August 2006 • Août 2006

Can J Surg 2006;49(4)

Editorial • Éditorial

Physician shortage
J.P. Waddell

La pénurie de médecins
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

The concept and trajectory of “operative competence” in surgical training
E.D. Grober, M.A.S. Jewett

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Value of preoperative serum CA 19-9 levels in predicting resectability for pancreatic cancer
M. Kiliç, E. Göçmen, M. Tez, T. Ertan, M. Keskek, M. Koç

High tibial osteotomy with use of the Taylor Spatial Frame external fixator for osteoarthritis of the knee
D.G. Viskontas, M.D. MacLeod, D.W. Sanders

Influence of hospital characteristics on operative death and survival of patients after major cancer surgery in Ontario
M. Simunovic, E. Rempel, M-E. Thériault, A. Coates, T. Whelan, E. Holowaty, B. Langer, M. Levine

Core competencies in surgery: evaluating the goals of urology residency training in Canada
K.B. Morrison, A.E. MacNeily

Treatment of esophageal achalasia with Heller myotomy: retrospective evaluation of patient satisfaction and disease-specific quality of life
Y. Dang, C.D. Mercer

Trauma and Critical Care • Traumatologie et soins critiques

Pediatric burns: the forgotten trauma of childhood
A.J.A. Holland

Surgical Cornucopia • Pot-pourri

Wilfred Trotter: surgeon, philosopher
I.B. Rosen

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal

Elbow mass in a 58-year-old woman
E.J. Harvey, R. Reindl, G. Berry

Radiology for the surgeon

Musculoskeletal case 37
N.A. Al-Nakshabandi, T.O. Nielsen, P.L. Munk

Surgical images: soft tissue

Reccurent deep vein thrombosis caused by hypoplasia of the inferior vena cava
K. Atmatzidis, B. Papaziogas, T. Pavlidis, G. Paraskevas, C. Mirelis, T. Papaziogas

Brief Communications • Communications abrégées

Gastrointestinal stromal tumour: varied presentation of a rare disease
T. Bardell, D.W. Jalink, D.J. Hurlbut, C.D. Mercer

Scapholunate interosseus ligament tears in elite gymnasts
M.G. Snider, K.A. Alsaleh, J.Y. Mah

Case Notes • Notes de cas

Cystic lymphangioma of the lesser sac
M. Baghai-Wadji, A. JalalKamali, T. Mirshekari

Meeting Abstracts • Résumés

Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery meeting abstracts
Sept. 29–30, 2006, Calgary, Alta.

Supplement • Supplément

Canadian Surgery Forum meeting abstracts (S1-S32)
Calgary, Alberta
September 7-10, 2006