Mongkol Laohapensang

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BACKGROUND Breastfeeding has abundant biological and psychological benefits. Effective breastfeeding requires good latching on, which is possible when the infant is able to cup around the maternal areola with his tongue. One of the most common conditions resulting in poor latching on is tongue-tie. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of tongue-tie with(More)
Thirty-four congenital duodenal obstructions (19 duodenal atresia, 7 duodenal web, 7 annular pancreas and one duodenal stenosis) were surgically treated in Siriraj Hospital between 1990 and 1999. Eleven per cent of duodenal atresia had no bile-stained vomiting. Duodenal web which received web excision and duodenoplasty in 43 per cent of cases, also(More)
A retrospective study comparing 16 full-term and 18 pre-term neonates with NEC operated on at Siriraj Hospital between 1987 and 1999 is presented. Major risk factors leading to NEC in full-term neonates included sepsis, SGA, birth asphyxia, severe jaundice requiring exchange transfusion and chorioamnionitis. Although full-term neonates developed NEC earlier(More)
Ectopic ACTH syndrome is a very rare cause of pediatric Cushing's syndrome. And if present, bronchial or thymic carcinoids predominate as causes. We hereby demonstrate a first case report of ACTH-producing ovarian steroid cell tumor, NOS, causing ectopic ACTH syndrome in a prepubertal girl.
BACKGROUND Foreign body (FB) in the upper gastrointestinal tract (UGIT) is a common clinical problem in endoscopic practice. At present, many physicians recommend endoscopy for both diagnosis and treatment. To date, few have report endoscopic findings and management of FB in UGIT. OBJECTIVE To report the authors' experience and outcome of the endoscopic(More)
PURPOSE Intussusception is a common surgical emergency in infants and children. The incidence of intussusception is from one to four per 2,000 infants and children. If there is no peritonitis, perforation sign on abdominal radiographic studies, and nonresponsive shock, nonoperative reduction by pneumatic or hydrostatic enema can be performed. The purpose of(More)
Hemodynamic changes of 50 thalassemic children who had splenectomy under general anesthesia were compared to 40 identical patients who, in addition, received intravenous furosemide 1 mg/kg immediate preoperation. During the anesthetic process, both groups showed a significant increase of heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure more than the(More)
PURPOSE To identify the risk factors for failure of nonsurgical reduction of intussusception. METHODS Data from intussusception patients who were treated with nonsurgical reduction in Chiang Mai University Hospital and Siriraj Hospital between January 2006 and December 2012 were collected. Patients aged 0-15 years and without contraindications(More)
UNLABELLED A 6-month-old male infant who presented with abdominal distension and congenital chylous ascites was diagnosed. He was initially refractory to conservative therapy, and then was completely cured with ligation of megalymphatics and fibrin glue application. Immunoperoxidase staining for CD31 on the biopsied peritoneal tissues highlighted the lining(More)
Intussusception in a premature baby is a rare condition. We report a male preterm infant, who developed abdominal distension and abdominal wall erythema. He was operated with suspicion of NEC but an ileo-ileal intussusception and intestinal perforation were encountered at operation.