Current Issue

Can J Surg 2020 March-April;63(2)

Editorial • Éditorial

COVID-19: a time of crisis, but also of surgical opportunity and optimism
Chad G. Ball

COVID-19 : la crise peut aussi être source d’occasions et d’optimisme
Chad G. Ball

Commentary • Commentaire

Fidelity in surgical simulation: further lessons from the S.T.A.R.T.T. course
G.G.R.J. Johnson, P.G. Brindley, L.M. Gillman

Review • Revue

Addressing organ shortages: progress in donation after circulatory death for liver transplantation
J.J. Nostedt, A.M.J. Shapiro, D.H. Freed, D.L. Bigam

Research • Recherche

Leveraging vascular quality initiative data to improve hospital length of stay for patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair
N. Eisenberg, G. Roche-Nagle, T.F. Lindsay, G. Oreopoulos

The surgeon’s perspective: a retrospective study of wide local excisions taken to healthy subcutaneous fat in the management of advanced hidradenitis suppurativa
E. Shavit, A. Pawliwec, A. Alavi, R. George

Unwarranted imaging for distant metastases in patients with newly diagnosed ductal carcinoma in situ and stage I and II breast cancer
S. Lupichuk, D. Tilley, B. Surgeoner, K. King, A.A. Joy

Development of a certification examination for orthopedic sports medicine fellows
T. Dwyer, J. Chahal, L. Murnaghan, J. Theodoropoulos, J. Cheung, A. McParland, D. Ogilvie-Harris

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension and bariatric surgery: a systematic review
W.Y. L. Sun, N.J. Switzer, J.T. Dang, R. Gill, X. Shi, C. de Gara, D. Birch, A. Nataraj, S. Karmali

Does exposure to anatomy education in medical school affect surgical residency applications? An analysis of Canadian residency match data
T. Schroeder, S. Elkheir, F. Farrokhyar, A. Allard-Coutu, K. Kahnamoui
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Does body mass index affect the rate of adverse outcomes in total hip and knee arthroplasty? A retrospective review of a total joint replacement database
I. Abdulla, S. Mahdavi, H. Khong, R. Gill, J. Powell, K.D. Johnston, R. Sharma

A 30-day prospective audit of all inpatient complications following acute care surgery: How well do we really perform?
C.G. Ball, P. Murphy, K. Verhoeff, O. Albusadi, M. Patterson, S. Widder, S.M. Hameed, N. Parry, K. Vogt, J.B. Kortbeek, A.R. MacLean, P.T. Engels, T. Rice, R. Nenshi, K. Khwaja, S. Minor, on behalf of the Canadian Collaborative on Urgent Care Surgery (CANUCS)

Turning a new “page”: ways to decrease the number of pages after hours without compromising patient care
A. Schröder, W.A. Farhat, D.J. Bägli, A.J. Lorenzo, M.A. Koyle
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Discussions in surgery • Discussions en chirurgie

Heroes, citizens, and the shoulders of giants
D.R. Urbach

The next step in surgical quality improvement: outcome situational awareness
W.B. Lyman, M. Passeri, K. Murphy, A. Cochran, D.A. Iannitti, J.B. Martinie, E.H. Baker, B.D. Matthews, D. Vrochides