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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

Evaluation of the effectiveness of an enhanced recovery after surgery program using data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
L.M. Gresham, M. Sadiq, G. Gresham, M. McGrath, K. Lacelle, M. Szeto, J. Trickett, D. Schramm, E. Pearsall, M. McKenzie, R. McLeod, R.C. Auer
(First published March 27, 2019)

Complex abdominal wall hernias as a barrier to quality of life in cancer survivors
R. Nenshi, Cécile Bensimon, T. Wood, F. Wright, A.J. Smith, F Brenneman
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(First published March 21, 2019)

Variability among Canadian pediatric surgeons and pediatric urologists in the management of cryptorchidism in boys before the publication of major guidelines: a retrospective review of a single tertiary centre
J.K. Kim, M.E. Chua, J.M. Ming, M.J. Lee, A. Kesavan, N. Kahn, J.C. Langer, A. Lorenzo, D. Bagli, W.A. Farhat, F. Papanikolaou, M.A. Koyle
(First published March 21, 2019)

Effect of the Trauma Evaluation and Management module on the knowledge of senior medical students: a prospective cohort study
Y. Almarhabi, A. Subki, M. Alsallum, M. Albeshri, A.M. Mukhtar
(First published March 21, 2019)

Short stay total joint arthroplasty program: patient factors predicting readmission
S. Lalonde, G.C.A. Wood
(First published March 21, 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)

Development of a cumulative teaching score for tracking surgeon performance in undergraduate medical education
C.C. Moon, S. Raju, G. Christakis
(First published March 21, 2019)

Review * Revue

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
(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.