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The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine
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The Association of Korean Oriental Pediatrics
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Volume 26, Issue 4 - Nov 2012
Volume 26, Issue 3 - Aug 2012
Volume 26, Issue 2 - May 2012
Volume 26, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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A Study on Relations between Skeletal Maturity and Heart Rate Variability
Lee, Hye-Lim ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.001
Objectives The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between skeletal maturity and heart rate variability (HRV) based on the bone age and HRV parameters. Methods 103 children from 6 years to 17 years of age, who do not have any disease-related symptom, and visited
oriental medicine hospital, are measured based on their bone age and short-term spectral analysis of HRV. Results 1. Skeletal maturity was significantly correlated with HRV indices: mean HRT and SDNN. As the skeletal maturity increases, the mean HRT was decreased and the SDNN was increased. 2. When classifying according to the skeletal maturity score, the mean HRT was higher in the `below -0.4` group compare to `-0.3~0.7` group and `0.8~1.9` group. SDNN was higher in the `0.8~1.9` group compare to `-0.3~0.7` group, `below -0.4` group 3. When classifying according to the sex, age and secondary sexual characteristics, as the skeletal maturity was increased, the mean HRT was significantly decreased and the SDNN was significantly increased only in the boys who did not develop secondary sexual characteristics. Conclusions Skeletal maturity could be statistically significant with HRV indices, especially to the boys and the children than the girls and the teenagers.
A Case Report of Allergic Purpura
Lee, Ji-Hong ; Yu, Sun-Ae ; Lee, Seung-Yeon ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 12~19
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.012
Objectives The purpose of this study is to report the clinical effects of an oriental medical treatment on the patient with allergic purpura. Methods A 7-year-old female patient, who was suffering from the purpura on her extremities: swelling and arthralgia on her lower extremities, was treated by herb medicine, acupuncture and pediluvium. Results Treated only with oriental medicine, the patient`s allergic symptoms were improved. When we checked back on her condition after 2 months later, she did not show any recurrence of the flares, and regained her health. Conclusions This study shows that oriental medical treatments are effective on allergic purpura, but further clinical studies are needed.
A Case Report of Treating Childhood Psoriasis by Danguieumja-gagambang and External Treatments
Min, Deul-Le ; Chang, Sung-Jin ; Park, Eun-Jung ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 20~29
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.020
Objectives The purpose of this case study is to report the effect of concurrent administration of Danguieumja-gagambang and external treatments on childhood psoriasis. Methods The subject is a child with psoriasis. This patient was treated with oriental herbal medicine (Danguieumjagagambang) and external treatments. The improvement of the skin condition is observed by Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) score. Results After the treatment, the symptoms of psoriasis were relieved. PASI score of this child went down from 4.7 to 0. Conclusions This study showed that concurrent administration of Danguieumja-gagambang and external treatments can be an effective choice for psoriasis.
Anti-allergic Effects of Chungshimbohyeoltang in RBL-2H3 Mast Cells and OVA/alum Sensitized Mice
Jo, Min-Seo ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 30~45
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.030
Objectives The suppressive effect of CSBHT has been mysterious. Thus, the present study is designed to investigate the suppressive effect and its mechanism. Methods To investigate the anti-allergy effect from ChungShimBoHyeolTang(CSBHT), RBL-2H3 cell was used and examined by Real-Time PCR, and IL-4 and IL-13 from RBL-2H3 was examined by ELIS. In addition, GATA-1, GATA-2, NFAT-1, NFAT-2, c-Fos, c-Jun, NF-
p65 transcription factors of RBL-2H3 mast cell were examined by Western Blotting. Also, OVA/alum-sensitized mice were orally administrated CSBHT and serum OVA-specific IgE production, IL-4, and IL-13 production in splenocytes supernatant were examined. Results As a result of treating with CSBHT extract, RBL-2H3 mast cells significantly suppressed the IL-4 and IL-13 mRNA expression and IL-4 and IL-13 production. Western blot analysis of transcription factors involving IL-4 and IL-13 expression also revealed a prominent decreases of mast cell`s specific transcription factors including GATA-1, GATA-2, NFAT-1, NFAT-2, c-Fos, and NF-
p65. Also, examining the mice, administration of CSBHT suppressed the amount of OVA-specific IgE in OVA/alum-sensitized mice and IL-4 and IL-13 production in splenocytes supernatant. Conclusions The study suggested that the anti-allergic activities of CSBHT suppresses IL-4 and IL-13 production from the Th2 cytokines by suppressing transcription factors as GATA-1, GATA-2, NFAT-1, NFAT-2, c-Fos and NF-
p65 in mast cells.
