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Volume 29(1); Jan 1986
Original Articles
A Comparative study of Sulbactam/Ampicillin vs Ampicillin/Amikacin in infections of the Pediatric Age Group.
Keun Soo Lee, Ha Baik Lee, Seon Ock Khang, Jung Hee Lee, Tai Yeal Choi, Choon Won Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):1-17.   Published online January 31, 1986
Sulbactam has been shown to be an irreversible inhibitor of bacterial beta.lactamase. The spectrum of Ampicillin is extended hen it is used in combination with Sulbactam to cover Ampicillin resistant organisms. The safety and efficacy of Sulbactamj Ampicillin vs. Ampicillin/Amikacin are compared in the treatment of various disease in pediatric age group Patients are assigned randomly to receive either Sulbactam/...
Clinical Observation for Low Birth Infant.
Kyung Ugk Kim, Man Sik Moon, Song Yee Koh, Dong Whan Lee, Sang Jhoo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):18-25.   Published online January 31, 1986
We took clinical observation for low birth weight infant who had been delivered at soon Chun Hyang University Hospital during last 5 years from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1983. The results obtained were as follows; 1) Incidence of low birth weights was 4.4% and average sex ratio was 1. 24 : 1, of which twin births were 78 cases(15.6%), prematures were...
Clinical Observation on Very Low Birth Weight Infants.
Ran Ah Kim, Yeong Jee Kim, Kyung Hee KIm, Keun Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):26-31.   Published online January 31, 1986
Charts of very low birth weight infants weighing less than 1,500 grams at birth were reviewed and the results analyzed. Infants were 107 in numbers, admitted to NICU, Ewha Womans University Hospital for the period of 4 years from July 1980 to June 1984 including outborns. Results were as follows: 1) Incidence of very low birth weight infant was 1....
A Study on Changes of Serum Prootein, Immunoglobulins, and Electrolyte Metabolism in Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome after Steroid Therapy.
Kyung Rae Moon, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):32-44.   Published online January 31, 1986
The author determined serum and 24hr urine protein(total protein and albumin), immunoglobulins(lgG, IgA, and IgM) and serum electrolytes(Na, K, Ca, P, Mg, and Cl) in 5 cases of childhood nephrotic syndrome before and after steroid therapy, until urinary excretion of protein was negative (remission).The results observed are summarized as follows; 1) Serum protein; Before treatment, the mean serum total protein...
Serum C3 & C4 Levels and Its Clinical Significance in Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis.
Yong Seok Lee, Kwang Su Oh, San Ho Kim, Bock Keun Kee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):45-50.   Published online January 31, 1986
Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis is generally known to be the most common cause of acute nephritis in children and secondary to an immunologic mechanism. esp. activating complement system. And so there have been several reports on the change of serum complement levels in the course this disease. This paper reports on observation of change of serum C3 & C4levels and its clinical significance...
The Influence of Hepatitis B Virus to Neonates.
Dong Hak Shin, Rac Kyun Ro, Sung Do Yoon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):51-57.   Published online January 31, 1986
To evaluate the influence of HBV to fetus, authors studied 817 pregnant women and neonates who were admitted to delivery room of Keimyung University Dongsan medical center from 1882 to 1984. The results were as follows; 1) Percent of HBsAg positive mother was 6.8% (50/817) and child bearing age was 7.8% (72/917). Percent of Anti-HBs positive was 33.9% and...
A Study on Serum Immuoglobulins and Complements in Newborn Infants.
Song Soo Moon, Chang Soo Ra
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):58-71.   Published online January 31, 1986
The author investigated serum immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA, and IgM) and complements (C3and C4) of cord blood in 29 cases of normal fullterm infants, 14 cases of low birth weight infants (8 cases of premature infants) and 43 cases of their mothers at delivery. Serum immunoglobulin and complement levels were measured by the single radial immuno diffusion method (NISSUI, Japan). The...
Clinical Study of Therapeutic Effect in Status Epilepticus.
