Juha M Grönroos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A non-icteric cholecystectomized patient with recurrent attacks of right epigastric pain and dilated common bile duct--do liver function tests predict bile duct stones?
    J M Gronroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 39:35-7. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Double-guidewire-assisted cannulation in ERCP: novel applications
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e107-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Double-guidewire-assisted biliary cannulation: experiences from a single tertiary referral center
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, PO Box 52, 20521, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 25:1599-602. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Clinical success of ERCP procedures in nonagenarian patients with bile duct stones
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:146-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clinical suspicion of acute appendicitis - is the time ripe for more conservative treatment?
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:42-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Endoscopic palliation of malignant obstructive jaundice in extremely elderly patients: plastic stent is enough
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 19:122-4. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Unsuccessful endoscopic stenting in iatrogenic bile duct injury: remember rendezvous procedure
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:186-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Do normal leucocyte count and C-reactive protein value exclude acute appendicitis in children?
    J M Gronroos
    Department of Surgery University of Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 90:649-51. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Is male gender a risk factor for bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, PB 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:261-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint [Too many unnecessary appendectomies. Leukocyte count and CRP value for safer diagnosis]
    Juha M Grönroos
    Kirurgiska institutionen, Abo Universitetscentralsjukhus, Abo, Finland
    Lakartidningen 99:891-3. 2002

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint A non-icteric cholecystectomized patient with recurrent attacks of right epigastric pain and dilated common bile duct--do liver function tests predict bile duct stones?
    J M Gronroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 39:35-7. 2001
    ..However, the actual value of these measurements is limited in clinical decision making since overlapping of values occured...
  2. doi request reprint Double-guidewire-assisted cannulation in ERCP: novel applications
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e107-9. 2011
    ..ERCP endoscopists should be aware of all modifications of double-guidewire technique to further increase the success rates of selective cannulations in ERCP...
  3. doi request reprint Double-guidewire-assisted biliary cannulation: experiences from a single tertiary referral center
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, PO Box 52, 20521, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 25:1599-602. 2011
    ..The current prospective study aimed to clarify the feasibility and safety of the double-guidewire-assisted biliary cannulation at the authors' institution...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical success of ERCP procedures in nonagenarian patients with bile duct stones
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:146-9. 2011
    ..To be concluded, endoscopic treatment modality seems to be excellent in extremely elderly patients with bile duct stones...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical suspicion of acute appendicitis - is the time ripe for more conservative treatment?
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:42-5. 2011
    ..Antibiotic treatment can be considered a safe first-line therapy in selected patients with acute appendicitis...
  6. doi request reprint Endoscopic palliation of malignant obstructive jaundice in extremely elderly patients: plastic stent is enough
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 19:122-4. 2010
    ..8 months, giving a clinical success rate of 100 %. To be concluded, in extremely elderly patients with malignant obstructive jaundice, palliation with plastic stent is effective enough...
  7. ncbi request reprint Unsuccessful endoscopic stenting in iatrogenic bile duct injury: remember rendezvous procedure
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:186-9. 2007
    ..This technique improves the success rate for endoscopic stenting in iatrogenic bile duct injuries. In the literature, there are no earlier reports on biliary rendezvous procedures in patients with bile duct injuries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do normal leucocyte count and C-reactive protein value exclude acute appendicitis in children?
    J M Gronroos
    Department of Surgery University of Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 90:649-51. 2001
    ..866; 31 +/- 4 mg l(-1) and 30 +/- 4 mg l(-1)). The most conspicuous finding was that in children with acute appendicitis, both values were normal in 7 out of 100 patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is male gender a risk factor for bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
    Juha M Grönroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, PB 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:261-4. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Too many unnecessary appendectomies. Leukocyte count and CRP value for safer diagnosis]
    Juha M Grönroos
    Kirurgiska institutionen, Abo Universitetscentralsjukhus, Abo, Finland
    Lakartidningen 99:891-3. 2002
    ..However, a normal leucocyte count and CRP value do not effectively exclude appendicitis in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of the diameter of the common bile duct on the incidence of bile duct stones in patients with recurrent attacks of right epigastric pain after cholecystectomy
    J M Gronroos
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Surg 167:767-9. 2001
    ..To study the relationship between the diameter of the common bile duct and the incidence of bile duct stones in non-jaundiced patients with recurrent attacks of right epigastric pain after cholecystectomy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stone or stricture as a cause of extrahepatic cholestasis--do liver function tests predict the diagnosis?
