Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, AACFAS, Senior Editor 
Joseph S. Baker, DPM, AACFAS, Co-Editor

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review Monthly offers a variety of published articles, including clinical studies, case reports, methodology and technical reports, clinical "pearls," literature reviews and more. Each issue constitutes a state-of-the-art textbook chapter in the field of foot and ankle surgery.


May 2017

Dynamic Stress Testing Is Unnecessary for Unimalleolar Supination-External Rotation Ankle Fractures with Minimal Fracture Displacement on Lateral Radiographs
Reviewed By: Vanessa Cardenas, DPM

Carbondioxide-Aided Angiography Decreases Contrast Volume and Preserves Kidney Function in Peripheral Vascular Interventions
Reviewed By: Amanda L. Crowell, DPM

Uphill Walking: Biomechanical Demand on the Lower Extremities of Obese Adolescents
Reviewed By: Jordan P. Deliman, DPM

Efficacy and Safety of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Reviewed By: Timothy D. Greene, DPM

Revascularization Surgery: Its Efficacy for Limb Salvage in Diabetic Foot
Reviewed By: Todd A. Hasenstein, DPM

Close Contact Casting vs. Surgery for Initial Treatment of Unstable Ankle Fractures in Older Adults: A Randomized Control Trial
Reviewed By: Michael F. Kelly, DPM

Platelet-Rich Plasma for Treatment of Clean Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Shawn B. Khademi, DPM

Partial Calcanectomy and Ilizarov External Fixation May Reduce Amputation Need in Severe Diabetic Ulcers
Reviewed By: Jenna M. Lohre, DPM

How to Get to the Distal Posterior Tibial Malleolus? A Cadaveric Anatomic Study Defining the Access Corridors Through Three Different Approaches
Reviewed By: Whitney Ellis McConnell, DPM

Association Between Diabetes, Obesity and Short-Term Outcomes Among Patients Surgically Treated for Ankle Fracture
Reviewed By: Sara A. Naguib, DPM

Evaluation of First-Ray Mobility in Patients with Hallux Valgus Using Weight-Bearing CT and a 3-D Analysis System
Reviewed By: Kevin P. Patel, DPM

Effect of Oral Nutritional Supplementation on Wound Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Julie K. Riley, DPM

Early Weightbearing and Range of Motion Versus Nonweightbearing and Immobilization After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Unstable Ankle Fractures: A Randomized 
Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Laura E. Sansosti, DPM

Donor Site Morbidity After Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction Using Anterior Half of the Peroneus Longus Tendon Autograft
Reviewed By: Benjamin M. Saviet, DPM

3-D Computer Modeling of Malunited Posterior Malleolar Fracture: Effect of Fragment Size and Offset on Ankle Stability, Contact Pressure and Pattern
Reviewed By: Kyung I. Seo, DPM

Salto Talaris Total Ankle Arthroplasty: Clinical Results at a Mean of 5.2 Years in 78 Patients by a Single Surgeon
Reviewed By: Shyam A. Sheth, DPM

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