Scientific Literature Reviews - November 2009

John S. Steinberg, DPM, Editor 

The ACFAS’s Scientific Literature Reviews is a compilation of brief summaries of quality research from world-renowned medical journals, provided by podiatric residents from across the country.

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November 2009

Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Intensive Treatment of Diabetes
Reviewed by:   David Allen, DPM

Ankle Peak Systolic Velocity: New Parameter to Predict Nonhealing in Diabetic Foot Lesions
Reviewed by:  Hilda J. Aviles-Vargas, DPM

Far Cortical Locking Can Reduce Stiffness of Locked Plating Constructs While Retaining Construct Strength
Reviewed By: Benjamin W. Carelock, DPM

Immediate Continuous Passive Motion after Internal Fixation of an Ankle Fracture
Reviewed by: Shirley M. Catoire, DPM

Sensitivity and Specificity of Ultrasonography in Early Diagnosis of Metatarsal Bone Stress Fractures: A Pilot Study of 37 Patients
Reviewed by: Farlyn R. Charlot, DPM

Long-term Functional Outcomes after Operative Treatment for Intra-articular Fractures of the Calcaneus
Reviewed by:  Shanta L. Griffin

Subperiosteal Resection of Aneurysmal Bone Cysts of the Distal Fibula
Reviewed by:  Chanel Houston, DPM

Epidemiology and Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Staphylococcus Epidermidis in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Focus on the differences between species isolated from individuals with ischemic vs. neuropathic foot ulcers
Reviewed by:  Catherine Hudson, DPM

The Risk of Fractures Associated with Thiazolidinediones: A Self-controlled Case-Series Study
Reviewed by: Sara Karamloo, DPM

Talonavicular Joint Arthrodesis for Treatment of Pes Planus Valgus in Older Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy
Reviewed By: David H. Simon DPM

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