August 2003 • Août 2003

Can J Surg 2003;46(4)

Editorial • Éditorial

Improving your journal
J.P. Waddell

Pour améliorer votre journal
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Role of axillary lymph-node dissection in the management of breast cancer
M.J. Wexler

Why do surgeons not comply with “best practice”?
J.M.A. Bohnen

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Total hip arthroplasty in patients younger than 21 years: a minimum 10-year follow-up
B.J. Bessette, F. Fassier, M. Tanzer, C.E. Brooks

Epidemiologic features of acute appendicitis in Ontario, Canada
M. Al-Omran, M.M. Mamdani, R.S. McLeod

Analysis of a school bus collision: mechanism of injury in the unrestrained child
P.C. Lapner, D. Nguyen, M. Letts

Practice patterns of lymph-node mapping and sentinel-node biopsy for breast cancer in British Columbia
B. Chua, I.A. Olivotto, J.C. Donald, A.H. Hayashi, N. Davis, C.H. Rusnak

Prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery: the cost of ignoring the evidence
N. Wasey, J. Baughan, C.J. de Gara

Reassessing the role of axillary lymph-node dissection in patients with early-stage breast cancer
J. Marschall, P. Nechala, P. Colquhoun, R. Chibbar

Developing priority criteria for hip and knee replacement: results from the Western Canada Waiting List Project
G. Arnett, D.C. Hadorn, and the Steering Committee of the Western Canada Waiting List Project

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Musculoskeletal images. Femoral fracture in adult osteogenesis imperfecta
J.S. Theodoropoulos, R. Reindl, G. Berry, E.J. Harvey

Soft-tissue images. Segmental colonic ischemia mimicking appendicitis
J.H. McClenathan, N. Dabadghav

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 29. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 29. Diagnosis
R.F.J. Browne, S.M. Murphy, W.C. Torreggiani, P.L. Munk

Soft-tissue case 52. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 52. Diagnosis
E.C.H. Lai, P.B.S. Lai, W.Y. Lau

Brief Communications • Communications abrégées

Complete Currarino syndrome in an adult, presenting as a fecalith obstruction: report of a case
M.N. Colapinto, E.A.M. Vowinckel, N.D. Colapinto

Book Reviews • Critiques de livres

Aphorisms & Quotations for the Surgeon. Edited by M. Schein
D. Lyttle

Correspondence • Correspondance

Errors in surgery
J.B. Summers, J. Kaminski