Scientific Literature Reviews - January 2008

 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.


January 2008

When is a Technically Successful Peripheral Angioplasty Effective in Preventing Above-the-Ankle Amputation in Diabetic Patents with Critical Limb Ischaemia? 
Reviewed by: Drew Taft

Bioprotection of Tendon Repair: Adjunctive Use of Botulinum Toxin A in Achilles Tendon Repair in the Rat
Reviewed by: Lindsay J. Wojukiewicz, DPM

Early Experience and Results of Bone Graft Enriched with Autogolous Platelet Gel for Recalcitrant Nonunion of lower Extremity
Reviewed by: Tara L. Blitz, DPM

Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in Chondral Defects of the Knee with a Type I/III Collagen Membrane: A Prospective Study with a 3-year Follow-up
Reviewed by: Fui Dawson, DPM

Measurement of the Dose of Radiation to the Surgeon During Surgery to the Foot and Ankle
Reviewed by: Scott H. Weiss, DPM

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