December 2002 • Décembre 2002

Can J Surg 2002;45(6)

Editorial • Éditorial

The pillars of a surgeon’s life
J.L. Meakins

Les piliers de la vie du chirurgien
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Classification of subcapital hip fractures
M. Tanzer

Therapy for resectable gastric cancer: a practice guideline
A. Loutfi

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Subcapital hip fractures: the Garden classification should be replaced, not collapsed
L. Beimers, H.J. Kreder, G.K. Berry, D.J.G. Stephen, E.H. Schemitsch, M.D. McKee, S. Jaglal

Hepatic alveolar echinococcosis: clinical report from an endemic region
K.Y. Polat, A.A. Balik, F. Celebi

A cost-effectiveness analysis of standard versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
T.L. Forbes, G. DeRose, S. Kribs, K.A. Harris

Factors associated with the high cost of liver transplantation in adults
M.C. Taylor, P.D. Greig, A.S. Detsky, R.S. McLeod, A. Abdoh, M.D. Krahn

Medical management of osteoid osteoma
I. Ilyas, D.A. Younge

Neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy for resectable gastric cancer? A practice guideline
C.C. Earle, J. Maroun, L. Zuraw, and the Cancer Care Ontario Practice Guidelines Initiative Gastrointestinal Cancer Disease Site Group

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Soft-tissue images. Ingestion of a knife into the right mainstem bronchus
N. Görmüs, S. Ceran, O.K. Aribas, G.S. Sunam

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 25. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 25. Diagnosis
C. Keogh, W.C. Torreggiani, K. Al-Ismail, P.L. Munk

Soft-tissue case 48. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 48. Diagnosis
G.S. Milencoff

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 4.

Decision analysis of total thyroidectomy versus thyroid lobectomy in low-risk, differentiated thyroid cancer
C.S. Richard, R.W. Nason, R.S. McLeod, for Members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Surgical Biology for the Clinician • Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Three-dimensional imaging for the surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents
Y. Petit, C.-É. Aubin, H. Labelle

Brief Communications • Communication abrégées

Mesenteric paraganglioma
S. Muzaffar, S. Fatima, M.S. Siddiqui, N. Kayani, S. Pervez, A.J. Raja

Nontraumatic massive hemoperitoneum from melanoma metastatic to the uterus
J. Marschall, R.S. Kennedy, R. Kanthan

Tracheal necrosis after thyroidectomy
A. Golger, L.L. Rice, B.S. Jackson, J.E.M. Young


SESAP Question

SESAP Critique

Book Reviews • Critiques de livres

December 2000 • Décembre 2000

Can J Surg 2000;43(6)

Editors’ View • Mot de la rédaction

Evidence-based clinical practice
J.L. Meakins

Pratique fondée sur les données probantes
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

All that is measured may not help
M. Gross

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Soft-tissue images

Melanosis coli
V. Erzurum, R. Obermeyer, G. Smaroff, J. Mehta

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 13. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 13. Diagnosis
W.C. Torreggiani, P.L. Munk, K. al-Ismail, M.J. Lee

Soft-tissue case 36. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 36. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein, D. Valenti

Trauma and Critical Care • Traumatologie et soins critiques

Thrombolytic therapy for pulmonary embolism
B.M. Katchan

MacLean-Mueller Prize • Prix MacLean-Mueller

Unicondylar knee arthroplasty: a cementless perspective
M.E. Forsythe, R.E. Englund, R.K. Leighton

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Subcutaneous granuloma annulare of the extremities in children
M. Letts, B. Carpenter, P. Soucy, D. Davidson

Improving patient satisfaction with time spent in an orthopedic outpatient clinic
J. Levesque, E.R. Bogoch, B.Cooney, B. Johnston, J.G. Wright

Experience with the advanced breast biopsy instrumentation system
V.S. Perelman, N.D. Colapinto, S. Lee, N.K. Down, D.M. Cook

Intracranial pressure monitoring and outcomes after traumatic brain injury
P.L. Lane, T.G. Skoretz, G. Doig, M.J. Girotti

Midfoot and hindfoot arthrodeses in diabetic Charcot arthropathy
N.C. Stone, T.R. Daniels

Effect of pyloric drainage on the healing of esophagogastric anastomoses in rats
Y. Cui, J.D. Urschel, N.J. Petrelli

Brief Communications • Communications abrégées

Massive subcutaneous hemorrhage in a chest-wall neurofibroma
V. Rao, R.A. Affifi, D. Ghazarian

