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Volume 35(2); Feb 1992
Pediatric Cancer Patients' Understanding of Their Disease and the Attitudes of Their Parents Towards the Care of the Child with Cancer
Eun Kyung Bom, Tai Ju Hwang, Hoon Kook
Accepted January 1, 1970  
Providing pediatric cancer patients with medical information is thought to facilitate realistic coping; however, systematic research into this concept has been lacking. We analyzed the attitudes of nationwide 220 cancer patients, their parents and doctors towards the care of children with cancer, concerning the patients' understanding of their diseases, from whom the patient heard about his(her) disease, whether the patient...
Analysis of 5,653 Cases with Congental Heart Disease (CHD) Catheterized at Yonsei Medical Center - A 28-Year Review -
Dong Shik Chin, Jong Kyun Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Bum Koo Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):143-156.   Published online February 15, 1992
This is a 28-year analysis of 5,653 cases with congenital heart disease who underwent cardiac catheterization at Yonsei Medical Center from 1964 to 1991. Form 1964, there was a steady increment in the number of catheterized cases with CHD until the late 1970's when the patients population began to increase rapidlly. This was undoubtedly set off by the introduction of the...
Original Articles
Exercise Tolerance Tests in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot Repaired Earlier : Correlation with 2-Dimensional Echocardiography and Cardiac Catheterization
Jin Yong Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Dong Shik Chin, Bum Koo Cho, Soo Kwan Hwang, Dong Soo Yeoun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):157-167.   Published online February 15, 1992
Exercise tolerance tests were performed using treadmill in 21 patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) repaired earlier (4.8 years in mean) and 10 subjects with small ventricular septal defect or normal heart, aged 8-16 years. Pre and postexercise echocardiography and cardiac catheterization were also performed and the hemodynamic data were compared with exercise parameters. The following results were obtained. 1)...
Evaluation of Congenital Cardiac Anomalies Associated with Side by Side Ventricle
Young Sook Kim, Jong Kyun Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Dong Shik Chin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):168-173.   Published online February 15, 1992
Many forms of congenital heart disease are arrests in normal development. An understanding of the relevent embryology and pathology is basic to the understanding, accurate diagnosis, and successful management of congenital heart disease. The heart appears on the 18th day of life and its formation is normally completed by about the 40th day of life when the embryo is approximately...
The Effects of Testosterone on the Pituitary Growth Hormone Secretion
Ho Seong Kim, Duk Hi Kim, Kyung Za Ryu, Chang Mee Kim, Deok Bae Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):174-181.   Published online February 15, 1992
The effects of testosterone on growth hormone secretion and somatic growth have been reported in several previous studies. In order to investigate the role of testosterone in growth hormone secretion, we have studied the effect of testosterone on somatic growth, basal growth hormone concentration, and growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) in orchiectomized rats. In experiment 1, four groups...
A Study of Auditoru Brainstem Responses in Neonates with Birth Asphyxia
Su Kyung Kang, Kum Hee Hur, Myoung Jae Chey, Hak Soo Lee, Il Tae Kang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):191-200.   Published online February 15, 1992
Birth asphyxia is an insult to fetus or newborn due to lack of oxygen or perfusion to various organs, especially to brain, resulting in the important complication known as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Auditory brainstem responses may assist in evaluating the severity of the brain injury. ABR testing was performed in 20 ful term neonates with birth asphyxia with 1-minute or 5-minute...
A Clinical Study of the Effect of Early(<12 Months) Versus Late(12-24 Months) Onset in Infantile Asthma
Jae Won OH, Ji Yeon Lim, Ha Baik Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):201-210.   Published online February 15, 1992
Asthma in infancy can be confused with a variety of airway diseases, because not all that wheezes is asthma and controversy exists as to the role of age of asthma onset in childhood asthma. This study was designed to examine the role of age and predictive capacity of elevated serum IgE for early asthma doset. We compiled data of asthmatics (n=56)...
Thrombocytosis in Childhood
Seung Wan Lee, Young Jin Hong, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):211-218.   Published online February 15, 1992
Hundred and twenty five cases of thrombocytosis were observeed at National Medical Center between Jan. lst 1989 and June 30, 1990. The results were as follows; 1) In thrombocytosis, sewual difference was not noticed(61 male and 50 female children). 2) Age distributed from newborns to 15 years of age with median age of 5 months. 3) The platelet counts ranged from 750 to 1650×103...
Factors which Affect the Serum Ferritin in Whole Cow's Related Iron Deficiency Anemia Children
In Sang Jeon
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):219-225.   Published online February 15, 1992
The adverse effect of introducing whole cow's milk (WCM) into the diet of children are still controversial. Between March 1990 and February 1991 a retrospective study was undertaken to assess the factors which affect the serum ferritin in 20 whole cow's milk related iron deficiency anemia children ,experience at the department of Pediatrics, Chung Goo Sung Sim Hospital. The values...
Clincal Observations on Human Rotavirus (HRV) Gastroenteritis
Seung Ryong Han, Seung Hyun Seo, Ki Sik Min, Jong Wan Kim, Kwang Nam Kim, Ki Yang Ryoo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):226-233.   Published online February 15, 1992
Clinical observations were made on 787 patients who were admitted to pediatric department of Kangdong Sacred Heart hospital because of watery diarrhea and vomiting between Jan. 1987 and Dec, 1989. ELISA study was done to detect HRV antigen for all patients. The results were as follows : 1) HRV antigen was detected in 492 patients (62.5%) by ELISA among 787 patients with watery...
