December 2015 • Décembre 2015

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Can J Surg 2015;58(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

Cross-specialty training in the era of competency-based education
E.J. Harvey, V.C. McAlister

L’apprentissage interspécialités à l’ère de la formation basée sur les compétences
E.J. Harvey, V.C. McAlister

Commentary • Commentaire

Why Canada needs networks to provide rural surgical care, including family doctors with essential surgical skills
G. Warnock, P. Miles

GPs with enhanced surgical skills: a questionable solution for remote surgical services
C. Vinden, M.C. Ott

Providing mentorship support to general surgery residents: a model for structured group facilitation
C. Champion, S. Bennett, D. Carver, K. El Tawil, S. Fabbro, N. Howatt, F. Noei, R. Rae, F. Haggar, A. Arnaout

Research • Recherche

Current perioperative practice in Canadian vascular surgery
M. Rockley, K. Chu, J. Bayne

Randomized controlled trial to investigate the effect of metal clips on early migration during stent implantation for malignant esophageal stricture
C. Wang, C. Lou

Effects of adding Braun jejunojejunostomy to standard Whipple procedure on reduction of afferent loop syndrome — a randomized clinical trial
F. Kakaei, S. Beheshtirouy, S.M.R. Nejatollahi, I. Rashidi, T. Asvadi, A. Habibzadeh, M. Oliaei-Motlagh

Early clinical experience with the POEM procedure for achalasia
D. Hong, R. Pescarus, R. Khan, L. Ambrosini, M. Anvari, M. Cadeddu

Early experience with robotic pancreatic surgery in a Canadian institution
S. Piedimonte, Y. Wang, S. Bergman, T. Vanounou

Functional outcomes of acutely infected knee arthroplasty: a comparison of different surgical treatment options
I. Dzaja, J. Howard, L. Somerville, B. Lanting

Working toward benchmarks in orthopedic OR efficiency for joint replacement surgery in an academic centre
P.E. Beaulé, A.A. Frombach, J.-J. Ryu

Is it safe to wait? The effect of surgical wait time on survival in patients with non–small cell lung cancer
S. Coughlin, M. Plourde, K. Guidolin, D. Fortin, E. Frechette, R. Malthaner, R. Inculet

Discussions in surgery • Discussions en chirurgie

A proposal for the curriculum and evaluation for training rural family physicians in enhanced surgical skills
N. Caron, S. Iglesias, R. Friesen, V. Berjat, N. Humber, R. Falk, M. Prins, V. Vogt Haines, B. Geller, F. Janke, R. Woollard, B. Batchelor, J. Van Bussel

The importance of tailoring physicians’ trauma care training needs in rural environments
P. Tarighi, J.E. Sherman, O. Mian, A.B. Nathens

Trends in the Canadian Surgery Forum (CSF): analysis of the CSF program over the past decade
C.G. Ball, T.L. Eberle, E. Dixon, C. Boland

Significance of CD4+ T-cell count in the management of appendicitis in patients with HIV
K. Kitaoka, K. Saito, K. Tokuuye

A comparison of outcomes between laparoscopic and open appendectomy in Canada
C. Blackmore, D. Tanyingo, G.G. Kaplan, E. Dixon, A.R. MacLean, C.G. Ball

Online correspondence • Correspondance en lignge

Interpretation of surgical neuromonitoring data in Canada: our view
M. Wilkinson, A. Kaufmann

Interpretation of surgical neuromonitoring data in Canada: our view – Author response
J. Norton, K.E. Aronyk, D.M. Hedden

Endoscopy training in Canada in general surgery residency programs: ways forward
D. Pace,  M. Borgaonkar

Current use of live tissue training in trauma: a descriptive systematic review
P.P. Green

Current use of live tissue training in trauma: a descriptive systematic review – Author response
L. Teodoro da Luz, B. Nascimento Junior, H. Tien

Patient views on financial relationships between surgeons and surgical device manufacturers
R. Bendavid

Patient views on financial relationships between surgeons and surgical device manufacturers – Author response
M. Camp, A. Gross, M. McKneally