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Shiga toxin-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome complicated by intestinal perforation in a child with typical hemolytic uremic syndrome
Hye Jin Chang, Hwa Young Kim, Jae Hong Choi, Hyun Jin Choi, Jae Sung Ko, Il Soo Ha, Hae Il Cheong, Yong Choi, Hee Gyung Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2014;57(2):96-99.   Published online February 24, 2014

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is one of the most common causes of acute renal failure in childhood and is primarily diagnosed in up to 4.5% of children who undergo chronic renal replacement therapy. Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7 is the predominant bacterial strain identified in patients with HUS; more than 100 types of Shiga toxin-producing enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) subtypes have...

Original Article
Clinical experience of therapeutic effect of peritoneal drainage on intestinal perforation in preterm infants
Jun Seok Lee, Kyo Yeon Koo, Soon Min Lee, Min Soo Park, Kook In Park, Ran Namgung, Chul Lee, Seung Hoon Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(11):1216-1220.   Published online November 15, 2009
Purpose : To analyze and compare various cases in which peritoneal drainage was used as the primary treatment method in preterm infants with intestinal perforation. Methods : Among the preterm infants of less than 28 weeks of gestation who were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Gangnam Severance Hospital from April 2006 to April 2009, 7 who...
Gastrointestinal surgery in very low birth weight infants : Clinical characteristics
Ji Eun Kim, Hye Soo Yoo, Hea Eun Kim, Soo Kyoung Park, Yoo Jin Jeong, Seo Heui Choi,, Hyun Joo Seo, Yun Sil Chang, Jeong Meen Seo, Won Soon Park, Suk Koo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(3):295-302.   Published online March 15, 2009
Purpose : To report our experience of gastrointestinal (GI) operations (OP) performed in very low birth weight infants (VLBWI) and to evaluate their clinical characteristics. Methods : Among the 1,117 VLBWI admitted to the SMC neonatal intensive care unit from November 1994 to February 2007, the medical records of 37 infants who underwent GI OP (except inguinal hernia OP) and 1,080...
Clinical Study of Multiple Intestinal Ulcerations and Perforations Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Infants
Seok Joo Han, Poong Man Jung, Jai-Eok Kim, Jeong Hong, Hoguen Kim, Inwha Seong, Eui Ho Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(1):77-87.   Published online January 15, 1999
Purpose : In recent years, the authors experienced a distinctive clinical entity of multiple intestinal ulcerations and perforations in infants. The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics of this entity, examine th possible pathogenesis and the effective treatment. Methods : Seven infants underwent abdominal exploration under suspicion of surgical abdomen and were noted to have multiple intestinal...
Case Report
Three Cases of Pneumoperitoneum in Ventilated Newborns
Chun Ok Yang, Ho Young Lee, Won Kju Choe, Baek Keun Lim, Jong Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1995;38(7):1006-1011.   Published online July 15, 1995
Pneumoperitoneum in the newborn is usually a surgical emergency resulting from gastroint-estinal perforation. However, pneumoperitoneum can occur secondary to a pulmonary air leak which progresses from the mediastinum to the retroperitoneum by way of perivascular spaces and then to the peritoneum following rupture. We have observed this phenomenon in three ventilated newborn. A brief review of the related literatures was...
Original Article
Clinical Study of Gastrointestinal Perforation in the Newborn
K.N. Kim, Y.T. Jang, O.K. Lee, W.S. Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(4):476-483.   Published online April 15, 1992
A clinical study was made on 17 neonates with gastrointestinal perforation admitted to the department of pediatrics Presbyterian Medical Center from January 1980 to January 1991. The following results were obtained. 1) Males were predominantly developed and the time of perforations occurs mainly in the 1 st week of life(70.6%). 2) The 17.5 percent of total cases were prematurity of low birth infant. 3)...
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