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Original Article
Epidemiologic study of Kawasaki disease in 6 months old and younger infants
Yong Won Park, Ji Whan Han, In Sook Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Sung Ho Cha, Jae Sook Ma, Joon Sung Lee, Tae Chan Kwon, Sang Bum Lee, Chul Ho Kim, Heung Jae Lee, Yong Soo Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(12):1320-1323.   Published online December 15, 2008
Purpose : The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiologic status of Kawasaki disease (KD) in infants ≤6 months of age. Methods : For the epidemiologic study of KD in Korea, data from 22,674 KD patients were collected from 1997 to 2005 on a 3-year basis by a retrospective survey. From this survey, data of 1,739 KD patients ≤6...
Clinical and Epidemiologic Study of Kawasaki Disease in Children 8 Years of Age and Older
Yong Won Park, Ji Whan Han, In Sook Park, Chang Hwi Kim, Sung Ho Cha, Jae Sook Ma, Tae Chan Kwon, Sang Bum Lee, Chul Ho Kim, Heung Jae Lee, Yong Soo Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(10):1139-1142.   Published online October 15, 2005
Purpose : The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiologic and clinical profiles of Kawasaki disease(KD) in children 8 years of age and older. Methods : For the epidemiologic study of KD in Korea, data of total 15,692 KD patients were collected from 1994 to 2002 on a 3 year basis, by the retrospective survey. Among them, data of...
Role of Transesophageal Pacing in Evaluation of Palpitation in Infants and Children
Su-Jeong Ryu, Jae Kon Ko, Young Hwue Kim, In Sook Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(1):51-55.   Published online January 15, 2003
Purpose : We intended to find out the role of transesophageal atrial pacing in evaluation of infants and children with palpitation of unknown origin. Methods : We tried transesophageal atrial pacing study in 69 infants and children with palpitation, in whom tachycardia wasn't documented in electrocardiogram and reviewed retrospectively the records of transesophageal pacing and medical records of theses patients to...
The Usefulness of the Head-up Tilt Test for Diagnosis of Syncope in Pediatric Patients
Hye Jin Yun, Sun Hee Rim, So Young Yun, Jae Kon Ko, Young Hwue Kim, In Sook Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(12):1441-1447.   Published online December 15, 2001
Purpose : The purpose of this study is to examine the usefulness of the head-up tilt test for diagnosis of unexplained syncope in children. Methods : Head-up tilt test results and clinical features of 41 children with unexplained syncope, presyncope, dizziness and seizure were studied from January, 1997 through January, 2001 at Asan Medical Center. Medical records of children were reviewed retrospectively. The children...
Case Report
A Case of Disseminated Lymphangiomatosis Involving Mediastinum, Bone, Spleen and Retroperitoneum in an Asymptomatic Healthy Child
Kyung Hee Yoon, Seung Ju Ha, In Sook Park, Hyun Woo Goo, Jong Hyun Yoon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(11):1326-1329.   Published online November 15, 2001
Lymphangiomatosis, a benign tumor consisting of a cluster of dilated lymphatic channels, is very unusual. Most lymphangiomatoses are found in the neck and head area. Less than 5% are diagnosed intraabdominally and they are very infrequently encountered in the retroperitoneal area. Herein, we report a rare case of asymptomatic lymphangiomatosis of a 13 year-old boy during a routine chest...
Original Article
QT Dispersion after Chemotherapy with Anthracyclines in Children
Jae Kon Ko, Young Hwee Kim, In Sook Park, Jong Jin Seo, Hyung Nam Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(8):908-915.   Published online August 15, 2001
Purpose : Anthracycline induced cardiotoxicity is well known and its pathology is characterized by localized myocardial cell necrosis and myocardial fibrosis. The variability in QT interval duration amongst the different leads of the standard 12-lead ECG(QT dispersion) is considered to reflect inhomogenous repolarization of the myocardium. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of anthracycline on cardiac...
Neuro-developmental Assessment of Patients with Transposition of the Great Arteries by Localized 1H-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Ki-Soo Kim, Jee-Yeon Min, So Young Yoon, Young Hwue Kim, Jae Kon Ko, In Sook Park, Ki-Soo Kim, Dong Man Seo, Sang-Tae Kim, Jung Hee Lee, In Kyung Sung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(5):533-544.   Published online May 15, 2001
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to evaluate the hemodynamic effect of transposition of the great arteries(TGA) on neuro-development by measuring the cerebral metabolites before and 1 year after open heart surgery(OHS) by localized in vivo 1H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy(1H- MRS) along with Bayley scales of infants development II(BSID II). Methods : Full-term newborns(N=13) with TGA and intact ventricular septum...
Atrial Rhythms in Patients with Left Atrial Isomerism
Jae Kon Ko, Young Mee Suh, Young Hwee Kim, In Sook Park, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(11):1535-1541.   Published online November 15, 1999
Purpose : Histologic studies have revealed ectopic location and hypoplasia of sinus nodal tissue in left atrial isomerism. The purpose of this study is to characterize the atrial rhythms corresponding to these histologic abnormalities in left atrial isomerism. Electrocardiograms in left atrial isomerism are characterized by multiple atrial rhythms with abnormal P-wave axes, but the complex nature of atrial rhythms...