Delayed onset of life-threatening immune hemolysis after perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis with cefotetan
E.K. Ray, T.E. Warkentin, P.L. O’Hoski, P. Gregor

December 1999 • Décembre 1999

Can J Surg 1999;42(6)

Editors’ View · Mot de la rédaction

The Journal moves into the new millennium / Le Journal passe au nouveau millénaire
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel · Plume et scalpel

Sentinel lymph-node biopsy in breast cancer
D.R. McCready, A.J. Bodurtha, N.L. Davis, S. Meterissian, J. Robert, W.J. Temple

Reducing arthroplasty costs
M. Gross

Surgical Images · Imagier chirurgical

Soft-tissue images. Choledochal cyst with virtual dochoscopy
P. Tiwari, R. Ens, N. Schmidt

Musculoskeletal images. Aneurysmal bone cyst of pelvis
H.K. Cheah, A.M. Griffin, L.M. White

Radiology for the Surgeon · Chirurgie et radiologie

Soft-tissue case 30. Presentation
L. Shulman, H. Mahallati, R. Gray
Soft-tissue case 30: Diagnosis

Musculoskeletal case 7. Presentation
D.M. Beingessner, A.R. Spouge, L.M. Thain, C.H. Rorabeck
Musculoskeletal case 7: Diagnosis

Review Article · Article de revue

D.R. Urbach, O.D. Rotstein

Surgical Biology for the Clinician · Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Frontiers in transplantation of insulin-secreting tissue for diabetes mellitus
G.L. Warnock

Original Articles · Articles originaux

Enzymatic antioxidant defence mechanism in rat intestinal tissue is changed after ischemia­reperfusion. Effects of an allopurinol plus antioxidant combination
M. Kaçmaz, H.S. Öztürk, M. Karaayvaz, C. Güven, Í. Durak

A population study in the Province of Ontario of the complications after conversion of hip or knee arthrodesis to total joint replacement
H.J. Kreder, J.I. Williams, S. Jaglal, T. Axcell, D. Stephen

Orthopedic management in autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay
M. Bouchard, G. Langlois

Reducing arthroplasty costs via vendor contracts
D.W.C. Johnston, L.A. Beaupré, D.M. Davies, R. Hessels

Role of surgical residents in undergraduate surgical education
M. Pelletier, P. Belliveau

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after total hip or knee arthroplasty: a survey of Canadian orthopedic surgeons
M. Gross, D.R. Anderson, S. Nagpal, B. O’Brien

Brief communications · Communications abrégées

Surgically correctable hypertension mistaken for Takayasu’s disease: a case report
K.S. MacKenzie, A.B. Hill, P.E. Blundell

Linitis plastica as the first indication of metastatic lobular carcinoma of the breast: case report and literature review
L.E. Ferri, R. Onerheim, C. Emond

SESAP Questions / Questions SESAP

SESAP Questions / Questions SESAP

Correspondence · Correspondance

Evaluating laparoscopic skills
C.M. Schlachta, J. Mamazza, E.C. Poulin; G.M. Fried, A.M. Derossis

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
J.E. Herzenberg; J.G. Wright


Book Reviews

December 1998 • Décembre 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(6)

Editors’ View · Mot de la rédaction

The management of breast lumps / Le traitement des masses mammaires
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel · Plume et scalpel

Recommended management for breast lumps
A. Loutfi

Surgical Images · Imagier chirurgical

Strangulated Meckel’s diverticulum
J. Baird

Radiology for the Surgeon · Chirurgie et radiologie

Soft tissue case 24. Presentation
J.K. Wong, R.R. Gray

Soft tissue case 24. Diagnosis

Musculoskeletal case 1. Presentation
M.J. Lee, P.L. Munk

Musculoskeletal case 1. Diagnosis

Surgical Biology for the Clinician · Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Scar formation and ligament healing
K.A. Hildebrand, C.B. Frank

Canadian Orthopaedic Association · Association canadienne d’orthopédie

Are complication rates for elective primary total hip arthroplasty in Ontario related to surgeon and hospital volumes? A preliminary investigation
H.J. Kreder, J.I. Williams, S. Jaglal, R. Hu, T. Axcell, D. Stephen

Original Articles · Articles originaux

Concordance in communication between surgeon and patient
W. Temple, J. Toews, H. Fidler, J.M. Lockyer, P. Taenzer, E.J. Parboosingh

The learning curve in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair for the community general surgeon
A.J. Voitk

