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Volume 27(1); Jan 1984
Original Articles
Statistical Observation for Pediatric Inpatients.
Keun Chan Sohn, Sung Sook Cho, Kwang Chan Doh, Yong Choi, Ki Sub Chung, Dong Hyuk Kum, Sung Taek Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):1-8.   Published online January 31, 1984
We observed patients admitted to the department of Pediatrics of 24 general hospitals in Korea during the past five years from Jan. 1976 to Dec. 1980 and classified them, by year & disease according to the International Classification of Disease by W.H.O.(1965 Revision). The results were as follows: 1)The total number of pediatric inpatients was 138,136 with about 10% yearly...
Clinical and Statistical Study of High Risk Infants.
B K Chung, S K Kim, S O Byun, M H Shin, J S Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):9-18.   Published online January 31, 1984
Clinical study was done on 6,588 liveborn infants and 2,644 high risk infants who were born in WMBH during the period of 2 years from June 1980 to May 1982. The following results were obtained: 1)Of 6,588 liveborn infants 2,644, 40,1%, were born associated with high risk factors. The mortality rate was 1.47% in normal newborn infant. 2)High risk factors...
Statistical Analysis of Prognostic Factors in Hyaline Membrane Disease.
Gyoung Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):19-24.   Published online January 31, 1984
Medical records of 53 newborns, who were admitted with H.M.D. to the nursery of Dept, of Pediatrics, Ewha Womans Univ. Hosp, from Jan. 1980 through June 1983, were analyzed. The relationship between the mortality rate and laboratory data, including arterial blood gas analysis obtained within 12 hours after birth were studied in these H.M.D. patients. Significant correlation was found between...
A study on Serum Vitamin E and HDL-Cholesterol Level in Mother and Newborn.
Jae Keun Yoon, Chul Wun Park, Hye Jin Suh, Im Ju Kang, Chung Chul Kim, Tae Ho Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):25-32.   Published online January 31, 1984
A significant redistribution of cholesterol in lipoproteins following ingestion of large doses of vitamin E is documented. Especially vitamin E has been reported to increase serum high density lipoprotein(HDL) cholesterol. The inverse relationship between HDL-cholesterol and risk of develoing coronary disease was well known. Present study was undertaken to determine whether the corelation between vitamin E and HDL-cholesterol was significant in...
Clinical Assessment of Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia and Neonatal Hepatitis.
Chong Ku Yun, Eue Cho Yang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):33-42.   Published online January 31, 1984
A clinical assessment was carried out in 37 cases with Extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) and 35 cases with Neonatal hepatitis (NH), who were admitted to the Dept, of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, during the 30 months from January 1980 to June 1982. The following results were obtained; 1)By sex distribution, 40% of EHBA and 69% of NH...
Diagnostic and Clinical Implications of Echocardiography in Staphylococcal Endocarditis.
Kyu Chul Choi, Hyo Sup Joo, Ook Jung Kang, Kyoo Hwan Rhee, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):43-49.   Published online January 31, 1984
We experienced two cases of staphylococcal infective endocarditis. The echocardiograms showed vegetations at the posterior leaflet of mitral valve and pulmonary arterial end of PDA, respectively. The serial two-dimensional echocardiograms revealed the fate of these vegetations on prolonged antimicrobial therapy. Also we reviewed the literatures.
A Clinical Study of ABO Hemolytic Disease.
Hong Gyu Park, Bu Kwun Chung, Jong Doo Kim, Myung Hi Shin, Ji Sub Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):50-60.   Published online January 31, 1984
Clinical study was made on 125 newborn infants who were suffered from ABO hemolyti(diseases at Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital during the pericd cf 3 years frcm January 1980 to December 1982. The following results were obtained 1)Of 9,805 liveborn delveries, 3,094(31.6%) mothers had 0 type blood group and 1,425 (14.5%) neonates bad ABO inccmpatibility. Of these 125 necnates suffered frcm hemolytic...
The Frequency of HBsAg and HBsAb Positive in Hospitalized Children and Preschool Children in Kindegarten From Busan Area.
