August 1997 • Août 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(4)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Changing the delivery of surgical care / Pour changer la prestation des soins chirurgicaux.
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Continuing transition in surgical care
C.A. Milne

Inpatient today – outpatient tomorrow?
M.J. Girotti

Leave no stone unturned
J.L. Stoller

Fixed hinge knee arthroplasty
R.S. Bell

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Ultrasound diagnosis of acute appendicitis
E.J. Patterson, A.R.J. Buckley

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 16. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 16. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein

Surgical Biology for the Clinician / Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

The abdominal compartment syndrome
A.B. Nathens, F.D. Brenneman, B.R. Boulanger


Symposium on ambulatory surgery: principles, practice, pitfalls
J.K. MacFarlane

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Long-term outcomes after upper limb arterial injuries
C.K. van der Sluis, D.S. Kucey, F.D. Brenneman, G.A. Hunter, R. Maggisano, H.J. ten Duis

An orthopedic surgeon survey on the treatment of displaced femoral neck fracture: opposing views
D. Chua, S.B. Jaglal, J. Schatzker

Hinge total knee replacement revisited
H.U. Cameron, C. Hu, D. Vyamont

Establishing outpatient cholecystectomy as a hospital routine
A.J. Voitk

Duodenal seromyectomy in the management of adherent colonic carcinoma in elderly patients
P. Sharma, H. Klaasen

Clinical results of deep venous valvular repair for chronic venous insufficiency
W.G. Jamieson, B. Chinnick

Case Reports / Études de cas

Don’t cry over spilled stones? Complications of gallstones spilled during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: case report and literature review
E.J. Patterson, A.G. Nagy

Late presentation of an intra-abdominal foreign body
M.A. Quantz, R. Brown

Acute polyethylene fracture in an uncemented acetabular cup
A.E. Gross, W.N. Dust

Clenched-fist injury complicated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
G. Berlet, R.S. Richards, J.H. Roth


Anonymous peer reviews?
S.W. O’Driscoll

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçu


Book reviews/Critiques de livres


October 1997 • Octobre 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(5)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Meeting the future
J.L. Meakins

Pour faire face à l’avenir
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Developing standards for the treatment of rectal cancer.
J.K. MacFarlane

The role of axillary node dissection in invasive breast cancer.
Sarkis H. Meterissian

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 17. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 17. Diagnosis.
L.A. Stein

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Complete femoral osteolysis associated with pathologic fracture.
T. Hupel, E.L. Masterson, R.S. Bell

Surgical Biology for the Clinician / Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Fat embolism syndrome.
R.R. Richards

Review Article / Article de revue

Primary breast cancer in the elderly.
H.L.A. Lickley

Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology/Société canadienne d’oncologie chirurgicale

Symposium on rectal cancer:

  1. A summary
    J.G. McKinnon
  2. Local recurrence after surgery for rectal cancer.
    R.S. McLeod
  3. The case for adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer.
    B.J. Cummings

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Fracture of the proximal phalanx of the little finger in children: a classification and a method to measure the deformity.
I. Shuaib

Prevalence of heterotopic ossification in cemented versus noncemented total hip joint replacement in patients with osteoarthrosis: a randomized clinical trial.
K.N.K. Nayak, B. Mulliken, C.H. Rorabeck, R.B. Bourne, M.R. Woolfrey

Axillary node dissection in patients with breast cancer diagnosed through the Ontario Breast Screening Program: a need for minimally invasive techniques.
H. Singhal, F.P. O’Malley, E. Tweedie, L. Stitt, K.S. Tonkin

Hip fracture surgery in Nova Scotia: a comparison of treatment provided by “generalist” general surgeons and orthopedic surgeons.
P.M. Chiasson, P.D. Roy, M.J. Mitchell, A.M. Chiasson, D.I. Alexander

Correspondence / Correspondance

Carcinoma of the stomach: an unusual pattern of metastasis.
A. Ghanekar, H.S. Himal

SESAP Question/Question SESAP

SESAP Critique/Critique SESAP

Book Reviews/Critiques de livres

Atlas of adult foot and ankle surgery.

Handbook of physiology. Section 13: comparative physiology.

Katzenstein and Askin’s surgical pathology of non-neoplastic lung disease.

Year book of neurology and neurosurgery 1997.