General surgeons and clinical ethics: a survey
G. Beauchamp

Lipoblastoma and liposarcoma in children: an analysis of 9 cases and a review of the literature
G.G. Miller, N.L. Yanchar, J.F. Magee, G.K. Blair

Small-bowel necrosis associated with jejunal tube feeding
D.K. Lawlor, R.I. Inculet, R.A. Malthaner

Surgical Technique · Technique chirurgicale

Modified Bentall technique for aortic root replacement: a simplified approach to the short left coronary artery
D.J. Petsikas, G.V. Ropchan

Case Reports · Études de cas

Metachronous benign solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura (localized “mesotheliomas”): a case report
J.D. Urschel, J.S.J. Brooks, B.A. Werness, J.G. Antkowiak, H. Takita

Bronchobiliary fistula: a case report
J.D. Fischer

Spontaneous common iliac vein rupture: a case report
I.E. DePass

Correspondence · Correspondance

Imaging before carotid endarterectomy
R. Cartier, P. Cartier

Guideline for the management of breast lumps
L. Mahoney, et al.

SESAP Question

Item 502: anterior mediastinal mass

SESAP Critique

Item 502: anterior mediastinal mass


Books and Other Media Received

Book Reviews

October 1998 • Octobre 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(5)

Editors’ View · Mot de la rédaction

Selecting and educating surgical trainees / Sélection et formation des stagiaires en chirurgie
J.P. Waddell

Surgical Images · Imagier chirurgical

Advanced skeletal manifestations in primary hyperparathyroidism
A. Agarwal, S.K. Mishra, R.B. Gujral

Radiology for the Surgeon · Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 23. Presentation
T. Elliot, A. Spouge, K. Alanen, L. Thain, R. Holliday

Case 23. Diagnosis

Surgical Biology for the Clinician · Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Genetics of hereditary colon cancer: a model for prevention
H. Stern, A. Lagarde

Original Articles · Articles originaux

The development of indications for the preoperative use of recombinant erythropoietin
R.W. Dubois, D. Lim, P. Hebert, M. Sherwood, G.H. Growe, J.-F. Hardy, R.E. Park, J.P. Waddell

Accuracy of screening compression ultrasonography and clinical examination for the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis after total hip or knee arthroplasty
K.S. Robinson, D.R. Anderson, M. Gross, D. Petrie, R. Leighton, W. Stanish, D. Alexander, M. Mitchell, W. Mason, B. Flemming, M. Fairhurst-Vaughan, M. Gent

The risk of cerebrovascular accident in patients with asymptomatic critical carotid artery stenosis who undergo open-heart surgery
I.M. Ali, B. Cummings, J. Sullivan, S. Francis

Iatrogenic ureteric injuries: approaches to etiology and management
J.D. Watterson, J.E. Mahoney, N.G. Futter, J. Gaffield

Surgical Technique · Technique chirurgicale

Retrograde replacement of the thoracic aorta under circulatory arrest and retrograde cerebral perfusion
R. Cartier, Y. Leclerc, N. Searle, C. Lachapelle, A. Dumas, G. Hudon

Case Reports · Études de cas

Alcohol and poor compliance as factors in Wernicke’s encephalopathy diagnosed 13 years after gastric bypass
D.M. Grace, M.A.H. Alfieri, F.Y. Leung

Unsuspected penetrating maxillo-orbitocranial injury: a case report
K. Irshad, D. McAuley, K. Khalaf, D. Ricard

Fat embolism syndrome in a patient demonstrating only neurologic symptoms
D. Bardana, J. Rudan, F. Cervenko, R. Smith

Desmoid tumour of the thoracic outlet: an unusual cause of thoracic outlet syndrome
K.E. Gehman, I. Currie, D. Ahmad, A. Parrent, K. Rizkalla, R.J. Novick

Phyllodes tumour in pregnancy: a case report
J.C. Way, B.A. Culham

Correspondence · Correspondance

Ventricular myxoma
M. Maish, T. Theman

Book Reviews

Books and Other Media Received

August 1998 • Août 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(4)

Editors’ View • Mot de la rédaction

Trauma and critical care / Les traumatismes et les soins critiques
J.P. Waddell

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Colonic angiodysplasia
E.M. Yoshida, H. Chaun

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 22. Presentation
J.C. Hodge

Case 22. Diagnosis
J.C. Hodge

Surgical Biology for the Clinician • Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Abnormal bone remodelling in inflammatory arthritis
E.R. Bogoch, E. Moran

