Publication Feature

Publication Feature: Postoperative outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: a systematic review

Publication Feature: Postoperative outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: a systematic review

Dr. Nadine Caron, co-instructor of SURG 518,  recently published a systematic review of studies estimating the association between Indigenous identity and surgical rates or outcomes in Canada. To read the full text, please visit here.  

Publication Feature: The burden of waiting: wait times for pediatric surgical procedures in Quebec and compliance with national benchmarks

Publication Feature: The burden of waiting: wait times for pediatric surgical procedures in Quebec and compliance with national benchmarks

Brandon Arulanandam, Marc Dorais, Patricia Li  and Dan Poenaru, co-instructor of SURG 512, recently published an article to assess compliance with Paediatric Canadian Access Targets for Surgery (P-CATS) guidelines and determine the burden incurred due to waiting for 3 common elective surgical conditions (inguinal hernia, cryptorchidism and hypospadias) in a pediatric population. To read the full text, please […]

Publication Feature: Virtual learning in global surgery: current strategies and adaptation for the COVID-19 pandemic

Publication Feature: Virtual learning in global surgery: current strategies and adaptation for the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Emilie Joos, BISC Associate Director, along with Irena Zivkovic and Dr. Farhana Shariff, recently published a review article exploring the opportunities for virtual learning strategies to be integrated into global surgical training. To read the full text, please visit here.  

Publication Feature: Feasibility of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Immediate Triage in Breast Cancer Screening in Tanzania

Publication Feature: Feasibility of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Immediate Triage in Breast Cancer Screening in Tanzania

Godfrey S. Philipo (current MGSC student) recently published an article evaluating the feasibility of integrating CBE, fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), and rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) in triaging palpable breast masses for specialized cancer care.

Publication Feature: North-South surgical training partnerships: a systematic review

Publication Feature: North-South surgical training partnerships: a systematic review

Tim Greive-Price (current MGSC student), Hardee Mistry and Robert Baird (BISC Advisory Committee Member) recently published a systematic review highlighting North-South surgical training partnership. To read the full text, please visit here.