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Nephrology (Genitourinary)
Obesity and chronic kidney disease: what should pediatric nephrologists know?
Jung Won Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2021;64(10):521-522.   Published online June 1, 2021
• Obesity is not only a comorbidity of hypertension, it may be a riskfactorfor chronickidneydisease.
• Renal impairment associated with obesity is believed to start early in childhood and continue into adulthood, implying a higher risk of adverse cardiovascular events.
• The identification of kidney injury, implementation of preventive strategies, and prompt treatment are essential to improving clinical outcomes in obese children with early kidney disease.
Review Article
Urinary incontinence
Jung Won Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(11):1136-1139.   Published online November 15, 2008
The genitourinary tract and gastrointestinal system are interdependent but share the same embryological origin, pelvic region, and sacral innervation. Although children with voiding disturbances often present with bowel dysfunction, this coexistence was considered coincidental until recently. However, it is now accepted that dysfunction in emptying of both systems is interrelated. Afferent impulses carrying sensory information are transmitted through the spinal...
Original Article
Methemoglobinemia Associated with Diarrheal Disease before 2 Months of Ag
Ji Ah Jung, Jung Won Lee, Jeong Wan Seo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(12):1387-1394.   Published online December 15, 2001
Purpose : Methemoglobinemia has been observed during a diarrheal illness among those who were not exposed to oxidizing agents in neonates and young infants. We performed the study to determine predisposing factors in this entity. Methods : The medical records of 24 patients were reviewed, who were admitted for diarrhea with methemoglobinemia to Ewha Womans University MokDong Hospital, from February 1994 to November 2000. The...
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