Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, AACFAS, 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.


April 2017

Ultrasound-Guided Gastrocnemius Recession: A New Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique
Reviewed By: Ben Blodgett, DPM

A Randomized Controlled Study to Compare Conventional and Evidence-Based Treatment Protocols in Fresh Compound Fractures
Reviewed By: Russell Carlson, DPM

Recurrent Advanced Lower-Extremity Lymphedema Following Initial Successful Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer: A Clinical and Histopathological Analysis
Reviewed By: Alexander D. Garza, DPM

Quality of Life in Bilateral vs. Unilateral End-Stage Ankle Arthritis and Outcomes of Bilateral vs. Unilateral Total Ankle Replacement
Reviewed By: Timothy A. Graeser, DPM

Managing Missed Lower-Extremity Compartment Syndrome in the Physiologically Stable Patient: A Systematic Review and Lessons from a Level I Trauma Center
Reviewed By: Rai Kang, DPM

Surgical Treatment of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Pediatric Patients
Reviewed By: Lara Kozin, DPM

Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Acute Lower-Extremity Compartment Syndrome at a Major Trauma Hospital
Reviewed By: Alissa Kuizinas, DPM

Total Ankle Arthroplasty vs. Ankle Arthrodesis: A Comparative Analysis of Arc of Movement and Functional Outcomes
Reviewed By: Caitlin Miner, DPM

Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with Headless Compression Screws
Reviewed By: Hima Patel, DPM

The Impact of Lifestyle Risk Factors on the Rate of Infection After Surgery for a Fracture of the Ankle
Reviewed By: Sarah Richards, DPM

Allgower-Donati vs. Vertical Mattress Suture Technique Impact of Perfusion in Ankle Fracture Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial Using Intraoperative Angiography
Reviewed By: Kyler Thomas, DPM

Incidence and Epidemiology of Foot and Ankle Injuries in Elite Collegiate Athletes
Reviewed By: Brett P. Vessell, DPM

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