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

Research * Recherche

Long-term outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in patients younger than 55 years: a systematic review of the contemporary literature
X.Y. Mei, Y.J. Gong, O. Safir, A. Gross, P. Kuzyk
[Appendix]
(First published June 1, 2019)

Morbidity and mortality following pelvic ramus fractures in an older Atlantic Canadian cohort
C.B. Hamilton, J.D. Harnett, N.C. Stone, A.J. Furey
[Appendix]
(First published June 1, 2019)

The impact of a new hepatopancreatobiliary surgery program on the management of pancreatic cancer at Health Sciences North
L. Hartford, V. Doucet, J. Ramkumar, K. Leslie, J. Shum, K. Asai
(First published June 1, 2019)

Crash testing the dummy: a review of in situ trauma simulation at a Canadian tertiary centre
S. Minor, R. Green, S. Jessula
(First published June 1, 2019)

Surgeon identification of pain catastrophizing versus the Pain Catastrophizing Scale in orthopedic patients after routine surgical consultation
M.T. Sabo, M. Roy
(First published June 1, 2019)

Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on pharmacologic dependence in obese patients with type 2 diabetes
A.J. Sharples, M. Mullan, K. Hardy, A. Vergis
(First published June 1, 2019)

A quality-improvement approach to effective trauma team activation
K. Verhoeff, R. Saybel, V. Fawcett, B. Tsang, P. Mathura, S. Widder
(First published June 1, 2019)

The impact of surgical modality on self-reported body image, quality of life and survivorship after anterior resection for colorectal cancer – a mixed methods study
D.H. Hirpara, Arash Azin, V. Mulcahy, E. Le Souder, C. O’Brien, S.A. Chadi, F.A. Quereshy
(First published March 21, 2019)

Review * Revue

Impact of acute care surgery on timeliness of care and patient outcomes: a systematic review of the literature
A. Vergis, J. Metcalfe, S.E. Stogryn, K. Clouston, K. Hardy
(First published June 1, 2019)

Surgical outcomes of chronic isolated scapholunate interosseous ligament injuries: a systematic review of 805 wrists
S.J. Montgomery, N.J. Rollick, J.F. Kubik, A.R. Meldrum, N.J. White
[Appendix]
(First published March 21, 2019)

Discussions in surgery * Discussions en chirurgie

Decisional conflict in surgical patients: Should surgeons care?
M. Roy, C.B. Novak, D.R. Urbach, S. J. McCabe, H.P. von Schroeder, K. Okrainec
(First published March 21, 2019)

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.