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

High complication rate among patients undergoing appendectomy in Ontario: a population-based retrospective cohort study
S.V. Patel and colleagues
[Appendix]
(First published October 1, 2018)

The state of transcatheter aortic valve implantation training in Canadian cardiac surgery residency programs
D.Y. Tam and colleagues
[Appendix]
(First published October 1, 2018)

Optimizing outpatient total hip arthroplasty: perspectives of key stakeholders
L. Churchill and colleagues
[Appendix 1] [Appendix 2]
(First published October 1, 2018)

Effect of rater training on the reliability of technical skill assessments: a randomized controlled trial
R.L. Robertson and colleagues
[Appendix]
(First published October 1, 2018)

Significant cost savings and similar patient outcomes associated with early discharge following total knee arthroplasty
J. Marsh and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

Results of Octaplex for reversal of warfarin anticoagulation in patients with hip fracture
R. Ng and M.-T. Shabani-Rad
(First published October 1, 2018)

Concordance between laboratories in metal ion testing in patients with metal-on-metal hip implants
R. Saini and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

Surgical treatment choices for breast cancer in Newfoundland and Labrador: a retrospective cohort study
F. McCrate and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

Cost of open and laparoscopic distal gastrectomy: surgeon perceptions versus the reality of hospital spending
L. Abraham and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

Comparison of knot-tying proficiency and knot characteristics for square and reversing half hitch alternating-post surgical knots in a simulated deep body cavity among novice medical students
V. Wu and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

“Hockey wrist:” dorsal ulnotriquetral ligament injury
E. Sandman and colleagues
(First published October 1, 2018)

Discussions in surgery * Discussions en chirurgie

Surgical management of benign phyllodes tumours of the breast: Is wide local excision really necessary?
Y. Qian and colleagues
(First published October 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.