August 2005 • Août 2005

Can J Surg 2005;48(4)

Editorial • Éditorial

Informed consent
J.P. Waddell

Consentement éclairé
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Fully informed consent is impossible in surgical clinical trials
M. Bernstein

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Bilateral total knee arthroplasty — staged or simultaneous? Ontario’s orthopedic surgeons reply
K.K. Leitch, D. Dalgorf, C.M. Borkhoff, H.J. Kreder

Efficacy and safety of controlled-release oxycodone and standard therapies for postoperative pain after knee or hip replacement
J. de V. de Beer, M.J. Winemaker, G.A.E. Donnelly, P.C. Miceli, J.L. Reiz, Z. Harsanyi, L.W. Payne, A.C. Darke

Penetrating thoracoabdominal injuries in Quebec: implications for surgical training and maintenance of competence
E. Bergeron, A. Lavoie, T. Razek, A. Belcaid, J. Lessard, D. Clas

Population-based study of severe trauma due to electrocution in the Calgary Health Region, 1996-2002
K.B. Laupland, J.B. Kortbeek, C. Findlay, A.W. Kirkpatrick, S.M. Hameed

Endovascular management of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries
D.K. Lawlor, M. Ott, T.L. Forbes, S. Kribs, K.A. Harris, G. DeRose

2004 MacLean-Mueller Prize. Enteral or parenteral nutrition for severe pancreatitis: a randomized controlled trial and health technology assessment
B.E. Louie, T. Noseworthy, D. Hailey, L.M. Gramlich, P. Jacobs, G.L. Warnock

Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass for the treatment of isolated disease of the left anterior descending coronary artery
M. Boodhwani, M. Ruel, T.G. Mesana, F.D. Rubens

Current status of Canadian vascular surgery training: a survey of program directors
T.L. Forbes, K.A. Harris

Surgical Biology for the Clinician • Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Cardiac allograft vasculopathy: a review
D. Ramzy, V. Rao, J. Brahm, S. Miriuka, D. Delgado, H.J. Ross

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal. Giant cell tumour of the sacrum
A. Alobaid, R. Reindl, G. Alomer, M. Aebi

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Missile wounds of the femoral head in children
D. Parsons, M. Letts

Duodenal diverticulum with retroperitoneal perforation
S. Bergman, D.J. Koumanis, L.A. Stein, J.S. Barkun, S. Paraskevas

Meeting Abstracts • Résumés

Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting
April 1, 2005, Montréal Bonaventure Hotel

Correspondence • Correspondance

Pain relief
M. Gross

On dissatisfaction
K.A. Harris; D.W.C. Johnston

On dissatisfaction
T.A. O’ Farrell

Meetings

25th Research Day of the POES
Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
Friday, May 6, 2005

Abstracts / Résumés

Canadian Surgery Forum
Montreal, Quebec
September 8-11, 2005