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Volume 20(2); Feb 1977
Recent Trend in Chemotherapy for Pulmonary Tyberculosis
Won Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):83-86.   Published online February 28, 1977
Numerous problems has not been solved in the field of pulmonary tuberculosis, especially in chemotherapy. There has been many turning points in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis such as; introduction of streptomycin, combination therapy, isoniazid single therapy, intermittent chemotherapy, and recent short-term chemotherapy. It is very important to know about individual drugs for the better chemotherapy. So a review has...
Original Articles
Follow-up Study of 104 Cases of Blood Exchange Transfusion for Hyperbilirubinemia.
Deok Woong Lee, kwang Seob Lee, Heung Kyu Kim, Ki Bok Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):92-99.   Published online February 28, 1977
A study was made of 104cases of neonatal hyperbiliruinemia receiving blood exchange transfusion at Kwangju Christian Hospital from January 1969 to December 1975, with the following results: 1. 52 patients(50%) returned for follow-up, 9 patients(8.7%) had died, and 43 patients(41.3%) did not return. 2. Of the 52 patients returning, developmental status was studied by D.D.S.T. 43 patients(82.7%) had normal development,...
The Incidence of Genetic Disease among Pediatric in-patients in a University Hospital.
Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):100-105.   Published online February 28, 1977
The frequency of genetic disease among in-patients of Pediatric department, Seoul National University Hospital during two-year period from January 1972 to December 1973 was surveyed. A total of 1,413 admission records which included all but two-hundred sixteen patients whose records failed to specify primary diagnosis were subjected for present study. Primary diagnoses were classified into following seven categories: single-gene disorders,...
Study of the Serum Levels of Immunoglobulins in Normal Children.
Sung Won Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):106-114.   Published online February 28, 1977
The concentrations of three immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA, and IgM) were studied in sera of 307 healthy children from the age of one month to 16 years. The method used was a single radial immunodiffusion technique, with the use of commercially available antibody agar plates. The results obtained were compared with those found in umbilical cord sera and with the average...
A Study of the Growth and Development of the Infants Participated in Kyungpook Well-Baby Contest.
Jin Gon Jun, Jong Hwan Kim, Doo Hong Ahn, Chung Hun Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):115-125.   Published online February 28, 1977
Yearly Well-Baby Contest has been held in order to recognize the importance pf the childanjx growth and development. The total number of the infants (6 months to 24 months) who participated in this Kyungpook regional contest, held on April 1976, were 149 comprising 130 infant boys and 19 infant girls. After throughful investigation of the several important parameters including their...
Case Reports
A Case of Congenital Cretinism.
Kwang Kun Hwang, Tae Ho Lee, Chung In Cha, Kew Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):126-135.   Published online February 28, 1977
A case of congenital hypothyroidism in 7 month old infant was presented. This baby was admitted because of growth retardation, feeding difficulties, and constipation. We diagnosed this case by clinical features as well as thyroid scintigram, X-ray survey for bone age and skeletal maturation and biochemical studies. The patient was treated with desiccated thyroid, but was died of intercurrent infection...
Two Cases of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Common Bile Duct.
Jin Bok Song, Kwang Kun Hwang, Chung In Cha, Kew Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):136-143.   Published online February 28, 1977
Choledochal cyst, or cystic dilatation of the common bile duct, is generally considered to be an uncommon indiopathic congenital condition that may produce symptoms in infancy but more of ten is discovered at some time during the first two decades of life. Female patients have outnumbered males 3 or 5 to1, and almost cases reported by many authors had more...
A Case of Congenital Biliary Atresia.
S J Kang, M S Shin, D K Kim, Y C Tockgo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(2):144-147.   Published online February 28, 1977
Congenital biliary atresia is one of rare congenital anomaly of gastrointestinal tract which must be differentiated from neonatal hepatitis. We were experienced congenital biliary atresia was confirmed by surgical exploration, liver biopsy and cholangiography in 2 month-old female infant who was admitted with chief complained of persistent jaundice. Review of literature were also made briefly.
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