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Yu Kyung Kim  (Kim YK) 2 Articles
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Nephrology (Genitourinary)
Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Therapy for a Jehovah's Witness Child With Severe Anemia due to Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
Da Eun Woo, Jae Min Lee, Yu Kyung Kim, Yong Hoon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(2):100-103.   Published online February 29, 2016

Patients with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) can rapidly develop profound anemia as the disease progresses, as a consequence of red blood cell (RBC) hemolysis and inadequate erythropoietin synthesis. Therefore, RBC transfusion should be considered in HUS patients with severe anemia to avoid cardiac or pulmonary complications. Most patients who are Jehovah's Witnesses refuse blood transfusion, even in the face of life-threatening...

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation manifesting with perioral cyanosis and dyspnea on exertion: A case report
Yu Kyung Kim, Jin Woo Kim, Gun Lee, Man Yong Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(1):124-128.   Published online January 15, 2009
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are direct communications between pulmonary arteries and pulmonary veins, resulting in right-to-left shunts that may cause cyanosis, dyspnea, and digital clubbing. Neurological complications such as intracerebral hemorrhage or brain abscess may result from cerebral thrombosis or emboli. In most cases, they remain unrecognized until the late teenage years. Here, we report a case of a 6-year-old...
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