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Si-Hwan Ko  (Ko SH) 1 Article
Original Article
Medical Therapy in Children with Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy(PHHI)
Hyun-Jeong Kim, Mi-Jeong Kim, Hwa-Sook Shin, Jung-Sim Kim, Mie-Ryung Uhm, Si-Hwan Ko, Suk-Hyang Lee, Dong-Kyu Jin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(2):253-259.   Published online February 15, 2000
Purpose : Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy(PHHI), which is characterised by inappropriate insulin secretion in spite of hypoglycemia, needs urgent treatment to prevent cerebral hypoglycemic damage. Although pancreatectomy is the treatment of choice for PHHI, there are several complications which follow treatment. We suggest that aggressive medical therapy, when effective, is preferable to partial pancreatectomy. Methods : We evaluated 8 patients...
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