A I Koivusalo

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of neuroblastoma: twenty-three years of experience at a single institution
    A I Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Surg Today 44:517-25. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Modern outcomes of oesophageal atresia: single centre experience over the last twenty years
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Section of Paediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 48:297-303. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic defecography in the diagnosis of paediatric rectal prolapse and related disorders
    A I Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, 00290, LNS HUS PL 281, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:815-20. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The cumulative incidence of significant gastroesophageal reflux in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia-a systematic clinical, pH-metric, and endoscopic follow-up study
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, PO Box 281, LNS, HUS, 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 43:279-82. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Antegrade continence enema in the treatment of congenital fecal incontinence beyond childhood
    A I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1605-10. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A single-blinded, randomized comparison of laparoscopic versus open hernia repair in children
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 123:332-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Anastomotic dilatation after repair of esophageal atresia with distal fistula. Comparison of results after routine versus selective dilatation
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Dis Esophagus 22:190-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Botox injection treatment for anal outlet obstruction in patients with internal anal sphincter achalasia and Hirschsprung's disease
    A I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, LNS HUS, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, 000290, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:873-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Sexual functions in adulthood after restorative proctocolectomy for paediatric onset ulcerative colitis
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:881-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Morbidity after surgical treatment of isolated intestinal perforation and necrotizing enterocolitis is similar in preterm infants weighing less than 1500 g
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 45:319-22; discussion 323. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of neuroblastoma: twenty-three years of experience at a single institution
    A I Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Surg Today 44:517-25. 2014
    ..Neuroblastoma (NB) is treated with surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. We assessed the effects of surgical resection on the outcome over a 23-year period at our institution...
  2. doi request reprint Modern outcomes of oesophageal atresia: single centre experience over the last twenty years
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Section of Paediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 48:297-303. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was assessment of the contemporary outcomes of oesophageal atresia (OA) in a national paediatric surgical centre...
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic defecography in the diagnosis of paediatric rectal prolapse and related disorders
    A I Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, 00290, LNS HUS PL 281, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:815-20. 2012
    ..We studied whether the assessment of recurrent RP (RP), postoperative relapsed RP (RRP) or anorectal discomfort without RP (ARD) benefits from dynamic defecography (DD) and describe DD findings in relation with outcome...
  4. doi request reprint The cumulative incidence of significant gastroesophageal reflux in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia-a systematic clinical, pH-metric, and endoscopic follow-up study
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, PO Box 281, LNS, HUS, 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 43:279-82. 2008
    ..It is unknown how many patients will be severely affected later on. We conducted an objective long-term follow-up for the cumulative incidence of CDH-associated GER based on symptoms, pH-metry, and histology...
  5. doi request reprint Antegrade continence enema in the treatment of congenital fecal incontinence beyond childhood
    A I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1605-10. 2008
    ..The role of antegrade continence enema for the treatment of congenital fecal incontinence in adult patients remains unclear...
  6. doi request reprint A single-blinded, randomized comparison of laparoscopic versus open hernia repair in children
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 123:332-7. 2009
    ..The role of laparoscopic surgery in pediatric inguinal hernia repair is unclear. We aimed to compare day-case laparoscopic hernia repair with open repair...
  7. doi request reprint Anastomotic dilatation after repair of esophageal atresia with distal fistula. Comparison of results after routine versus selective dilatation
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Dis Esophagus 22:190-4. 2009
    ..6% in RD and 1.0% in SD group. One patient in RD group underwent resection for a recalcitrant anastomotic stricture. After repair, EADF policy of SD resulted in significantly less dilatations than RD with equal long-term results...
  8. doi request reprint Botox injection treatment for anal outlet obstruction in patients with internal anal sphincter achalasia and Hirschsprung's disease
    A I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, LNS HUS, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, 000290, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:873-6. 2009
    ..We present a single institution experience of BIT from 2005 to 2008...
  9. doi request reprint Sexual functions in adulthood after restorative proctocolectomy for paediatric onset ulcerative colitis
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:881-4. 2009
    ..Pelvic dissection may damage structures essential for sexual functions (SF). We compared SF in adults with ST during childhood or adolescence with adults with medical treatment (MT)...
