June 2003 • Juin 2003

Can J Surg 2003;46(3)

Editorial • Éditorial

Inaugural message from the new coeditor
G.L. Warnock

Message inaugural du nouveau corédacteur
G.L. Warnock

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Osteonecrosis and transient osteoporosis of the hip: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas
E.J. Harvey

Commentary • Commentaire

Waiting lists: management, legalities and ethics
D.F. Pitt, T.W. Noseworthy, J. Guilbert, J.R. Williams

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Les complications abdominales associées à la chirurgie cardiaque : à propos d’une expérience chirurgicale contemporaine et examen d’une population opérée sans circulation extracorporelle
B. Poirier, R. Baillot, R. Bauset, F. Dagenais, P. Mathieu, S. Simard, B. Dionne, M. Caouette, F.-S. Hould, D. Doyle, P. Poirier

A biomechanical study in cadavers of cast boots used in the early postoperative period after first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis
D. Young, N.C. Stone, J. Molgaard, D. Durford

Distinguishing transient osteoporosis of the hip from avascular necrosis
A. Balakrishnan, E.H. Schemitsch, D. Pearce, M.D. McKee

Triple major curves in children
D. Davidson M. Letts, J. Jarvis

Orthopedic injuries associated with backyard trampoline use in children
G.B. Black, R. Amadeo

Surgical Images • Imagier chirurgical

Musculoskeletal images. Knee-joint tuberculosis
J.P. Waddell

Soft-tissue images. Splenic littoral cell angioma
P.J. Collins, H. Ettler, J. Amann, C. Rajgopal

Radiology for the Surgeon • Chirurgie et radiologie

Musculoskeletal case 28. Presentation
Musculoskeletal case 28. Diagnosis
R. Gee, P.L. Munk

Soft-tissue case 51. Presentation
Soft-tissue case 51. Diagnosis
N.K. Shyamkumar, R.D. Sadhu, S. Nayak, S. Kamath

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 6.

“GERD” as a risk factor for esophageal cancer
H.J.A. Henteleff, G. Darling; for Members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Trauma and Critical Care • Tramatologie et soins critiques

Geriatric trauma: resource use and patient outcomes
E.C. McKevitt, E. Calvert, A. Ng, R.K. Simons, A.W. Kirkpatrick, L. Appleton, D.R.G. Brown

MacLean-Mueller Prize • Prix MacLean-Mueller

Prophylactic ß-blockade to prevent myocardial infarction perioperatively in high-risk patients who undergo general surgical procedures
R.C. Taylor, G. Pagliarello

Surgical Technique • Technique chirurgicale

Avoiding stitch abscesses in subcuticular skin closures: the L-stitch
R.C. Mahabir, B. Christensen, G.K. Blair, D.G. Fitzpatrick