Scientific Literature Reviews - March 2010

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.


March 2010

Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus: Is There a Critical Defect Size for Poor Outcome?
Reviewed by: Ameneh Aminian, DPM

Gait Variability is Altered in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Reviewed by: Jeremy L. Cook, DPM

Safety of Percutaneous Tendoachilles Tenotomy Performed Under General Anesthesia on Infants With Idiopathic Clubfoot
Reviewed by:  Albemar Espiritu, DPM

The Relationship Between Frontal Plane Gait Variability and Ankle Range of Motion in Middle-Aged and Older Persons with Neuropathy
Reviewed by: Lauren A. Fisher, DPM

Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate for Post-Operative Pain in Patients Undergoing Lower Limb Orthopedic Surgery
Reviewed by:  David Pougatsch, DPM

Second-Look Arthroscopic Findings and Clinical Outcomes After Microfracture for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
Reviewed by: David Shofler, DPM

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