April 2015 • Avril 2015

Can J Surg 2015;58(2)

Editorial • Éditorial

Medical memorialization
V. McAlister

La commémoration médicale
V. McAlister

Commentaries • Commentaires

Dr. Bernard Langer — inductee into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
P.D. Greig, O.D. Rotstein

Amnesia in modern surgery: revisiting Wangensteen’s landmark studies of small bowel obstruction
A. Faryniuk, A. MacDonald, P. van Boxel

Endovenous radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of varicose veins
A. Kayssi, M. Pope, I. Vucemilo, C. Werneck

Research • Recherche

A novel method for assessing visual perception of surgical planes
C.M. Schlachta, S. Ali, H. Ahmed, R. Eagleson

The integration of minimally invasive surgery in surgical practice in a Canadian setting: results from 2 consecutive province-wide practice surveys of general surgeons over a 5-year period
J. Hallet, O. Mailloux, M. Chhiv, R.C. Grégoire, J.-P. Gagné

Does more than a single chest tube for mediastinal drainage affect outcomes after cardiac surgery?
J. Le, K.J. Buth, G.M. Hirsch, J.-F. Légaré

Outcomes of infection following pediatric spinal fusion
A. Khoshbin, M. Lysenko, P. Law, J.G. Wright

Persistent neuropathic pain after inguinal herniorrhaphy depending on the procedure (open mesh v. laparoscopy): a propensity-matched analysis
P. Niccolaï, L. Ouchchane, M. Libier, F. Beouche, M. Belon, J.-M. Vedrinne,
B. El Drayi, L. Vallet, F. Ruiz, C. Biermann, P. Duchêne, C. Chirat, S. Soule-Sonneville, C. Dualé, C. Dubray, P. Schoeffler

Canadian practice patterns for pancreaticoduodenectomy
D.P. Cyr, J.L. Truong, J. Lam-McCulloch, S.P. Cleary, P.J. Karanicolas

Review • Revue

Surgical approach in primary total hip arthroplasty: anatomy, technique and clinical outcomes
S. Petis, J.L. Howard, B.L. Lanting, E.M. Vasarhelyi

Discussions in surgery • Discussions en chirurgie

Is obesity associated with advanced stage or grade of colon cancer?
K. Neumann, S.M. Mahmud, A. McKay, J. Park, J. Metcalfe, D.J. Hochman

Supply versus demand: a review of application trends to Canadian surgical training programs
R.E. Austin, K.R. Wanzel