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Bone sarcoma diagnosed at the time of reconstructive hip surgery
P.A. Dowdy, A.M. Griffin, L.M. White, J.S. Wunder, R.S. Bell

Triple coronary artery revascularization on the stabilized beating heart: initial experience
R. Cartier, Y. Hébert, R. Blain, N. Tremblay, J. Desjardins, Y. Leclerc

Surgical research in Canada: synopsis of a consensus conference
G.L. Warnock, C.H. Tator

Primary hyperaldosteronism and adrenal incidentaloma: an argument for physiologic testing before adrenalectomy
F.A. McAlister, R.Z. Lewanczuk

Linburg syndrome
W.R.J. Rennie, H. Muller

Ontario hospitals’ purchasing practices for hip and knee prostheses: a survey
C.M. Cheung, J.M. Paterson, E.H. Gort, J.I. Williams

Case Reports • Études de cas

Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery after percutaneous liver biopsy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with biliary cirrhosis: a case report
S.T.M. Kwauk, R. Cameron, B. Burbridge, R.G. Keith

Surgical treatment of hydatid cysts of the heart: a report of 3 cases and a review of the literature
O.K. Salih, S.K. Çelik, M.S. Topcuoglu, B. Kisacikoglu, A. Tokcan

Correspondence • Correspondance

Spinal surgery in Canada
K. Yong-Hing

Radiographic images
R.N. Rankin, J.L. Meakins

Trauma outcomes
J.B. Kortbeek, R. Simons, B.J. Hancock; G.W. Bota

Book reviews / Critiques de livres

Notices / Avis

Books and Other Media Received

February 2014 • Février 2014

Can J Surg 2014;57(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

Process improvement in surgery
E.J. Harvey

Amélioration des processus en chirurgie
E.J. Harvey

Commentary • Commentaire

The past and future of the generalist general surgeon
E.M. Webber, V.C. McAlister, L. Gorman, S. Taber, K.A. Harris

Research • Recherche

Development of an orthopedic surgery trauma patient handover checklist
J. LeBlanc, T. Donnon, C. Hutchison, P. Duffy

Implementation of a novel night float call system: resident satisfaction and quality of life
S.M. Mann, D.P. Borschneck, M.M. Harrison

Cephalic vein cutdown for totally implantable central venous port in children: a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data
K.-H. Jung, S.-B. Moon

Adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in estrogen receptor–positive breast cancer patients with regular follow-up
R. Simon, J. Latreille, C. Matte, P. Desjardins, E. Bergeron

Prioritization and willingness to pay for bariatric surgery: the patient perspective
R.S. Gill, S.R. Majumdar, X. Wang, R. Tuepah, S.W. Klarenbach, D.W. Birch, S. Karmali, A.M. Sharma, R.S. Padwal

A comparison of surgical delays in directly admitted versus transferred patients with hip fractures: Opportunities for improvement?
S.J. Desai, J. Patel, H. Abdo, A.-R. Lawendy, D. Sanders

Viability assessment of the chondral flap in patients with cam-type femoroacetabular impingement: a preliminary report
B. Meulenkamp, D. Gravel, P.E. Beaulé

Retrospective review of injury severity, interventions and outcomes among helicopter and nonhelicopter transport patients at a Level 1 urban trauma centre
R.S. Hannay, A.D. Wyrzykowski, C.G. Ball, K. Laupland, D.V. Feliciano

Review • Revue

Damage control resuscitation: history, theory and technique
C.G. Ball

The merits of cell salvage in arthroplasty surgery: an overview
C.J. Dusik, C. Hutchison, D. Langelier

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery

What is the effect of screening mammography on breast cancer incidence?
S. Latosinsky, J.-F. Boileau, H.E. Bryant, L.A. Newman; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Correspondence • Correspondance

Sustainability, cost and exchange
K. Walsh

Reviewers 2013 • Examinateurs 2013

Reviewers 2013 / Examinateurs 2013

June 1998 • Juin 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(3)

Editors’ View · Mot de la rédaction

Case reports versus original articles / Études de cas et articles originaux
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel · Plume et scalpel

Assessing outcomes of surgical procedures
N.S. Schachar

Surgical Images · Imagier chirurgical

Neoplastic pulmonary embolism
J.D. Urschel

Radiology for the Surgeon · Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 21. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 21. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein

Review Article · Article de revue

Patient characteristics that affect the outcome of total hip arthroplasty: a review
N.L. Young, D. Cheah, J.P. Waddell, J.G. Wright

Canadian Association of General Surgeons · Association canadienne de chirurgiens généraux