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:1453-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the value of common liver function tests in separating patients with malignant bile duct strictures from those with stones...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: primary and long-term results from a single institution
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 21:1069-73. 2007
    ..After the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy the incidence of these injuries has at least doubled, and even after the learning curve, the incidence has plateaued at the level of 0.5%...
  14. ncbi request reprint The diameter of common bile duct does not predict the cause of extrahepatic cholestasis
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:25-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the value of the degree of common bile duct dilatation in differential diagnosis of extrahepatic cholestasis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Late complications related to palliative stenting in patients with obstructing colorectal cancer
    Heikki Huhtinen
    Turku University Hospital, Division of Digestive Surgery and Urology, Turku, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:352-8. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after iatrogenic bile duct injury - a case control study
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, Loimaa District Hospital, Loimaa, Finland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:177-80. 2013
    ..The objective of the current study was to compare the quality of life (QoL) of patients who sustained a bile duct injury (BDI) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) with a control group who underwent an uneventful LC...
  17. doi request reprint Angled- or straight-tipped hydrophilic guidewire in biliary cannulation: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial
    Hanna Vihervaara
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20521, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 27:1281-6. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the performance of an angled-tipped guidewire (AGW) with a straight-tipped guidewire (SGW) in achieving successful deep biliary cannulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mirizzi syndrome: consider endoscopic stone removal
    Juha M Grönroos
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    ANZ J Surg 77:716-7. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Female gender and post-ERCP pancreatitis: is the association caused by difficult cannulation?
    Hanna Vihervaara
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1498-502. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that cannulation difficulty might play a part in this association. The aim of the current study was to determine whether the female papilla is more difficult to cannulate than the male papilla...
  20. doi request reprint Bile duct injuries during open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the laparoscopic era: alarming trends
    Jukka Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, Loimaa District Hospital, Seppälänkatu 15 17, PB 17, 32201 Loimaa, Finland
    Surg Endosc 25:2906-10. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum bilirubin in assessing the likelihood of perforation in acute appendicitis: a diagnostic meta-analysis
    Salvatore Giordano
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital and the University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Surg 11:795-800. 2013
    ..Serum bilirubin level is of some value as a predictor of appendiceal perforation. Patients with hyperbilirubinemia combined with symptoms and signs consistent with severe acute appendicitis should be considered for early appendectomy...
  22. pmc A prospective randomized controlled multicenter trial comparing antibiotic therapy with appendectomy in the treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis (APPAC trial)
    Hannu Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Surg 13:3. 2013
    ..However, the use of antibiotic therapy in the treatment of uncomplicated AA is still controversial...
  23. doi request reprint Elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the effect of age on conversions, complications and long-term results
    Sven Lill
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Dig Surg 28:205-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to analyze the appropriateness and long-term results of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the treatment of gallstone disease in the elderly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic uncomplicated gallstone disease: do the symptoms disappear?
    Sven Lill
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 28:1816-20. 2014
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of internal gastrointestinal fistulas with fibrin glue
    Jukka A Karvonen
    Department of Surgery, Loimaa District Hospital, Loimaa, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:37-40. 2013
    ..Even after surgery, the healing rate remains at a level of 75% to 90%. During the last years, gastrointestinal fistulae have been successfully treated endoscopically with fibrin glue...
  26. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of the novel 3-step protocol for biliary cannulation--a prospective analysis
    Hanna Vihervaara
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:161-4. 2012
    ..The complication rate of these ERCP procedures (5%) was within acceptable limits...
  27. ncbi request reprint NSAID use and the risk of hospitalization for first myocardial infarction in the general population: a nationwide case-control study from Finland
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development and Postgraduate School of Clinical Drug Research, University of Turku, PB 55, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:1657-63. 2006
    ..To evaluate the risk of first myocardial infarction (MI) associated with the use of various non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the general population...
  28. doi request reprint Anesthesiologist assistance in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedures in the elderly: is it worthwhile?
    Paulina Salminen
    Departments of Surgery and Emergency, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:517-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to define the safety of sedation and the tolerance of ERCP procedures in the extremely elderly patients at our institution, in which sedation is provided and controlled by endo team only...
  29. ncbi request reprint Catalytic activity of phospholipase A2 in blood plasma and pancreatic tissue perfusion in early experimental acute pancreatitis
    Pekka J Kinnala
    Department of Surgery, University of Turku, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 386:587-91. 2002
    ..To investigate the sequence of changes in the catalytic activity of phospholipase A2 in plasma and pancreatic tissue perfusion and oxygenation in mild and severe acute pancreatitis in pigs...