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.


June 2008

Tibiotalar Arthrodesis Using a Custom Blade Plate
Reviewed by: Brent Wood, DPM

Acute Charcot Arthroplasty Successfully Treated with Pamidronate: Long-term Follow-up
Reviewed by: Sarah Otero-Quintero, DPM

Articular Talar Injuries in Athletes Results of Microfracture and Autogenous Bone Graft
Reviewed by: Erin Nelson, DPM

Calcaneal Avulsion Fractures: Complications from Delayed Treatment
Reviewed by: Supreet Ghuman, DPM

Experience with the Distally Based Sural Neurofasciocutaneous Flap Supplied by the Terminal Perforator of Peroneal Vessels for Ankle and Foot Reconstruction
Reviewed by: Jennifer B. Hada, DPM

Heel Reconstruction with Medial Plantar V-Y Flap
Reviewed by: Thomas Belken, DPM

Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections and Other Complications in Elective Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis with Special Attention for Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor: A Large Retrospective Study
Reveiewed by: Joshua Rhodenizer, DPM

Educational Opportunities