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Volume 27(7); Jul 1984
Original Articles
Statistical Analysis for In-Patients and Mortality Rate.
Eui Hyung Kim, Suk Jung Chang, Jae Sook Ma
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):639-647.   Published online July 31, 1984
Statistical analysis for in-patients and mortality rate in the Ped. Dep. of Chonnam University Hospital was carried out during the 5 years from Jan. 1976 to Dec. 1980. The following results were observed. 1)Total number of admission was 7,119, including 4,712 male and 2,407 female and male to female ratio was 1.96 : 1. 2)Pediatric patients were consisted of 13.8%...
Follow Up Study of the Low Birth Weight Infants Less than Birth Weight 1,500 grams.
Hyun Sook Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):648-657.   Published online July 31, 1984
The growth and development of very low birth weight infants was evaluated in 92 of 114 survivors out of 384 babies weighing less than 1,500 grams who were born from January 1976 to December 1979 in Il-Sin Hospital. The mean birth weight and gestional age were 1,378±15.2 grams and 31±0.6 wks. Apgar score 5 or more at five minutes were...
Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy with 99mTc-DISIDA in the Evaluation of Neonatal Jaundice.
Kwang Soo Hwang, Sae Jin Lee, Kyung Sook Cho, Chong Dae Cho, Bok Hwan Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):664-672.   Published online July 31, 1984
Hepatobiliary scintigraphy with 99mTc-DISIDA was used to evaluate neonates with direct hyperbilirubinemia who were admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Maryknoll hospital, between May 1981 and Jun. 1983. 1)Total number of patients were 10, boys to girls ratio was 4:1, and age distribution ranging from 9 to 200 days of age. 2)Initial studies of the seven patients intrahepatic cholestasis showed definite...
The Incidence of Undescended Testes at Birth.
Chong Koo Chong, Wan Chol So, Byong Lyol Lee, E Boong Kwon, Sung Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):673-677.   Published online July 31, 1984
We examined 1,226 male neonates in order to discover how often the testicle was undescended at birth during the 18months period from Mar. 1982 through Aug. 1983. The following results were obtained: 1)We found undescended testes in 124(10.1%) of them. 2)In babies of less than 37 weeks gestation the incidence was 39.4% whereas in those of 37 weeks or more...
Selective Immunoglobulin G Deficiency in a Patient with Extensive Bilateral Pneumonia.
Beyoung Hai Ahn, Nam Su Kim, E Boong Kwon, Chong Ku Yun, Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):678-684.   Published online July 31, 1984
Laboratory and Clinical Study of Ceftizoxime Sodium (Epocelin(R)) in Infections of the Pediatric Age Group.
Keun Soo Lee, Hahng Lee, Jeh Hoon Shin, Kook Young Meng, Dae Keun Kim, Choon Won Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):685-701.   Published online July 31, 1984
An in-vitro sensitivity of Ceftizoxime sodium (CZX), a third generation Cephalosporin, using Epocelin® (a product of Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Central Laboratory, Japan), was studied against various bacterial strains isolated from the children with infections hospitalized on the pediatric ward of Hanyang University Hospital during the period from February, 1983 up to June, 1983. And therapeutic responses were observed in 26 pediatric...
A Clinical Observation on Isolated Ventricular Septal Defect In Children.
Chang Ho Lee, Kwang Do Lee, Sang Bum Lee, Ja Hoon Koo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):702-710.   Published online July 31, 1984
A clinical study was done an 39 cases of isolated VSD who had been admitted to the Pediatric Department of Kyungpook National University Hospital, and and confirmed by cardiac catheterization during the period from January 1975 to May 1983. The results were as follows; Out of 77 cases of congenital heart disease underwent cardiac catheterization, 39 cases were isolated VSD,...
A Study of Frequency in Malignant Tumors of Children.
Myung Ho Lee, Seong Ja Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):711-717.   Published online July 31, 1984
We obtained following results by analysis of 355 cases of malignant tumors in patients under 15 years of age who were admitted to the Chonju Presbyterian Medical Center from January 1971 to December 1982. The diagnosis was confirmed by pathologic studies. 1)The most common malignant tumor was leukemia(44.9%). The next in order were lymphoma (14.9%), brain tumor(7. 0%), Wilms tumor(7.0%),...
Role of Lumbar Puncture in Children with First Febrile Convulsion.
Kyu Chul Choi, Byoung Soo Cho, Sa Jun Chung, Yong Mook Choi, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):718-724.   Published online July 31, 1984
To assess the role of lumbar puncture in the children with their first febrile convulsion, the results of lumbar puncture in 154 children for a 3-year period were reviewed. In the frequency of the causes of febrile convulsion, meningitis and encephalitis were the most common (34.4%) and upper respiratory tract infection was the next(26.0%). The comparison and observations between the...
A Clinicoelectroencephalographic Study of Febrile Convulsion in Childhood.
Kwang Shim, Ook Jung Kang, Sa Jun Chung, Chang Il Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):725-732.   Published online July 31, 1984
This study was attempted to reveal the clinical and electrcencephalcgraphic findings of febrile convulsion in children. The subjects were 236 cases, from 6 mos. of age to 15 years of age, who visited to Kyung Hee University Hospital and were diagnosed as febrile convulsion between Jan. 1978 and Aug. 1983. They were classified into 2 categories; simple febrile convulsion (SFC)...
Case Reports
A Case of Renal Tuberculosis in a Child.
Min Young Cha, Se Yun Eun, Chong Guk Lee, Sang Il Lee, Sang Woo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):733-737.   Published online July 31, 1984
We reported a case of renal tuberculosis in a 10-yr-old male child. He had complaints of dysuria and urinary frequency which were not improved through anappropriate antibiotics medication for 6 months. The diagnosis was confirmed by Ziehl-Neelson staining of urinary sedimentwas, I.V.P. and cystoscopy. A brief review of literatures was presented.
Progressive Muscular Dystrophy.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1984;27(7):738-740.   Published online July 31, 1984
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