The year book of urology 1996

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçu



December 1997 • Décembre 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(6)

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

To be or not to be a part of the solution
J.L. Meakins

Allocation of scarce resources in surgery
J.P. Waddell

The risks associated with pneumonectomy
G. Beauchamp, D. Ouellette

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Aorta to left atrial fistula
D. Oxorn, G. Christakis

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 18. Presentation
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Case 18. Diagnosis
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Review Article / Article de revue

Anticoagulation in spinal surgery. A critical review of the literature
M.G. Catre

Original Articles / Articles originaux

The ethical allocation of scarce resources in surgery: implants and cost
M. Gross

E.A. Latimer, R.N. Battista, C.J. Wright, L.C. Pelletier, R.Y. McMurtry

Comparative study of continuous extrapleural intercostal nerve block and lumbar epidural morphine in post-thoracotomy pain
A. Dauphin, E. Lubanska-Hubert, J.E.M. Young, J.D. Miller, W.F. Bennett, H.D. Fuller

Perioperative mortality after pneumonectomy: analysis of risk factors and review of the literature
D.E. Swartz, K. Lachapelle, J. Sampalis, D.S. Mulder, R.C.-J. Chiu, J. Wilson

Is prophylactic resection valid as an indication for elective surgery in diverticular disease?
J.W. Lorimer

Benign skull lesions
W.S. Tucker, F.J. Nasser-Sharif

Case Reports / Études de cas

Bowel preparation with polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage solution is potentially hazardous in patients with carcinoma of the cardia: a case report
E. Bergeron, D. Ouellette, S. Dubé, G. Beauchamp

Malignant giant cell tumour of the distal femur treated by excision, allografting and ligamentous reconstruction: an 18-year follow-up
É. Vicas, G. Beauregard, Y. McKay

Ectopic gallbladder revisited, laparoscopically: a case report
C.C. Chung, K.L. Leung, W.Y. Lau, A.K.C. Li

Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis after the Whipple procedure: an aggressive, combined treatment approach
J.R. Sanabria, T. Hiruki, D.A. Szalay, V. Tandan, S. Gallinger

Bowel obstruction in a pregnant patient with ileal pouch-­anal anastomosis
M. Walker, J. Sylvain, H. Stern

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçus


Book reviews/Critiques de livres


December 1996 • Décembre 1996

Can J Surg 1996;38(6)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

CJS: Farewell to a colleague; Le JCC : Au revoir à un collègue
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

The Journal changes: growth and development
J.L. Meakins

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Fournier’s gangrene
N. Schmidt, P. Wales

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 12. Presentation
C.N. Tran, K. Oudjhane, A.B. Sinsky, J.-M. Laberge, Y.G. Patenaude

Case 12. Diagnosis
C.N. Tran, K. Oudjhane, A.B. Sinsky, J.-M. Laberge, Y.G. Patenaude


Experimental laparoscopic aortobifemoral bypass for occlusive aortoiliac disease
Y.-M. Dion, F. Gaillard, J.-C. Demalsy, C.R. Gracia

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective randomized trial of 81 patients
R. Hart, C. Rajgopal, A. Plewes, J. Sweeney, W. Davies, D. Gray, B. Taylor

Results of local excision for rectal carcinoma
D.I. Obrand, P.H. Gordon

Posterior stabilized knee prosthesis for total knee replacement in patients with prior patellectomy
H.U. Cameron, C. Hu, D. Vyamont

Management of splenic injuries in a Canadian trauma centre
B.G. Garber, J.-D. Yelle, R. Fairfull-Smith, J.W. Lorimer, C. Carson

Aging exaggerates the blood glucose response to total parenteral nutrition
J.M. Watters, S.M. Kirkpatrick, D. Hopbach, S.B. Norris

Case Reports / Études de cas

Gastric rupture complicating inadvertent intubation of the esophagus
E. Schvadron, Y. Moses, D. Weissberg

Latex anaphylaxis in a myasthenic child undergoing thymectomy
P. Beaulieu, D. Vischoff, S. Yazbeck

Pulmonary aspiration complicating intraoperative small-bowel decompression: a case report and literature review
I. Phillips, C.G. Jamieson

Conservative management of chylous ascites complicating aortic surgery: a case report
A.J. Petrasek, F.M. Ameli

Penetrating trauma secondary to heterotopic ossification in a laparotomy scar: a case report
N. Namias, D. Sleeman

Breast infarction in a patient with chronic renal failure: a case report
D.T. Janigan, D.J. Hirsch, W.S. Parkhill, A.S. Macdonald

Massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding originating from a fourth-stage duodenal diverticulum: a case report and review of the literature
L. Rioux, S. Des Groseilliers, M. Fortin, D.O. Mutch

How I Do It / Comment je m’y prends

Laparoscopic vasectomy en passant
R. Patterson, C.L. Temple, R.H. Mulloy

Notices / Avis


Book Reviews / Critiques de livres

October 1996 • Octobre 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(5)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

CJS: a forum for debate; Le JCC : Une tribune de débat
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

The value (and limitations) of surgical rate variation analysis 
V. Tandan, B. Langer

To freeze or not to freeze 
R. Lapointe

Devolution of hip and knee replacement surgery?
J.P. Waddell

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Neurilemoma of the ulnar nerve 
D.A. Classen, H. Rees

Case 11. Presentation
D. Papadatos, L.A. Stein

Case 11. Diagnosis
D. Papadatos, L.A. Stein

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Surgical rates in subprovincial areas across Canada: rankings of 39 procedures in order of variation
J.F. Gentleman, E.Vayda, G.F. Parsons, M.N. Walsh

