Online First

To ensure timely access to research, these articles are published (and indexed in PubMed) before they appear in a print issue of the journal.

How to cite an epub ahead of print article: Author A, Author B, Author C, et al. Article title. Can J Surg. Year [cited date]; [page length]. DOI:10.1503/cjs.000000

Discussions in surgery * Discussions en chirurgie

Kidney paired donation and the unique challenges of kidney shipment in Canada
T. McGregor, A. Sener, S. Paraskevas, B. Reikie
(First published Feb. 1, 2018)

Patient-perceived barriers to radiation therapy for breast cancer
K. Guidolin, M. Lock, M. Brackstone
(First published Dec. 1, 2017)

Research * Recherche

Surgical intervention in pediatric trauma at a level 1 trauma hospital: a retrospective cohort study and report of cost data
R.V. Anantha, P. Zamiara, N.H. Merritt
(First published Feb. 1, 2018)

Associations between provider and hospital volumes and postoperative mortality following total hip arthroplasty in New Brunswick: results from a provincial-level cohort study
D.L. Crouse, P.S.J. Leonard, J. Boudreau, J.T. McDonald
(First published Feb. 1, 2018)

Debate and Consensus

CJS is dedicated to the development of best surgical practice.  The CJS consensus protocol encourages discussion of consensus statements and articles before publication.

We are currently inviting comment on the article “Toward late career transitioning: a proposal for academic surgeons” by Richards and colleagues. Please send us your comments by submitting an eLetter.