The Clinical Study on Marfan Syndrome
Jung Sim Kim, Dong Kyu Jin, See Hwan Ko, Jee Yeon Min, I-Seok Kang, Kye Won Jeon, Yung Lan Choi, Heung Jae Lee, Seung Woo Park, Won Ro Lee, Chong Suh Lee, Sei Yeul Oh, Chang Won Ki, Han Wook Yoo, In Sook Park, Jae Kon Ko
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(10):1411-1416.   Published online October 15, 1998
Purpose : The aim of this study was to assess the involvement of several organs patients with Marfan syndrome in Korea. Also the clinical features in childhood patients with Marfan syndrome were assessed. Methods : Thirty-eight cases of Marfan syndrome were enrolled in this study. Clinical evaluations of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and occular system were performed in all cases. Results : The...
Case Report
Four Cases of Pulmonary Artery Sling with Bridging Bronchus
Seung A Lee, Jung Yeon Shim, Young Hwue Kim, Jae Kon Ko, In Sook Park, Soo-Jong Hong, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(5):709-715.   Published online May 15, 1997
Pulmonary artery sling with bridging bronchus is not only rare but also difficult to diagnose unless specially sought. When young infant suffers from prolonged or recurrent wheezing, possibility of underlying anomalies of the tracheobronchial trees or great vessels should be considered, even though bronchiolitis and gastroesophageal reflux are the most common causes. We experienced four cases of pulmonary artery sling with...
Original Article
Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy in Children
Jae Kon Ko, Young Hwee Kim, In Sook Park, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(1):55-62.   Published online January 15, 1997
Case Report
Catheter Ablation of Atrial Flutter Using Radiofrequency Energy in a Child :A Case Report
Jae Kon Ko, In Sook Park, Young Hwee Kim, Chang Yee Hong, Jae Joong Kim, You Ho Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(10):1455-1460.   Published online October 15, 1996
Atrial flutter is a potentially life threatening complication of repair or palliation of congenital heart disease and is frequently drug resistant. Recent studies in human have demonstrated that common type atrial flutter is due to macro-reentry in the right atrium and that the reentrant circuit may involve slow conduction in the low posteroseptal area of the right atrium. Catheter ablation of atrial flutter has...
Original Article
Treatment of Kawasaki Disease with Single High-dose Intravenous Gammaglobulin
Mi Koo Kang, Eun Young Cho, Young Hwue Kim, Ki Soo Kim, Young Seo Park, In Sook Park, Hyung Nam Moon, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(3):342-348.   Published online March 15, 1992
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile illness of unknown origin and most frequently affects infants and children under 5 years of age. Coronary aneurysms are the most serious complications and 15-20% of patient develop coronary aneurysm. We studied 50 children who wre diagnosed as Kawasaki disease and treated simultaneously with single high-dose gammaglobulin (2 gm/kg/day) and aspirin at Asan Medical Canter...
Blade atrial septostomy in infants with cyanotic congenital heart diseases.
In Sook Park, Young Hwue Kim, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(12):1655-1663.   Published online December 31, 1991
In patients with certain types of congenital heart malformations, an adequate interatrial communi- cation is essential for survival and balloon atrial septostomy (BAS) is a life saving procedure in these infants. However, BAS alone is not successful in older infants and children with thickened atrial septum, and blade septostomy is indicated in these situations. This procedure so far has not been reported in Korean literature...
Epidemics of aseptic meningitis in Seoul area during 1989-90.
Eun young Cho, Mi Koo Kang, Soo Jong Hong, Ki Soo Kim, Young Seo Park, In Sook Park, Hyung Nam Moon, Chang Yee Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(11):1565-1572.   Published online November 30, 1991
We performed clinical and virological studies on 200 children with aseptic meningitis who had been admitted to the department of Pediatrics, Asan Medical Center from June, 1989 to August, 1990. The results were as follows; 1) There were total of 236 meningitis cases during this period, 13(5.5%) with bacterial meningitis, 3(1%) with tuberculous meningitis, 220(93.2%) with aseptic meningitis. Am이lg aseptic meningitis, 20(8.5%) were mumps meningitis. 2) Aseptic meningitis...
Balloon atrial septostomy through umbilical vein approach using flexible guide wire and sheath technique.
In Sook Park, Ki Soo Kim, Chang Yee Hong, Shi Joon Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(9):1294-1298.   Published online September 30, 1991
Balloon atrial septostomy is accepted as the best initial palliative treatment in infants with certain types of cyanotic congenital heart disease and the importance of prompt creation of atrial communi- cation can not be overemphasized in these patients. Balloon atrial septostomy is performed through femoral vein using percutaneous technique in most cases and is rarely done by cut down approach. However, percutaneous femoral vein...
Tricuspid atresia associated with double orifice mitral valve and coronary sinus septal defect.
In Sook Park, Ki Soo Kim, Young Seo Park, Chang Yee Hong, Shi Joon Yoo, Meong Gun Song
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1139-1145.   Published online August 31, 1991
Clinical, echocardiographic and angiographic findings of a very rare case of cardiac malformation is presented. The main features were tricuspid atresia, coronary sinus septal defect, and double orifice mitral valve. These defects were correctly diagnosed by echocardiography and were confirmed by angiocardiography. This patient was palliated successfully with blade balloon atrial septostomy and bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt. To the best of our knowledge, this is the...
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