Quality-of-life assessment: recent trends in surgery
S. Wood-Dauphinee

Devolution of hip and knee replacement surgery?
P.C. Coyte, W. Young, J.I. Williams

Establishment and cost analysis of an office surgical suite
J.C. Way, B.A. Culham

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery for removal of the greater saphenous vein
R.J. Cusimano, L. Dale, J.W. Butany

The cementless anatomic medullary locking femoral component: an independent clinical and radiographic assessment
D.G. Chess, R.W. Grainger, T. Phillips, Z.D. Zarzour, B.R. Sheppard

Interpretation by radiologists of orthopedic total joint radiographs: Is it necessary or cost-effective?
K.N.K. Nayak, C.H. Rorabeck, R.B. Bourne, B. Mulliken, E. Robinson

Magnesium in cardioplegia: Is it necessary?
T. Shakerinia, I.M. Ali, J.A.P. Sullivan

Cryosurgery for malignant tumours of the liver
J.G. McKinnon, W.J. Temple, D.A. Wiseman, J.C. Saliken

Case Reports / Études de cas

Synovial chondromatosis of the metacarpophalangeal joint: case report and review of the literature
S.C. Reed, C.S. Wright

Recurrent superior mesenteric artery (Wilkie’s) syndrome: a case report
B. Raissi, B.M. Taylor, D.H. Taves

Student Essays / Point de vue des étudiants

Does evaluation of medical students produce any positive feedback?
S. Spaner

History of Surgery / Histoire de chirurgie

Sir William Hingston 
J. Cohen

Correspondence / Correspondance

Surgical rate variation analysis
J.F. Gentleman, E. Vayda, G.F. Parsons

Alternative management for post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
A.A. Minor

Monitoring patients in the intensive care unit after carotid endarterectomy
J.H. Wong, J.M. Findlay; L. Passerini

Books received/Livres reçus


Book reviews/Critiques de livres

August 1996 • Août 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(4)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Check your circulation; Vérifiez votre tirage
R.G. Keith

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Surgical management of thyroglossal duct carcinoma: Is an aggressive approach justified?
Marvin J. Wexler

Adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas
J.K. MacFarlane

Acetabular fractures and seat belts
J.P. Waddell

Radiology for the surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 10. Presentation
M. Garant; L.A. Stein

Case 10. Diagnosis
M. Garant; L.A. Stein

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Biliary-tract diagnosis by magnetic resonance imaging
J.H. Bilbey, N. Schmidt

Southern Ontario Surgical Society

1995 Roussel Lecture. Management of adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas: 10 questions for the 1990s
B. Taylor

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Endoscopic management of biliary hydatid disease
H. Akkiz, A. Akinoglu, S. Çolakoglu, H. Demiryürek, O. Yagmur

Traumatic rupture of hydatid cysts
S. Leviav, D. Weissberg

Sternotomy infections: sternal salvage and the importance of sternal stability
P.W. Bray, J.L. Mahoney, D. Anastakis, J.K.Y. Yao

Combined fine-needle aspiration, physical examination and mammography in the diagnosis of palpable breast masses: their relation to outcome for women with primary breast cancer
J.L. Steinberg, M.E. Trudeau, D.E. Ryder, E. Fishell, J.-A.W. Chapman, D.R. McCready, E.B. Fish, G.Y. Hiraki, T.M. Ross, H.L.A. Lickley

Alterations in respiratory mechanics after laparoscopic and open surgical procedures
N.A. Kimberley, S.M. Kirkpatrick, J.M. Watters

Acetabular fractures before and after the introduction of seatbelt legislation
S. Al-Qahtani, G. O’Connor

Thoracic outlet syndrome: Fact or fancy? A review of 409 consecutive patients who underwent operation
W.G. Jamieson, B. Chinnick

Case Reports / Études de cas

Concurrent papillary and squamous carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst: a case report
W.B. Kwan, F.-F. Liu, D. Banerjee, L.E. Rotstein, R.W. Tsang

Bilateral primary breast lymphoma in pregnancy: a case report and literature review
A.W. Kirkpatrick, D.J. Bailey, H.A.E. Weizel

Iatrogenic perforation of perivaterian duodenal diverticulum: report of a case
J.E. Cavanagh, Jr.

Correspondence / Correspondance

Lateral tibial plateau fractures
H.U. Cameron

Retroareolar leiomyoma
J.C. Way

Papillary and squamous carcinoma of thyroglossal duct cyst
F.-F. Liu, L.E. Rotstein, R.W. Tsang

Notices / Avis

Books received / Livres reçus

Book reviews / Critiques de livres

June 1996 • Juin 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(3)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

The review process; Le mécanisme d’examen critique
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

The response of critically ill patients to nutritional support
J.M. Watters

Canadian Association of General Surgeons’ position statement on ambulatory care
W.G. Pollett

Énoncé de principe de l’Association canadienne des chirurgiens généraux sur les soins ambulatoires
W.G. Pollett

