August 2017 • Août 2017

Can J Surg 2017;60(4)

Editorial • Éditorial

Toward a “New School” of surgical research
V. McAlister

Vers un « mouvement de l’éducation nouvelle » de recherche en chirurgie
V. McAlister

Commentary • Commentaire

Bariatric surgery tourism hidden costs? How Canada is not doing its part in covering bariatric surgery under the Canada Health Act
M. Gagner

History of surgery: First World War
Histoire de la chirurgie : Première Guerre Mondiale

A uniquely Canadian military moment: Sam Hughes and the No. 7 General Hospital, 1915–1916
H.G. Coombs

Research • Recherche

The Orthopedic Trauma Symposium: improving care of orthopedic injuries in Haiti
R. Normore, H. Greene, A. DeLong, A. Furey

Long-term use of left ventricular assist devices: a report on clinical outcomes
S. Raju, J. MacIver, F. Foroutan, C. Alba, F. Billia, V. Rao

Attitudes and factors contributing to attrition in Canadian surgical specialty residency programs
S. Adams, D.N. Ginther, E. Neuls, P. Hayes

Left ventricular assist device exchange: the Toronto General Hospital experience
H. Tsubota, R.V.P. Ribeiro, F. Billia, R.J. Cusimano, T.M. Yau, M.V. Badiwala, W.E. Stansfield, V. Rao

Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for lung resection: the first Canadian series
C. Fahim, W. Hanna, T. Waddell, Y. Shargall, K. Yasufuku

Evaluation of an advanced-practice physiotherapist in triaging patients with lumbar spine pain: surgeon–physiotherapist level of agreement and patient satisfaction
S. Robarts, P. Stratford, D. Kennedy, B. Malcolm, J. Finkelstein

Radiostereometric analysis of keeled versus pegged glenoid components in total shoulder arthroplasty: a randomized feasibility study
T.C. Gascoyne, S.M.B. McRae, S.L. Parashin, J.R.S. Leiter, M.J. Petrak, E.R. Bohm, P.B. MacDonald

Discussions in surgery • Discussions en chirurghie

Users’ guide to the surgical literature: how to assess an article using surrogate end points
L. Gallo, C. Eskicioglu, L.H. Braga, F. Farrokhyar, A. Thoma

Online letters • Lettres en ligne

In memoriam of Dr. David White, PhD, FRCPath (1946–2017)
W.J. Wall