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Canadian Journal of Surgery -

April 2008 • Avril 2008

Can J Surg 2008;51(2)

Editorial • Éditorial

Reflecting on principles of professionalism
G.L. Warnock

Réflexion sur les principes du professionnalisme
G.L. Warnock

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Professionalism — connecting the past and the present and a blueprint for the Canadian Association of General Surgeons
F. Christian, D.F. Pitt, J. Bond, P. Davison, A. Gomes, for the members of the Committee on Professionalism, Canadian Association of General Surgeons

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Waiting for hip revision surgery: the impact on patient disability
A.M. Davis, Z. Agnidis, E. Badley, J.R. Davey, A. Gafni, J. Gollish, N.N. Mahomed, K.J. Saleh, E.H. Schemitsch, J.P. Szalai, J.P. Waddell, A.E. Gross

Predicting multiple organ failure in patients with severe trauma
Z. Lausevic, M. Lausevic, J. Trbojevic-Stankovic, S. Krstic, B. Stojimirovic

“First, do no harm”: monitoring outcomes during the transition from open to laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a Canadian centre
S. Bergman, L.S. Feldman, M. Anidjar, S.V. Demyttenaere, F. Carli, P. Metrakos, J. Tchervenkov, S. Paraskevas, G.M. Fried

Deep infection in total hip arthroplasty
H. Hamilton, J. Jamieson

Outcomes after pancreatic trauma: experience at a single institution
K. Al-Ahmadi, N. Ahmed

A survey of Canadian general surgery residents’ interest in international surgery
A. Barton, D. Williams, M. Beveridge, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of General Surgeons Committee for International Surgery

Safety and efficacy of gastrointestinal stents in cancer patients at a community hospital
M.O. Baerlocher, M.R. Asch, A. Vellahottam, G. Puri, K. Andrews, A. Myers

Orthopedic surgery core curriculum hip and knee reconstruction
V.M.R. Wadey, W.J. Maloney, P. Dev, D. Walker

Open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a survey of Canadian vascular surgeons
T.M. Mastracci, C.M. Clase, P.J. Devereaux, C.S. Cinà

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal

Sural neurocutaneous cross-leg flap
M. Talbot

Radiology for the surgeon

Soft-tissue case 60
S.A. Peters, S.P. Lemburg, D. Roggenland, C.M. Heyer

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

A minimally invasive treatment option in primary muscular hydatid cyst: report of 2 cases
B.C. Yüksel, S. Akbulut, S. Hengirmen

Online case notes

Is preemptive decompression of an asymptomatic spinal epidural hematoma justified?
S. Riaz, R. Fox, M. Lavoie, R. Broad, J.K. Mahood

Two possibly iatrogenic biliary-duodenal fistulas in a single patient after medical and surgical interventions
J. Maier, J. Rudez, A. Huber

Giant chest wall tumour invading the abdominal cavity: simultaneous reconstruction of the chest wall and hemidiaphragm
A. Altunkaya, E. Aktunc, M. Buyukates, O. Kandemir, S.A. Turan, A.C. Kutluk

Aneurysmal bone cyst of the clavicle
M. Chadha, A.P. Singh

Unconsidered cause of bowel obstruction — gossypiboma
D. Sharma, A. Pratap, A. Tandon, R.C. Shukla, V.K. Shukla

Multifocal adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast: an unusual presentation
H. Alis, H. Yigitbas, S. Kapan, M. Kalayci, G. Kilic, E. Aygun

Spontaneous rupture of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour associated with life-threatening nontraumatic hemoperitoneum
P. Bucher, P.A. Poletti, S. Myit, P. Morel

Primary peritonitis in a young healthy woman: an unusual case
S. Elkassem, E. Dixon, J. Conly, C. Doig

Role of the endo-GIA stapler in transanal excision of rectal tumours
G. Monalto, U. Polinari, F. Ausania, V. Pende, R. Coppola, C. Allegri

Type IV Monteggia fracture in a child
A. Agarwal

An uncommon variant of Meckel’s diverticulum
A. Sarioglu-Buke, N. Corduk, U. Koltuksuz, M. Karabul, B. Savran, S. Bagci

Mediastinal lymphocele following radical esophagogastrectomy
H.A. Khwaja, S.M. Chaudhry

Correspondence • Correspondance

Meckel’s diverticulum causing mechanical small bowel obstruction
G. Devanaboyna, D. Singh-Ranger, S. Shami