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 9. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 9. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Thymoma found during routine cardiac imaging
A.G. Casson, J.C. Kirsh


Presidential address, 1995. Surgery 2000: a look back to the future
C. Heughan

MacLean-Mueller Prize / Prix MacLean-Mueller

An animal model of benign bile-duct stricture, sclerosing cholangitis and cholangiocarcinoma and the role of epidermal growth factor receptor in ductal proliferation
R.E. Cheifetz, N.L. Davis, D.A. Owen

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Small-bowel resection for metastatic melanoma
I.F. Al-Sheneber, S.H. Meterissian, A. Loutfi, A.K. Watters, H.R. Shibata

Chemical burns
R.C. Cartotto, W.J. Peters, P.C. Neligan, L.G. Douglas, J. Beeston

Effect of nutritional support on routine nutrition assessment parameters and body composition in intensive care unit patients
P.T. Phang, L.E. Aeberhardt

The efficacy of a computer-assisted preoperative tutorial for clinical clerks
D. Hong, G. Regehr, R.K. Reznick

Role of endoscopic sphincterotomy alone in patients with choledocholithiasis and cholelithiasis
H.S. Himal

Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy: appraisal of a cohort study
Y.-M. Dion

Lower extremity free flaps: a review
M.D. Wells, C.V. Bowen, R.T. Manktelow, J. Graham, J.B. Boyd

Case Reports / Études de cas

Hemobilia complicating elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a case report
J.-D. Yelle, R. Fairfull-Smith, P. Rasuli, J.W. Lorimer

Splenorenal arterial bypass in a child with Takayasu’s disease: a case report
J. Noy, G. Lemermeyer, J.C. Mullen, F.L. Harley

Chemotherapy for desmoid tumours in association with familial adenomatous polyposis: a report of three cases
L. Hamilton, M. Blackstein, T. Berk, R.S. McLeod, S. Gallinger, L. Madlensky, Z. Cohen

Correspondence / Correspondance

Books received/Livres reçus


April 1996 • Avril 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(2)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

The visibility of CJSLa visibilité du JCC
R.G. Keith

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

The loin pain-hematuria syndrome
Y. Taguchi

Surgery in the elderly patient: a time for reappraisal
J.-L. Caron

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIB
N. Schmidt

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 8. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 8. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Indications for intensive care unit care after carotid endarterectomy
L. Passerini

The impact and consequences of hip fracture in Ontario
S.B. Jaglal, P.G. Sherry, J. Schatzker

Validity of visual inspection of diagnostic peritoneal lavage fluid
K.W. Gow, L.P. Haley, P.T. Phang

Renal autotransplantation in patients with loin pain-hematuria syndrome
J.P. Karvelas, E.W. Ramsey

Relation between clinical and mammographic diagnosis of breast problems and the cancer/biopsy rate
E.E. Sterns

Reuse of disposable laparoscopic instruments: cost analysis
J.-G. DesCôteaux, L. Tye, E.C. Poulin

The influence of age on the severity of peritonitis
J.M. Watters, J.M. Blakslee, R.J. March, M.L. Redmond

Case Reports / Études de cas

Brain tumour surgery in the elderly: a brief reappraisal
M. Bernstein

Delayed rupture of the spleen and streptokinase therapy
R. Nam, M.M. Carr, C.G. Jamieson

Surgical treatment of pancreatic cholera: a case report
A.W. Kirkpatrick, S.S. Hanna, B.A.J. Skinner

Combined endarterectomy of the internal carotid artery and persistent hypoglossal artery: an unusual case of carotid revascularization
R. Cartier, P. Cartier, G. Hudon, M. Rousseau

Intra-arterial fibrinolytic treatment for mesenteric arterial embolus: a case report
S.T.M. Kwauk, J.H. Bartlett, P. Hayes, K.C. Chow

Correspondence / Correspondance

Book reviews / Critiques de livres

Books received / Livres reçus

February 1996 • Février 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(1)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

The journal evolves
J.L. Meakins

Le Journal évolue
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Duplex scanning in renal and mesenteric artery occlusive disease
A.M. Graham

Trauma-room chest x-ray films
J.P. Waddell

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Bleeding Meckel’s diverticulum
D.P. Girvan

Radiology for the surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 7. Presentation
M. Garant, L.A. Stein

Case 7. Diagnosis
M. Garant, L.A. Stein

Surgical practice / Pratique chirurgicale

Fluid resuscitation of the trauma patient: How much is enough?
S.M. Hamilton, P. Breakey


Follow-up of renal and mesenteric artery revascularization with duplex ultrasonography
D.C. Taylor, G.T.M. Houston, C. Anderson, M. Jameson, S. Popatia

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Comparison between open and arthroscopic acromioplasties: evaluation of absenteeism
P. Kinnard, K. Van Hoef, D. Major, R. Lirette

Indomethacin and ketorolac given preoperatively are equally effective in reducing early postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
A. Forse, H. El-Beheiry, P.O. Butler, R.F. Pace

