October 2006 • Octobre 2006

Can J Surg 2006;49(5)

Editorial • Éditorial

Undergraduate medical education
J.P. Waddell

L’éducation médicale de premier cycle
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Imaging for spinal surgery
J. Splawinski, R. Fox, H. Hall, C.G. Fisher, M. Dvorak

Commentary
R. Miller

Doctor “Lite”
M. Gross

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Early experience of stapled hemorrhoidectomy in a community hospital setting
E. Touzin, S. Hegge, C. McKinley

Methylene blue prevents surgery-induced peritoneal adhesions but impairs the early phase of anastomotic wound healing
S. Dinc, C. Ozaslan, B. Kuru, S. Karaca, H. Ustun, H. Alagol, N. Renda, M. Oz

What procedures are students doing during undergraduate surgical clerkship?
A. Ladak, J. Hanson, C.J. de Gara

A needs assessment study of undergraduate surgical education
D.W. Birch, B. Mavis

The efficacy of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for anterior release and fusion in the management of pediatric spinal deformities
C.W. Reilly, G.P. Slobogean, R.L. Choit

Use of fibrin sealants for the localized, controlled release of cefazolin
S. Tredwell, J.K. Jackson, D. Hamilton, V. Lee, H.M. Burt

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Complications of Meckel’s diverticula in adults
J. Dumper, S. Mackenzie, P. Mitchell, F. Sutherland, M. Lynn Quan, D. Mew

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 18.

Treatment of occult pneumothoraces from blunt trauma
A.W. Kirkpatrick, M. vanWijngaarden Stephens, T. Fabian, for the Members of the Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Herniation through the foramen of Winslow: radiographic and intraoperative findings
S.S. Forbes, W.J. Stephen

Septal aperture: an anatomic variant predisposing to bilateral low-energy fractures of the distal humerus
D.T. Sahajpal, D. Pichora

Invasive lobular carcinoma of the male breast
Y. Erhan, O. Zekioglu, Y. Erhan

Book Reviews • Recensions de livres

Body contouring after massive weight loss
Perforator flaps: anatomy, technique & clinical applications