Presidential address, 1997. General surgery in the year 2000: looking to the future
E.D. Monaghan

Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery · Société canadienne de chirurgie vasculaire

Symposium: controversies in cerebrovascular disease

  1. Introduction
    D.C. Taylor 
  2. Should patients be screened for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis?A.B. Hill 
  3. Current indications for carotid endarterectomy
    P.M. Walker 
  4. Appropriate imaging before carotid endarterectomy
    R.P. Guzman 
  5. Improving perioperative management of carotid endarterectomy
    J.F. McKinsey, B.L. Gewertz

Original Article · Article original

Mechanical integrity of subchondral bone in osteochondral autografts and allografts
G. Wohl, G. Goplen, J. Ford, K. Novak, M. Hurtig, R. McPherson, L. McGann, N. Schachar, R.F. Zernicke

Case Reports · Études de cas

Bilateral femoral component breakage in total hip replacement: a case report
P. Murray, C.H. Rorabeck

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt knot: a rare cause of bowel obstruction and ischemia
Y. Starreveld, D. Poenaru, P. Ellis

Surgical management of acquired rectourethral fistula, emphasizing the posterior approach
R.P. Boushey, R.S. McLeod, Z. Cohen

Total joint replacement in multiplex congenita contractures: a case report
H.U. Cameron

Duplication cyst of the antrum: a case report
S. Gupta, D. Sleeman, B. Alsumait, L. Abrams

Books and other media received / Livres et autres documents reçus

Book reviews / Critiques de livres


April 1997 • Avril 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(2)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

The midwinter board meeting / La réunion du conseil du milieu de l’hiver.
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

MacLean-Mueller prize.
J.L. Meakins

Patient verbalization and informed consent.
C.H. Rorabeck

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Pneumatosis intestinalis.
R.M. Smith, K.W. Gow, J.K. MacFarlane

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 14. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 14. Diagnosis.
L.A. Stein

MacLean-Mueller Prize / Prix MacLean-Mueller

Follow-up of patients after resection for colorectal cancer: a position paper of the Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology and the Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
C.S. Richard, R.S. McLeod


Presidential address 1996: “Dear ministers of health . . . .”
B.R. Taylor

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Myocardial distribution of cardioplegia administered by antegrade and retrograde routes to ischemic myocardium.
M. Carrier, J. Grégoire, A. Khalil, P. Thai, J.-G. Latour, B.C. Solymoss, L.C. Pelletier

Prognostic factors in the outcome of supracondylar femoral osteotomy for lateral compartment osteoarthritis of the knee.
H.U. Cameron, D.J. Botsford, Y.S. Park

A short course of low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent deep venous thrombosis after elective total hip replacement.
S. Gallay, J.P. Waddell, P. Cardella, J. Morton

The effectiveness of patient verbalization on informed consent.
V. Wadey, C. Frank

Enteric duplication in the adult, derived from the foregut, midgut and hindgut: presentation, patterns and literature review.
D.J. Hackam, A. Zalev, M. Burnstein, O.D. Rotstein, J. Koo

Case Reports / Études de cas

Chylothorax after blunt chest trauma: a report of 2 cases.
J.S. Ikonomidis, B.R. Boulanger, F.D. Brenneman

Successful early separation of a premature xipho-omphalopagus conjoined twins: a case report.
H.-S. Lai, P.-H. Lee, S.-H. Chu, M.-T. Chen, T.-W. Lin, Y.-C. Duh, W.-J. Chen

Aggressive giant condyloma acuminatum associated with oncogenic human papillomavirus: a case report.
A. Kibrité, N.C. Zeitouni, R. Cloutier

Correspondence / Correspondance

Bay leaf perforation of Meckel’s diverticulum.
C.D. Bell, R.A. Mustard

Need for radiologists to interpret orthopedic total joint radiographs.
B.B. Hobbs, R.N. Rankin, A.R.I. Spouge, L.M.F. Thain; H.O. Stolberg, D.M. Hynes, E. Jurriaans, L.A. Moran; C.H. Rorabeck, R.B. Bourne

Cryosurgery for malignant hepatic tumours.
C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau; J.G. McKinnon




April 1998 • Avril 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(2)

Editors’ View · Mot de la rédaction

Surgical education / Formation chirurgicale
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel · Plume et scalpel

Between a rock and a hard place. The plight of surgeons advocating progress through new technology
E.C. Poulin

