Authors experienced a case of babesiosis in an eight year old boy just returned from Advijan, Ivory coast, Africa, where he had been for three years. Parasites were identified from blood smears. He was treated with clindamycin and quinine for ten days with good recovery. Brief review followed.
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