October 1999 • Octobre 1999

Can J Surg 1999;42(5)

Editors’ View • Mot de la rédaction

Assessment of competence / L’évaluation de la compétence
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Laparoscopy and acute appendicitis
A. Pomp

Complete surgical training
K.A. Harris

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Soft-tissue images. Abdominal aortic aneurysm causing lumbar plexus neuropraxis
P.I. Haigh, A. Maitland

Musculoskeletal images. Early bone changes in hyperparathyroidism detected on magnetic resonance imaging
C. Gerrand, A.M. Griffin, L.M. White, I.B. Rosen

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Soft-tissue case 29. Presentation.
D.T.Y. Lee, P.B.S. Lai, S.S.M. Ng, K.L. Leung, W.Y. Lau
Soft-tissue case 29: Diagnosis

Musculoskeletal case 6. Presentation
D.W. Struk, P.L. Munk, M.J. Lee
Musculoskeletal case 6: Diagnosis

Trauma and Critical Care • Traumatologie et soins critiques

Hypothermia and the trauma patient
A.W. Kirkpatrick, R. Chun, R. Brown, R.K. Simons

Canadian Association of General Surgeons • Association canadienne des chirurgiens généraux

Ileoanal anastomosis with reservoirs: complications and long-term results
P. Belliveau, J. Trudel, C.-A. Vasilevsky, B. Stein, P.H. Gordon

Resident continuity of care experience in a Canadian general surgery training program
R.S. Sidhu, G.R. Walker

Canadian Orthopaedic Association • Association canadienne d’orthopédie

Home prophylactic warfarin anticoagulation program after hip and knee arthroplasty
P. Schuringa, D. Yen

Safety of the limited open technique of bone-transfixing threaded-pin placement for external fixation of distal radial fractures: a cadaver study
D.M. Hassan, G.H.F. Johnston

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Optimizing femorotibial alignment in high tibial osteotomy
J. Rudan, M. Harrison, M.A. Simurda

Borrmann’s type IV gastric cancer: clinicopathologic analysis
T. Yokota, S. Teshima, T. Saito, S. Kikuchi, Y. Kunii, H. Yamauchi

A meta-analysis of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in patients suspected of having acute appendicitis
L.K.F. Temple, D.E. Litwin, R.S. McLeod

Brief communications • Communications abrégées

Mechanical failure of a Gamma nail in a patient with an impending pathologic subtrochanteric fracture
J.A. Randle, B. Meisami-Fard, M.D. McKee

Endometrioma simulating inguinal hernia: case reports
A.C.N. Li, W.-T. Siu, M.K.W. Li

Ruptured esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulum: an unusual cause of mediastinitis in a child
J. Wong, M. Walton, R. Issenman

Books and Other Media Received

Book Reviews