February 2003 • Février 2003

Can J Surg 2003;46(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

A new editor for the journal
J.P. Waddell

Un nouveau rédacteur pour le journal
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Providers, outcomes and their determinants
M. Gross

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Necrotizing fasciitis secondary to chickenpox infection in children
P. Clark, D. Davidson, M. Letts, L. Lawton, A. Jawadi

Provider volume and other predictors of outcome after total knee arthroplasty: a population study in Ontario
H.J. Kreder, P. Grosso, J.I. Williams, S. Jaglal, T. Axcell, E.K. Wai, D.J.G. Stephen

Priority setting in a Canadian surgical department: a case study using program budgeting and marginal analysis
C. Mitton, C. Donaldson, B. Shellian, C. Pagenkopf

Effect of adjunctive range-of-motion therapy after primary total knee arthroplasty on the use of health services after hospital discharge
D.M. Davies, D.W.C. Johnston, L.A. Beaupre, D.A. Lier

Thymoma: a review of the clinical and pathological findings in 65 cases
B. Sperling, J. Marschall, R. Kennedy, P. Pahwa, R. Chibbar

Elective lumbar spinal decompression in the elderly: Is it a high-risk operation?
R. Reindl, T. Steffen, L. Cohen, M. Aebi

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Musculoskeletal images. Chronic osteomyelitis
J. Lobo, M. McKee

Soft-tissue images. “Phrygian cap” gallbladder
J. de Csepel, A. Carroccio, A. Pomp

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 26. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 26. Diagnosis
C. Keogh, W.C. Torreggiani, K. Al-Ismail, P.L. Munk

Soft-tissue case 49. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 49. Diagnosis
M. Tsatoumas, L.A. Stein

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 5.

Need for preoperative radiation in rectal cancer
C.S. Richard, P.T. Phang, R.S. McLeod, for Members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Pharyngeal perforation caused by blunt trauma to the neck
A. Hagr, D. Kamal, R. Tabah

Correspondence • Correspondance

East and Central African Journal of Surgery: another Canadian connection
M. Beveridge

Complete slipping of the capital femoral epiphysis after hematogenous osteomyelitis
P. Monga, C.S. Jagannath, R. Verma, V.K. Sharma

Medical management of osteoid osteoma
P.L. Munk, M.E. Huk; D. Younge, I. Ilyas