June 2009 • Juin 2009

Can J Surg 2009;52(3)

Editorial • Éditorial

Canadian health care is not universal
E.J. Harvey

Le système de santé du Canada n’est pas universel
E.J. Harvey

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Catastrophe surgery: response to multiple casualties or individual patients with devastating injuries
V.C. McAlister

Research • Recherche

Update on managing diaphragmatic rupture in blunt trauma: a review of 208 consecutive cases
T. Chughtai, S. Ali, P. Sharkey, M. Lins, S. Rizoli

Outpatient thyroid surgery: Should patients be discharged on the day of their procedures?
D.C. Trottier, P. Barron, V. Moonje, S. Tadros

Block to succeed: the Canadian orthopedic resident research experience
R.K.W. Chan, J. Lockyer, C. Hutchison

Does general surgery residency prepare surgeons for community practice in British Columbia?
H. Hwang

Detected peritoneal fluid in small bowel obstruction is associated with the need for surgical intervention
B.J. O’Daly, P.F. Ridgway, N. Keenan, K.J. Sweeney, D.P. Brophy, A.D.K. Hill, D. Evoy, N.J. O’Higgins, E.W.M. McDermott

Substantial variation of both opinions and practice regarding perioperative fluid resuscitation
P.C. Chong, E.F. Greco, D. Stothart, D.E. Maziak, S. Sundaresan, F.M. Shamji, D. Neilipovitz, L. McIntyre, P. Hébert, A.J.E. Seely

Postoperative bedrest improves the alignment of thoracolumbar burst fractures treated with the AO spinal fixator
Y. Dang, D. Yen, W.M. Hopman

A biomechanical study of conventional acetabular internal fracture fixation versus locking plate fixation
R. Mehin, B. Jones, Q. Zhu, H. Broekhuyse

Bariatric surgery waiting times in Canada
N.V. Christou, E. Efthimiou

Review • Revue

The role of positron emission tomography in the management of non–small cell lung cancer
A. Behzadi, Y. Ung, V. Lowe, C. Deschamps

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

CAGS and ACS Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery. 29

Computed tomographic angiography for the diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury
A. Kirkpatrick, D. Evans, W. Meredith, for the members of the Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Radiology for the Surgeon

Musculoskeletal case 44
A. Alhathlol, P.L. Munk

Case Series

Combined large Hill–Sachs and bony Bankart lesions treated by Latarjet and partial humeral head resurfacing: a report of 2 cases
P. Grondin, J. Leith

Online case notes

Clarification of the Simmonds–Thompson test for rupture of an Achilles tendon
J. Douglas, M. Kelly, P. Blachut

Giant mesenteric cystic lymphangioma in an infant presenting with acute bowel obstruction
R. Méndez-Gallart, A. Solar-Boga, M. Gómez-Tellado, I. Somoza-Argibay

Cemented bipolar hemiarthroplasty in osteoporosis for failed femoral neck fixation
R. Gandhi, M. Salehi, J.R. Davey

Monitoring placement of high thoracic pedicle screws by triggered electromyography of the intercostal muscles
J.A. Norton, D.M. Hedden

Colonic large-cell neuroendocrine tumours
G. Gravante, D. Markiewicz, F. Madeddu, P. Giordano

Hibernoma of the neck: a rare benign tumour
T. Peycru, E. Tardat, A. Schwartz, J.-P. Dufau, A. Benois, F. Durand-Dastes

Teratoma of the greater omentum
A. Ait Ali, I. Sall, H. El Kaoui, S.M. Bouchentouf, A. El Hjjouji, M. El Fahssi, A. Bounaim, A. Zentar, K. Sair

Incidental carcinoma in bullous emphysema
W. Abu Arab, V. Echavé, M. Sirois, M.M. Gomes

Incidental malignant carcinoid within Crohn ileitis
H. Hwang, J. Doyle, B. Chai

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour
O. Firat, S. Ozturk, T. Akalin, A. Coker

Intrathoracic scapular impaction: an unusual complication of scapular fractures
A.N. Porte, D.A. Wirtzfeld, C. Mann

Lisfranc injury caused by a pedal brake perforating the foot
A.D. Kacou, E.J.B. Sié, I. Bamba, A. Traoré, Y. Lambin

Breast cancer infiltration by cardiothoracic surgery
M. Akinci, B. Çetin, S. Aslan, A. Demir

Carcinoma in the fourth part of the duodenum
S.P. Kumar, A. Pavan Kumar

Cholecystic adenosquamous carcinoma mimicking Mirizzi syndrome
T. Horio, S. Ogata, Y. Sugiura, S. Aiko, N. Kanai, H. Matsunaga, T. Maehara

Mature cystic teratoma in the posterior mediastinum
S. Ogata, Y. Okusa, T. Ogawa, T. Ogawa, K. Inoue, Y. Ozeki

Persistent nonhealing skin fistulous tract after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair
J.C. Vasquez, E. Montesinos, J. DeLaRosa, J.J. Leon

Perforated obturator Littre hernia
T.J. Jacob, P. Gaikwad, A.J. Tirkey, J. Rajinikanth, J.P. Raj, J.C. Muthusami

Abstracts • Résumés

Canadian Society of Surgical Oncology Fifteenth Annual Scientific Meeting

Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, Ont.
May 1, 2009

Supplement • Supplement

Canadian Spine Society Ninth Annual Meeting

Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec
March 18 to March 21, 2009