A J Voitk

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The tail of the learning curve for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:250-3. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Is outpatient surgery safe for the higher risk patient?
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 2:156-8. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair for the community general surgeon
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Ont
    Can J Surg 41:446-50. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: early results with the JOVO procedure
    Andrus Voitk
    Department of Surgery, Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division, Scarborough, ON, Canada
    Obes Surg 12:62-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of laparoscopic failure on outcome of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication: independent review
    Andrus Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Scarborough Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:35-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The umbilicus in laparoscopic surgery
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 15:878-81. 2001

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The tail of the learning curve for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:250-3. 2001
    ..This study estimates the number of laparoscopic cholecystectomies required until improvement ceases, assesses the magnitude of such improvement, and provides some insight into the mechanism by which it takes place...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is outpatient surgery safe for the higher risk patient?
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 2:156-8. 1998
    ..Problems requiring admission are readily evident during the period of observation and no patient who remains stable decompensates later...
  3. ncbi request reprint The learning curve in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair for the community general surgeon
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Ont
    Can J Surg 41:446-50. 1998
    ..To determine the learning curve (number of operations required) to stabilize operating times and complication rates for a general surgeon doing laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in a community practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: early results with the JOVO procedure
    Andrus Voitk
    Department of Surgery, Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division, Scarborough, ON, Canada
    Obes Surg 12:62-4. 2002
    ..Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) is an established treatment for morbid obesity for selected patients. This study seeks to assess the effectiveness of a laparoscopic version, the JOVO procedure, of the VBG...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of laparoscopic failure on outcome of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication: independent review
    Andrus Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Scarborough Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:35-9. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether conversion or early reoperation contributed significantly to the eventual outcome of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...
  6. ncbi request reprint The umbilicus in laparoscopic surgery
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 15:878-81. 2001
    ..This study examines the factors related to infection and incisional herniation after laparoscopy at the umbilicus, as compared with those at remote sites...