Effect of pH modification by bicarbonate on pain after subcutaneous lidocaine injection
S.M. Parham, J.L. Pasieka

Role of the trauma-room chest x-ray film in assessing the patient with severe blunt traumatic injury
B.A. McLellan, J. Ali, M.J. Towers, P.W. Sharkey

Opening the pleura during internal mammary artery harvesting: advantages and disadvantages
I.M. Ali, P. Lau, C.E. Kinley, A. Sanalla

Case Reports / Études de cas

Dysphagia lusoria: extrathoracic surgical management
M. Taylor, K.A. Harris, A.G. Casson, G. DeRose, W.G. Jamieson

Colonic carcinoma presenting as an appendiceal abscess in a young woman
J.A. Ramsay, T.H. Rose, T. Ross

Post-traumatic small-bowel stricture: a case report
C.H.L. Law, F.D. Brenneman, S.B. Rizoli, B.R. Boulanger, S.S. Hanna

Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome
M.M. Carr, C.G. Jamieson, G. Lal

Left hilar mass with obstruction of the main bronchus due to localized pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta
J.M. Lukanich, A.A. Conlan

Infected internal iliac artery aneurysm: a case report
D. Hassan, B.G. Ulmer, D. McFadden

History of surgery / Histoire de chirurgie

Dr. Norman Bethune as a surgeon
I.B. Rosen

Notices / Avis

Reviewers 1995 / Examinateurs 1995

Book reviews / Critiques de livres

December 2013 • Décembre 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

Consensus ad idem: a protocol for development of consensus statements
V. McAlister

Consensus ad idem : une démarche pour la formulation de déclarations de consensus
V. McAlister

Commentary • Commentaire

CAGS Clinical Practice Committee report: the science of Clostridium difficile and surgery
S. Karmali, M. Laffin, C. de Gara; the CAGS Clinical Practice Committee

Research • Recherche

The reliability of differentiating neurogenic claudication from vascular claudication based on symptomatic presentation
M. Nadeau, M.P. Rosas-Arellano, K.R. Gurr, S.I. Bailey, D.C. Taylor, R. Grewal, D.K. Lawlor, C.S. Bailey

Functional outcomes and cost estimation for extra-articular and simple intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with open reduction and internal fixation versus closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation
I. Dzaja, J.C. MacDermid, J. Roth, R. Grewal

Limited adequacy of thyroid cancer patient follow-up at a Canadian tertiary care centre
E. Lam, S.S. Strugnell, C. Bajdik, D. Holmes, S.M. Wiseman

Quality of inguinal hernia operative reports: room for improvement
G.W. Ma, A. Pooni, S.S. Forbes, C. Eskicioglu, E. Pearsall, F.D. Brenneman, R.S. McLeod

On-pump beating-heart versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting for revascularization in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: early outcomes
B. Erkut, O. Dag, M.A. Kaygin, M. Senocak, H.K. Limandal, U. Arslan, A. Kiymaz, A. Aydin, N. Kahraman, E.S. Calik

Validity of vascular trauma codes at major trauma centres
A. Altoijry, M. Al-Omran, T.F. Lindsay, K.W. Johnston, M. Melo, M. Mamdani

Jejunostomy tube feeding in patients undergoing esophagectomy
S.K. Srinathan, T. Hamin, S. Walter, A.L. Tan, H.W. Unruh, G. Guyatt

Uptake of an innovation in surgery: observations from the cluster-randomized Quality Initiative in Rectal Cancer trial
M. Simunovic, A. Coates, A. Smith, L. Thabane, C.H. Goldsmith, M.N. Levine

Complications following hip arthroscopy: a retrospective review of the McMaster experience (2009–2012)
K. Chan, F. Farrokhyar, S. Burrow, M. Kowalczuk, M. Bhandari, O.R. Ayeni

Self-directed practice schedule enhances learning of suturing skills
O. Safir, C.K. Williams, A. Dubrowski, D. Backstein, H. Carnahan

Patterns of use and outcomes for radiation therapy in the Quality Initiative in Rectal Cancer (QIRC) trial
V. Francescutti, A. Coates, L. Thabane, C.H. Goldsmith, M.N. Levine, M. Simunovic

Timeliness in obtaining emergent percutaneous procedures in severely injured patients: How long is too long and should we create quality assurance guidelines?
A. Smith, J.-F. Ouellet, D. Niven, A.W. Kirkpatrick, E. Dixon, S. D’Amours, C.G. Ball

Comparison of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity or type 2 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
J.-F. Li, D.-D. Lai, B. Ni, K.-X. Sun

Outcomes: wedge resection versus lobectomy for non–small cell lung cancer at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario 1998–2009
A.L. McGuire, W.M. Hopman, D. Petsikas, K. Reid

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery

Does the long-term use of aspirin decrease the risk of death due to cancer?
P.K. Chaudhury, W.J. Stephen, E.J. Dozois; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Correspondence • Correspondance

