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Volume 20(5); May 1977
Original Articles
A Statistical Study of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight.
Soon Il Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):347-356.   Published online May 31, 1977
Until 1961, the term premature infants?had been arbitrarily appiled to all small newborn infants(birth weight less than 2,500gm). This term tends to obscure the influence of other factors on the duration of gestation. In 1961, the Expert Committee on Maternal and Child health of the W.H.O. urges what the concept of ptrmaturity in the defiinition should give way of that...
A statistical Observation on Growth Pattern of Low birth Weight infants.
Jung In Shin, Sang Hyup Kim, Chong Ku Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):357-364.   Published online May 31, 1977
The author have statistically observed growth pattern of LBW infants born at NMC obstetric ward for 4 years form Jan. 1972 rtrough Dec, 1975. LBW infants were divided ino 2 groups, preterm and small-for-date infants and compared with normal full-term delivered infants group for height and weight. Following results were obtained 1) As compared with NFD infants group, preterm infants...
Clinical and Statistical Observations on Neonates.
Jong Hwan Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):365-376.   Published online May 31, 1977
Clinical and statistical observations were performed on 744 cases of meonates which were admitted in the nursery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, during the 3 years from January 1973 to December 1975. The results were as following : 1) Sex ratio of male to female was 1.02:1. 2) The mortality rate of neonates was 19.1 per 1000 neonates, and the majority...
Clinical Observations On Neonatal Tetanus.
Kun Soo Lee, Kwang Tae Chung, Jong Hwan Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):377-383.   Published online May 31, 1977
Total 114 cases of the patients of nenatal tetanus were clinically evaluated who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Kyungpook National University hospital from Jan. 1967 to Aug. 1976. The results were as follows; 1. The unmber of patients yearly means were about 12 cases whics was 2.7% of total admitted patients of Pediatrics. 2. There was revealed the...
Case Reports
Clinical Review of Neonatal Tetanus (104 cases)(1960 -1975).
Suk Kyor Cha
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):384-392.   Published online May 31, 1977
Neonatal tetanus is still one of the serious problems in Korea because of its relatively high incidence. The incidence of neonatal tetanus has not changed during the past 16 years, and the motality rate is still high even with newer methods of treatment. This paper reviewed the epidemiological aspects and clinical courses of 104 cases of neonatal tetanus treated during...
A Case of Mesenteric Lipoma.
Young Hoon Ahn, Tae Yeul Ma, Jae Seung Lee, Sun Huh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):393-395.   Published online May 31, 1977
The mesenteric lipoma is rare in chilcren. A 2 years and 8 months old female child was admitted to department of Pediatrics in Inchon Christian Hospital on the 17 th Dec., 1974, because of abdominal distention and dyspnea. Operation revealed a soft yellowish mass, measuring 25x23x19cm. In size and 4,000gm. In weight. The pathologic diagnosis confirmed lipoma of the mesentery....
A Case Report of Chylous Aseites.
Gwi Jong Choi, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(5):396-398.   Published online May 31, 1977
The authors experienced a case of chylous ascites, who was 2-year-old male child. Clinical study and review of literature were made briefly.
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