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.


April 2008

The Effectiveness of a Balance Training Intervention in Reducing the Incidence of Noncontact Ankle Sprains in High School Football Players
Reviewed by: Sombia Hokawala, DPM

Patterns of Ambulatory Activity in Subjects With and Without Intermittent Claudication
Reviewed by: Paul Kushlak, DPM

Operative Treatment of Intraarticular Calcaneal Fractures in the Pediatric Population
Reviewed by: Ameneh Aminian, DPM

Unsuspected Osteomyelitis is Frequent in Persistent Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Better Diagnosed by MRI han by 18 F-FDG or 99m Tc-MOAB
Reviewed by: Vasilios A. Lirofonis, DPM

Microfracture for Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle: Outcome Analysis and Outcome Predictors of 105 Cases
Reviewed by: Murtuza A. Peerbhai, DPM

Open Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury of the Interphallangeal Joint of the Great Toe in Adolescents During Taekwondo
Reviewed by: Nathan Voshel, DPM

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