Scientific Literature Reviews - October 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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October 2010

Treatment of displaced proximal fifth metatarsal fractures using a new one-step fixation tehcnique
Reviewed by: Stacie D. Anderson

High Levels of Foot Ulceration and Amputation Risk in a Multiracial Cohort of Diabetic Patients on Dialysis Therapy
Reviewed by: Amy Barko, DPM PGY-1

Tibial Nerve Decompression in Patients with Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Pressures in the Tarsal, Medial Plantar, and Lateral Plantar Tunnels
Reviewed by: Stacie Buck

Does This Patient With Diabetes Have Large-Fiber Peripheral Neuropathy?
Resident: Chuck Hoehn, DPM PGY1

Radiofrequency Coblation for Chronic Foot and Ankle Tendinosis
Reviewed by:  Jacqueline Monroe, DPM, PGY-1

Treadmill Exercise and Resistance Training in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease With and Without Intermittent Claudication: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed by: Stephanie Ouhadi, DPM

Calcaneocuboid Joint Involvement in Calcaneal Fractures
Reviewed By: R Abram Swensen

Treatment of diabetic foot ulcers using a blood bank platelet concentrate
Reviewed by:  Emily M. Wasko, DPM

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