December 2006 • Décembre 2006

Can J Surg 2006;49(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

Tracking outcomes in surgical care
G.L. Warnock

Le suivi des résultats en soins chirurgicaux
G.L. Warnock

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

How a visit to the museum can contribute to professional awareness during medical school
L. Gil

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Management of spleen injuries in the adult trauma population: a ten-year experience
M. Cadeddu, A. Garnett, K. Al-Anezi, F. Farrokhyar

The effect of spinal anesthesia on blood transfusion rate in total joint arthroplasty
S. Rashiq, B.A. Finegan

Infectious complications following laparoscopic appendectomy
R. Gupta, C. Sample, F. Bamehriz, D.W. Birch

Foot rotational effects on radiographic measures of lower limb alignment
M.A. Hunt, P.J. Fowler, T.B. Birmingham, T.R. Jenkyn, J.R. Giffin

Influence of cementless femoral stems inserted in varus on functional outcome in primary total hip arthroplasty
J. de Beer, S. McKenzie, M. Hubmann, D. Petruccelli, M. Winemaker

Visual-spatial ability, learning modality and surgical knot tying
M.G. Brandt, E.T. Davies

Early results after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: effect of the learning curve
C.G. Andrew, W. Hanna, D. Look, A.P.H. McLean, N.V. Christou

Initial clinical outcomes after completion of training in a Canadian Royal College thoracic surgery program
S. Milman, T. Ng

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Granulomatous mastitis including breast tuberculosis and idiopathic lobular granulomatous mastitis
S. Bakaris, M. Yuksel, P. Cιragil, M.A. Guven, F. Ezberci, E. Bulbuloglu

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 19.

The effect of a decision aid on knowledge and treatment decision making for breast cancer
H. Henteleff, D. McCready, A. Giuliano, for the members of the Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal

Multidirectional acromioclavicular joint instability posttrauma
E.J. Harvey, R. Reindl, G.K. Berry

Radiology for the surgeon

Soft-tissue case 59
S.M. Ng, S.F.F. Hon, J.H.M. Wong, J.F.Y. Lee

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Successful damage control of complex vascular and urological gunshot injuries
C.G. Ball, S.M. Hameed, P. Navsaria, S. Edu, A.W. Kirkpatrick, A.J. Nicol

Barogenic esophageal rupture: Beorhaave syndrome
C.S.H. Ng, W.L.M. Mui, A.P.C. Yim