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.


May 2008


Rapid-Inflation Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Prevention of Deep Venous Thrombosis
Reviewed by: Arash Hassid, DPM

Treatment of Local Recurrence of Giant Cell Tumour in Long Bones After Curettage and Cementing
Reviewed by: Denise DeAlba, DPM

The Shape of the Lateral Edge of the First Metatarsal Head as a Risk Factor for Recurrence of Hallux Valgus
Reviewed by: Olufunmilayo Olanipekun, DPM & Ronny Alfandari, DPM

Outcome of Skin Graft versus Flap Surgery in the Salvage of the Exposed Achilles Tendon in Diabetics versus Nondiabetics
Reviewed by: Carol Wong, DPM

Prolonged Thromboprophalaxsis with Dalteparin during Immbolization after Ankle Fracture Surgery: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double Blind Study
Reviewed by: Terry Shiao, DPM & Allison Herrick

Lateral Trans-Biceps Popliteal Block for Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery Performed after Induction of General Anesthesia
Reviewed by: Joseph Park, DPM; Syamak Yamini, DPM; David Aungst, DPM

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