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REVIEW ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Early-onset epileptic encephalopathies and the diagnostic approach to underlying causes
Early-onset epileptic encephalopathies are one of the most severe early onset epilepsies that can lead to progressive psychomotor impairment. These syndromes result from identifiable primary causes, such as structural, neurodegenerative, metabolic, or genetic defects, and an inc...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Low levels of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 at birth may be associated with subsequent development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants
Purpose: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is characterized by inflammation with proteolytic damage to the lung extracellular matrix. The results from previous studies are inconsistent regarding the role of proteinases and antiproteinases in the development of BPD. The aim of the...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Usefulness of serum cystatin C to determine the dose of vancomycin in neonate
Purpose: The vancomycin dosage regimen is regularly modified according to the patients glomerular filtration rate (GFR). In the present study, we aimed to assess the usefulness of serum cystatin C (Cys-C) concentration, compared with serum creatinine (SCr) concentration, for pr...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Severe vitamin D deficiency in preterm infants: maternal and neonatal clinical features
Purpose: We investigated the vitamin D status of preterm infants to determine the incidence of vitamin D deficiency. Methods: A total of 278 preterm infants delivered at Kyungpook National University Hospital between January 2013 and May 2015 were enrolled. The serum concentrat...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Sensorineural hearing loss in patients with Kawasaki disease
Purpose: Kawasaki disease involves acute febrile systemic vasculitis that can cause a variety of symptoms by affecting various organs. Here, we aimed to evaluate the prevalence, causes, and prognosis of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) occurring in children with Kawasaki diseas...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Analysis of clinical characteristics and causes of chest pain in children and adolescents
Purpose: Chest pain is common in children and adolescents and is a reason for referral to pediatric cardiologists. Although most cases of chest pain in these age groups are benign and do not require treatment, timely diagnosis is important not to miss life-threatening diseases r...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2015 November 15
Analysis of clinical information and reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for early diagnosis of enteroviral meningitis
Purpose: Meningitis is among the most common infections affecting the central nervous system. It can be difficult to determine the exact pathogen responsible for the infection and patients are often treated with empiric antibiotics. This study was conducted to identify the most ...
CASE REPORT 2015 November 15
Diphyllobothrium latum infection in a child with recurrent abdominal pain
Diphyllobothrium latum infection in humans is not common in Republic of Korea. We report a case of fish tapeworm infection in a 10-year-old boy after ingestion of raw perch about 8 months ago. The patient complained of recurrent abdominal pain and watery diarrhea. A tapew...
CASE REPORT 2015 November 15
Compartment syndrome due to extravasation of peripheral parenteral nutrition: extravasation injury of parenteral nutrition
Compartment syndrome is a rare but devastating condition that can result in permanent neuromuscular or soft tissue injuries. Extravasation injuries, among the iatrogenic causes of compartment syndrome, occur under a wide variety of circumstances in the inpatient setting. Total p...
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