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Two Cases of Congenital Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia in Infancy
Ji Yeon Hong, Kih Yeon Song, Woo Ki Lee, Kwang Woo Kim, Jong Gon Ha, Soon Ok Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(12):1613-1620.   Published online December 15, 2000
Herniation of the stomach through the esophageal hiatus into the posterior mediastinum is a commom affliction of humans. The incidence of hiatal hernia is difficult to determine because of the absence of symptoms in a large number of patients. Hiatal hernias are classified into two major types; type I sliding hiatal hernia and type II paraesophageal hiatal hernia. Sliding hernia...
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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...
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A Case of Mesenchymal Hamartoma
Ki Chang Lee, Chan Jung Park, Woo Ki Lee, Kwang Woo Kim, Chang Ho Cho, Kwang Wha Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(1):125-128.   Published online January 15, 1998
An one-day-old female patient was admitted due to marked abdominal distension, cyanosis, right upper quadrant mass, and respiratory failure since birth. We applied ventilator and supportive care immediatly. However, 4 days later, she was dead due to respiratory failure and hemorragic complication. The radiographic finding showed a huge intra-abdominal mass anterior to the intestine. Autopsy findings showed a huge single cystic tumor in the...
A Case of Dandy-Walker Syndrome with Chromosomal Abnormality
Hyui Sung Chang, Seok Kyu Lee, Gi Chung Lee, Woo Ki Lee, Kwang Woo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(12):1784-1788.   Published online December 15, 1994
The Dandy-Walker syndrome is a developmental disorders of the brain characterized by cystic defromity of the 4th ventricle and agensis of the cerebellar vermis. Other systemic anomalies and chromosomal abnormalities are associated with this syndrome. We are experienced a case in a 9 months old male infant who presented initially with frequent vomiting, low birth weight, On the physical examination, a...
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A case of transient myeloproliferative disorder in Down's syndrome.
Dong Uk Kim, Woo Ki Lee, Eung Won Park, Kwang Woo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(12):1740-1744.   Published online December 31, 1991
Transient myeloproliferative disorder has been reported in infants with Down’s syndrome. This disorder is clinically and hematologically indistinguishable from congenital leukemia. In contrast to congenital leukemia, complete clinical and hematological recovery occurs within weeks to months of diagnosis without antileukemic treatment. We experienced a case of Transient myeloproliferative disorder with Down’s syndrome. This 4-day-old female neonate showed jaundice, hepatomegaly, fever, dyspnea, mongoloid face and congenital heart...
Incidence of Exercise-Induced Asthma in One Elementary School Children.
Eung Won Park, Dong Uk Kim, Won Ho Choi, Kwang Woo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1990;33(11):1557-1561.   Published online November 30, 1990
This study was conducted to find out the incidence of exercise-induced asthma in pediatric population at Pohang in Korea. We selected an elementary school near pohang. The total number of the elementary school children except who was ill at that time, was 631. They all took pulmonary function test with Wright’s Peak Flow Meter before and after exercise. The study was done from 21st...
Case Report
Congenital Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
Kwang Woo Kim, Kyung Suk Choi, Jung Woo Kim, Dong Hak Shin, Seockil Zeon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(11):1150-1154.   Published online November 30, 1982
We have experienced four cases of congenital esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal ■fistula during the period of 3 years from Mar, 1979 to Sep. 1981, who were hospitalized at Dong San Hospital. The diagnosis was confirmed by esophagography, operation and autopsy. All four cases had upper blind pouch and lower tracheoesophageal fistula. Combined anomalities were aberrent subclavian artery, imperporated anus, estopic anus, hemivertebrae, polydactyly. Only one of four...
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Prevalence of Australia Antigen and Antibody in Pediatric Age Group.
Kwang Woo Kim, Su Young Kim, Jung Joo Kim, Dong Hak Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(5):445-452.   Published online May 31, 1982
Research study of Hepatitis B infection has been much advanced recently and the incidence of the Hepatitis B infection, such as acute viral hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis, chronic persistant hepatitis, acute fulminating hepatitis and carrier states are increasing significantly. The authors evaluated HBsAg and AntiHBs in the child age group and the results are summarized as follows: Of 271 children...
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