Kew Keun Hwang, Won Kyung Kim, Kyung Tae Kim, Jung Hee Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):61-67.   Published online January 31, 1984
The authors evaluated HBsAg and Anti-HBs on 434 cases who were admitted to pediatric ward of St. Benedict Hospital and HBsAg on 656 cases of 6 kindegartens in Busan area from January to April in 1983. The results were as follows. 1)Among 434 cases of hospitalized children (male; 256, female; 178), 24(5.53%) were HBsAg positive and 13(2.98%) were HBsAb positive. 2)Among...
Clinical Significance of Selectivity Index in Nephrotic Syndrome.
Hoan Jong Lee, Hee Jin Kim, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):68-73.   Published online January 31, 1984
Slectivity I nd ices (CIgG/Ctransf erri n) of 114 nephrotic children, who were admitted to the Pediatric ward of SNUH from January, 1979 to December 1982, were, analyzed in relation to pathology, response to steroid treatment and the variability in the individual patients. In Summary 1)83% of MPGN, and 74% of FSGS showed S.I of more than 0.2 while 36%...
Case Reports
Two Cases of Bochdalek Hernia and One Case of Hiatal Hernia.
J H Kwon, C I Lee, S K Park, D H Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):74-78.   Published online January 31, 1984
1)Two cases of Bochdalek hernia were admitted to the department of pediatrics because of coughing and mild dyspnea. The diagnois was established by physical examination, chest Xray, upper G-I series, Barium enema and other special studies. The diaphragmatic defect was corrected successfully by the surgical transthoracic approach method. 2)A 6-month old male infant was admitted to the department of pediatrics because...
A Case of Chronic Atrial Tachycardia Managed with Digoxin and Reserpine.
Young Hee Kim, Young Ju Choi, Sang Il Rhee, Sang Woo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):79-83.   Published online January 31, 1984
An 1 8/12 year old girl had chronic, repetitive left atrial tachycardia and it was unresponsive to usual antiarrythmic drugs. The chief complaints were cyclic lethargy and irritability, occasionally associated with cyanosis and sweating. Her heart rate showed marked variation, depending upon the time of the day and her state of consciousness. ECG showed supraventricular tachycardia with ectopic pace-maker, proposed by...
A Case of Acardius Twin.
Kyung Hyo Kim, Jung Soo Park, Mina Lee, Hye Kyung Lee, Sung Sik Shin, Je G Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):84-88.   Published online January 31, 1984
A case of acardiac twins to a 30 year-old primiparous mother is presented. This case was diagnosed to have this anomaly by ultrasonography at 28 weeks and 33 weeks of gestation. The acardiac monster was delivered as the second twin without any signs of Life. It weighed 2,175 gms and was connected to the placenta by an umbilical cord having...
A Case of Patent Urachus.
Heon Kyung Lee, Ki Tae Kim, Woo Yung Chung, Soon Yong Lee, Yung Sik Park, Yeon Soon Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):89-92.   Published online January 31, 1984
We present a case of patent urachus in a newborn male baby with the symptom of a leakage of urine from the umbilicus. Diagnosis was made radiologically and it was surgically removed successfully. A brief review of related literatures is also presented.
A Case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type II.
Chang Ick Lee, Young Ai Kim, Jung Joo Kim, Dong Hak Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):93-97.   Published online January 31, 1984
Osteogenesis, imperfecta is an inherited disorder of connective tissue characterized by multiple fractures, blue sclerae, progressive deafness, loose jointedness, and skin. We experienced a case of Type I osteogenesis imperfecta in a 2 months old male infant who visited our hospital with chief complaints of generalized growth retardation, blue sclera and frequent fractures and deformities of limbs. With typical manifestation...
Acromesomelic Dysplasia Syndrome.
Hyung Ro Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):98-104.   Published online January 31, 1984
A further case of acromesomelic dysplasia syndrome is reported in a twelve year old Korean boy born on January 15, 1971 at full term. His height was only 99.5 cm. on his visit to the outpatient department. The present case showed disproportionate shortening of the extremities, especially in the forearms, hands, shanks and feet together with most of the reported...
Mitral stenosis Complicated by Pulmonary infarction.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(1):105-108.   Published online January 31, 1984
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