October 2008 • Octobre 2008

Can J Surg 2008;51(5)

Editorial • Éditorial

Improving waiting times for surgery
J.P. Waddell

L’amélioration des temps d’attente en chirurgie
J.P. Waddell

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Challenges and solutions to expanded satellite clerkship rotations
W. McEachern

Original Articles • Articles originaux

The epidemiology of surgically treated acute subdural and epidural hematomas in patients with head injuries: a population-based study
J.M. Tallon, S. Ackroyd-Stolarz, S.A. Karim, D.B. Clarke

Surgical outcomes in women with ovarian cancer
L.M. Elit, S.J. Bondy, L.P. Paszat, E.J. Holowaty, G.M. Thomas, T.A. Stukel, M.N. Levine

Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernias: a Canadian experience
R.P. Boushey, H. Moloo, S. Burpee, C.M. Schlachta, E.C. Poulin, F. Haggar, D.C. Trottier, J. Mamazza

Functional outcome after proximal humeral fractures treated with hemiarthroplasty
S. Fallatah, G.F. Dervin, J.A. Brunet, A.F. Conway, H. Hrushowy

Functional outcome and persistent disability after isolated fracture of the femur
D.W. Sanders, M. MacLeod, T. Charyk-Stewart, J. Lydestad, A. Domonkos, C. Tieszer

Choosing a career in surgery: factors that influence Canadian medical students’ interest in pursuing a surgical career
I.M. Scott, A.N. Matejcek, M.C. Gowans, B.J. Wright, F.R. Brenneis

Arthroscopically assisted percutaneous osteosynthesis of lateral tibial plateau fractures
C. Kayali, H. Öztürk, T. Altay, A. Reisoglu, H. Agus

Chronic pain after Lichtenstein and preperitoneal (posterior) hernia repair
Y. Erhan, E. Erhan, H. Aydede, M. Mercan, D. Tok

International Surgery • La chirurgie à l’étranger

Surgery in Africa Monthly Reviews: introduction
P. Jani, B. Ostrow

Review Article • Article de revue

The spatial epidemiology of trauma: the potential of geographic information science to organize data and reveal patterns of injury and services
N. Schuurman, S.M. Hameed, R. Fiedler, N. Bell, R.K. Simons

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical images: musculoskeletal

Hook nail in a pediatric patient
E.J. Harvey

Radiology for the surgeon

Musculoskeletal case 42
E.J. Heffernan, F.O. Alkubaidan, P.L. Munk

Surgical Biology for the Clinician • Biologie chirurgicale pour le clinicien

The secondary abdominal compartment syndrome: not just another post-traumatic complication
C.G. Ball, A.W. Kirkpatrick, P. McBeth

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of Surgeons Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery. 26.

Watchful waiting versus repair of inguinal hernia in minimally symptomatic men
J. Barkun, A. Neville, G.W.N. Fitzgerald, D. Litwin; for the Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Online case notes

Interposition of small bowel as replacement for the descending colon
B. Rumstadt, D. Schilling, J. Sturm

Pericardial rupture with cardiac herniation
T. Chughtai, M.M. Chiavaras, P. Sharkey, H. Shulman, H.A. Miller

Medial wear of the polyethylene component associated with heterotopic ossification after reverse shoulder arthroplasty
A. El Maraghy, M. Devereaux

Periosteal chondroma of the sacrum
A. Pal Singh, A. Pal Singh, S. Mahajan

Transfemoral removal of a knotted Swan-Ganz catheter
J.C. Papakostas, L.-S.N. Papadopoulos, H.M. Arnaoutoglou, A. Karahaliou, M.I. Matsagas

Abdominal actinomycosis mimicking acute appendicitis
E. Karagulle, H. Turan, E. Turk, H. Kiyici, E. Yildirim, G. Moray

Management of intrathoracic goitre
P. Pace-Asciak, K. Higgins

Complication of central venous cannulation
J. Rajinikanth, E. Stephen, S. Agarwal

Correspondence • Correspondance

Foreign-body aspiration in an adult
S. Karapolat

Reply: Foreign-body aspiration in an adult
A. Behzadi

Codes of professionalism and ethics
B.E. Driedger

Reply: Codes of professionalism and ethics
J. Bond