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Volume 21(12); Dec 1978
Original Articles
The Relationship between Creatinine Clearance and Height in Korean Children.
Sung Hee Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1103-1109.   Published online December 31, 1978
The estimation of glomeruIar filtration rate is of central importance in assessment of renal function. Especial1y, simple and rayid method to estimate glomerular filtration rate is necessary in chiIdren. Examples of its application include the adjustment of dosage of drugs such as digoxin, kanamycin, gentamycin, which are mainly excreted by the kidney, and monitoring of gross change in renal function...
Clinical observation on subacute bacterial endocarditis with emphasis on pulmonary perfusion scan in the diagnosis of pulmonary infarction.
Byong Kwan Son, Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1110-1115.   Published online December 31, 1978
Total thirteen cases of subacute bacterial endocarditis were seen at the Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University hospital from January 1971 to September 1978. Among them, twelve patients' medical records were analyzed for clinical data and particular attention was given on the usefulness of pulmonary perfusion scan in the diagnosis of pulmonary infarction, which is the one of the frequent...
Peptic ulcer in childhood.
Kye Tai Kim, Jung Woo Suk, Sung Sook Park, Esook Oh, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1116-1124.   Published online December 31, 1978
Peptic ulcer disease in children presents an interesting and sometimes difficult problem to the clinicians. Since the incidence is quite small in children, only small collected series have been reported in the literature. With the improvement of diagnostic aids (particularly radiologic equipments and greater attention paid by clinicians, peptic ulcers have been detected with increasing frequency. However, there is a...
A clinicostatistical study of renal diseases in childhood.
C G Lee, H J Lee, H S Ahn, Y Choi, K W Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1125-1137.   Published online December 31, 1978
A clinicostatistical study was done on 282 cases of renal diseases which were admitted in the pediatric ward of S.N.U.H., during the 5 years from Jan. 1973 to Dec. 1977. The results were as follows. 1. During the 5 years, 282 cases of renal diseases were observed, which represents about 7.3% of total 3840 admitted cases during the same period....
Hypocalcemia in Infancy.
Hee Sook Kim, Byung Kil Cheun, Ji Sub Oh, Chin Moo Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1138-1146.   Published online December 31, 1978
23 cases of infantile hypocalcemia which were admitted to the pediatric department of Daegy Presbyterian Hospital during the past 2 years from August 1975 throght July 1977 were clinically evaluated. The results were as follows: 1) The age distribution was ranging from one day to six months with 19 cases(82.6%) of newborn under the 1 month of age and sex...
A Clinical Observation on Empema in Children.
J W Moon, K I Kwon, I K Paik, C M Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1147-1153.   Published online December 31, 1978
This is the report of clinical observation on seventy-four cases of pediatric empyema which were admitted to the Pediatric Department of Presbyterian Hospital, Daegu, Korea during the period of Jan. 1966 through May 1976. The following results were obtained. 1. Annual incidence showed no spacific prevalence. Highest seasonal incidence was in spring and winter(71.5%). 1-3 years old group was most...
Case Reports
2 Cases of Fatal Neurological Complications Following D.P.T. Vaccination.
Chul Ho Kim, Kyung Hee Yoo, Myung Hi Shin, Jong Young Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1154-1158.   Published online December 31, 1978
2 cases of fatal neurological complications following D.P.T. vaccination were presented with a brief review of literature. One case was a 6 mo. Old baby who developed symptoms 5 hrs. after his. 3rd D.P.T. inoculation and expired about 29 hrs. after vaccination. The other case was 5 mo. Old male who developed symptom 3 2/1 days after his 2nd D.P.T....
One Case of Crossed Renal Ectopia with Fusion.
Tae Myung Kim, Taek Sae Lee, Ki Chang Han, Young Hae park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1159-1162.   Published online December 31, 1978
One of the rarest anomalies of the urinary tract is crossed renal ectopia. In Crossed Renal Ectopia, the kidney may be fused or unfused. The fused type is more common. The Diagnosis is made by a combination of urologic and radiologic technics including intravenous pyelography, Cytoscopic examination, retrograde pyelography and retroperitoneal air insufflation. The treatment of renal ectopia without fusion...
A Case of Autonephrectomized Tuberculosis of Right Kidney.
Hae Jin Rhee, Sung Yong Ha
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1978;21(12):1163-1172.   Published online December 31, 1978
A case of autonephrectomized tuberculosis of right kidney in 14-year old boy, complaining of abdominal pain, fever, and fist sized mass in right upper abdomen was reported with a brief review of the related literature.
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