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Whole Blood and Plasma Vitamin C Level in Healthy Middle and High School Students in Chinju
Yang-Suk Jung, Jae-Young Lim, Eun-A Kim, Yun-Kyeong Cho, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Hee-Shang Youn, Gyung-Hyuck Ko, Seung-Chul Baik, Woo-Kon Lee, Myung-Je Cho, Kwang-Ho Rhee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(6):748-755.   Published online June 15, 1999
Purpose : Recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C was determined without considering the important function of vitamin C as a first-line antioxidant. We measured the whole blood and plasma vitamin C concentrations of healthy middle and high school students in Chinju to assess the optimal daily vitamin C requirement in these age groups. Methods : Whole blood and plasma vitamin C...
Case Report
Two Childhood Cases of Heat Stroke with Rhabdomyolysis and Multiorgan Failure
Yang-Suk Jung, Jae-Young Lim, Yun-Kyeong Cho, Gye-Woo Yi, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(4):568-573.   Published online April 15, 1998
Heat stroke occurs when body thermal regulation is upset and unable to dissipate adequate amounts of heat with rise in body temperature. Thus heat stroke may result in rhabdomyolysis and multiorgan failure. We observed two childhood cases of heat stroke with rhabdomyolysis and multiorgan failure. One case was caused by accidentally being left in a car trunk for 3 hours on a sunny afternoon...
Two Cases of Factor XI Deficiency in Sisters
Yun-Kyeong Cho, Jae-Young Lim, Yang-Suk Jung, Chan-Hoo Park, Hyang-Ok Woo, Byung-Kiu Park, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(3):401-404.   Published online March 15, 1998
We experienced two cases of factor XI deficiency in a 5 yearr 7 month-old girl, whose chief complaint was coke-colored gross hematuria, and her 9-year-old elder sister. The laboratory findings were prolonged aPTT and prominent deficiency of factor XI. The gross hematuria of the index case was identified due to acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. So we report two cases of factor...
Original Article
Whole blood and Plasma Vitamin C Concentrations of Elementary School Children in Chinju
Yoon-Ok Kim, Myoung-Bum Choi, Youn-Kyeong Cho, Sun-Kyeong Sin, Song-Ja Kim, Hyang-Ok Woo, Seoung-Hwan Kim, Hee-Shang Youn, Seon-Ju Kim, Kook-Young Maeng, Gyung-Hyuck Ko, Seung-Chul Baik, Woo-Kon Lee, Myung-Je Cho, Kwang-Ho Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(3):352-360.   Published online March 15, 1997
Purpose : Recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C was determined on the basis of preventing the scurvy without considerations of the important function of the vitamin C as a first line antioxidant. So we measured the whole blood and plasma vitamin C concentrations of the contemporay healthy elementary school children in Chinju for the establishment of the optimal daily vitamin C...
Case Report
A CaseofAdrenal Aplasi
Yoon-Ok Kim, Myoung-Bum Choi, Yun-Kyeong Cho, Jae-Yong Lim, Yang-Suk Jung, Suong-Hwan Kim, Hyang-Ok Woo, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(11):1627-1630.   Published online November 15, 1996
Major known causes of neonatal adrenal insufficiency are prolonged maternalsteroid use, adrenal hemorrhage from the perinatal stress and adrenogenital syndrome. Theoretically adrenal aplasia might be a cause of neonatal adrenal insufficiency but it has not been reported yet. We had experienced a case of adrenal aplasia in a 5 day-old male neonate whose chief complaint was hyperpigmentation. His laboratory findings were compatible...
A Case of Infected Urachal Cyst Mimicking Acute Peritonitis
Myoung-Bum Choi, Yoon-Ok Kim, Ge-Woo Yi, Yun-Kyeong Cho, Jae-Young Lim, Hyang-Ok Woo, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(10):1466-1468.   Published online October 15, 1996
Infected urachal cyst is a rare disorder. While a urachal cyst is usually asymptomatic, the infected cyst may mimic a variety of acute intraabdominal infection. We have experienced a case of infected urachal cyst in a 3 year old boy complaining of high fever and diarrhea. During hospitalization, symptoms and sings of acute peritonitis dominated the clinical feature. Abdominal sonogram, abdominal computerized tomography and cavitogram...
Original Article
Exchange Transfusion Using Percutaneous Femoral Vein Catheterization in Neonates: Comparison with Umbilical Vein Catheterization
Song-Ja Kim, Hyang-Ok Woo, Seung-Hwan Kim, Mi-Ryeong Kim, Sun-Kyeong Sin, Hee-Shang Youn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(2):180-184.   Published online February 15, 1994
Traditionally umbilical vein has been used for exchange transfusion in neonates. This method is relatively safe and effective but with a few complications. So via percutaneous femoral vein catheters we tried exchange transfusion in 30 patients with neonatal hyperbilirubinemia admitted to GNUH from September 1990 to August 1992. Femoral vein catheterization succeeded in 2~3 trials. In all cases high bilirubin level...
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