Young Hyuk Lee, Chang Jun Coe
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):72-78.   Published online January 31, 1986
A clinical studies were conducted to determine the effectiveness of anticonvulsant treatment in 90 cases of status epilepticus in children who had been admitted to Pediatric Department of Yonsei University Medical Center from January 1979 to July 1984. The results were obtained as follows: 1) The incidence was 9.9% of epileptics who visit to our clinic at the same period of time. 2) In...
Case Reports
A Case of Sacral Agenesis.
Cheol Lee, Byung Uk Park, Tae Gyu Hwang, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):79-83.   Published online January 31, 1986
Sacral agenesis is a rare congenital anomaly of the lower vertebral column which usually produces lower urinary tract dysfunction. The authors have reported a case of sacral agenesis which was found in a l-year-4-month old girl, who was born of a diabetic mother and had been suffered from recurrent urinary tract infection. A brief review of literatures was made.
A Case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
Kwang Wook An, Chull Zoo Jung, Hyo Seop Joo, Seung Woo Moon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):84-87.   Published online January 31, 1986
Osteogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorders of connective tissue that affects the skeleton, ligament, sclera, and dentin. Characterized clinical manifestation are multiplefracture, blue sclera, deafness, joint laxity, thin skin, and odontogenesis imperfecta. We experienced acase of osteogenesis imperfecta in a one day old male newborn who chiefly complain respiratory distress, triangular shaped head and fracture and deformity of lower extremity....
Three Cases of Diebetes Insipidus.
Eue Bon Koo, Hak Jun Go, Tai Gyu Whang, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):88-94.   Published online January 31, 1986
We reported three cases of Diabetes Insipidus which were characterized by polyuria and polydipsia. One case was idiopathic and two cases were associated with tuberculous meningitis and pinealoma respectively. Water restriction test and hypertonic saline infusion test revealed little change in urine volume and specific gravity but good response to intramuscular injection of pitressin in all of the three cases....
A Case of Cryptococcosis with Advanced Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Hi Ju Park, Yong Joon Kim, Sang Kun Jung, Chan Yung Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):95-100.   Published online January 31, 1986
This is a case of cryptococcosis accompanied by pulmonary tuberculosis and malnutrition. The 11-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital because of dyspnea, ascites and oliguria. Cervical lymph node biopsy and chest X-ray were checked, which were revealed tuberculous lesions. She was treated with amphotericin-B for 10 weeks, but didn*t complete remission at present.
2 Cases of Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in the neonates.
Kyung Hyo Kim, Jeong Wan Seo, Kyung Hee Kim, Keun Lee, Ki Sook Hong, Mi Ae Lee, Woon Sup Han, Ok Kyung Kim, Yung Oh Shin, Sung Bok Paik
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):101-107.   Published online January 31, 1986
Herpes simplex virus infection in the newborn is generally thought to be associated with a grave prognosis in terms of mortality and severe neurologic sequelae among survivors. Most neonatal herpes infection are due to type 2 herpes virus hominis, acquired either by ascending infection from the mother’s genital area to the intrauterine infant after premature rupture of membrame, or by...
A Case of Fatal Intracranial Hemmrhage due to Vitamin K Deficiency.
Yong Sang Yoo, Moon Tae Jeong, Jai Sook Ma, Tai Ju Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):108-112.   Published online January 31, 1986
The authors experienced a case of massive spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage in anotherwise healthy 21-day-old breast fed male infant. There were no evidences of external trauma. Coagulation studies showed marked prolongation of prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time. They were significantly corrected after vitamin K administration without clinical improvsment. We concluded that vitamin K deficiency was accounted for the pathogenesis of fatal...
A case of Infectious Mononucleosis.
Hak Jun Ko, Eui Bon Koo, Tai Gyu Whang, Soon Yong Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1986;29(1):113-113.   Published online January 31, 1986
A case of infectious mononucleosis in a 22-month-old male was reported. The diagnosis was made chiefly on the clinical findings and the typical findings of peripheral blood smear. A review of literatures was presented briefly.
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