Is the culture of surgery still a gender issue?
H.M.T. McGrath, T.J. Brew, O.J. Warren

Is the culture of surgery still a gender issue? The authors respond.
J.B. Brown, M. Fluit, C. Herbert, B. Lent

Comment on “Comparison of the major intraoperative and postoperative complications between unilateral and sequential bilateral total knee arthroplasty in a high-volume community hospital”
N. Razii, R. Morgan-Jones

Comment on “Comparison of the major intraoperative and postoperative complications between unilateral and sequential bilateral total knee arthroplasty in a high-volume community hospital”: the authors respond
E. Spicer, G.R. Thomas, E.J. Rumble

October 2013 • Octobre 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(5)

Editorial • Éditorial

Resident work conditions under the microscope
E.J. Harvey

Les conditions de travail des résidents sous le microscope
E.J. Harvey

Commentary • Commentaire

A new era for resident duty hours in surgery calls for greater emphasis on resident wellness
K. Imrie, J.R. Frank, N. Ahmed, L. Gorman, K.A. Harris

Research • Recherche

Laparoscopic versus open surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer: a literature review and recommendations from the Comité de l’évolution des pratiques en oncologie
M. Morneau, J. Boulanger, P. Charlebois, J.-F. Latulippe, R. Lougnarath, C. Thibault, N. Gervais; Comité de l’évolution des pratiques en oncologie

Comparison of the major intraoperative and postoperative complications between unilateral and sequential bilateral total knee arthroplasty in a high-volume community hospital
E. Spicer, G.R. Thomas, E.J. Rumble

Impact of a regional acute care surgery model on patient access and outcomes
S.A. Kreindler, L. Zhang, C.J. Metge, R.W. Nason, B. Wright, W. Rudnick, M.E.K. Moffatt

Incremental value and clinical impact of neck sonography for primary hyperparathyroidism: a risk-adjusted analysis
M.C. Tee, S.K. Chan, V. Nguyen, S.S. Strugnell, J. Yang, S. Jones, P. Tiwari, D.S. Levine, S.M. Wiseman

Total hip arthroplasty using a combined anterior and posterior approach via a lateral incision in patients with ankylosed hips
J. Li, Z. Wang, M. Li, Y. Wu, W. Xu, Z. Wang

Clinical outcomes compared between laparoscopic and open appendectomy in pregnant women
J.C. Chung, G.S. Cho, E.J. Shin, H.C. Kim, O.P. Song

Development and preliminary validation of a Function IndeX for Trauma (FIX-IT)
M. Bhandari, S.M. Wasserman, N. Yurgin, B. Petrisor, S. Sprague, R.E. Dent

Quality of narrative operative reports in pancreatic surgery
M.E. Wiebe, L. Sandhu, J.L. Takata, E.D. Kennedy, N.N. Baxter, A.R. Gagliardi, D.R. Urbach, A.C. Wei

The impact of a massive transfusion protocol (1:1:1) on major hepatic injuries: Does it increase abdominal wall closure rates?
C.G. Ball, C.J. Dente, B. Shaz, A.D. Wyrzykowski, J.M. Nicholas, A.W. Kirkpatrick, D.V. Feliciano

Differences between referred and nonreferred patients in cancer research
J. Faulds, C.E. McGahan, P.T. Phang, M.J. Raval, C.J. Brown

Review • Revue

Complications associated with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: a surgeon’s guide
K. Sarkhosh, D.W. Birch, A. Sharma, S. Karmali

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery

Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery for severely obese adults with diabetes
H.J. Henteleff, D.W. Birch, P.T. Hallowell; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Correspondence • Correspondance

Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of not performing the right search within PubMed
P. Stepaniak

Comment on “Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of not performing the right search within PubMed
G. Kazemier

Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of not performing the right search within PubMed: the authors respond
T. Fixler, J.G. Wright

August 2013 • Août 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(4)

Online Editorial • Éditorial en ligne

The Canadian contribution to the American College of Surgeons
V. McAlister

Contribution du Canada à l’American College of Surgeons
V. McAlister

Commentary • Commentaire

Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of definition
T. Fixler, J.G. Wright

Online Commentary • Commentaire en ligne

Surgery on a global scale at Western University
M. Serrano, D. Frank, J. Denstedt

Research • Recherche

Preoperative factors predicting poor outcomes following laparoscopic choledochotomy: a multivariate analysis study
X. Ye, X. Hong, K. Ni, X. Teng, K. Xie

Outcomes of the adjustable gastric band in a publicly funded obesity program
C.J. Chiu, D.W. Birch, X. Shi, S. Karmali

Physicians’ awareness of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal cancer carcinomatosis
G. Spiegle, S. Schmocker, H. Huang, J.C. Victor, C. Law, J.A. McCart, E.D. Kennedy

Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: impact on fecal incontinence and quality of life
A. Planting, P.T. Phang, M.J. Raval, C.J. Brown

