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.


August 2008

Syndesmotic Ankle Sprains in Athletes
Reviewed by: Thuy Ho, DPM

Neuromuscular Disease as the Cause of Late Clubfoot Relapses
Reviewed by: Kristine Hoffman, DPM

The Effiicacy of Combined Popliteal and Ankle Blocks in Forefoot Surgery
Reviewed by: Shannon Lensing, DPM

Arthroscopic and Magnetic Resonance Image Appearance and Reconstruction of the Anterior Talofibular Ligament in Cases of Apparent Functional Ankle Instability
Reviewed by: Michael Motyer, DPM

Acute Lower Extremity Compartment Syndrome (ALECS) Screening Protocol in Critically Ill Trauma Patients
Reviewed by: Amanda Westfall, DPM

Educational Opportunities