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Volume 39(8); Aug 1996
Medical Lecture Courses
Imaging Diagnosis of Pediatric Pulmonary Disease: -Clinical Application of High-resolution CT -
Young Seok Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1037-1044.   Published online August 15, 1996
Biophysics and Metabolism of Surfactant
Min Hee Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1045-1054.   Published online August 15, 1996
Clinical Lecture
Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Obesity
Dong-Hwan Lee
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1055-1065.   Published online August 15, 1996
Original Articles
A Survey about the Usage of Whole Cow's Milk and Commercial Baby Food in Children
Jhoo Taek Lee, Kyung Hwan Oh, Jae Ock Park, Sang Mann Shin
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1066-1075.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : The appropriate age and amount that whole cow's milk and commercial baby food can be introduced safely into the infant diet are unknown and remains an area of controversy. Early feeding of excessive amount of whole cow's milk has been associated with iron deficiency anemia and nutritional deficiency. We studied the present status and problems on the feedig of whole cow's milk...
Comparison of The Efficacy of the Fiberoptic Phototherapy and Conventional Phototherapy for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
Hye Jung Min, Gwi Sook Kim, Soo Kyung Lee, Il Kyung Kim, Ho Sung, Chang Hee Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1076-1083.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : We performed this study in order to compare the feasibility and efficacy of the fiberoptic phototherapy with conventional phototherapy and double phototherapy with single phototherapy for the treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia while watching for any possible side effects of the system. Methods : During the period of February 1994 till June 1995, randomized controlled study was performed. 130 healthy term infants with non-hemolytic...
Genital Mycoplasmasin the Newborn Infants: Colonization, Prevalence and Clinical Significance
Yun Sil Chang, Sung Gwon Kim, Beyong Il Kim, Won Soon Park, Bo Hyun Yoon, Eui Chong Kim, Jung-Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1084-1094.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : The genital mycoplasmas: Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis have recently assumed an increasing importance as neonatal pathogens especially in preterm infants. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of infections with these organisms in newborn infants who were admitted in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU) and who were suspected having infection in newborn nursery Methods : Sixty four inborns who...
Normal Predicted Value of Airway Resistance by Flow Interrupter Technique in Korean Primary School-Aged Children
Byong Kwan Son, Dae Hyun Lim, Jeong Hee Kim, Jong Woon Choi, Soon Ki Kim, Sei Woo Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1095-1102.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : To get the normal predicted value of airway resistance in Korean primary school-aged children by using flow interrupter technique which is simple and easy enough to be applicable even to young children. Methods : Among all the children of one primary school, we selected 964 (Male 469, Female 495). Excluded children were out of normal range in growth with Korean standard and/or...
Hemodynamic Status of Subpulmonic Ventricular Septal Defect in Relation to Morphologic Changes of Aortic Valve
Myung Hyun Sohn, Jae Young Choi, Jong Kyun Lee, Jun Hee Sul, Sung Kyu Lee, Bum Koo Cho
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1103-1110.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : Subpulmonic ventricular septal defect is clinically important because the risks of aortic regurgitation and endocarditis are substantially increased. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of hemodynamic changes induced by structural anomalies of aortic valve on the surgical outcome. Methods : This clinical study was done by reviewing the medical records of 124 patients who were diagnosed and surgically managed at the...
The Effects of Lipo Prostaglandin E1(EglandinⓇ) in Patients with Ductus Dependent Congenital Heart Disease
Sejung Sohn, Seong Ho Kim, Eun Jung Bae, In Seung Park
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1111-1121.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : The adverse reactions of prostaglandin E1(PGE1) are troublesome in the preoperative management of critical patients with ductus dependent congenital heart disease, and a preparation with less adverse reactions is preferable. The effects of Lipo PGE1, a new preparation of PGE1 contained in lipid microspheres, were compared with those of conventional PGE1(PGE1-CD). Methods : Lipo PGE1 was infused at a rate of 5...
Cytodiagnostic Urinalysis in the Differentiation of Leukocyturias of Children with Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) from Those of Children without UTI
Il Soo Ha, Hae Il Cheong, Young Joon Hong, Jin Q Kim, Yong Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1122-1129.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : Although routine urinalysis can detect leukocyturia, difficulties remain in differentiating subpopulations of leukocytes and various epithelial cells in urinary sediments. This study was performed to appreciate the value of cytodiagnostic urinalysis in the discrimination of leukocyturias of bacterial urinary tract infection (UTI) from those without UTI. Methods : Urine from 12 children with UTI (UTI group) and from 11 children without UTI (non-UTI...