Case Reports
A Case of Leigh's Disease
Il Jung Joo, Hyun Cheol Hwang, Sang Woo Kim, Yong Seung Hwang
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):234-239.   Published online February 15, 1992
We experienced a case of Leigh's disease (subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy) in a 3-year old boy who was presented with hypertension and showed progressive respiratory arrest after giving chloral hydrate or ketamine. Almost all diagnostic tests including brain CT showed normal findings. The diagnosis could be made by MRI and TFCA (Transfemoral carotid angiography). A review of literature was also made...
A Case of Agenesis of the Right Lung
Hyun Soon Lee, Gyeong Cheol Yoon, Se Wook Oh, Ho Seek Ahn, Sung Won Kim, Chung Hee Chi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):240-244.   Published online February 15, 1992
Unilateral lung agenesis is defined with absence of parenchyme, supporting structures and airway below the level of the carina. Lung agenesis is associated with other anomaly of cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal system and genitourinary system in about 50% cases. In most cases, the diseases is found due to respiratoru problems. Prognosis is variable but largely depends on the associated anomaly and...
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Infancy
Hoo Jae Hann, Young Mi Hong, Seung Joo Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):245-251.   Published online February 15, 1992
Adult Respiratory distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a clinical entity characterized by respiratory distress and diffuse pulmonary infiltrates due to increased permeability after various kinds of insult to alveolar-capillary membrane. We experienced a case of ARDS in a 3-1/2 month old girl after Pseudomonas pneumonia, cardiac arrest and generalized convulsion. This is the report on her clincal and autopsy findings with brief review...
A Case of Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis with characterstic photic evoked spikes in EEG
Joo Hyun Han, Jae Won Oh, Jae Hoon Shin, In Joon Seol, Young Hyae Koh, Moon Hyang Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):252-256.   Published online February 15, 1992
We experienced a case of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in a 1 year old female child. Her chief complaints on admission were retarded growth and development, recurrent seizures and hypotonia. Electroencephalographic examination showed very characteristic photic responses, so called, photic evoked spikes which are synchronous with the flashes at 5 flashes per second. Final diagnosis was made with electron microscopic examination of...
A Case of Broad QRS Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia That is Difficult to Differentiate from Ventricular Tachycardia
Hung Ki Min, Hyun Hi Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Kyung Tai Whang, Sung Hoon Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):257-262.   Published online February 15, 1992
A narrow QRS paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is a common dysrrhythmia and medical emergency in childhood. We experienced a case of broad QRS type paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia which was induced by transesophageal pacing technique and the morphology of the QRS complex was similar to that of ventricular tachycardia. So, We report this with a brief review and its related literatures.
A Case of Pararenal Pseudocyst and Congenital Hydronephrosis with Pisterior Urethral Valve
Jeong Lim Kim, Seung Yul Lee, Joon Soo Lee, Ki Soo Pai, Jae Seung Lee, Seung Kang Choi, Jin Suck Suh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):263-268.   Published online February 15, 1992
Pararenal pseudocyst is an encapsulated cystic collection of chronically extravasated urine or serous fluid, usually occurring in the perirenal space by renal trauma, operative procedures or obstructive uropathy such as posterior urethral valve, or calculi, tumors of genitourinary tract and often associated with hydronephrosis and displacement of the kidney. We experienced a case of pararenal pseudocyst, right and congenital hydronephrosis, left...
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma of Bone with Multiple Punched-out Lesion on Simple Radiologic Examination
Gye Eun Whoang, Sang Hyun Byun, Jong Jin Seo, Keon Su Rhee, Young Hun Chung, Kwang Seon Seo, Cheol Woo Kim, Seong Hoae Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):269-274.   Published online February 15, 1992
NHL is a malignant tumor that invade in abdominal cavity, mediastinum, cervical lymph node, rarely in peripheral lymph node, skin, and bone. Primary malignant lymphoma of bone with multiple punched-out lesion on simple radiologic examination was not reproted yet. We experienced a case of primary NHL of bone with multiple punched-out lesion on simple radiologic examination, in a 3-year 7-month old boy...
Four Case of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Sepsis/Meningitis
Jae Geon Sim, Soon Wha Kim, Young Jin Hong, Don Hee Ahn, Keun Chan Sohn
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):275-281.   Published online February 15, 1992
Authors have experienced four cases of neonatal sepsis and meningitis whose organisms were group B streptococci which are thought to be rare causative agent for neonatal sepsis in Korea. Two of four cases were early onset type. Three of them were recovered with antibiotic therapy. One of three alives was found to have mild neurologic sequelae when we examined him...
A Case of Beals Syndrome
Sung Kee Park, Tae Woo Kim, Young Soo Baik, Chang Yeon Lee, Suk Kang, Moon Jib Yoo, Jae Hwy Lee, Moon Whan Im
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1992;35(2):282-285.   Published online February 15, 1992
Beals syndrome, congenital contractural arachnodactyly (CCA), is an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue sharing many of the clinical manifestations of Marfan's syndrome, characterized by congenital joint contractures, crumpled ears, arachnodactyly (dolichostenomelia), kyphoscoliosis, and autosomal dominant inheritance. Differential diagnosis of CCA includes Marfan syndrome, Achard syndrome, homocystinuria, osteogenesis imperfecta, Stickler syndrome, and arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Especially, the major consideration is Marfan...
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