October 2002 • Octobre 2002

Can J Surg 2002;45(5)

Editorial • Éditorial

Coeditor appointed Nuffield Professor of Surgery
J.P. Waddell

Un corédacteur nommé titulaire de la chaire Nuffield de chirurgie
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Waiting lists for surgery
J.S.T. Barkun

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Exogenous transforming growth factor beta 1 alone does not improve early healing of medial collateral ligament in rabbits
K.A. Hildebrand, H. Hiraoka, D.A. Hart, N.G. Shrive, C.B. Frank

Is long-term anticoagulation after acute thromboembolic limb ischemia always necessary?
T.L. Forbes, G. DeRose, K.A. Harris

Cervical spine instability in children with Goldenhar’s syndrome
D. Healey, M. Letts, J.G. Jarvis

Surgical procedure logging with use of a hand-held computer
S. Fischer, S.E. Lapinsky, J. Weshler, F. Howard, L.E. Rotstein, Z. Cohen, T.E. Stewart

Developing priority criteria for general surgery: results from the Western Canada Waiting List Project
M.C. Taylor, D.C. Hadorn, and the Steering Committee of the Western Canada Waiting List Project

Blunt splenic injuries in a Canadian pediatric population: the need for a management guideline
B. Zabolotny, B.J. Hancock, R. Postuma, N. Wiseman

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Musculoskeletal images. Charcot arthropathy
T. Daniels, J.P. Waddell

Soft-tissue images. Diffuse cavernous rectal hemangioma
D. Bugra, T. Bulut, S. Yamaner, R. Gencosmanoglu, V. Ozmen, O. Bilge, U. Cevikbas

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 24. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 24. Diagnosis
C. Keogh, W.C. Torreggiani, K. Al-Ismail, P.L. Munk

Soft-tissue case 47. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 47. Diagnosis
M.J. Paul, N.K. Shyamkumar, D. Sadhu

Surgical Biology for the Clinician • Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

Malignant hyperthermia: considerations for the general surgeon
J.E. Heggie

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 3.

Helical computed tomography versus pulmonary arteriography in pulmonary embolism
H.J.A. Henteleff, J.W. Drover, for Members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Surgical Technique • Technique chirurgicale

Radical thoracoscopic lobectomy with lymphadenectomy in a cadaver model
B. Hoksch, B. Ablaßmaier, M. Walter, J.M. Müller

Brief Communications • Communication abrégées

Treatment of chylothorax in Gorham’s disease: case report and literature review
G.G. Miller

Multiple vertebral compression fractures in a patient treated with corticosteroids for cystic fibrosis
D. Yen, D. Hedden

Volume-dependent superior vena cava syndrome related to stenosis after central venous catheterization
T.M. Myckatyn, B.O. Kassen, G.M. Legiehn

Correspondence • Corresdondance

Safety of percutaneous drainage for liver hydatid cysts
E. Brunetti, C. Filice, P. Schantz