Oncologic specimen from laparoscopic assisted gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma is comparable to D1-open surgery: the experience of a Canadian centre
J. Hallet, S. Labidi, A. Bouchard-Fortier, A. Clairoux, J.-P. Gagné

Survival after hepatic resection: impact of surgeon training on long-term outcome
R.J. McColl, A.A.M. Shaheen, B. Brar, G. Kaplan, R. Myers, F. Sutherland, E. Dixon

Use of safety scalpels and other safety practices to reduce sharps injury in the operating room: What is the evidence?
K.M. DeGirolamo, D.J. Courtemanche, W.D. Hill, A. Kennedy, E.D. Skarsgard

The lateral radiograph is useful in predicting shortening in 31A2 pertrochanteric hip fractures
T. Tufescu, B. Sharkey

Medicine versus surgery/anesthesiology intensivists: a retrospective review and comparison of outcomes in a mixed medical–surgical–trauma ICU
J. Lee, S. Iqbal, A. Gursahaney, T. Nouh, K. Khwaja

Online Research • Recherche en ligne

Retrospective review of rectal cancer surgery in northern Alberta
J-S. Pelletier, C. DeGara, G. Porter, S. Ghosh, D. Schiller

Celebrity traumatic deaths: Are gangster rappers really “gangsta”?
C.G. Ball, E. Dixon, N. Parry, A. Salim, J. Pasley, K. Inaba, A.W. Kirkpatrick

Interest and applicability of acute care surgery among surgeons in Quebec: a provincial survey
É. Joos, V. Trottier, D. Thauvette

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery can be performed safely in secondary health care centres with a dedicated service corridor to an affiliated tertiary health care centre
N. Christou

A look at the thoracic surgery workforce in Canada: how demographics and scope of practice may impact future workforce needs
S.C. Grondin, C. Schieman, E. Kelly, G. Darling, D. Maziak, M.P. Mackay, G. Gelfand

High-concentration oxygen and surgical site infections in abdominal surgery: a meta-analysis
S.V. Patel, S.C. Coughlin, R.A. Malthaner

Feasibility and fidelity of practising surgical fixation on a virtual ulna bone
J. LeBlanc, C. Hutchison, Y. Hu, T. Donnon

Role of Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery in teaching critical appraisal skills and in journal clubs
N. Ahmadi, L. Dubois, M. McKenzie, C.J. Brown, A.R. MacLean, R.S. McLeod

Review • Revue

Minimally invasive splenectomy: an update and review
G. Gamme, D.W. Birch, S. Karmali

June 2013 • Juin 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(3)

Editorial • Éditorial

About time
E.J. Harvey

Il est grand temps
E.J. Harvey

Commentary • Commentaire

What is an ideal surgical clerkship?
M. Tahiri, M. Liberman

Research • Recherche

Surgical culture in transition: gender matters and generation counts
J.B. Brown, M. Fluit, B. Lent, C. Herbert

NOTES for the management of an intra-abdominal abscess: transcolonic peritonoscopy and abscess drainage in a canine model
F. Moustarah, J. Talarico, J. Zinc, P. Gatmaitan, S. Brethauer

Dedicated operating room for emergency surgery improves access and efficiency
M. Heng, J.G. Wright

Effects of trimetazidine in acute pancreatitis induced by L-arginine
A. Yenicerioglu, Z. Cetinkaya, M. Girgin, B. Ustundag, I.H. Ozercan, R. Ayten, B.H. Kanat

Safety and efficiency assessment of training Canadian cardiac surgery residents to perform aortic valve surgery
K.-C.J. Chen, C. Adams, L.W. Stitt, L.R. Guo

Effect of an acute care surgical service on the timeliness of care
A.M. Faryniuk, D.J. Hochman

Characteristics of highly successful orthopedic surgeons: a survey of orthopedic chairs and editors
G. Klein, N. Hussain, S. Sprague, C.T. Mehlman, G. Dogbey, M. Bhandari

Online Research • Recherche en ligne

Using a depth-sensing infrared camera system to access and manipulate medical imaging from within the sterile operating field
M. Strickland, J. Tremaine, G. Brigley, C. Law

Open appendectomy for pediatric ruptured appendicitis: a historical clinical review of the prophylaxis of wound infection and postoperative intra-abdominal abscess
S.H. Ein, A. Nasr, A. Ein

Intraoperative pathology consultation: error, cause and impact
E. Mahe, S. Ara, M. Bishara, A. Kurian, S. Tauqir, N. Ursani, P. Vasudev, T. Aziz, C. Ross, A. Lytwyn

Establishing a surgical partnership between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Toronto, Canada
D.W. Cadotte, M. Blankstein, A. Bekele, S. Dessalegn, C. Pain, M. Derbew, M. Bernstein, A. Howard

Acute general surgery in Canada: a survey of current handover practices
A.M. Johner, S. Merchant, N. Aslani, A. Planting, C.G. Ball, S. Widder, G. Pagliarello, N.G. Parry, D. Klassen, S.M. Hameed; The Canadian Association of General Surgery Committee on Acute Surgery and Critical Care

