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.


September 2008

Survival Rates in Dysvascular Lower Limb Amputees 
Reviewed by: Aaron S. Bean, DPM

Platelet Gel Supplementation in Long Bone Non-Unions Treated by External Fixation 
Reviewed by: Joshua Decker, DPM

Early Motin for Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Is Surgery Important? 
Reviewed by: Joshua S. Faley, DPM

Vacuum-Assisted Closure: State of Basic Research and Physiologic Foundation 
Reviewed by: Cody Fox, DPM

Operative Treatment of Intraarticular Calcaneal Fractures in the Pediatric Population 
Reviewed by: Matthew K. Thomson, DPM

Subatmospheric Pressure Dressing as a Bridge to Free Tissue Transfer in the Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures 
Reviewed by: Benjamin Wehrli, DPM

Primarily Non-Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis of the Foot in Diabetes 
Reviewed by: Jonathan L. Williamson, DPM

Bone Fractures and Hypoglycemic Treatment in Type 2 Diabetic Patients 
Reviewed by: Deana Donaher, DPM

Living Cells or Collagen Matrix: Which is More Beneficial in the Treatment of Diabetic Ulcers? 
Reviewed by: Shelly Levulis, DPM

Removal of Broken Hardware 
Reviewed by: Amy Lynne Wisdo, DPM

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