  10. doi request reprint Morbidity after surgical treatment of isolated intestinal perforation and necrotizing enterocolitis is similar in preterm infants weighing less than 1500 g
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 45:319-22; discussion 323. 2010
    ..We compared the morbidity after surgery for IIP and NEC in preterm infants (birth weight <1500 g)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preoperative distal loop contrast radiograph before closure of an enterostomy in paediatric surgical patients. How much does it affect the procedure or predict early postoperative complications?
    A Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:747-53. 2007
    ..The pathology suggested by DLCR, however, correlated poorly with the actual complications. Poor sensitivity reflects the high frequency of anastomotic complications, which are practically unpredictable by preoperative radiographs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does postoperative pH monitoring predict complicated gastroesophageal reflux in patients with esophageal atresia?
    A Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University, PL 281 LNS HUS, Stenbackinkatu 11, 000290 Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:670-4. 2004
    ..5% of patients with normal early pH monitoring also developed significant GER, early pH monitoring alone does not rule out the development of significant GER...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adult patients with esophageal atresia--a questionnaire study
    Antti Koivusalo
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 40:307-12. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of these sequelae on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with EA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adults after repair of congenital diaphragmatic defects--a questionnaire study
    Antti Koivusalo
    Helsinki University Children s Hospital, PL 281, 000290 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1376-81. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of these sequelae on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of adult survivors after CDD repair...
  15. ncbi request reprint Revision of prolapsed feeding gastrostomy with a modified Janeway 'gastric tube'
    A Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Stenbackinkatu 11, 00290, Helsinki, PL 281, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:202-4. 2006
    ..Modified Janeway 'gastric tube' revision is feasible and, within short to medium term follow-up, controls efficiently gastrostomy prolapse and leak...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are cecal wrap and fixation necessary for antegrade colonic enema appendicostomy?
    Antti Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Helsinki, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 41:323-6. 2006
    ..Whether cecal fixation and wrap and fixation (FW) are necessary is not known. In a retrospective study, we compared laparoscopic and open procedure with FW (LACEfw+ and OACEfw+) with laparoscopic procedure without FW (LACEfw-)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic suture rectopexy in the treatment of persisting rectal prolapse in children: a preliminary report
    A Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, 000290, Finland
    Surg Endosc 20:960-3. 2006
    ..Laparoscopic suture rectopexy (LSRP) is effective in adults, but its usefulness in pediatric PRP is unknown. We compared LSRP with posterosagittal rectopexy (PSRP)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is GastroPanel serum assay useful in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and associated gastritis in children?
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, FIN 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:35-8. 2007
    ..GastroPanel is too insensitive for H. pylori screening and does not replace endoscopy. Markers indicative of atrophic gastritis were negative in all children with H. pylori gastritis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment of a leaking ACE conduit with Deflux injections
    A Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 000290, Finland
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:1003-6. 2006
    ..Repeated injection of the ACE conduit with Deflux is a low invasive method and provides moderate to good results in the majority of the patients who suffer from faecal leakage from conduit...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical complications in relation to functional outcomes after ileoanal anastomosis in pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis
    Antti Koivusalo
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 42:290-5. 2007
    ..Significant surgical complications are common in patients with ulcerative colitis who undergo proctocolectomy. We assessed the effects of these complications on the functional outcomes of such patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint The cumulative incidence of significant gastrooesophageal reflux in patients with oesophageal atresia with a distal fistula--a systematic clinical, pH-metric, and endoscopic follow-up study
    Antti Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, PO Box 281, 00029, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Surg 42:370-4. 2007
    ..How many patients will be later affected is unknown. We conducted an objective long-term follow-up for the cumulative incidence of OA-associated GER based on pH-metry and histology...
  22. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in healthy infants with apneic episodes: a retrospective analysis of 87 consecutive patients
    Antti I Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:1096-102. 2011
    ..AEs observed during hospitalization predicted postdischarge AE recurrence. Of GER treatment modalities, only surgery prevented recurrent AEs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy after manual reduction of incarcerated inguinal hernia
    A Koivusalo
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Surg Endosc 21:2147-9. 2007
    ..We assumed that performing laparoscopic herniorrhaphy (LH) shortly after MR reduces the hospital stay for IIH. We compared LH with OH retrospectively. We expected equal results but a shorter hospital stay with LH...