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

Review * Revue

Cannabis for pain in orthopedics: a systematic review focusing on study methodology
K. Madden, A. George, N.J. van der Hoek, F.M. Borim, G. Mammen, M. Bhandari
(First published September 23, 2019)

Research * Recherche

Unplanned early hospital readmissions in a vascular surgery population
A. Papadopoulos, S. Devries, J. Montbriand, N. Eisenberg, C. de Mestral, G. Roche-Nagle
(First published September 23, 2019)

Stable rates of operative treatment of distal radius fractures in Ontario, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study (2004–2013)
K.A. Armstrong, H.P. von Schroeder, N.N. Baxter, T. Zhong, A. Huang, S.J. McCabe
(First published September 23, 2019)

Use of instrumented lumbar spinal surgery for degenerative conditions: trends and costs over time in Ontario, Canada
Y. Xu, D. Yen, M. Whitehead, J. Xu, A.P. Johnson
(First published September 23, 2019)

The changing face of academic general surgery in Canada: a cross-sectional cohort study
A. Tran, N. Gawad, A. Martel, N. Manhas, M. Allen, M. Hameed, F. Balaa
(First published September 23, 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.