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Volume 28(4); Apr 1985
Original Articles
Zinc and Copper Concentrations in Human Milk.
Hwa Young Kim, Hyun Young Ahn, Young Yoon Choi, Tae Ju Hwang, Chull Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):305-313.   Published online April 30, 1985
Human milk is the most appropriate of all available milks for the human infant since it is uniquely adapted to his or her needs. Zinc and Copper are essential for not only as the constituents of enzymes and their activators, but also growth, development and normal metabolism. Zn and Cu concentrations were observed according to the stage of lactation, parity,...
Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurements in Newborn Infants.
Cook Huh, Soon Bock park, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim, Duk Jin Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):314-324.   Published online April 30, 1985
Neonatal jaundice is probably the most frequently encountered diagnostic and therapeutic problem in the newborn, but its accurate assessment still requires a measurement of the serum bilirubin concentration. To date, repetitive and continuing blood sampling has been the only acceptable methodology available for monitoring the jaundiced newborn infant. This technique serves as a source of discomfort and of serious infection(Lilien...
Clinical Study of Plasma A.V.P Levels in Children with Meningitis.
Jun Gun Kim, Hye Kyung Cho, Mea Young Chung, Dong Hyuck Kum
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):325-329.   Published online April 30, 1985
Plasma A.V.P. levels were determined by radioimmunoassay in 31 children who were hospitalized to Pediatric Department of the Korea General Hospital from June 1984 to August 1984. Among 31 hospitalized children, 21 were meningitis cases as for study group and the rest 10 were URI cases as for control group. Meningitis cases were classified as aseptic meningitis group(16 aseptic meningitis...
The Use of Pedialyte(R) RS(oral electrolyte solution) and Isomil(R) in the Treatment of Nonbacterial Acute Infantile Gastroenteritis.
Keun Soo Lee, Seung Jae Yang, Soo Jee Moon, Hahng Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):330-339.   Published online April 30, 1985
40 Pediatric patients with mild to moderate dehydration due to nonbacterial acute infantile gastroenteritis were admitted to the study. On admission to the hospital, each patient was assigned at random either to the Pedialyte® RS+Isomil®(Group A), or to intravenous fluid+cow's milk-based formula (Group B). Each group consisted of 20 patients. There were no significant differences between the two group as...
Comparative Study on Quantitation of Left to Right Shunts in Ventricular Septal Defect Using Oximetry and Radionuclide Method.
Chang Yee Hong, Jung Yun Choi, Se Won Park, Yong Soo Yun, Chang Soon Koh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):340-344.   Published online April 30, 1985
In 80 children with isolated ventricular septal defect, quantitation of left to right shunts was performed using oximetry and rdionuclide angiocardiography(RNA). The radionuclide angiocardiograms were acquired and analized by a gamma camera interfaced to a digital computer system. Pulmonary to systemic f!ow(Qp/Qs) ratios were calculated by analysis of pulmonary time-activity histograms using a gamma variate model. A comparison of the...
A Study on Echocardiographic Findings of Rheumatic Carditis.
Yong Sub Kim, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):345-342.   Published online April 30, 1985
A clinical study was done about echocardiographic findings of 31 cases of rheumatic carditis among 56 cases of rheumatic fever admitted to Pediatric Department of Busan National University Hospital from July, 1982 for 2 years. The following results were obtained: 1)The incidence of rheumatic carditis was 55.4% among rheumatic fever and the peak age was 12~13 years old and the...
Clinico-pathologic Study Glumerulonephritis with Crescents in 25% or more of Glomeruli in Children.
Hoan Jong Lee, Kwang Wook Ko
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):353-371.   Published online April 30, 1985
We experienced 17 pediatric patients of glomerulonephritis with crescents in 25% or more of glomeruli, who were admitted to Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital, from Jan. ’79 to Dec. ’84. A review of clinical and pathologic findings revealed as follows; 1)The 17 patients were 10 cases of Henoch-Schdnlein nephritis, 3 cases of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome which were due...
The Statistical Studies on the Emergency Room Patients under the 15 Years of age.
Jung Mo Ryu, Chi Ho Yoon, Soon Hee Chio, Kyu Geun Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):372-377.   Published online April 30, 1985
The studies were carried out to analyze the emergency patients visited to the emergency room of the Eul Ji General Hospital under the 15 years during the 15 years during the three years from Mar., 1981 to Feb” 1984. The results were obtained as below; 1)During the 3 years period, the total number of emergency patients under the 15 years of...
Clinical Studies on Congenital Malformation.
Jung Hwan Choi, Hun Jong Chung, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):378-385.   Published online April 30, 1985
Although pediatrics has been advanced progressively in the past years, congenital malformations are known as a major cause of neonatal death. In spite of every efforts of pediatricians and obstetricians to exclude the possible factors of congenital malformations by antenatal care, the general incidence of congenital malformations has not been decreased yet. So, we surveyed the incidence of congenital malformations...
A Case Report of Ventricular Septal Defect and Aortic Valve Insufficiency Occurred in Siblings.
K H Kim, S S Kim, J H Sul, S K Lee, D S Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):386-389.   Published online April 30, 1985
The occurrence of congenital heart disease can be explained by genetic or environmental aspects. But these factors act separately only in about 10% and most of all, which reaches up to 90%, are inherited by the pattern of multifactorial inheritance, in which there is an underlying genetic predisition, usually produced by the small effects of many genes interacting with an...
Case Reports
A Case of Acute Megakaryoblastic Leukemia.
Hye Sun Jung, Ha Baik Lee, Hahng Lee, Chong Moo Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):390-395.   Published online April 30, 1985
Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia in a very rare type of leukemia characterized by megakaryoblatic proliferation and organ infiltration without proliferation of other marrow elements. The authors experienced a case of acute megakaryoblastic leukemia in a 3 9/12 year-old female patient on admission. Acute leukemia was suspected because blast cells were found in peripheral blood smear, and there was hepatosplenomegaly. Bone marrow...
A case of Incontinentia Pigmenti.
Hyun Mo Koo, Chun Dong Kim, Byung Ryul Choi, Han Gu Moon, Yong Hoon Park, Jin Gon Jun, Jeong Ok Hah
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):396-399.   Published online April 30, 1985
A case of Incontinentia pigmenti, Bloch-Sulzberger type, is presented with the review of related literatures. One month old female infant was admitted with irregular, grouped vesicobullous lesion on the whole body especially on the trunk and extremities which have been persistent since birth. No familial traits were noted. Diagnosis was made by the characteristic clinical and laboratory and histopathologic:findings
One Case of Pendred Syndrome.
D.H. Song, C.S. Son, J.W. Lee, S.K. Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):400-404.   Published online April 30, 1985
We presented one case of Pendred syndrome who had characteristic sporadic goiter and deafmutism, in 12 years old boy. A review of related literatures was made.
A Case of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome.
Seon Ock Khang, Jung Hee Lee, In Joon Seol, Gwi Jong Choi, Keun Soo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):405-410.   Published online April 30, 1985
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is a rare genetic disease of unknown etiology with some features suggestive of accelerated aging. Patients with this disorder are usually of average intelligence and appear clinically normal at birth. However, in early childhood they develop severe growth retardation and a senescent phenotype, including balding, aged-appe-aring skin, generalized atherosclerosis, and strokes. They die prematurely as a result...
Mediastinal Tuberculosis.
Kwang Wook Ko, Je Geun Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1985;28(4):411-411.   Published online April 30, 1985
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