August 2008 • Août 2008

Can J Surg 2008;51(4)

Editorial • Éditorial

Broadening the mandate for international surgery
G.L. Warnock

Un mandat élargi en chirurgie sur la scène internationale
G.L. Warnock

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Surgeons and astronauts: so close, yet so far apart
C.G. Ball, A.W. Kirkpatrick, D.V. Feliciano, R. Reznick, N.E. McSwain

International surgery and the Canadian Journal of Surgery
R. Lett

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Prognostic variables in adult Wilms tumour
J.I. Izawa, M. Al-Omar, E. Winquist, L. Stitt, G. Rodrigues, S. Steele, D.R. Siemens, P.P. Luke

Ten-year follow-up of a province-wide cohort of surgical lung cancer patients in Nova Scotia
D.R. Wong, H.J. Henteleff

Hardware removal after tibial fracture has healed
A. Sidky, R.E. Buckley

Autologous bone marrow cell transplantation combined with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
K.-J. Yoo, H.-O. Kim, Y.-L. Kwak, S.-M. Kang, Y.-S. Jang, S.-H. Lim, K.-C. Hwang, S.-W. Cho, Y.-S. Yang, R.-K. Li, B.-S. Kim

Laparoscopic compared with open adrenalectomy for resection of pheochromocytoma: a review of 47 cases
R. Humphrey, D. Gray, S. Pautler, W. Davies

Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy in the treatment of chronic heel pain
E.P. Urovitz, A. Birk-Urovitz, E. Birk-Urovitz

Pathological reporting of colorectal cancer specimens: a retrospective survey in an academic Canadian pathology department
N.G. Chan, A. Duggal, M.M. Weir, D.K. Driman

Using CanMEDS to guide international health electives: an enriching experience in Uganda defined for a Canadian surgery resident
M.E. Goecke, J. Kanashiro, P. Kyamanywa, G.L. Hollaar

CUSUM analysis of J-pouch surgery reflects no learning curve after board certification
P.H.D. Colquhoun

Online case notes

Acute abdomen in an asbestos factory worker
S. Narasimhan, D. Brian, H. Khwaja

Burkitt’s lymphoma of the ileum with renal cell carcinoma
A.W.S. David, S. Indrani, S. Apurva, N. Sukria, P. Benjamin

Giant retroperitoneal sarcoma
A. Morandeira, J. Prieto, I. Poves, J.J. Sánchez Cano, C. Díaz, E. Baeta

Hepatic artery aneurysm secondary to epithelioid angiosarcoma
V.W. Davis, K. Somani, T.P. Chaba, J. Andruchow, A.M.J. Shapiro

Jejunojejunal intussusception by a known jejunal adenocarcinoma
M.J.G. Andriessen, M.J.P.M. Govaert, J.W.D. de Waard

Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the main hepatic bile duct
R. Abbas, J. Willis, T. Kinsella, C. Siegel, J. Sanabria

Radiolucent foreign body visible on plain radiography
K.-F. Lee, J. Wong, P.B.S. Lai

Supradiaphragmatic perforated duodenal ulcer in a giant hiatus hernia
M.H. Shiwani, M.P. Thornton

Aortic arch aneurysm rupture into the lung misdiagnosed as lung carcinoma
G.-W. Che, J. Chen, L.-X. Liu, Q.-H. Zhou

Robot-assisted minimally invasive common bile duct exploration: a Canadian first
S. Jayaraman, W. Davies, C.M. Schlachta

Spontaneous bilateral fracture of the proximal humerus: an unusual presentation of multiple myeloma
A.P. Singh, S. Mahajan, A.P. Singh

Giant left atrial myxoma causing mitral valve obstruction and pulmonary hypertension
M. Buyukates, E. Aktunc

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery. 25.

Perioperative chemotherapy and surgery versus surgery alone for resectable gastric cancer
H. Henteleff, R. Malthaner, C. Barnett; for the Members of the Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Safety and efficiency of left hemihepatectomy combined with hepatic artery resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma with artery infiltration: report of 2 cases

W.-L. Wang, X.-F. Tang, M.-Y. Yao, T.-B. Liang, J. Jin, Z.-J. Jiang, S.-S. Zheng

Meeting Abstracts • Résumés

8th Annual Bethune Round Table Conference on International Surgery
May 9–10, 2008, Vancouver, BC

Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery Meeting
September 12–13, 2008, Saskatoon, Sask.

Canadian Surgery Forum meeting abstracts
September 11–14, 2008
Halifax, NS