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.


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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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