Surgical Images · Imagier chirurgical

Aortoduodenal fistula
D.B. Glazier, A.M. Graham

Radiology for the Surgeon · Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 20. Presentation
R. Beecroft, D.H. Taves

Case 20. Diagnosis
R. Beecroft, D.H. Taves

Surgical Biology for the Clinician · Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Host response to laparoscopic surgery: mechanisms and clinical correlates
D.J. Hackam, O.D. Rotstein

MacLean-Mueller Prize · Prix MacLean-­Mueller

An analysis of open reduction of irreducible supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children
P. Fleuriau-Chateau, W. McIntyre, M. Letts

Original Articles · Articles originaux

The carpal stretch test
R.A.K. Reynolds, G.H.F. Johnston, L. Friedman

The role of diagnostic block in the management of Morton’s neuroma
A.S.E. Younger, R.J. Claridge

Surgical treatment of hydatid cysts of the lung: analysis of 405 patients
O.K. Salih, M.S. Topcuoglu, S.K. Çelik, T. Ulus, A. Tokcan

A prospective comparison of the costs of reusable and limited-reuse laparoscopic instruments
J.-G. DesCôteaux, K. Blackmore, L. Parsons

Metabolic monitoring during continuous warm- and cold-blood cardioplegia by means of myocardial tissue pH and PO2
M. Carrier, S. Trudelle, A. Khalil, L.C. Pelletier

Balloon pyloroplasty in children with delayed gastric emptying
P.L. Skarsgard, G.K. Blair, G. Culham

Case Reports · Études de cas

Necrotizing fasciitis of the retroperitoneum: an unusual presentation of Group A Streptococcus infection
B. Devin, A. McCarthy, R. Mehran, C. Auger

Laparoscopic resection of an intra-abdominal cystic mass: a cystic mesothelioma
D.W. Birch, A. Park, V. Chen

Correspondence · Correspondance

The utility of the surgical clerkship elective
D.M. Sheps, H.S. Stern

Ethical allocation of surgical resources
D.W.C. Johnston

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçus


Book reviews/Critiques de livres

Continue reading April 1998 • Avril 1998

February 1998 • Février 1998

Can J Surg 1998;41(1)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

The correspondence section
J.L. Meakins

La section correspondance
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Spiral vein graft: a historical vignette
R.C.-J. Chiu

Laparoscopic splenectomy — not for the faint of heart
J.K. MacFarlane

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Laparoscopic view of Clonorchis sinensis
C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 19. Presentation
J.C. Hodge

Case 19. Diagnosis
J.C. Hodge

Review Article / Article de revue

Management of subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis: a review
G.J. Hicken, F.M. Ameli

Canadian Association of General Surgeons / Association canadienne des chirurgiens généraux

Laparoscopic splenectomy: lessons from the learning curve
E.C. Poulin, J. Mamazza

Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery / Société canadienne de chirurgie vasculaire

Canadian human resource needs in vascular surgery
K.A. Harris, J.L. Provan

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Review of 10-year results of PCA hip arthroplasty
D.E. Hastings, H. Tobin, M. Sellenkowitsch

Outcomes after severe trauma at a northern Canadian regional trauma centre
D.M. Allen, G. Hicks, G.W. Bota

The incidence of spinal surgery in Canada
G. McIntosh, H. Hall, T. Melles

Case Report / Étude de cas

Localized idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis as a cause of superior vena cava syndrome: a case report
G. Baslaim, B. deVarennes

Correspondence / Correspondance

Hip dislocation after internal fixation without infection
A. Combalia

Fournier’s gangrene: a historical vignette
B. Nathan

Notices / Avis

Book Reviews / Critiques de livres

Reviewers 1997 / Examinateurs 1997


February 1997 • Février 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(1)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Editorship in transition / Changements à la rédaction
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Mandatory exploration or observation for penetrating neck injuries?
G.E. O’Keefe, R.V. Maier

Early hospital discharge and home care.
Mostafa M. Elhilali

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Hepatoma, paroxysmal dyspnea and diaphragmatic hump.
David P. Girvan, Nis Schmidt

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 13. Presentation.
B.D. Mott, L.A. Stein, J.L. Meakins

Case 13. Diagnosis.
B.D. Mott, L.A. Stein, J.L. Meakins

Surgical Practice / Pratique chirurgicale

Comparison of hemorrhoidal treatments: a meta-analysis.
H.M. MacRae, R.S. McLeod

Review Article/ Article de revue

Group A Streptococcus invasive infections: a review
Karl A. Weiss, Michel Laverdière

