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Original Article
Compliance with Anticonvulsant Therapy in Epileptic Children
Young Hwan Choi, Ki Sik Min, Jong Wan Kim, Ki Yang Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(11):1553-1558.   Published online November 15, 1998
Purpose : Good compliance with an anticonvulsant medication regimen is essential for the successful management of epilepsy. However, pediatric compliance with anticonvulsant therapy did not well be studied. The aim of this study was to identify the following key in noncompliance in pediatric out patients receiving anticonvulsant therapy determining factors. Methods : Eighty-one epileptic outpatients under fifteen years of age with...
A Study for Causes of Death in Korean Children
Ha Baik Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Young Yull Koh, Jong Wan Kim, Young Jin Hong, Nam Su Kim, Myung Ik Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(8):1047-1059.   Published online August 15, 1998
Purpose : Analyzing of the causes of childhood death will provide us with the basis to understand prevalent diseases and to make the best possible health plan according to the studies. The National Statistical Office(NSO) of Korea has released an annual report of nationwide death. However, it could have underestimated the death toll of children because of delayed or missing...
Case Report
Abstract= A Case of Right Coronary Arterial Occlusion with Normal Electrocardiogram in Atypical Kawasaki Diseases
Yoon Kyung Lee, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(3):411-416.   Published online March 15, 1996
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile illness of unknown etiology that occurs predominantly in infants and early childhood. It had aroused intense interest because of the sequelae of coronary arteritis accompanied by coronary artery aneurysms and thrombotic occlusion, which may lead to ischemic heart disease or sudden death. Atypical Kawasaki disease is coined to describe patients who have coronary abnormalities,...
Original Article
Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) in Neurologic Disorders of Children
Jin Hee Yun, Jae Guk Cha, Ki Sic Min, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo, Ho Chul Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(8):1132-1140.   Published online August 15, 1995
Purpose : This study was performed to be helpful in early diagnosis and treatment of the children with neurologic disorders. Methods : One hundred and eighty-five pediatric patients with neurologic disorder were studied from May 1991 to March 1994, ranging in age from neonate to 15 years old. All patients were imaged with MRI. We observed age and sex distribution, frequency...
Prophylactic Effect of Diazepam to Prevent Recurrent Febrile Seiz
Seung Eun Choi, Ki Sik Min, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(5):685-691.   Published online May 15, 1995
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to investigate efficacy of shortterm diazepam prophylaxis in recurrent febrile seizure. Methods : A total of 107 children admitted to the department of pediatrics, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Ballym University from 1 July 1991 to 31 December 1992, with their first or recurrent febrile seizures(one or two times), were entered in the study,...
Case Report
A Case of Congenital Pericardial Defect
Byoung Chan Lee, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(2):271-274.   Published online February 15, 1995
Congenital absence of the pericardium is thought to be uncommon. There are two types, complete and partial, of different clinical features. Complete type is innocuous but partial type is potentially fatal due to herniation. This case was referred for an unusual appearance of chest radiograph taken after admissio n for bronchopneumoia without any cardiac symptoms. Plain chest radiograph showed an unusual...
A Case of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
Moon Young Song, Jong Wan Kim, Joon Sung Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(10):1457-1462.   Published online October 15, 1994
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare disorder of unknown etiology characterized by protein losing enteropathy, peripheral eosinophilia and iron deficiency anemia secondary to gastrointestinal blood loss. It is often accompanied by signs of systemic allergy. This case of a 26-month-old male patient who developed scrotal edema and diarrhea for a month had peripheral eosinophilia ranged from 24 to 32% of total leukocyte,...
A Case of Vascular Sling
Jong Hyun Kim, Moon Soo Han, Jong Wan Kim, Joon Sung Lee, Hak Hee Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(7):1034-1038.   Published online July 15, 1993
Pulmonary artery sling is an uncommon and potentially lethal vascular anomaly that can produce airway obstruction. Despite the availibility of a corrective operation, the mortality rate remains very high due to the high incidence of associated obstructive anomalies of the tracheobronchial tree. We experienced a 70-day-old male infant who was admitted to our unit because of sudden dyspnea, cyanosis, coarse...
