February 2007 • Février 2007

Can J Surg 2007;50(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

Editor’s View
J.P. Waddell

Point de vue du rédacteur
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

William Harvey, Fabricius ab Acquapendente and the divide between medicine and surgery
V.C. McAlister

Original Articles • Articles originaux

The impact of a comprehensive course in advanced minimal access surgery on surgeon practice
D.W. Birch, C. Sample, R. Gupta

Incidence of intramedullary nail removal after femoral shaft fracture healing
C. Hui, I. Jorgensen, R. Buckley, G. Fick

The role of prophylactic cholecystectomy versus deferral in the care of patients after endoscopic sphincterotomy
J.D. Archibald, J.R. Love, V.C. McAlister

Treatment of an infected total hip replacement with the PROSTALAC system, Part 1: Infection resolution
A. Scharfenberger, M. Clark, G. Lavoie, G. O’Connor, E. Masson, L.A. Beaupre

Treatment of an infected total hip replacement with the PROSTALAC system, Part 2: Health-related quality of life and function with the PROSTALAC implant in situ
A. Scharfenberger, M. Clark, G. Lavoie, G. O’Connor, E. Masson, L.A. Beaupre

Factors influencing waiting times for elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy
R. Lau, B.A. Vair, G.A. Porter

Definition of postresectional residual pleural space
O. Solak, A. Sayar, M. Metin, A. Turna, V. Erdogu, A. Pekçolaklar, A. Gürses

The effect of patient transfer on outcomes after rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm
H. Hames, T.L. Forbes, J.R. Harris, D.K. Lawlor, G. DeRose, K.A. Harris

Review Articles • Articles de revue

Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer: a systematic review
K. Kahnamoui, M. Cadeddu, F. Farrokhyar, M. Anvari

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Radiology for the surgeon

Musculoskeletal case 38
N.A. Al-Nakshabandi, P.L. Munk

Surgical images: soft tissue

Transverse colonic intussusception
J.D. Correia, K. Lefebvre, D.K. Gray

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 20.

Small gallstones may increase the risk of pancreatitis; is there a benefit for a prophylactic cholecystecomy?
J. Barkun, D. Woo, M. Marcaccio, N. Soper, R.S. McLeod, for Members of the Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Mucocele of the appendix associated with a carcinoid of the terminal ileum
G. Rakovich, N. Larue

Splenic and superior mesenteric artery thrombolytic infusion therapy for acute portal and mesenteric vein thrombosis: a case report
N. Safieddine, J. Mamazza, A. Common, V. Prabhudesai

Book Reviews • Recensions de livres

Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery, review by R. Del Maestro

A History of Neuro-Oncology, review by V. McAlister