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Impact of infection by verotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 on the use of surgical services in a children’s hospital.
N. Cimolai, G.K. Blair, J.J. Murphy, G.C. Fraser

Penetrating and blunt neck trauma: 10-year review of a Canadian experience.
J.C. Irish, R. Hekkenberg, P.J. Gullane, D.H. Brown, L.E. Rotstein, P. Neligan, J. Ali

Caremap management for postoperative prostatectomy care at home: a comparative study.
D.E. Wilson, D.W. Jirsch, D.R. Mador, G.E. Halliwell, C.J. Raiwet, M.G. Grace, G.N. Predy, L.E. Redfern

Case Reports / Études de cas

The surgical and oncologic significance of the axillary arch during axillary lymphadenectomy.
A.J. Petrasek, J.L. Semple, D.R. McCready

Osteomyelitis of the spine due to Salmonella infection — conservative treatment with quinolone: a case report.
Hon-For Tsui, Kwok-Hing Chiu, Kwok-Sui Leung

Sarcoma of bone-cement membrane: a case report and review of the literature.
R.S. Bell, S. Hopyan, A.M. Davis, R. Kandel, A.E. Gross

A rare case of hip dislocation after internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture without infection.
D. Younge, P.A. Loisel

Mobile tumours in the lumbar spinal canal: a diagnostic problem.
G. Varughese, R. Mazagri

Spontaneous internal herniation through the foramen of Winslow: a case report.
C.C. Chung, K.L. Leung, W.Y. Lau, A.K.C. Li


Books received / Livres Reçus

Book reviews / Critique de livres

Cancer surgery
L.E. Rotstein

Operative laparoscopy and thoracoscopy
J. Koo

Review for surgery: scientific principles and practice.
D. McRitchie

The Stanford manual of cardiopulmonary transplantation
R. L. Goodman and S.H. Keshavjee

Surgery of the chest
R. Kennedy, T.R. Todd


Reviewers 1996 / Examinateurs 1996


August 1997 • Août 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(4)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Changing the delivery of surgical care / Pour changer la prestation des soins chirurgicaux.
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Continuing transition in surgical care
C.A. Milne

Inpatient today – outpatient tomorrow?
M.J. Girotti

Leave no stone unturned
J.L. Stoller

Fixed hinge knee arthroplasty
R.S. Bell

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Ultrasound diagnosis of acute appendicitis
E.J. Patterson, A.R.J. Buckley

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 16. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 16. Diagnosis
L.A. Stein

Surgical Biology for the Clinician / Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

The abdominal compartment syndrome
A.B. Nathens, F.D. Brenneman, B.R. Boulanger


Symposium on ambulatory surgery: principles, practice, pitfalls
J.K. MacFarlane

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Long-term outcomes after upper limb arterial injuries
C.K. van der Sluis, D.S. Kucey, F.D. Brenneman, G.A. Hunter, R. Maggisano, H.J. ten Duis

An orthopedic surgeon survey on the treatment of displaced femoral neck fracture: opposing views
D. Chua, S.B. Jaglal, J. Schatzker

Hinge total knee replacement revisited
H.U. Cameron, C. Hu, D. Vyamont

Establishing outpatient cholecystectomy as a hospital routine
A.J. Voitk

Duodenal seromyectomy in the management of adherent colonic carcinoma in elderly patients
P. Sharma, H. Klaasen

Clinical results of deep venous valvular repair for chronic venous insufficiency
W.G. Jamieson, B. Chinnick

Case Reports / Études de cas

Don’t cry over spilled stones? Complications of gallstones spilled during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: case report and literature review
E.J. Patterson, A.G. Nagy

Late presentation of an intra-abdominal foreign body
M.A. Quantz, R. Brown

Acute polyethylene fracture in an uncemented acetabular cup
A.E. Gross, W.N. Dust

Clenched-fist injury complicated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
G. Berlet, R.S. Richards, J.H. Roth


Anonymous peer reviews?
S.W. O’Driscoll

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçu


Book reviews/Critiques de livres


October 1997 • Octobre 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(5)

Editors’ View / Mot de la rédaction

Meeting the future
J.L. Meakins

Pour faire face à l’avenir
J.L. Meakins

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

Developing standards for the treatment of rectal cancer.
J.K. MacFarlane

The role of axillary node dissection in invasive breast cancer.
Sarkis H. Meterissian

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 17. Presentation
L.A. Stein

Case 17. Diagnosis.
L.A. Stein

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Complete femoral osteolysis associated with pathologic fracture.
T. Hupel, E.L. Masterson, R.S. Bell

