Scientific Literature Reviews - September 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.

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September 2010

Extraarticular Lateral Hindfoot Impingment With Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear: MRI Correlation
Reviewed by:  Elizabeth Cherry, DPM

Comparison of 4.5 and 5.5 mm Cannulated Stainless Steel Screws for Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture Fixation
Reviewed by:  Ashma S. Davidson

Reconstruction of the first and second metatarsals with free vascularised double-barrelled fibular graft after resection of a chondrosarcoma
Reviewed by:  Alissa Duncan

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Facilitates Healing of Chronic Foot Ulcers in Patients with Diabetes
Reviewed by: Sarah Elder, DPM

Lack of Lower Extremity Hair Not a Predictor for Peripheral Artierial Disease
Reviewed by:  Rachel Johnson RN, DPM

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis
Reviewed by: Patricia Kim, DPM

One-step Bone Marrow-derived Cell Transplantation in Talar Osteochondral Lesions
Reviewed by:  Brant L. McCartan, DPM, MBA, MS

Comparative Functional Analysis of Two Different Achilles tendon Surgical Repairs
Resident: Japheth Ogamba Mongare, DPM

Cartilage Lesions and the Development of Osteoarthritis After Internal Fixation of Ankle Fractures
Reviewed by:  Carissa Sharpe, DPM

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