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Flexible Bronchoscopic Findings and Therapeutic Effects in Atelectasis of Children
Mee Yong Shin, Jong Hee Hwang, Eun Hee Chung, Jeong Hee Moon, Ju Suk Lee, Yong Min Park, Kang Mo Ahn, Sang Il Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(9):1090-1096.   Published online September 15, 2002
Purpose : We evaluated the clinical manifestations, bronchoscopic findings and therapeutic effects of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in atelectasis of children. Methods : Sixty six children who received bronchoscopy due to persistent atelectasis, acute severe atelectasis and incidental atelectasis on plain chest radiography were studied retrospectively. Results : The most common causative underlying disease was pneumonia(60.4%). Other underlying conditions were pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic...
A Study of Endoscopic Variceal Ligation of under 6-Year-Old Aged Children with Esophagcal Varices
Jeong Hee Moon, Mi Hyon Tae, Nam Seon Beck
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(9):1241-1247.   Published online September 15, 2000
Purpose : Endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy(EVS) has been considered the mainstay therapy for bleeding esophageal varices in adults. Howevere, recent data have shown that endoscopic variceal ligation is just as efficacious and has fewer complications than EVS. Although there are many reports concerning EVL in adults, only a few studies have been done of children. Methods : We performed EVL in 9...
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