Surgical Biology for the Clinician / Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Fat embolism syndrome.
R.R. Richards

Review Article / Article de revue

Primary breast cancer in the elderly.
H.L.A. Lickley

Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology/Société canadienne d’oncologie chirurgicale

Symposium on rectal cancer:

  1. A summary
    J.G. McKinnon
  2. Local recurrence after surgery for rectal cancer.
    R.S. McLeod
  3. The case for adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer.
    B.J. Cummings

Original Articles / Articles originaux

Fracture of the proximal phalanx of the little finger in children: a classification and a method to measure the deformity.
I. Shuaib

Prevalence of heterotopic ossification in cemented versus noncemented total hip joint replacement in patients with osteoarthrosis: a randomized clinical trial.
K.N.K. Nayak, B. Mulliken, C.H. Rorabeck, R.B. Bourne, M.R. Woolfrey

Axillary node dissection in patients with breast cancer diagnosed through the Ontario Breast Screening Program: a need for minimally invasive techniques.
H. Singhal, F.P. O’Malley, E. Tweedie, L. Stitt, K.S. Tonkin

Hip fracture surgery in Nova Scotia: a comparison of treatment provided by “generalist” general surgeons and orthopedic surgeons.
P.M. Chiasson, P.D. Roy, M.J. Mitchell, A.M. Chiasson, D.I. Alexander

Correspondence / Correspondance

Carcinoma of the stomach: an unusual pattern of metastasis.
A. Ghanekar, H.S. Himal

SESAP Question/Question SESAP

SESAP Critique/Critique SESAP

Book Reviews/Critiques de livres

Atlas of adult foot and ankle surgery.

Handbook of physiology. Section 13: comparative physiology.

Katzenstein and Askin’s surgical pathology of non-neoplastic lung disease.

Year book of neurology and neurosurgery 1997.

The year book of urology 1996

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçu



December 1997 • Décembre 1997

Can J Surg 1997;40(6)

Quill on Scalpel / Plume et scalpel

To be or not to be a part of the solution
J.L. Meakins

Allocation of scarce resources in surgery
J.P. Waddell

The risks associated with pneumonectomy
G. Beauchamp, D. Ouellette

Surgical Images / Imagier chirurgical

Aorta to left atrial fistula
D. Oxorn, G. Christakis

Radiology for the Surgeon / Chirurgie et radiologie

Case 18. Presentation
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Case 18. Diagnosis
P.B.S. Lai, K.L. Leung, A.C.W. Chan, C.K. Leow, W.Y. Lau

Review Article / Article de revue

Anticoagulation in spinal surgery. A critical review of the literature
M.G. Catre

Original Articles / Articles originaux

The ethical allocation of scarce resources in surgery: implants and cost
M. Gross

E.A. Latimer, R.N. Battista, C.J. Wright, L.C. Pelletier, R.Y. McMurtry

Comparative study of continuous extrapleural intercostal nerve block and lumbar epidural morphine in post-thoracotomy pain
A. Dauphin, E. Lubanska-Hubert, J.E.M. Young, J.D. Miller, W.F. Bennett, H.D. Fuller

Perioperative mortality after pneumonectomy: analysis of risk factors and review of the literature
D.E. Swartz, K. Lachapelle, J. Sampalis, D.S. Mulder, R.C.-J. Chiu, J. Wilson

Is prophylactic resection valid as an indication for elective surgery in diverticular disease?
J.W. Lorimer

Benign skull lesions
W.S. Tucker, F.J. Nasser-Sharif

Case Reports / Études de cas

Bowel preparation with polyethylene glycol electrolyte lavage solution is potentially hazardous in patients with carcinoma of the cardia: a case report
E. Bergeron, D. Ouellette, S. Dubé, G. Beauchamp

Malignant giant cell tumour of the distal femur treated by excision, allografting and ligamentous reconstruction: an 18-year follow-up
É. Vicas, G. Beauregard, Y. McKay

Ectopic gallbladder revisited, laparoscopically: a case report
C.C. Chung, K.L. Leung, W.Y. Lau, A.K.C. Li

Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis after the Whipple procedure: an aggressive, combined treatment approach
J.R. Sanabria, T. Hiruki, D.A. Szalay, V. Tandan, S. Gallinger

Bowel obstruction in a pregnant patient with ileal pouch-­anal anastomosis
M. Walker, J. Sylvain, H. Stern

Books and other media received/Livres et autres documents reçus


Book reviews/Critiques de livres