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Canadian Journal of Surgery -

October 1996 • Octobre 1996

Can J Surg 1996;39(5)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

CJS: a forum for debate; Le JCC : Une tribune de débat
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

The value (and limitations) of surgical rate variation analysis 
V. Tandan, B. Langer

To freeze or not to freeze 
R. Lapointe

Devolution of hip and knee replacement surgery?
J.P. Waddell

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Neurilemoma of the ulnar nerve 
D.A. Classen, H. Rees

Case 11. Presentation
D. Papadatos, L.A. Stein

Case 11. Diagnosis
D. Papadatos, L.A. Stein

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Surgical rates in subprovincial areas across Canada: rankings of 39 procedures in order of variation
J.F. Gentleman, E.Vayda, G.F. Parsons, M.N. Walsh

Quality-of-life assessment: recent trends in surgery
S. Wood-Dauphinee

Devolution of hip and knee replacement surgery?
P.C. Coyte, W. Young, J.I. Williams

Establishment and cost analysis of an office surgical suite
J.C. Way, B.A. Culham

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery for removal of the greater saphenous vein
R.J. Cusimano, L. Dale, J.W. Butany

The cementless anatomic medullary locking femoral component: an independent clinical and radiographic assessment
D.G. Chess, R.W. Grainger, T. Phillips, Z.D. Zarzour, B.R. Sheppard

Interpretation by radiologists of orthopedic total joint radiographs: Is it necessary or cost-effective?
K.N.K. Nayak, C.H. Rorabeck, R.B. Bourne, B. Mulliken, E. Robinson

Magnesium in cardioplegia: Is it necessary?
T. Shakerinia, I.M. Ali, J.A.P. Sullivan

Cryosurgery for malignant tumours of the liver
J.G. McKinnon, W.J. Temple, D.A. Wiseman, J.C. Saliken

Case Reports / Études de cas

Synovial chondromatosis of the metacarpophalangeal joint: case report and review of the literature
S.C. Reed, C.S. Wright

Recurrent superior mesenteric artery (Wilkie’s) syndrome: a case report
B. Raissi, B.M. Taylor, D.H. Taves

Student Essays / Point de vue des étudiants

Does evaluation of medical students produce any positive feedback?
S. Spaner

History of Surgery / Histoire de chirurgie

Sir William Hingston 
J. Cohen

Correspondence / Correspondance

Surgical rate variation analysis
J.F. Gentleman, E. Vayda, G.F. Parsons

Alternative management for post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
A.A. Minor

Monitoring patients in the intensive care unit after carotid endarterectomy
J.H. Wong, J.M. Findlay; L. Passerini

Books received/Livres reçus

Notices/Avis

Book reviews/Critiques de livres