A Case of Congenital Pelger-Huet Anomaly
Soo Jung Lee, Young Yoo Kim, Seung Won Kang, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Ho Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(11):1578-1583.   Published online November 15, 1992
Congenital Pelger-Huet anomaly is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by incomplete nuclear segmentation of neutrophils without functional disturbance. The morphology of these mature but hyposegmented neutrophils may be confused with that of immature neutrophils (bands), thereby suggesting bacterial infection. We experienced a case of congenital Pelger-Huët anomaly on routine hematologic examination in a 7-year old boy who was admitted because of...
A Case of Right Lung Agenesis
Seung Hyun Seo, Yu Sub Shin, Ki Sik Min, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(3):428-433.   Published online March 15, 1992
Lung agenesis is the very rare disease which is defined as total absence of the pulmonary parenchyma, its vascular supporting structure, and bronchi beyond the carina. In many cases, there are coexisting anomalies involving the skeletal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary systems. Also, severe respiratory infections are common in infancy and may lead to pneumonia and death. When associated anomalies are...
A Case of Broad QRS Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia That is Difficult to Differentiate from Ventricular Tachycardia
Hung Ki Min, Hyun Hi Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(2):257-262.   Published online February 15, 1992
A narrow QRS paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is a common dysrrhythmia and medical emergency in childhood. We experienced a case of broad QRS type paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia which was induced by transesophageal pacing technique and the morphology of the QRS complex was similar to that of ventricular tachycardia. So, We report this with a brief review and its related literatures.
Original Article
Clincal Observations on Human Rotavirus (HRV) Gastroenteritis
Seung Ryong Han, Seung Hyun Seo, Ki Sik Min, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(2):226-233.   Published online February 15, 1992
Clinical observations were made on 787 patients who were admitted to pediatric department of Kangdong Sacred Heart hospital because of watery diarrhea and vomiting between Jan. 1987 and Dec, 1989. ELISA study was done to detect HRV antigen for all patients. The results were as follows : 1) HRV antigen was detected in 492 patients (62.5%) by ELISA among 787 patients with watery...
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 Clinical Study of Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis.
Kwang Sun Park, Young Ki Park, Jong Wan Kim, Chang Kyu Oh, Mahn Kyoo Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1989;32(1):27-33.   Published online January 31, 1989
We experienced 23 patients with congential hypertrophic pyloric stenosis from Dec. 1978 to Aug. 1987 The age and sex distribution, family and birth history, clinical symptoms with prognosis etc. were reviewed. The results were as follows. 1) Most of the patients (20 cases, 87%) represented symptoms within 6 weeks of age. 2) Male was predominated than female by the ratio of 19:4. 3) The first baby was...
Clinical Review of Tuberculous Meningitis in Children.
Hyung Kook Kim, Mi Aie Han, Jong Wan Kim, Chang Kyu Oh, Mahn Kyoo Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(7):892-900.   Published online July 31, 1988
147 Cases of tuberculous meningitis who were admitted to the pediatric department of St. PauFs Hospital, Catholic University Medical College from Jan. 1972 to Dec. 1985 were reviewed clinically. The results were as follows 1) The sex ratio, male to female was 1.2:1 2) The age incidence was highest under the age of 1 and 84.4% of the petients were under the age of 6 years. 3) The seasonal...
Doppler Echocardiographic Determination of the Time of Ductal Closure in Normal Newborn Infants.
Dong Joo Na, Hyung Kook Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Sang Min seong, Kyong Su Lee, In Soo Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(6):747-753.   Published online June 30, 1988
Pulsed Doppler echocardiography, a sensitive and specific non-invasive method enabled the various congenital and acquired heart diseases to be detected sine 1970,s For determining the time of functional closure of ductus arteriosus, 30 normal newborn infants were examined by pulsed wave Doppler (PWD) from March 1 to April 30, 1987, in Holy Family Hospital, Catholic Medical Center. A PDA was diagnosed when abnormal diastolic ductal...
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...
Case Report
A Case of Patent Urachus.
Jong Wan Kim, Hack Ki Kim, Chung Sik Chun, Chang Kyu Oh, Mahn Kyoo Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(3):295-299.   Published online March 31, 1982
Pateat urachus is a uncommon disease and it has a good prognosis if there is no combired major anomaly and evidence of malignancy. This paper presents one case of patent urachus which was found and removed surgically during the neonatal period. A brief review of related literatures is also presented.
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