June 2008 • Juin 2008

Can J Surg 2008;51(3)

Editorial • Éditorial

Editor’s view
J.P. Waddell

Point de vue du rédacteur
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Generic guide to the acquisition of new surgical skills outside a residency or fellowship program: a position paper (Feb. 2, 2008)
R. George

Original Articles • Articles originaux

Plasticity of peptidergic innervation in healing rabbit medial collateral ligament
P.T. Salo, J.A. Beye, R.A. Seerattan, C.A. Leonard, T.J. Ivie, R.C. Bray

Delivery models of rural surgical services in British Columbia (1996–2005): Are general practitioner–surgeons still part of the picture?
N. Humber, T. Frecker

Rural surgery in British Columbia: Is there anybody out there?
N. Humber, T. Frecker

The Advanced Trauma Operative Management course in a Canadian residency program
J. Ali, N. Ahmed, L.M. Jacobs, S.S. Luk

Residents’ quality of life during an orthopedic trauma rotation: a multicentre prospective observational study
A. Zahrai, M. Bhandari, A. Varma, W.R. Rennie, H. Kreder, D. Stephen, M.D. McKee, J.P. Waddell, E.H. Schemitsch

MacLean–Mueller Prize • Prix MacLean–Mueller

The demographics of significant firearm injury in Canadian trauma centres and the associated predictors of inhospital mortality
C.J. Finley, D. Hemenway, J. Clifton, D.R. Brown, R.K. Simons, S.M. Hameed

Online case notes

Acute compartment syndrome after sclerotherapy for a low-flow vascular malformation
K.L. Apostle, M.K.S. Heran, S.J. Tredwell

Complications after colorectal anastomosis in a patient with metastatic rectal cancer treated with systemic chemotherapy and bevacizumab
A. Akkouche, L. Sidéris, G. Leblanc, Y.-E. Leclerc, P. Vafiadis, P. Dubé

Simple appendicitis?
M. Maternini, F. Saucy, D. Sandmeier, H. Vuilleumier

Upper gastrointestinal and intra-abdominal hemorrhage secondary to diffuse large B-cell gastric lymphoma
J.B. Shum, S. Jayaraman, K. Croome, D. Quan

Bone-wax granuloma after femoral neck osteoplasty
M. Lavigne, K.R.B.S. Rama, J. Doyon, P.-A. Vendittoli

Gastrointestinal stromal tumour as a cause of hematemesis
C.P. White, J.S. McGrath

Breast cancer metastasizing to the tongue
P. Neelakantan, S.R. McLean, S. Kenny, M. Nathan, L. Panchal, G. Sandhu, C.R. Coombes, C. Palmieri

Delayed rectal anastomotic dehiscence presenting as a colocutaneous fistula in the popliteal fossa
M. Dordea, A.K. Venkatsubramaniam, S.E. Green, J.S. Varma

Periampullary carcinoid of the ampulla of Vater presenting as an intraductal papillary mucinous tumour of the pancreas: a sheep in wolf’s clothing
C. Kepron, V. Kapila, S. Hanna, M.A. Khalifa

Foreign-body aspiration in an adult
A. Qureshi, A. Behzadi

Repair of esophageal perforation: a new technique
I. Di Carlo, A. Toro, G. Burrafato, B. Gayet

Intraoperative dislocation of a trial femoral head into the pelvis during total hip arthroplasty
Y. Bar Ziv, D. Backstein, O. Safir, Y. Kosashvili

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: soft tissue

Tubular duplication of the esophagus
D. Estefan Ventura, S. Reibscheid, R. Colleoni, S. Tomaz Schettini

Radiology for the surgeon

Musculoskeletal case 41
F.O. Alkubaidan, E.J. Heffernan, P.L. Munk

Trauma and Critical Care • Traumatologie et soins critiques

Management of open abdominal wounds with a dynamic fascial closure system
M.W. Reimer, J.-D. Yelle, B. Reitsma, G. Doumit, M.A. Allen, M.S. Bell

Evidence-Based Surgery• Chirurgie factuelle

Users’ guide to the surgical literature: how to assess an article on health-related quality of life
A. Thoma, S.D. Cornacchi, P.J. Lovrics, C.H. Goldsmith; for the Evidence-Based Surgery Working Group

Correspondence • Correspondance

The treatment of colorectal cancer in young patients
L.E. Romero-Morales

Reply: The treatment of colorectal cancer in young patients
A. Arjona Sánchez

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Multiple carcinoids of the ileum: case reports
H. Sembawa, E. Lamoureux, A. Gologan, W. Gotlieb, P.H. Gordon

Correction • Correction

Correction: Online case notes

Meeting Abstracts • Résumés

Canadian Special Interest Group: Abstracts presented at the American Burn Association 40th Annual Meeting, April 28, 2008, Chicago, Ill.

Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting, May 2, 2008, Toronto, Ont.