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Volume 20(7); Jul 1977
Original Articles
Clinical Observations of Pediatric Inpatients: Morbidity and Mortality.
Kyu Deok Shin, Byung Koo Kang, Mahn Kyoo Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):507-515.   Published online July 31, 1977
This paper represents the clinical observations including the causes of admission and of deaths in pediatric age admitted during Jan. 1971 to Dec. 1975, into the pediatric ward of St. Paul's Hospital, Catholic Medical College located in the east zone of Seoul, covering the middle socio-economical classes in the regional and suburban populations. The results obtained were as follows: 1....
Perinata Mortality Rate: III Comparaative Studies Among 3-Hospitals.
Dong Gwan Han, Kyung Sook Park, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):516-525.   Published online July 31, 1977
For 3 yearss from Jan. 1970 through Dec. 1972, there were 11,336 Korean single births who were delivered at Severance, Chonju Presbyterian and Wonju Christian Hospitalss. The perinatal mortality rates were calculated at fetal deaths of20 or more weeks gestation plus neonatal deaths under 28days after births. We made a comparative studies of perinatal mortality, neonatal mortality and fetal deaths...
Perinatal Mortality rates: IV. A Practical Classification of Infants by Birth weight and Gestational Age.
Dong Gwan Han, Hyo Kyu Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):526-531.   Published online July 31, 1977
There were 544 perinatal deaths out of 11,336 single births who were delivered at Severance, Chonju Presbyterian and Wonju Christian Hospitals. The Perinatal mortality rates were calculated at fetal deaths of 20 or more weeks?gestation plus neonatal deaths under 28 days after birth. We made a comparative studies of classification about the perinatal and neonatal mortality reports on the literatures....
Clinical Observation for Low-Birth-Weight Infant.
Soo Dong Nam, In Bok Lee, Houng Ki Kim, Hong Chae lee, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):532-539.   Published online July 31, 1977
We took clinical observation for low-birth-weight infant who had been delivered at Chosun University Hospital during the last 4 years from July, 1972 to June, 1976. The results obtained were as follows; 1) High incidence of low-birth-weight infant was found in group of gestational period, 31-33 weeks and birth weith, 1501~1750 gm . and those were 16 cases. 2) The...
Duchenne Type Muscular Dystrophy Occuring in 3 Brothers.
Young Chul Moon, Hwan Jong Kim, Kyu Cha Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):540-544.   Published online July 31, 1977
We were experienced Duchenne type muscular dystrophy occuring in 3 brothers among 6 siblings. In all cases, the clinical symtoms were started at about 6 years old age, And diagnosis was easily confirmed by clinical symptoms and laboratory examination with muscle biopsy. We report with brief review of the literature.
Case Reports
A Case of Progressive Muscular Dystrophy ( Duchenne type ).
Kyong Kyun Shin, Pil Rae Chung, Seoc Koo Bai, Jong Soo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):545-548.   Published online July 31, 1977
The authors have experienced a case of Duchenne type of progressive muscular dystrophy in a 9 year old boy who was presented with significantly increased serum enzymes related to this disedase and musle biopsy findings compatible with muscular dystrophy, reported with review of literatures concerned.
Three Cases of Diabetes Insipidus.
Gwi Jong Choi, Young Sil Rhee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):549-554.   Published online July 31, 1977
We report three cases of Diabetes insipidus which charactrized by the polyuria and polydipsia. All of the three cases well controlled with oral addministration of chlorpropamide. Two cases were idiopathic and the other was suspected pituitary tumor. A briet review of literature was made.
Mediastinal Teratoma in Infancy.
Mahn Kyoo Yang, Byung Koo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1977;20(7):555-560.   Published online July 31, 1977
Authors experienced a case of a huge intrathoracic teratoma in the right uppet mediastinum in male 7 months of age who had dyspnes of 1 month of duration, which was aggravated with cough and fever, and cyanosis 2 days prior to admission. He was relieved dramatically by open chest surgery, resecting the tumor measured 8X5X5 cm. The review of literatures...
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