December 1997 • Décembre 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(6)

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

To be or not to be a part of the solution
J.L. Meakins

Allocation of scarce resources in surgery
J.P. Waddell

The risks associated with pneumonectomy
G. Beauchamp, D. Ouellette

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Aorta to left atrial fistula
D. Oxorn, G. Christakis

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 18. Presentation
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Case 18. Diagnosis
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Review Article / Article de revue

Anticoagulation in spinal surgery. A critical review of the literature
M.G. Catre

Original Articles / Articles originaux

The ethical allocation of scarce resources in surgery: implants and cost
M. Gross

Commentary
E.A. Latimer, R.N. Battista, C.J. Wright, L.C. Pelletier, R.Y. McMurtry

Comparative study of continuous extrapleural intercostal nerve block and lumbar epidural morphine in post-thoracotomy pain
A. Dauphin, E. Lubanska-Hubert, J.E.M. Young, J.D. Miller, W.F. Bennett, H.D. Fuller

Perioperative mortality after pneumonectomy: analysis of risk factors and review of the literature
D.E. Swartz, K. Lachapelle, J. Sampalis, D.S. Mulder, R.C.-J. Chiu, J. Wilson

Is prophylactic resection valid as an indication for elective surgery in diverticular disease?
J.W. Lorimer

Benign skull lesions
W.S. Tucker, F.J. Nasser-Sharif

Case Reports / Études de cas

Bowel preparation with polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage solution is potentially hazardous in patients with carcinoma of the cardia: a case report
E. Bergeron, D. Ouellette, S. Dubé, G. Beauchamp

Malignant giant cell tumour of the distal femur treated by excision, allografting and ligamentous reconstruction: an 18-year follow-up
É. Vicas, G. Beauregard, Y. McKay

Ectopic gallbladder revisited, laparoscopically: a case report
C.C. Chung, K.L. Leung, W.Y. Lau, A.K.C. Li

Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis after the Whipple procedure: an aggressive, combined treatment approach
J.R. Sanabria, T. Hiruki, D.A. Szalay, V. Tandan, S. Gallinger

Bowel obstruction in a pregnant patient with ileal pouch-­anal anastomosis
M. Walker, J. Sylvain, H. Stern

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçus

Notices/Avis

Book reviews/Critiques de livres