Availability of IgE MAST for Diagnosis of Asthmatic Children
Gwi Sook Kim, Hyung Jo Jung, Soo Kyung Lee, In Kyung Kim, Ho Sung, Chang Hee Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1130-1138.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : The Skin prick test is simple and cheap in diagnosis of allergic diseases. So the skin prick test has been widely used as the initial diagnostic method of IgE-mediated allergic diseases with the merit of fast detection of causative allergens. But the skin test has some difficulties in application for the infants and young children. IgE MAST(multiple antigen simultaneous test) and IgE...
Clinical Review of Recurrent Kawasaki Disease
Jong Woon Choi, Soon Ki Kim, Byong Kwan Son
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1139-1145.   Published online August 15, 1996
Purpose : The recurrence of Kawasaki disease has not been considered significant and has not been reported on literatures in Korea. Authors reviewed cases with recurrent Kawasaki disease to get informations about recurrent Kawasaki disease and to know whether there is any factor, if present, that can predict recurrence. Methods : We reviewed and analyzed the hospital records of patients with recurrent Kawasaki disease who...
Case Reports
A Case Report of Autoimmune Hepatitis Associated with Choledochal Cyst and Pancreatitis
Kyung Ran Park, Sun Young Lee, Soon Young Kim, Hyoung Shim Chang, Nam Su Back, Chong Jai Kim, Joong Gon Kim, Jeong Kee Seo
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1146-1150.   Published online August 15, 1996
Autoimmune hepatitis in children is a rare and severe inflammatory disease of unknown etiology, and progress to cirrohosis and liver failure, generally is responsive to immunosuppressive therapy. It is more prevalent in women than men, and characterized by the presence of circulating autoantibodies, a high serum globulin. Extrahepatic manifestations such as thyroiditis, ulcerative colitis, glomerulonephritis and autoimmune hemolytic anemia, are associated. We report, to our...
A Case of Intestinal Neuronal Dysplasia
Se Young Kim, Yon Ho Choe, Jeong Kee Seo, In One Kim, Chong Jai Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1151-1157.   Published online August 15, 1996
Intestinal neuronal dysplasia(IND) is a disease characterized clinically by symptoms of intestinal obstruction and pathologically by hyperplasia of the submucosal and myenteric plexuses with formation of giant ganglia. Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction is a clinical diagnosis, composed of myopathic form and neuropathic form, and normal intestinal histology. Intestinal neuronal dysplasia is a neuropathic form of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. The clinical presentation and the course of IND...
A Case of Esophageal Superficial Squamous Cell Papilloma Complicated by Esophageal Ulcer and Bleeding in aChild
Yong Joo Kim
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1158-1161.   Published online August 15, 1996
Esophageal squamous cell papilloma(ESP) is a benign tumor, and known to be very rare. Its symptoms varies, so this disease is usually found incidentally during gastrointestinal endoscopic procedure. Few pediatric cases of ESP with ulcer and bleeding were reported worldwide. Authors experienced and treated a case of huge esophageal ulcer and bleeding complicating ESP in a 8-year-old girl who had history of frequent vomiting...
A Case of Combined Congenital Deficiency of Factor V and Factor VIII
Kue Chang Cho, Soo Kyung Lee, Il Kyung Kim, Ho Sung, Chang Hee Choi
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1162-1167.   Published online August 15, 1996
Hemorrhagic disease of newborn by combined blood clotting factor deficiencies is very rare. Combined deficiency of factor V and factor VIII is the most common form among these cases, and inherited by autosomal recessive trait. Clinical findings are easy bruising, posttraumatic bleeding and bleeding after tooth extractions, and the main laboratory findings are prolonged partial thromboplastin time (PTT) and prothrombin time (PT) that are...
A Case of Infantile Acute Hemorrhagic Edema
Hyun Jeong Lee, Dong Won Lee, Si Yong Kim, Baik Kee Cho, Chang Kyu Oh
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1168-1172.   Published online August 15, 1996
Infantile acute hemorrhagic edema(IAHE) is a variant of leukocytoclastic vasculitis which is characterized by painful edematous purpura of cockade pattern on the head and distal extremities. The lesions are limited to the skin and complete recovery occurs within 1 to 3 weeks. Recently, it is accepted as a separate entity from Henoch-Schönlein purpura. A nine month-old boy presented multiple cockade ecchymotic plaques and inflammatory...
Four Cases of Iron Deficiency Anemia with Helicobacter pylori Infection
Houng Soung, Cheol Ho Chang, Churl Young Chung
J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1996;39(8):1173-1178.   Published online August 15, 1996
Helicobacter pylori has become apparent that this organism is an etiologic agent of gastrits and peptic ulcer disease in humans. We present four cases of iron deficiency anemia, not specific causes, in 3 males and 1 female patients with Helicobacter pylori infection, who were treated with antibiotics and iron supplemented therapy. Diagnosis was confirmed by endoscopic biopsies and hematologic findings. A brief review of related...
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