December 2009 • Décembre 2009

Can J Surg 2009;52(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

CJS Readership Survey 2009: summary and call for action
G.L. Warnock

Enquête de 2009 auprès des lecteurs du JCC : sommaire et appel à l’action
G.L. Warnock

Research • Recherche

The adoption of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a national survey of general surgeons
H. Moloo, F. Haggar, G. Martel, J. Grimshaw, D. Coyle, I.D. Graham, E. Sabri, E.C. Poulin, J. Mamazza, F.K. Balaa, R.P. Boushey

Conversion in laparoscopic cholecystectomy after gastric resection: a 15-year review
S.A. Fraser, H. Sigman

Safety and hospital costs of Achilles tendon surgery: the serendipitous impact of a randomized clinical trial
D.P. Goel, D. Chan, K. Watson, N. Mohtadi

Potential triaging of referrals for lumbar spinal surgery consultation: a comparison of referral accuracy from pain specialists, findings from advanced imaging and a 3-item questionnaire
D. Simon, M. Coyle, S. Dagenais, J. O’Neil, E.K. Wai

Factors influencing antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection prevention in general surgery: a review of the literature
A.R. Gagliardi, D. Fenech, C. Eskicioglu, A.B. Nathens, R. McLeod

Effect of hand packing versus cement gun pressurization on cement mantle in total knee arthroplasty
M. Kopec, J.C. Milbrandt, T. Duellman, D. Mangan, D.G. Allan

Impact of orthopedic trauma consolidation on resident education
S. Martins, G. Johnston

Online Research • Recherche en ligne

Pinning technique for shoulder fractures in adolescents: computer modelling of percutaneous pinning of proximal humeral fractures
R. Mehin, A. Mehin, D. Wickham, M. Letts

Antibiotic prophylaxis for total joint replacement surgery: results of a survey of Canadian orthopedic surgeons
J. de Beer, D. Petruccelli, C. Rotstein, B. Weening, K. Royston, M. Winemaker

Motorcycle-related trauma in Alberta: a sad and expensive story
J.P. Monk, R. Buckley, D. Dyer

Outcomes of simultaneous and delayed resections of synchronous colorectal liver metastases
M. Slupski, Z. Wlodarczyk, M. Jasinski, M. Masztalerz, J. Tujakowski

Mammary ductoscopy in the evaluation and treatment of pathologic nipple discharge: a Canadian experience
J.S. Simpson, E.M. Connolly, W.L. Leong, J. Escallon, D. McCready, M. Reedijk, A.M. Easson

Five-year outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a comprehensive bariatric surgery program in Canada
N. Christou, E. Efthimiou

Translation of the Patient Scar Assessment Scale (PSAS) to French with cross-cultural adaptation, reliability evaluation and validation
V. Deslauriers, D.M. Rouleau, G. Alami, J.C. MacDermid

Hepatic resection in Canada: rates and geographic variation
R.J. McColl, B. Brar, W.A. Ghali, E. Dixon

Can Roux-en-Y gastric bypass provide a lifelong solution for diabetes mellitus?
A. Hussain, H. Mahmood, S. EL-Hasani

Occlusion of the common and internal iliac arteries for aortoiliac aneurysm repair: experience with the Amplatzer vascular plug
S.M. Grenon, J. Gagnon, Y. Hsiang, R. Sidhu, D. Taylor, J. Clement, J. Chen

Adrenal incidentalomas in the laparoscopic era and the role of correct surgical indications: observations from 255 consecutive adrenalectomies in an Italian series
G. Conzo, A. Tricarico, G. Belli, S. Candela, F. Corcione, G. Del Genio, G.P. Ferulano, C. Giardiello, A. Livrea, L.A. Marzano, A. Porcelli, P. Sperlongano, R. Vincenti, A. Palazzo, C. De Martino, M. Musella

Review • Revue

Canadian Association of University Surgeons Annual Symposium: continuity of care
C. de Gara, P.-O. Nyström, S. Hamilton, D.A. Wirtzfeld, B.M. Taylor

Choledochal cysts. Part 2 of 3: Diagnosis
J. Singham, E.M. Yoshida, C.H. Scudamore

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

CAGS and ACS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 31

The use of intensive insulin therapy and pentastarch resuscitation in patients with severe sepsis
P. Chaudhury, J. Barkun, J. Marshall, L. Napolitano; for the Members of the Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Users’ Guide to the Surgical Literature

How to work with a subgroup analysis
B. Dijkman, B. Kooistra, M. Bhandari; for the Evidence-Based Surgery Working Group

Surgical Technique

A simple home-made self-retaining retractor for thyroidectomy
T.-L. Chow, T. Chan, S.-K. Law, S.-H. Lam

Online case notes

Cystic lymphangioma of the jejunal mesentery presenting with acute abdomen in an adult
J.C. Chung, O.P. Song

Primary solid neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast
W. Stita, A. Trabelsi, O. Gharbi, M. Mokni, S. Korbi

Renal artery avulsion from blunt abdominal trauma in a horseshoe kidney: endovascular management and an unexpected complication
V. Trottier, M.-A. Lortie, É. Gouin, F. Trottier

Thoracic splenosis accompanied by diaphragmatic hernia
E. Sahin, S. Karadayi, A. Nadir, M. Kaptanoglu

An unexpected severe complication after a negative laparoscopic appendectomy
S.M.M. de Castro, I. Songun, B.J. Dwars

Hemocholecyst associated with antithrombotic therapy
F. Zangrandi, A. Piotto, A. Tregnaghi, M.R. Pelizzo

Jejunal carcinoma in a patient with Peutz–Jeghers syndrome
N. Sinha, U. Chatterjee, S. Sarkar

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for penetrating chest wound: thoracoscopic exploration and removal of a penetrating foreign body
T. Komatsu, S. Neri, Y. Fuziwara, Y. Takahashi

Huge cystic lymphangioma of the pancreas
J.C. Chung, H.C. Kim, C.W. Chu, E.J. Shin, C.W. Lim, O.P. Song

Successful palliation of diarrhea owing to malignant duodenocolic fistula by octreotide
V. Giridhar, S. Kumar, K. Chethan, P. Seetharam

Primary malignant melanoma of the tongue
H. Khalifa, S. Abdullah, K. Sallam, H. Khalil, I.A. Moneim, A. Elaffandi

Online Correspondence • Correspondance en ligne

Emphasis on Prevention
G. Rakovich

Hemi- versus total hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fixation
A.P. Singh, A.P. Singh, D. Garden, S.R. Vaishya