Scientific Literature Reviews

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.


February 2008

Comparison of Arthrodesis and Metallic Hemiarthroplasty of Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Reviewed by: Collin Ball, DPM

The Clinical Importance of the Relationship Between the Deep Peroneal Nerve and the Dorsalis Pedis Artery on the Dorsum of the Foot
Reviewed by: Kirstyn Caldwell, DPM

Reducing Plantar Pressure in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Comparison of Running versus Off-the-shelf Orthopedic Footwear
Reviewed by: Amy Davidson, DPM

Painful Neuropathy with Skin Denervation After Prologed Use of Linezolid
Reviewed by: Matthew J. Dzurik, DPM

Conservative Treatment of Charcot Arthropathy in a Series of Spina Bifida Patients: The Experience of One Center and Review of the Literature
Reviewed by: Alison M. Joseph, DPM

Prevalence of Lower Extremity Disease Associated with Normal Glucose Levels, Impaired Fasting Glucose, and Diabetes Among U.S. Adults Aged 40 or Older
Reviewed by Andrew J. Kluesner, DPM

Resolution of Metatarsalgia Following Oblique Osteotomy
Reviwed by: Nicholas Lowery, DPM

Radiographic Evaluation of Calcaneal Fractures: To Measure or Not to Measure
Reviewed by: Jason Morris, DPM

Bacteriology of Moderate-to-Severe Diabetic Foot Infections and In Vitro Activity of Antimicrobial Agents
Reviewed by: Wenjay Sung, DPM

Teaching by Residents
Reviewed by: Arlo Yaege, DPM

Comparison of Arthrodesis and Metallic Hemiarthroplasty of the Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Reviewed by: Damon Combs, DPM

Measurement of the Dose of Radiation to the Surgeon During Surgery to the Foot and Ankle
Reviewed by: Dennis M. Hutt, DPM

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