December 2003 • Décembre 2003

Can J Surg 2003;46(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

Evaluating resident education
J.P. Waddell

Évaluation de la formation des résidents
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

The upcoming epidemic of fragility fractures in Canada
P. O’Brien

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Steal syndrome complicating upper extremity hemoaccess procedures: incidence and risk factors
D. Davidson, G. Louridas, R. Guzman, J. Tanner, W. Weighell, J. Spelay, D. Chateau

Surgical treatment of incidentally identified pancreatic masses
T.L. Fitzgerald, A.J. Smith, M. Ryan, M. Atri, F.C. Wright , C.H.L. Law, S.S. Hanna

Optimal excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
P.I. Haigh, L.A. DiFronzo, D.R. McCready

Venting during prophylactic nailing for femoral metastases: current orthopedic practice
D. Dalgorf, C.M. Borkhoff, D.J.G. Stephen, J. Finkelstein, H.J. Kreder

Could laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery become the standard of care? A review and experience with 750 procedures
C.M. Schlachta, J. Mamazza, R. Gregoire, S.E. Burpee, E.C. Poulin

Cost factors in pediatric trauma
D. Gürses, A. Sarioglu-Buke, M. Baskan, I. Kilic

Increasing volume of patients at level I trauma centres: Is there a need for triage modification in elderly patients with injuries of low severity?
M. Liberman, D.S. Mulder, J.S. Sampalis

Do medical students have the knowledge needed to maximize organ donation rates?
T. Bardell, D.J.W. Hunter, W.D.T. Kent, M.K. Jain

The Canadian Urology Fair: a model for minimizing the financial and academic costs of the residency selection process
E.D. Grober, E.D. Matsumoto, M.A.S. Jewett, J.L. Chin, and the Canadian Urology Program Directors

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal. Acetabular cartilage delamination demonstrated by magnetic resonance arthrography: inverted “Oreo” cookie sign
P.E. Beaulé, E.J. Zaragoza

Radiology for the surgeon. Soft-tissue case 53
F.A.M. Herbella, J.C. Del Grande

Surgical Education and Self-assessment Program (SESAP)

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 8.

Efficacy and safety of recombinant human activated protein C for severe sepsis
J. Barkun, N.V. Christou, for Members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Brief Communications • Communication abrégées

Giant cell reparative granuloma of the hand: case report and review of giant cell lesions of hands and feet
D.F. Macdonald, P.A. Binhammer, J.D. Rubenstein, V.L. Fornasier

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Giant adrenal pseudocyst mimicking a malignant lesion
H. Mohan, R. Aggarwal, A. Tahlan, A.S. Bawa, M. Ahluwalia