Scientific Literature Reviews - August 2010

Andrew J. Meyr, 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.


August 2010

Heritability of chronic venous disease
Reviewed by: Jennifer Bell, DPM

A Method of External Fixation to Offload and Protect the Foot Following Reconstruction in High-Risk Patients: The SALSAstand.
Reviewed by: Betty Carreira, DPM

Anterior Transplantation of the Posterior Tibial Tendon for Persistent Palsy of the Common Peroneal Nerve
Reviewed by: Evan Cichelli, DPM

Long-Term Follow-up of Toenail Onychomycosis Caused by Dermatophytes After Successful Treatment With Systemic Antifungal Agents
Reviewed by: Samuel Feinberg, DPM

MRI of Injuries to the First Interosseous Cuneometatarsal (Lisfranc) Ligament
Reviewed by: Jahangir Habib, DPM

Modified Brostrom Technique Using Knotless Suture Anchors
Reviewed by: Susan Orabovic, DPM

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Surgical Correlation of Peroneus Brevis Tears
Reviewed by:  Gian Steinhauser, DPM

Takedown of Ankle Fusion and Converstion to Total Ankle Replacement
Reviewed by:  JoAnn Marie Zotis, DPM

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