The Study on Correlationship between Parent`s Height and Adult Height Prediction according to TW3 Method
Kang, Ki-Yeon ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 46~54
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.046
Objectives The purpose of this study is to find out the relationship between parents` heights and predicted height of the children who had been treated in the growth clinic of oriental medical hospital. Methods The study was conducted with 253 children who visited Oriental Medical Hospital from July 2010 to June 2012. They were analyzed by reviewing the children`s chart and correlation analysis to find out the relationship between the two heights. Results In distribution of the sex and the age, sex were similar, but boys who came to the clinic were averagely younger than the girls. In predicting adult height by TW3 method and mean parent`s height, correlation in the girls was higher than the boys, especially the girls after their first menstruation. Parents` heights were related to both the boys and the girls, but mother`s height was more closely related. Predicted heights of the boys before secondary sex characteristics were correlated with the child`s height, but rather correlated with parent`s both heights after secondary sexual character and found to be more relevant to father`s height. The girls` predicted heights before their menstruation were not correlated with father`s height, but with mother`s. Their heights after their first periods were correlated with parents` both heights, but more correlated with father`s height. Conclusions This study helps set proper periods and goals of growth treatment based on the correlation between parents` height and predicted adult height according to TW3 method.
Report for Seven Cases on Patients with Chronic Epistaxis Treated by Aguajinuktang-gamibang
Park, Seul-Ki ; Kim, Cho-Young ; Chang, Gyu-Tae ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 55~63
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.055
Objectives The causes of Epistaxis could vary in children, but among them, digestive problem is an important cause. So, the purpose of this study is to report seven cases of chronic epistaxis treated by oriental medicine. Methods The seven patients who are diagnosed with epistaxis were treated with herbal medicine (Auajinuktang-gamibang), and its effect was measured. Results After the treatment, number of the epistaxis incident is decreased, and the patient`s general conditions have gotten better. Conclusions This study has shown that oriental medical treatment on children`s epistaxis was effective, but further studies are needed.
The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Parents of Children and Adolescents with Allergic Diseases: Community-based Survey
Park, Jeong-Hwan ; Baek, Seung-Min ; Moon, Su-Jeong ; Seo, Hyun-Ju ; Kim, Sul-Gi ; Lee, Min-Hee ; Jeong, Ji-Hoon ; Lee, Sang-Hun ; Choi, Sun-Mi ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 64~73
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2012.26.3.064
Objectives The purpose of this study is to see the prevalence and the patterns of the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in children and adolescent patients with allergies. Methods We analyzed data on 547 children and adolescents (age from 0-18 years old) chosen from all regions throughout the country with allergic diseases, including atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, asthma and allergic urticaria. We used multiple logistic regression modeling to predict CAM use based on predictor variables. Results The previous 12-months prevalence of CAM usage in overall was 70.7% (atopic dermatitis, 78.1%; allergic rhinitis, 52.9%; asthma, 70.3%; allergic urticaria, 86.3%). Central and southern regions displayed significantly lower rate of using CAM compare to the northern region, and CAM was less likely to be used for the allergic rhinitis patients than the atopic dermatitis patients. The most commonly used CAM type was natural products (62.2%). Top five of the most frequently used CAM modalities were softener water, vitamin, red ginseng, wood bathing and aloe oil. One of the main reasons for trying CAM was from the `hope for a more effective outcomes in additional to the conventional medicine` (43.9%). The subjective effectiveness of CAM was found to be excellent in 74.0% of the patients, and 70.3% of the parents were willing to recommend CAM therapies to the others. Conclusions CAM is used widely to treat allergic diseases in children and adolescents in Korea. Korean medical doctors should actively discuss the use of CAM with the patients and provide information on the effectiveness and safety of CAM as guide in making choice for usage of CAM.