Role of persistent processus vaginalis in hydroceles found in a tropical population
V.C. McAlister, V. Trottier

Severe street and mountain bicycling injuries in adults: a comparison of the incidence, risk factors and injury patterns over 14 years
D.J. Roberts, J.-F. Ouellet, F.R. Sutherland, A.W. Kirkpatrick, R.N. Lall, C.G. Ball

Recipient ineligibility after liver transplantation assessment: a single centre experience
A. Arya, R. Hernandez-Alejandro, P. Marotta, J. Uhanova, N. Chandok

Review • Revue

Surgical education at Weill Bugando Medical Centre: supplementing surgical training and investing in local health care providers
K.B. Mitchell, G. Giiti, V. Kotecha, A. Chandika, K.O. Pryor, R. Härtl, J. Gilyoma

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery

Impact of the 80-hour resident work week on mortality and morbidity in trauma patients
K.J. Brasel, P. Fata, T.C. Flynn; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Practical Tips For Surgical Research

Why perform a priori sample size calculation?
F. Farrokhyar, D. Reddy, R.W. Poolman, M. Bhandari



Online Correspondence • Correspondance en ligne

Postoperative recurrence of cystic hydatidosis: what are the predictive factors?

April 2013 • Avril 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(2)

Editorial • Éditorial

Slow birth of new-wave medical journalism
V. McAlister

La lente émergence d’un nouveau journalisme médical
V. McAlister

Commentary • Commentaire

Hepatitis C and the surgeon
W.D. Fisher

Research • Recherche

Quality indicators for sentinel lymph node biopsy: Is there room for improvement?
S.A. Acuna, F.A. Angarita, D.R. McCready, J. Escallon

Transforaminal epidural steroid injections prevent the need for surgery in patients with sciatica secondary to lumbar disc herniation: a retrospective case series
N.A. Manson, M.D. McKeon, E.P. Abraham

Surgical waste audit of 5 total knee arthroplasties
N.M. Stall, Y.K. Kagoma, J.N. Bondy, D. Naudie

Pediatric ovarian torsion: case series and review of the literature
N. Poonai, C. Poonai, R. Lim, T. Lynch

Survey of terminology used for the intraoperative direction of C-arm fluoroscopy
E. Pally, H.J. Kreder

Reducing elective general surgery cancellations at a Canadian hospital
S. Azari-Rad, A.L. Yontef, D.M. Aleman, D.R. Urbach

Off-pump anteroapical aneurysm plication following left ventricular postinfarction aneurysm: effect on cardiac function, clinical status and survival
X.-S. Huang, C.-X. Gu, J.-F. Yang, H. Wei, J.-X. Li, Q.-W. Zhou

Outcome 1 year after digestive surgery in malnourished, elderly patients, with an emphasis on quality of life analysis
C. Zacharias, T. Zacharias

Review • Revue

Intentionally curative treatment of locally recurrent rectal cancer: a systematic review
P.J. Tanis, A. Doeksen, J.J.B. van Lanschot

February 2013 • Février 2013

Can J Surg 2013;56(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

Canadian physicians need better CMA representation
E.J. Harvey

Les médecins du Canada ont besoin d’une meilleure représentation de la part de l’AMC
E.J. Harvey

Research • Recherche

Inhibiting inducible nitric oxide synthase with rutin reduces renal ischemia/reperfusion injury
A. Korkmaz, D. Kolankaya

Evaluation of the Swedish adjustable gastric band VC (SAGB-VC) in an Australian population: early results
J.B. Keogh, A. Brancatisano, S.F. Taylor, F. McDonald, R. Brancatisano, J.M. Hamdorf, J. Chisholm, L. Kow, S.Wahlroos, B. Ryan, J. Toouli

Early and late outcomes after cardiac retransplantation
A. Saito, R.J. Novick, B. Kiaii, F.N. McKenzie, M. Quantz, P. Pflugfelder, G. Fisher, M.W.A. Chu

Subbrachial approach to humeral shaft fractures: new surgical technique and retrospective case series study
V. Boschi, Z. Pogorelic, G. Gulan, K. Vilovic, H. Stalekar, K. Bilan, L. Grandic

Locked plate fixation of the comminuted distal fibula: a biomechanical study
N.J. White, D.T. Corr, J.P. Wagg, C. Lorincz, R.E. Buckley

Total hip arthroplasty in steroid-induced osteonecrosis: early functional and radiological outcomes
W.A. Rahman, D.S. Garbuz, B.A. Masri

Review • Revue

Biological effects of bariatric surgery on obesity-related comorbidities
S.F. Noria, T. Grantcharov

Systematic review of complications after intramedullary fixation for displaced midshaft clavicle fractures
F.-J.G. Wijdicks, R.M. Houwert, P.J. Millett, E.J.J.M. Verleisdonk, O.A.J. Van der Meijden

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery

Is there an association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality?
T.M. Pawlik, D.R. Urbach, A.L. Halverson; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group